Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 714 910 1008
Rank change year-on-year +196 +98 +2
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 97 184 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85 157 152
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -

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 11,336 22,841 26,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 15.65% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,845 17,251 21,054
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bluetooth.

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bluetooth over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 14 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 15 July 2020. 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 +191 91 £57,500 +9.52% 25
UK excluding London +180 88 £56,250 +12.50% 23
South East +162 40 £57,500 +9.52% 8
North of England +141 29 £57,500 +27.78% 2
North West +104 17 £57,500 +43.75%
Yorkshire +111 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Work from Home +68 11 £67,500 +17.39% 3
London +181 7 £80,000 +18.52% 2
South West +83 6 £60,000 +14.29% 3
East of England +44 6 £42,500 -19.05% 7
Midlands +108 3 £55,000 +29.41% 3
East Midlands +75 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Scotland - 3 £53,500 -
Northern Ireland +21 1 £50,000 -13.04%

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 63 (64.95%) C
2 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
3 47 (48.45%) C++
4 46 (47.42%) Wireless
5 44 (45.36%) Firmware
6 39 (40.21%) Embedded C
7 36 (37.11%) Electronics
8 29 (29.90%) Python
8 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (27.84%) Wi-Fi
9 27 (27.84%) Degree
10 25 (25.77%) Internet
11 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP
12 23 (23.71%) ZigBee
13 22 (22.68%) Android
14 21 (21.65%) Apple iOS
15 20 (20.62%) Java
16 19 (19.59%) Computer Science
16 19 (19.59%) Embedded Systems
16 19 (19.59%) Internet of Things
17 17 (17.53%) MQTT
17 17 (17.53%) Kotlin
17 17 (17.53%) C#
17 17 (17.53%) .NET
18 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
19 15 (15.46%) LTE
19 15 (15.46%) Android Development
19 15 (15.46%) Linux
20 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
20 14 (14.43%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.03%) OrCAD
1 1 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) GitHub
2 8 (8.25%) Google Play
3 6 (6.19%) AWS
3 6 (6.19%) AWS IoT
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.09%) GCP
4 3 (3.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (47.42%) Wireless
2 27 (27.84%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (25.77%) Internet
4 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP
5 23 (23.71%) ZigBee
6 17 (17.53%) MQTT
7 15 (15.46%) LTE
8 12 (12.37%) Ethernet
9 8 (8.25%) 3GPP
10 5 (5.15%) 4G
11 4 (4.12%) 3G
11 4 (4.12%) 5G
12 3 (3.09%) RS-232
12 3 (3.09%) RS-485
12 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
13 2 (2.06%) VoIP
14 1 (1.03%) 802.15
14 1 (1.03%) Broadband
14 1 (1.03%) HTTP
14 1 (1.03%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) Eclipse
2 11 (11.34%) GCC
3 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 3 (3.09%) CircleCI
5 3 (3.09%) git-flow
5 3 (3.09%) GitLab
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Xcode
7 1 (1.03%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.03%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.03%) Gradle
General
1 36 (37.11%) Electronics
2 11 (11.34%) Marketing
3 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.28%) Finance
5 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.19%) Public Sector
7 5 (5.15%) Automotive
8 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
9 3 (3.09%) Games
10 2 (2.06%) Military
11 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 32 (32.99%) Developer
3 28 (28.87%) Software Engineer
4 20 (20.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (14.43%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Android Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Embedded C Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Junior
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Firmware Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Bluetooth Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Hardware Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Senior Android Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) .NET
2 14 (14.43%) JSON
3 9 (9.28%) React Native
4 6 (6.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (5.15%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) HTML
6 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.09%) Ember.js
6 3 (3.09%) Jest
6 3 (3.09%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (3.09%) Laravel
6 3 (3.09%) Node.js
6 3 (3.09%) React
6 3 (3.09%) RxJava
6 3 (3.09%) Serverless Framework
6 3 (3.09%) Vue.js
6 3 (3.09%) XML
7 2 (2.06%) Flash
7 2 (2.06%) RxSwift
8 1 (1.03%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Embedded Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Internet of Things
2 10 (10.31%) Smart Meter
3 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.22%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Smart Energy
5 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.09%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (2.06%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) Animation
7 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.03%) Smart City
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Android
2 21 (21.65%) Apple iOS
3 15 (15.46%) Linux
4 11 (11.34%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.03%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.03%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.59%) Computer Science
4 15 (15.46%) Android Development
5 14 (14.43%) Validation
6 11 (11.34%) Project Management
6 11 (11.34%) Regression Testing
6 11 (11.34%) Scrum
6 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.34%) Use Case
7 10 (10.31%) iOS Development
7 10 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.31%) Secure Coding
8 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.28%) DevOps
8 9 (9.28%) MVVM
9 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.22%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.95%) C
2 47 (48.45%) C++
3 39 (40.21%) Embedded C
4 29 (29.90%) Python
5 20 (20.62%) Java
6 17 (17.53%) C#
6 17 (17.53%) Kotlin
7 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.31%) PHP
9 7 (7.22%) Apple Swift
10 6 (6.19%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.09%) ES6
11 3 (3.09%) R
11 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) MISRA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 44 (45.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Ansible
1 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Google
2 6 (6.19%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) BT
3 3 (3.09%) EMC
3 3 (3.09%) Siemens
4 1 (1.03%) Apple
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) Freescale