Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 785 826 904
Rank change year-on-year +41 +78 +153
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 98 120 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.78% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 109 167
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,200 £34,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £59,375
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 11,332 15,355 22,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 15.03% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,555 12,238 17,465
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,086
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,600 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +0.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,992 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,955 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +3.42% -

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 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 2021. 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 +69 87 £55,000 +4.76% 40
UK excluding London +31 65 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Work from Home -118 45 £60,000 - 9
North of England -1 22 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Yorkshire +2 18 £55,000 +59.42% 2
South West -9 17 £55,000 -8.33% 1
London +88 14 £55,000 -15.38% 14
South East +36 13 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Midlands +20 8 £60,000 +6.67% 5
West Midlands - 8 £60,000 - 4
East of England +20 4 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North West 0 4 £43,500 -24.35% 4
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 57 (58.16%) Software Engineering
2 55 (56.12%) Wi-Fi
3 54 (55.10%) Wireless
4 47 (47.96%) C++
5 42 (42.86%) Linux
6 41 (41.84%) C
7 38 (38.78%) Firmware
8 35 (35.71%) Electronics
8 35 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (31.63%) ZigBee
9 31 (31.63%) Android
10 29 (29.59%) Apple iOS
11 28 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 27 (27.55%) Degree
13 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
14 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (22.45%) Embedded C++
15 21 (21.43%) Embedded C
15 21 (21.43%) Software Architecture
16 20 (20.41%) Ethernet
17 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
17 19 (19.39%) Android Development
18 18 (18.37%) MQTT
18 18 (18.37%) HTML
18 18 (18.37%) CSS
19 17 (17.35%) Device Driver
19 17 (17.35%) Device Driver Development
19 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
20 16 (16.33%) Google
20 16 (16.33%) Java

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 5 (5.10%) AutoCAD
1 5 (5.10%) Simulink
2 1 (1.02%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Google Play
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon Alexa
2 4 (4.08%) AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Firebase
3 2 (2.04%) Google Pay
3 2 (2.04%) Samsung Pay
3 2 (2.04%) Serverless
4 1 (1.02%) Apple Pay
4 1 (1.02%) AWS IoT
4 1 (1.02%) Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Bitrise
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (56.12%) Wi-Fi
2 54 (55.10%) Wireless
3 31 (31.63%) ZigBee
4 20 (20.41%) Ethernet
5 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
6 18 (18.37%) MQTT
7 13 (13.27%) Internet
8 7 (7.14%) Broadband
9 4 (4.08%) 3GPP
9 4 (4.08%) NFC
9 4 (4.08%) RFID
10 2 (2.04%) 3G
10 2 (2.04%) GSM
10 2 (2.04%) LAN
11 1 (1.02%) DHCP
11 1 (1.02%) DNS
11 1 (1.02%) GPRS
11 1 (1.02%) HTTP
11 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.02%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.04%) CircleCI
3 2 (2.04%) Crashlytics
3 2 (2.04%) fastlane
3 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.02%) CANoe
4 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.02%) Genymotion
4 1 (1.02%) JUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (35.71%) Electronics
2 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Automotive
4 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 39 (39.80%) Embedded Engineer
3 34 (34.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (26.53%) Firmware Engineer
5 23 (23.47%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 22 (22.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 22 (22.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (21.43%) Developer
8 19 (19.39%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (13.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (12.24%) Android Developer
10 12 (12.24%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 12 (12.24%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 12 (12.24%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (11.22%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 10 (10.20%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 10 (10.20%) Senior Android Developer
12 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
13 9 (9.18%) FPGA Engineer
13 9 (9.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) CSS
1 18 (18.37%) HTML
2 13 (13.27%) Yocto
3 8 (8.16%) React Native
4 7 (7.14%) .NET
5 4 (4.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (3.06%) RESTful
7 2 (2.04%) Core Animation
7 2 (2.04%) Core Data
7 2 (2.04%) Node.js
7 2 (2.04%) OAuth
7 2 (2.04%) QuartzCore
7 2 (2.04%) React
7 2 (2.04%) Sass
7 2 (2.04%) SpriteKit
7 2 (2.04%) UIKit
7 2 (2.04%) WPF
8 1 (1.02%) JNI
8 1 (1.02%) SOAP
8 1 (1.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (17.35%) Device Driver
3 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (13.27%) Home Automation
4 13 (13.27%) Internet of Things
5 11 (11.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (11.22%) Mobile App
6 10 (10.20%) Smart Home
7 6 (6.12%) Fat Client
7 6 (6.12%) Thin Client
8 5 (5.10%) Smart Energy
9 4 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (4.08%) Smart Meter
10 3 (3.06%) Analogue Electronics
11 2 (2.04%) Animation
11 2 (2.04%) Biotechnology
11 2 (2.04%) Contactless
11 2 (2.04%) EMV
11 2 (2.04%) User Experience
12 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Linux
2 31 (31.63%) Android
3 29 (29.59%) Apple iOS
4 13 (13.27%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (6.12%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.16%) Software Engineering
2 28 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 19 (19.39%) Android Development
6 17 (17.35%) Device Driver Development
7 16 (16.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 16 (16.33%) Validation
8 14 (14.29%) Time Management
9 13 (13.27%) MVVM
10 10 (10.20%) Mobile Development
10 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 9 (9.18%) Microservices
12 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.16%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.14%) TDD
14 6 (6.12%) Analytics
14 6 (6.12%) DevOps
14 6 (6.12%) Product Roadmap
15 5 (5.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) C++
2 41 (41.84%) C
3 22 (22.45%) Embedded C++
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 16 (16.33%) Java
6 11 (11.22%) Kotlin
7 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.18%) Python
8 8 (8.16%) C#
9 5 (5.10%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.08%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.06%) Java 8
11 3 (3.06%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.04%) SQL
13 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.02%) Go
13 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) HNC
3 1 (1.02%) CISM
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) MISRA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.02%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (38.78%) Firmware
2 13 (13.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Google
2 5 (5.10%) Apple
3 3 (3.06%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) Samsung
5 1 (1.02%) Altera
5 1 (1.02%) EMC
5 1 (1.02%) Facebook
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Intel
5 1 (1.02%) Perforce
5 1 (1.02%) Xilinx