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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 896 903
Rank change year-on-year +122 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 100 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.040% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 93 31 54
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £31,250 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  

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 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35626 41572 45755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 9 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 28 June 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 +109 96 £47,500 +5.55% 21
UK excluding London +94 86 £47,500 +5.55% 19
East of England - 46 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +29 17 £45,000 - 5
London +36 13 £47,500 -20.83% 4
North of England +3 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South East +28 4 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West -4 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Scotland - 3 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 157 (74.76%) C
2 144 (68.57%) C++
3 139 (66.19%) Wireless
4 115 (54.76%) Software Engineering
5 109 (51.90%) Wi-Fi
6 82 (39.05%) Degree
7 78 (37.14%) Firmware
8 73 (34.76%) Python
9 69 (32.86%) Embedded C
9 69 (32.86%) Electronics
10 55 (26.19%) Embedded Software Development
11 53 (25.24%) Linux
12 49 (23.33%) Computer Science
13 48 (22.86%) Embedded C++
14 46 (21.90%) Ethernet
14 46 (21.90%) ZigBee
14 46 (21.90%) Mathematics
15 44 (20.95%) Telecoms
16 42 (20.00%) Java
16 42 (20.00%) Android
17 41 (19.52%) Embedded Systems
18 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (19.05%) MATLAB
19 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
20 32 (15.24%) RS-232
21 27 (12.86%) Manufacturing
21 27 (12.86%) C#
21 27 (12.86%) 802.1X
22 26 (12.38%) Internet
22 26 (12.38%) Validation

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 (0.48%) Predix
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) GitHub
3 2 (0.95%) iTunes
4 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (66.19%) Wireless
2 109 (51.90%) Wi-Fi
3 46 (21.90%) Ethernet
3 46 (21.90%) ZigBee
4 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
5 32 (15.24%) RS-232
6 26 (12.38%) Internet
7 24 (11.43%) DVB
8 23 (10.95%) RS-485
9 22 (10.48%) 802.11
10 21 (10.00%) LTE
11 19 (9.05%) GSM
11 19 (9.05%) RS-422
12 18 (8.57%) GPRS
13 12 (5.71%) NFC
14 8 (3.81%) WLAN
15 7 (3.33%) HTTP
16 6 (2.86%) 802.15
16 6 (2.86%) UMTS
16 6 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.95%) MySQL
2 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.38%) Subversion
3 3 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.48%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.48%) Calabash
5 1 (0.48%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.48%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 69 (32.86%) Electronics
2 44 (20.95%) Telecoms
3 27 (12.86%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.71%) Automotive
4 12 (5.71%) Finance
5 7 (3.33%) Retail
6 6 (2.86%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.95%) Military
8 2 (0.95%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (50.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 102 (48.57%) Software Engineer
3 83 (39.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 51 (24.29%) Firmware Engineer
5 42 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 36 (17.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 34 (16.19%) DSP Engineer
8 30 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 28 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 28 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (11.43%) C Software Engineer
10 24 (11.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 24 (11.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 23 (10.95%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 23 (10.95%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 23 (10.95%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (9.52%) Developer
12 20 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (8.57%) Wireless Engineer
14 17 (8.10%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.86%) 802.1X
2 16 (7.62%) Middleware
3 13 (6.19%) POSIX
3 13 (6.19%) Qt
4 6 (2.86%) BREW
4 6 (2.86%) Flash
4 6 (2.86%) HTML
4 6 (2.86%) J2ME
4 6 (2.86%) OpenAL
4 6 (2.86%) OpenCL
4 6 (2.86%) OpenGL
4 6 (2.86%) Series 60
4 6 (2.86%) SVG
4 6 (2.86%) UIQ
5 5 (2.38%) JNI
5 5 (2.38%) REST
6 4 (1.90%) .NET
6 4 (1.90%) HTML5
6 4 (1.90%) MFC
6 4 (1.90%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 41 (19.52%) Embedded Systems
3 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (11.43%) Home Automation
5 23 (10.95%) Smartphone
6 22 (10.48%) Internet of Things
7 20 (9.52%) Algorithms
8 18 (8.57%) Device Driver
9 13 (6.19%) Mobile App
10 12 (5.71%) EMV
10 12 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 11 (5.24%) ASIC
11 11 (5.24%) iPhone
12 6 (2.86%) Contactless
12 6 (2.86%) MPEG
12 6 (2.86%) Raspberry Pi
12 6 (2.86%) SystemC
12 6 (2.86%) Verilog
13 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
13 5 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.24%) Linux
2 42 (20.00%) Android
3 26 (12.38%) Apple iOS
4 22 (10.48%) Windows
5 15 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.33%) Nucleus RTOS
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (54.76%) Software Engineering
2 55 (26.19%) Embedded Software Development
3 46 (21.90%) Mathematics
4 26 (12.38%) Signal Processing
4 26 (12.38%) Validation
5 24 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 23 (10.95%) Digital Signal Processing
7 18 (8.57%) Software Architecture
8 16 (7.62%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 14 (6.67%) SDLC
11 13 (6.19%) Computer Architecture
12 12 (5.71%) Android Development
12 12 (5.71%) Mobile Development
12 12 (5.71%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.33%) Cross-Platform Development
14 7 (3.33%) Device Driver Development
14 7 (3.33%) Unit Testing
15 6 (2.86%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (74.76%) C
2 144 (68.57%) C++
3 73 (34.76%) Python
4 69 (32.86%) Embedded C
5 48 (22.86%) Embedded C++
6 42 (20.00%) Java
7 40 (19.05%) MATLAB
8 27 (12.86%) C#
9 20 (9.52%) Perl
10 19 (9.05%) ANSI C
11 6 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.38%) Assembly Language
12 5 (2.38%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.90%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.95%) XAML
15 1 (0.48%) PHP
15 1 (0.48%) SQL
15 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 82 (39.05%) Degree
2 14 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.95%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 78 (37.14%) Firmware
2 2 (0.95%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (5.71%) EMC
2 11 (5.24%) Atmel
3 6 (2.86%) Intel
3 6 (2.86%) Symbian
3 6 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.43%) Google
5 3 (1.43%) Green Hills
5 3 (1.43%) QNX
6 2 (0.95%) Freescale
6 2 (0.95%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
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