Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1149 1167
Rank change year-on-year +172 +18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 194 98 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.050% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 182 84 111
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,625 £30,125 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,375 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%

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 28054 33416 37769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 16.88% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22738 27693 30697
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +195 187 £45,000 - 24
UK excluding London +148 171 £45,000 - 21
East of England +79 88 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands +52 32 £43,750 +12.90% 8
North of England +11 30 £40,000 +26.98% 2
London +48 20 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Yorkshire +35 18 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands +43 17 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Midlands +37 15 £45,000 -9.09% 2
North West -19 10 £52,500 +40.00% 1
South East +34 8 £43,750 -2.78% 1
South West +13 7 £40,000 -17.95% 2
Scotland +22 6 £46,250 +15.63% 1
North East +22 2 £37,500 +30.43%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 146 (75.26%) C
2 123 (63.40%) Wireless
3 105 (54.12%) C++
4 99 (51.03%) Wi-Fi
5 93 (47.94%) Software Engineering
6 76 (39.18%) Embedded C
7 66 (34.02%) Firmware
7 66 (34.02%) Python
8 65 (33.51%) Degree
9 56 (28.87%) Electronics
10 47 (24.23%) Embedded Software Development
11 45 (23.20%) Telecoms
12 41 (21.13%) Embedded Systems
13 40 (20.62%) Linux
14 39 (20.10%) Android
15 38 (19.59%) MATLAB
16 37 (19.07%) Computer Science
17 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (18.04%) Mathematics
18 35 (18.04%) Embedded C++
19 34 (17.53%) Signal Processing
20 31 (15.98%) C#
20 31 (15.98%) Java
21 30 (15.46%) Ethernet
21 30 (15.46%) ZigBee
22 29 (14.95%) Apple iOS
23 25 (12.89%) RS-232
24 23 (11.86%) Digital Signal Processing
25 22 (11.34%) Internet
26 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP

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 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.03%) iTunes
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (63.40%) Wireless
2 99 (51.03%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (15.46%) Ethernet
3 30 (15.46%) ZigBee
4 25 (12.89%) RS-232
5 22 (11.34%) Internet
6 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
7 19 (9.79%) 802.11
8 17 (8.76%) LTE
9 16 (8.25%) DVB
10 13 (6.70%) RS-422
10 13 (6.70%) RS-485
11 12 (6.19%) GPRS
12 11 (5.67%) NFC
13 9 (4.64%) GSM
14 7 (3.61%) RFID
15 6 (3.09%) UMTS
16 5 (2.58%) MQTT
16 5 (2.58%) OFDM
17 4 (2.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Subversion
2 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.03%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 56 (28.87%) Electronics
2 45 (23.20%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.31%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.64%) Finance
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 4 (2.06%) Automotive
6 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Military
7 2 (1.03%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (47.42%) Embedded Engineer
2 71 (36.60%) Software Engineer
3 53 (27.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 44 (22.68%) Embedded C Engineer
5 39 (20.10%) Firmware Engineer
6 33 (17.01%) DSP Engineer
7 27 (13.92%) Developer
7 27 (13.92%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 26 (13.40%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (12.37%) C Software Engineer
10 22 (11.34%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 22 (11.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 21 (10.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 20 (10.31%) C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (10.31%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (9.79%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 19 (9.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (9.79%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (9.28%) Wireless Engineer
15 16 (8.25%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.64%) Middleware
3 8 (4.12%) POSIX
4 7 (3.61%) JNI
5 5 (2.58%) .NET
6 4 (2.06%) QML
6 4 (2.06%) Qt
7 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.03%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.03%) jQuery
7 2 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.03%) LINQ
7 2 (1.03%) Node.js
7 2 (1.03%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.03%) REST
7 2 (1.03%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Embedded Systems
2 37 (19.07%) Computer Science
3 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (10.31%) Algorithms
5 19 (9.79%) Internet of Things
6 18 (9.28%) Home Automation
7 16 (8.25%) Smartphone
8 14 (7.22%) EMV
9 13 (6.70%) Mobile App
10 10 (5.15%) ASIC
10 10 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (3.61%) Device Driver
11 7 (3.61%) Smartcard
12 6 (3.09%) CAN bus
12 6 (3.09%) Contactless
12 6 (3.09%) EPoS
12 6 (3.09%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
13 5 (2.58%) SystemC
13 5 (2.58%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.62%) Linux
2 39 (20.10%) Android
3 29 (14.95%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.76%) Windows
5 9 (4.64%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (47.94%) Software Engineering
2 47 (24.23%) Embedded Software Development
3 35 (18.04%) Mathematics
4 34 (17.53%) Signal Processing
5 23 (11.86%) Digital Signal Processing
6 21 (10.82%) Validation
7 16 (8.25%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.25%) Scenario Testing
8 15 (7.73%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.73%) Software Architecture
9 14 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.19%) SDLC
11 11 (5.67%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.64%) TDD
13 8 (4.12%) Android Development
13 8 (4.12%) Computer Architecture
14 7 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.61%) Telematics
15 6 (3.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (75.26%) C
2 105 (54.12%) C++
3 76 (39.18%) Embedded C
4 66 (34.02%) Python
5 38 (19.59%) MATLAB
6 35 (18.04%) Embedded C++
7 31 (15.98%) C#
7 31 (15.98%) Java
8 19 (9.79%) ANSI C
9 10 (5.15%) Assembly Language
9 10 (5.15%) Perl
10 8 (4.12%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.06%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.55%) SQL
15 2 (1.03%) XAML
16 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (33.51%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) HND
4 1 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) MCSA
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO 13485
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) DO-254
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (34.02%) Firmware
2 2 (1.03%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (4.64%) Xamarin
2 7 (3.61%) EMC
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.09%) Atmel
4 3 (1.55%) Green Hills
4 3 (1.55%) QNX
5 2 (1.03%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Avaya
6 1 (0.52%) BT
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) Freescale