Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 531 572
Rank change year-on-year +53 +41 +51
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 59 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.13% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 38
South East median annual salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.93% +19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,800 £72,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4,690 5,252 7,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 18.08% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,709 4,194 6,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Thames Valley +39 45 £37,000 -38.33% 5
Berkshire +23 41 £37,000 -38.33% 4
Hampshire - 10 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
Surrey +18 1 £75,000 -11.76%
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 37 (62.71%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (59.32%) Wireless
3 31 (52.54%) Electronics
4 29 (49.15%) Degree
5 25 (42.37%) Firmware
6 23 (38.98%) C
7 20 (33.90%) ZigBee
8 18 (30.51%) Windows
9 17 (28.81%) Android
10 16 (27.12%) C#
10 16 (27.12%) LAN
11 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
11 15 (25.42%) Python
11 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
12 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (23.73%) JIRA
12 14 (23.73%) Mathematics
13 13 (22.03%) C++
13 13 (22.03%) Ethernet
13 13 (22.03%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (20.34%) Power Management
14 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.34%) Linux
15 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
15 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (18.64%) WLAN
15 11 (18.64%) 3G
15 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
16 10 (16.95%) Skype for Business

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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.95%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (62.71%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (59.32%) Wireless
3 20 (33.90%) ZigBee
4 16 (27.12%) LAN
5 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (22.03%) Ethernet
7 11 (18.64%) 3G
7 11 (18.64%) WLAN
8 10 (16.95%) VPN
9 8 (13.56%) RS-232
10 7 (11.86%) 802.15
10 7 (11.86%) Internet
10 7 (11.86%) RFID
10 7 (11.86%) Skype
11 6 (10.17%) 2G
11 6 (10.17%) DHCP
11 6 (10.17%) DNS
11 6 (10.17%) GSM
11 6 (10.17%) ICMP
11 6 (10.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) JIRA
2 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Subversion
4 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.47%) Xcode
6 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.69%) Appium
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 31 (52.54%) Electronics
2 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.86%) Retail
4 5 (8.47%) Automotive
4 5 (8.47%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.39%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Finance
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Hardware Engineer
1 12 (20.34%) Junior
2 11 (18.64%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) IT Support
3 10 (16.95%) IT Support Technician
3 10 (16.95%) IT Technician
3 10 (16.95%) Support Technician
4 8 (13.56%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Junior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Junior C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Junior Hardware Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
2 8 (13.56%) 802.1X
2 8 (13.56%) WinForms
2 8 (13.56%) WPF
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.69%) EDI
5 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) React
5 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (22.03%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (16.95%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (13.56%) CAN bus
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.56%) Robotics
5 7 (11.86%) Internet of Things
6 5 (8.47%) iPhone
7 3 (5.08%) Smart Energy
7 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
8 2 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (3.39%) iPad
9 1 (1.69%) Acoustics
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Android
3 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
4 12 (20.34%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.17%) Unix
7 5 (8.47%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Mathematics
2 12 (20.34%) Power Management
2 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
3 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.95%) Android Development
4 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
4 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.25%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) Schematic Capture
6 8 (13.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (13.56%) CAD
6 8 (13.56%) iOS Development
6 8 (13.56%) Issue Tracking
6 8 (13.56%) Physics
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) C
2 16 (27.12%) C#
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 13 (22.03%) C++
5 10 (16.95%) Embedded C
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.17%) PHP
7 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.47%) XAML
9 4 (6.78%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.39%) Fortran
10 2 (3.39%) Java
10 2 (3.39%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) MISRA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Firmware
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Citrix
3 9 (15.25%) Remedy
4 8 (13.56%) Assembla
5 6 (10.17%) Atlassian
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Capita
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Siemens
8 1 (1.69%) Twitter
8 1 (1.69%) Xamarin