Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 922 995 1032
Rank change year-on-year +73 +37 +79
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 133 192 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 106 148 163
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £39,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 20,814 24,185 28,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 14.85% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16,194 19,064 22,781
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +18 117 £52,500 +11.11% 71
UK excluding London +23 96 £50,000 +11.11% 67
South East +30 54 £52,500 +23.53% 18
London +71 23 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England +53 21 £50,000 +5.26% 18
South West +22 10 £51,250 -10.87% 11
North of England +9 6 £74,000 +64.44% 12
North West +25 4 £74,000 +64.44% 8
Midlands +34 3 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands +27 2 £40,000 - 6
Wales +7 2 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +1 2 - - 3
West Midlands +10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 76 (57.14%) C
2 66 (49.62%) Software Engineering
3 64 (48.12%) Firmware
4 58 (43.61%) Embedded C
5 57 (42.86%) Electronics
6 52 (39.10%) Wireless
7 42 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
8 40 (30.08%) Android
8 40 (30.08%) Apple iOS
9 39 (29.32%) C++
10 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (24.06%) Degree
11 29 (21.80%) Android Development
12 28 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 27 (20.30%) Java
14 26 (19.55%) iOS Development
15 24 (18.05%) Python
16 22 (16.54%) NFC
17 21 (15.79%) ZigBee
17 21 (15.79%) Kotlin
18 19 (14.29%) Analytics
18 19 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
19 17 (12.78%) RS-232
20 15 (11.28%) Validation
20 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
21 14 (10.53%) Eclipse
21 14 (10.53%) RS-485
21 14 (10.53%) Crashlytics
22 13 (9.77%) Driving Licence
22 13 (9.77%) Continuous Integration

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.01%) Confluence
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Drupal
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.75%) InDesign
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Firebase
2 7 (5.26%) SaaS
3 3 (2.26%) GitHub
4 2 (1.50%) AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Azure
5 1 (0.75%) Google Play
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (39.10%) Wireless
2 42 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (16.54%) NFC
4 21 (15.79%) ZigBee
5 17 (12.78%) RS-232
6 14 (10.53%) RS-485
7 12 (9.02%) 3GPP
8 10 (7.52%) LTE
9 9 (6.77%) GPRS
9 9 (6.77%) GSM
10 8 (6.02%) 3G
11 7 (5.26%) 2G
11 7 (5.26%) 4G
11 7 (5.26%) UMTS
12 6 (4.51%) RFID
13 4 (3.01%) 802.11
13 4 (3.01%) 802.15
13 4 (3.01%) MQTT
13 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.53%) Crashlytics
2 14 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 13 (9.77%) GCC
4 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.02%) Mockito
6 6 (4.51%) JIRA
7 4 (3.01%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (3.01%) CocoaPods
8 3 (2.26%) Xcode
9 2 (1.50%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.50%) fastlane
10 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.75%) CMake
10 1 (0.75%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Subversion
10 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 57 (42.86%) Electronics
2 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.02%) Finance
5 4 (3.01%) Games
5 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 3 (2.26%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (36.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 42 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 36 (27.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (24.06%) Developer
5 22 (16.54%) Firmware Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Design Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) Android Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Wireless Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) Electronics Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) iOS Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Requirements Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) C Software Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Embedded C Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) Android SDK
1 9 (6.77%) iOS SDK
2 8 (6.02%) JSON
2 8 (6.02%) REST
2 8 (6.02%) RxJava
2 8 (6.02%) RxSwift
3 4 (3.01%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.26%) Core Data
4 3 (2.26%) CSS
4 3 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (2.26%) RESTful
5 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.50%) Core Animation
5 2 (1.50%) Node.js
5 2 (1.50%) React
5 2 (1.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) D3.js
6 1 (0.75%) Laravel
6 1 (0.75%) Sass
6 1 (0.75%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (9.77%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.52%) User Experience
4 8 (6.02%) Handset
5 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.51%) Smart Energy
5 6 (4.51%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.01%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) Animation
8 2 (1.50%) Smart City
9 1 (0.75%) Analogue Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.08%) Android
1 40 (30.08%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.52%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Linux
4 5 (3.76%) FreeRTOS
5 4 (3.01%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.75%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.62%) Software Engineering
2 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.80%) Android Development
4 26 (19.55%) iOS Development
5 19 (14.29%) Analytics
6 15 (11.28%) Validation
7 13 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.02%) Machine Learning
8 12 (9.02%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.27%) Mobile Development
9 11 (8.27%) TDD
10 9 (6.77%) BDD
10 9 (6.77%) SDLC
10 9 (6.77%) Secure Coding
11 8 (6.02%) Data Analytics
11 8 (6.02%) Scrum
12 7 (5.26%) Process Management
12 7 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (5.26%) Requirements Management
12 7 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.14%) C
2 58 (43.61%) Embedded C
3 39 (29.32%) C++
4 27 (20.30%) Java
5 24 (18.05%) Python
6 21 (15.79%) Kotlin
7 12 (9.02%) Apple Swift
7 12 (9.02%) SQL
8 10 (7.52%) Objective-C
9 8 (6.02%) Embedded C++
10 7 (5.26%) C#
11 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.50%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.75%) Delphi
13 1 (0.75%) Go
13 1 (0.75%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (24.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.75%) ISEB
2 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) MISRA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (48.12%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) SAP
2 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.26%) Apple
4 2 (1.50%) PubNub
4 2 (1.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe
5 1 (0.75%) EMC
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Xamarin