The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Bluetooth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 234 247
Rank change year-on-year -36 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.34% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  

Bluetooth is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1068 884 932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.76% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2838 2071 2224
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -32 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Qt
2 8 (88.89%) Android
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Device Driver
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Automotive
4 6 (66.67%) Intel
4 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
4 6 (66.67%) Middleware
4 6 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (66.67%) DRM
4 6 (66.67%) DVB
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Flash
4 6 (66.67%) J2ME
4 6 (66.67%) GPRS
4 6 (66.67%) GSM
4 6 (66.67%) MPEG
4 6 (66.67%) Symbian
4 6 (66.67%) UMTS
4 6 (66.67%) VoIP
4 6 (66.67%) WLAN
4 6 (66.67%) SVG

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DVB
1 6 (66.67%) GPRS
1 6 (66.67%) GSM
1 6 (66.67%) NFC
1 6 (66.67%) UMTS
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (66.67%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (66.67%) Automotive
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PCB Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Qt
2 6 (66.67%) BREW
2 6 (66.67%) Flash
2 6 (66.67%) J2ME
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) OpenAL
2 6 (66.67%) OpenCL
2 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (66.67%) Series 60
2 6 (66.67%) SVG
2 6 (66.67%) UIQ
3 2 (22.22%) QML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Device Driver
2 6 (66.67%) iPhone
2 6 (66.67%) MPEG
2 6 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) DRM
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Intel
1 6 (66.67%) Symbian
2 1 (11.11%) EMC