Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 357 361
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 23 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.76% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 2
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.73% +5.83%
10th Percentile £29,375 £42,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £58,500 £56,250 £37,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2,041 1,961 1,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.42% 14.82% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,679 1,574 1,591
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the North West over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram 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 16 November 2018. 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 +27 20 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £46,250 -
Merseyside +11 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (65.22%) Analytics
5 14 (60.87%) BDD
5 14 (60.87%) JSON
5 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
5 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (60.87%) TDD
5 14 (60.87%) HTTP
5 14 (60.87%) SSL
5 14 (60.87%) XML
5 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
5 14 (60.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (56.52%) Android
6 13 (56.52%) User Experience
7 12 (52.17%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (52.17%) RESTful
8 8 (34.78%) Validation
8 8 (34.78%) Android Development
8 8 (34.78%) C
8 8 (34.78%) Speech Recognition
8 8 (34.78%) Dagger
8 8 (34.78%) RxJava
9 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
10 6 (26.09%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) Animation
10 6 (26.09%) Core Animation

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 4 (17.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 14 (60.87%) SSL
3 5 (21.74%) RFID
4 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.70%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) CocoaPods
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Android Developer
3 6 (26.09%) iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Lead Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Android Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead iOS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) PCB Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) JSON
1 14 (60.87%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) RESTful
3 8 (34.78%) Dagger
3 8 (34.78%) RxJava
4 6 (26.09%) CarPlay
4 6 (26.09%) Cocoa
4 6 (26.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 6 (26.09%) Core Animation
4 6 (26.09%) Core Data
4 6 (26.09%) ReactiveCocoa
4 6 (26.09%) Retrofit
4 6 (26.09%) RxSwift
5 4 (17.39%) QML
5 4 (17.39%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (56.52%) User Experience
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Animation
4 3 (13.04%) Life Science
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Android
2 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Analytics
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (60.87%) TDD
4 12 (52.17%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (34.78%) Android Development
5 8 (34.78%) Speech Recognition
5 8 (34.78%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) CAD
7 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
8 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 6 (26.09%) Apple Swift
2 6 (26.09%) C++
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
2 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 14 (60.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Freescale