Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 473 538 556
Rank change year-on-year +65 +18 +58
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 45 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 12
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £43,875 £39,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £59,125 £111,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,271 5,289 6,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.02% 17.16% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,332 4,149 5,412
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley +60 30 £46,000 +2.22% 4
Berkshire +32 25 £37,500 -37.50%
Surrey - 8 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire +30 5 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +31 2 £50,500 -8.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Sussex - 2 - -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 33 (73.33%) C
2 27 (60.00%) Electronics
3 26 (57.78%) Wireless
3 26 (57.78%) Python
4 25 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (46.67%) Firmware
6 19 (42.22%) Degree
7 18 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (40.00%) Linux
8 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
9 16 (35.56%) C++
10 13 (28.89%) Embedded C
10 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
11 12 (26.67%) RFID
12 11 (24.44%) Physics
12 11 (24.44%) ZigBee
13 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
14 9 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (20.00%) FreeRTOS
14 9 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
15 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
16 7 (15.56%) 3G
16 7 (15.56%) C#
16 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
16 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
17 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
17 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
17 6 (13.33%) Test Management

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Wireless
2 25 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (26.67%) RFID
4 11 (24.44%) ZigBee
5 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (15.56%) 3G
7 6 (13.33%) 2G
7 6 (13.33%) 802.15
7 6 (13.33%) DHCP
7 6 (13.33%) DNS
7 6 (13.33%) ICMP
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 4 (8.89%) Internet
9 2 (4.44%) Z-Wave
10 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
10 1 (2.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Appium
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (60.00%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Developer in Test
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) 802.1X
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) Yocto
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) EDI
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) FreeRTOS
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (24.44%) Physics
4 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
6 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Test Management
8 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (6.67%) CAD
10 3 (6.67%) Power Management
11 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.44%) Analytics
11 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
11 2 (4.44%) Logistics
11 2 (4.44%) OO
11 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) C
2 26 (57.78%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) C++
4 13 (28.89%) Embedded C
5 7 (15.56%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.44%) Fortran
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
1 6 (13.33%) EMC
1 6 (13.33%) HP
1 6 (13.33%) Remedy