Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 358 362
Rank change year-on-year +47 +4 -
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 26 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.096% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.68% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 2
North West median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £56,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -10.53%

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 1,882 1,765 1,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.84% 14.05% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,396 1,493
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £56,200
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +15 25 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Merseyside +10 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 25 (96.15%) Degree
2 16 (61.54%) Android
2 16 (61.54%) C
2 16 (61.54%) Validation
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (46.15%) Embedded C
5 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (42.31%) Electronics
7 10 (38.46%) Analytics
8 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (34.62%) JSON
8 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
8 9 (34.62%) BDD
8 9 (34.62%) Manufacturing
8 9 (34.62%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
8 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) RFID
8 9 (34.62%) XML
8 9 (34.62%) HTTP
8 9 (34.62%) SSL
8 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (30.77%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) C++
9 8 (30.77%) Java
9 8 (30.77%) CAD
9 8 (30.77%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (30.77%) Signal Processing

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 (30.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (34.62%) HTTP
2 9 (34.62%) RFID
2 9 (34.62%) SSL
3 4 (15.38%) GSM
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.54%) Gradle
3 2 (7.69%) CocoaPods
General
1 11 (42.31%) Electronics
2 9 (34.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Android Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) PCB Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior PCB Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Product Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) JSON
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) QML
2 8 (30.77%) Qt
3 7 (26.92%) Dagger
3 7 (26.92%) RxJava
4 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 4 (15.38%) Retrofit
6 2 (7.69%) CarPlay
6 2 (7.69%) Cocoa
6 2 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (7.69%) Core Animation
6 2 (7.69%) Core Data
6 2 (7.69%) ReactiveCocoa
6 2 (7.69%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) User Experience
3 5 (19.23%) Life Science
4 2 (7.69%) Animation
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Validation
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) CAD
5 8 (30.77%) Signal Processing
6 7 (26.92%) Android Development
6 7 (26.92%) Speech Recognition
7 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (15.38%) FMEA
8 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C
2 12 (46.15%) Embedded C
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 13485
2 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Freescale
3 2 (7.69%) Apple