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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 811 830 817
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 81 66 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.059% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 65 61
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Bluetooth Salary Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 28 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 27 March 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 +23 76 £42,500 -5.55% 26
London +53 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +11 23 £41,000 -21.90% 12
City of London +25 21 £42,500 - 2
Surrey +21 17 £41,000 -21.90% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 14 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East of England -12 14 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Guildford +14 11 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Cambridge -13 10 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Yorkshire +4 7 £34,000 -9.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £34,000 - 1
Barnsley - 4 £33,750 -
Banbury - 3 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £22,500 - 3
West Midlands - 3 - -
Durham +5 2 £35,000 - 1
North East -7 2 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
South West - 2 £22,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £48,500 -
Brighton - 2 £65,000 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Scotland +16 1 £21,500 -46.25%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £21,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £35,000 - 1

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (56.91%) C++
2 56 (45.53%) C
3 47 (38.21%) Linux
4 43 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (34.15%) Apple iOS
6 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
7 39 (31.71%) Degree
8 36 (29.27%) iOS Development
9 32 (26.02%) Wireless
10 31 (25.20%) Android
11 30 (24.39%) ZigBee
12 29 (23.58%) Git (software)
12 29 (23.58%) Ethernet
13 28 (22.76%) Web Services
13 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
14 27 (21.95%) Objective-C
14 27 (21.95%) Firmware
15 26 (21.14%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (21.14%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (20.33%) Electronics
17 23 (18.70%) Embedded C
18 20 (16.26%) REST
19 19 (15.45%) Scrum
20 16 (13.01%) Embedded C++
20 16 (13.01%) Apple
20 16 (13.01%) OO
20 16 (13.01%) Java
21 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
22 14 (11.38%) Project Management
22 14 (11.38%) Finance

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) Wireless
2 30 (24.39%) ZigBee
3 29 (23.58%) Ethernet
4 26 (21.14%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (11.38%) GSM
6 13 (10.57%) NFC
7 11 (8.94%) 3G
8 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.50%) GPRS
9 7 (5.69%) RFID
10 6 (4.88%) Internet
10 6 (4.88%) LTE
10 6 (4.88%) LDAP
10 6 (4.88%) HTTP
11 5 (4.07%) 802.15
11 5 (4.07%) X.509
11 5 (4.07%) SSL
12 2 (1.63%) IPv6
12 2 (1.63%) DHCP
12 2 (1.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MySQL
2 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) Xcode
3 3 (2.44%) Subversion
3 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.44%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
General
1 25 (20.33%) Electronics
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Automotive
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (52.85%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) Software Engineer
3 33 (26.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (21.14%) iOS Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.38%) C++ Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Embedded Software Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Software Team Leader
7 9 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.32%) Programmer
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Junior
11 4 (3.25%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) Web Services
2 20 (16.26%) REST
3 14 (11.38%) XML
4 13 (10.57%) JSON
4 13 (10.57%) RESTful
5 12 (9.76%) HTML
6 9 (7.32%) SOAP
7 8 (6.50%) CSS
7 8 (6.50%) .NET
7 8 (6.50%) LAMP
7 8 (6.50%) XML-RPC
8 6 (4.88%) MFC
8 6 (4.88%) Qt
9 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.07%) Cocoa
9 5 (4.07%) Ajax
10 2 (1.63%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.63%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.81%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 26 (21.14%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.94%) Smartphone
4 10 (8.13%) Smartcard
5 7 (5.69%) User Experience
6 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) Bitcoin
7 2 (1.63%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.63%) PMI
7 2 (1.63%) EMV
7 2 (1.63%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) iPhone
7 2 (1.63%) Telematics
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Arduino
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.21%) Linux
2 42 (34.15%) Apple iOS
3 31 (25.20%) Android
4 13 (10.57%) Windows
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.63%) UNIX
7 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
3 36 (29.27%) iOS Development
4 19 (15.45%) Scrum
5 16 (13.01%) OO
6 14 (11.38%) Project Management
6 14 (11.38%) Android Development
7 12 (9.76%) Memory Management
8 11 (8.94%) TDD
9 10 (8.13%) OOD
9 10 (8.13%) Computer Security
10 5 (4.07%) Line Management
10 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.07%) Workflow
10 5 (4.07%) B2B
11 4 (3.25%) Software Licensing
11 4 (3.25%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (2.44%) Video Processing
12 3 (2.44%) Web Development
12 3 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.91%) C++
2 56 (45.53%) C
3 27 (21.95%) Objective-C
4 23 (18.70%) Embedded C
5 16 (13.01%) Embedded C++
5 16 (13.01%) Java
6 12 (9.76%) C#
7 11 (8.94%) PHP
8 10 (8.13%) Python
9 9 (7.32%) SQL
10 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.69%) Perl
11 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.63%) VB
13 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) PhD
3 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) PMP
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) JTAG
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) Firmware
2 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Apple
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.25%) Freescale
4 3 (2.44%) Atmel
5 2 (1.63%) Google
5 2 (1.63%) Intel
5 2 (1.63%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee
6 1 (0.81%) Facebook
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