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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 907 877
Rank change year-on-year +162 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 107 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.041% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 99 41 66
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  

Bluetooth is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +136 105 £40,000 -3.61% 17
East of England +58 45 £45,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +54 45 £45,000 - 5
Cambridge +41 40 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +52 26 £40,000 -1.84% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +39 9 £40,000 -38.46%
South West +33 9 £45,000 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +21 9 £37,000 -10.84%
Wakefield +8 9 £37,000 -10.84%
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 -
North West - 7 £37,500 -
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
South East +51 5 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Coventry - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset - 5 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +6 4 £42,500 +6.25%
London +65 3 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire +25 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 £37,500 -
Warwick - 2 £40,000 -
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 158 (80.61%) C++
2 143 (72.96%) C
3 135 (68.88%) Wireless
4 133 (67.86%) Software Engineering
5 94 (47.96%) Wi-Fi
6 90 (45.92%) Degree
7 84 (42.86%) Firmware
8 80 (40.82%) Python
9 77 (39.29%) Electronics
10 61 (31.12%) Embedded C
11 58 (29.59%) ZigBee
12 57 (29.08%) Linux
13 56 (28.57%) Ethernet
14 50 (25.51%) Embedded C++
15 48 (24.49%) TCP/IP
15 48 (24.49%) Java
16 47 (23.98%) Android
16 47 (23.98%) Mathematics
16 47 (23.98%) Computer Science
17 45 (22.96%) Telecoms
18 44 (22.45%) RS-232
19 38 (19.39%) Embedded Software Development
19 38 (19.39%) Windows
20 34 (17.35%) Perl
21 33 (16.84%) RS-485
22 32 (16.33%) MATLAB
23 31 (15.82%) Embedded Systems
24 29 (14.80%) C#
25 26 (13.27%) 802.1X
25 26 (13.27%) Android Development

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 1 (0.51%) Predix
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (68.88%) Wireless
2 94 (47.96%) Wi-Fi
3 58 (29.59%) ZigBee
4 56 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 48 (24.49%) TCP/IP
6 44 (22.45%) RS-232
7 33 (16.84%) RS-485
8 24 (12.24%) GSM
9 22 (11.22%) GPRS
10 21 (10.71%) DVB
10 21 (10.71%) LTE
10 21 (10.71%) RS-422
11 19 (9.69%) Internet
12 17 (8.67%) 802.11
13 10 (5.10%) NFC
13 10 (5.10%) WLAN
14 9 (4.59%) 802.15
15 6 (3.06%) UMTS
15 6 (3.06%) VoIP
16 4 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.55%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.53%) MySQL
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.06%) Subversion
3 3 (1.53%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.51%) Calabash
5 1 (0.51%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 77 (39.29%) Electronics
2 45 (22.96%) Telecoms
3 25 (12.76%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.61%) Automotive
5 6 (3.06%) Finance
5 6 (3.06%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.02%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (59.69%) Software Engineer
2 113 (57.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 103 (52.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 46 (23.47%) Firmware Engineer
5 44 (22.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 43 (21.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 42 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 38 (19.39%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 30 (15.31%) Embedded C Engineer
10 28 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 27 (13.78%) C Software Engineer
11 27 (13.78%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 27 (13.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 27 (13.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 27 (13.78%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (8.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (7.65%) Developer
15 15 (7.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.27%) 802.1X
2 17 (8.67%) Qt
3 13 (6.63%) Middleware
4 11 (5.61%) POSIX
5 9 (4.59%) HTML
6 7 (3.57%) REST
7 6 (3.06%) BREW
7 6 (3.06%) Flash
7 6 (3.06%) HTML5
7 6 (3.06%) J2ME
7 6 (3.06%) MFC
7 6 (3.06%) OpenAL
7 6 (3.06%) OpenCL
7 6 (3.06%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.06%) Qt Quick
7 6 (3.06%) Series 60
7 6 (3.06%) SVG
7 6 (3.06%) UIQ
8 5 (2.55%) jQuery
9 4 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.98%) Computer Science
2 31 (15.82%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (10.71%) Home Automation
5 18 (9.18%) Internet of Things
6 17 (8.67%) Device Driver
7 15 (7.65%) Smartphone
8 13 (6.63%) Algorithms
9 12 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (5.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (5.10%) Mobile App
11 7 (3.57%) Smart Home
11 7 (3.57%) User Experience
12 6 (3.06%) ASIC
12 6 (3.06%) iPhone
12 6 (3.06%) MPEG
12 6 (3.06%) SystemC
12 6 (3.06%) Verilog
13 3 (1.53%) iPad
13 3 (1.53%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Linux
2 47 (23.98%) Android
3 38 (19.39%) Windows
4 22 (11.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.59%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (3.06%) Unix
7 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.06%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.51%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 47 (23.98%) Mathematics
3 38 (19.39%) Embedded Software Development
4 26 (13.27%) Android Development
4 26 (13.27%) Validation
5 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.67%) Cross-Platform Development
6 17 (8.67%) SDLC
7 15 (7.65%) Digital Signal Processing
7 15 (7.65%) Signal Processing
8 11 (5.61%) Computer Architecture
9 9 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.59%) Mobile Development
9 9 (4.59%) Software Architecture
9 9 (4.59%) UML
10 8 (4.08%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (4.08%) Project Management
11 7 (3.57%) iOS Development
11 7 (3.57%) OO
12 6 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 158 (80.61%) C++
2 143 (72.96%) C
3 80 (40.82%) Python
4 61 (31.12%) Embedded C
5 50 (25.51%) Embedded C++
6 48 (24.49%) Java
7 34 (17.35%) Perl
8 32 (16.33%) MATLAB
9 29 (14.80%) C#
10 21 (10.71%) ANSI C
11 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.06%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.04%) Tcl
14 2 (1.02%) PHP
14 2 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (45.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) ISO13485
1 2 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 84 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (6.63%) Atmel
2 10 (5.10%) EMC
3 8 (4.08%) Google
4 6 (3.06%) Intel
4 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.06%) Symbian
5 2 (1.02%) Apple
5 2 (1.02%) Samsung
5 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) Cadence
6 1 (0.51%) Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) Freescale
6 1 (0.51%) QNX
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £56,300 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 28000-32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £NEG
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum plus Pension and company bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
Pearson Frank
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago