Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 358 360
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 15 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.049% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 8
North West median annual salary £45,000 £31,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.73% +5.83% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £37,400 £43,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +9.09%

Bluetooth is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1958 1925 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.34% 15.86% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1598 1495
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 14 £45,000 +41.73% 2
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Android
4 8 (53.33%) Qt
4 8 (53.33%) Signal Processing
4 8 (53.33%) QML
4 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) CAD
4 8 (53.33%) Validation
4 8 (53.33%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (40.00%) RFID
5 6 (40.00%) Firmware
5 6 (40.00%) GPRS
5 6 (40.00%) UMTS
5 6 (40.00%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) ANSI C
5 6 (40.00%) ISO 13485
5 6 (40.00%) RS-232
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (40.00%) Telematics
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) CAN bus
5 6 (40.00%) NFC

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 8 (53.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) GPRS
1 6 (40.00%) NFC
1 6 (40.00%) RFID
1 6 (40.00%) RS-232
1 6 (40.00%) UMTS
1 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) C Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) GUI Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) QML
1 8 (53.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) CAD
3 8 (53.33%) Signal Processing
3 8 (53.33%) Validation
4 6 (40.00%) Telematics
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) ANSI C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC