The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 828 867 827
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -40
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 38 8 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.008% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.045% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 48
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bluetooth over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 38 £53,750 +13.15% 20
Cambridge +15 17 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 17 £55,000 +25.71% 4
East of England +9 17 £55,000 +25.71% 4
London +4 11 £50,000 -2.43% 7
City of London +16 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -13 8 £43,750 -20.45% 7
Brighton - 3 £65,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £42,500 - 3
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £48,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £48,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £48,500 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth.

1 41 (55.41%) C
2 39 (52.70%) C++
3 33 (44.59%) Linux
4 31 (41.89%) Software Engineering
5 23 (31.08%) Apple iOS
5 23 (31.08%) iOS Development
6 21 (28.38%) Degree
6 21 (28.38%) Objective-C
7 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.68%) Android
8 19 (25.68%) Web Services
9 17 (22.97%) Firmware
9 17 (22.97%) Wireless
9 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
9 17 (22.97%) ZigBee
10 16 (21.62%) REST
10 16 (21.62%) Ethernet
11 15 (20.27%) GSM
11 15 (20.27%) XML
11 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
12 14 (18.92%) Electronics
12 14 (18.92%) Scrum
13 13 (17.57%) Android Development
14 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
15 11 (14.86%) JSON
15 11 (14.86%) Xcode
15 11 (14.86%) SOAP
15 11 (14.86%) OO
15 11 (14.86%) PHP
15 11 (14.86%) Embedded C

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Wireless
1 17 (22.97%) ZigBee
2 16 (21.62%) Ethernet
3 15 (20.27%) GSM
4 10 (13.51%) GPRS
5 9 (12.16%) 3G
6 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (8.11%) LTE
8 1 (1.35%) 4G
8 1 (1.35%) iBeacon
8 1 (1.35%) 2G
8 1 (1.35%) TETRA
8 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.86%) Xcode
3 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (18.92%) Electronics
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) Software Engineer
3 27 (36.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (29.73%) iOS Developer
5 16 (21.62%) Embedded Software Developer
5 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Electronics Engineer
11 1 (1.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) Web Services
2 16 (21.62%) REST
3 15 (20.27%) XML
4 11 (14.86%) SOAP
4 11 (14.86%) JSON
5 10 (13.51%) LAMP
5 10 (13.51%) XML-RPC
6 5 (6.76%) RESTful
7 4 (5.41%) Cocoa
8 3 (4.05%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.70%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.70%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.35%) Android NDK
10 1 (1.35%) Gson
10 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (8.11%) User Experience
5 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.35%) iPhone
8 1 (1.35%) iPad
8 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Linux
2 23 (31.08%) Apple iOS
3 19 (25.68%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.08%) iOS Development
3 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Android Development
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 8 (10.81%) Project Management
8 7 (9.46%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) B2B
10 4 (5.41%) Workflow
10 4 (5.41%) TDD
10 4 (5.41%) Software Licensing
10 4 (5.41%) Memory Management
11 3 (4.05%) Video Processing
12 2 (2.70%) Web Development
12 2 (2.70%) Analytics
13 1 (1.35%) Multithreading
13 1 (1.35%) Product Management
13 1 (1.35%) Project Planning
13 1 (1.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) C
2 39 (52.70%) C++
3 21 (28.38%) Objective-C
4 11 (14.86%) PHP
4 11 (14.86%) Embedded C
5 8 (10.81%) Embedded C++
6 4 (5.41%) SQL
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) PhD
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Apple
2 3 (4.05%) Atmel
3 2 (2.70%) Intel
3 2 (2.70%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Sun
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
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