Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 345 356
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.009% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.050% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
South West median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -38.46% +121.59%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £31,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.50%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1809 1997 2239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.50% 18.41% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1641 1962
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,675
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Somerset - 8 £40,000 -
Dorset - 4 £52,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +29 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £48,000 - 4
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) C
3 9 (60.00%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
5 7 (46.67%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) C++
6 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) ZigBee
7 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (13.33%) HND
9 2 (13.33%) 4G
9 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) GitHub
9 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (13.33%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (13.33%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) 3G
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) Perl
10 1 (6.67%) PHP
10 1 (6.67%) XML
10 1 (6.67%) HTML
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) ZigBee
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) H.323
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) Softphone
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Lua
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Avaya
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft