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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1043 792 790
Rank change year-on-year -251 -2 +116
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 163 102 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 88 102
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £31,150
25th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% +10.53%

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 21,644 11,805 13,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.85% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,670 8,757 11,052
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +6.57%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 15 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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -239 124 £65,000 +18.18% 58
London -209 74 £65,000 +18.18% 5
UK excluding London -134 71 £58,750 +6.82% 58
Work from Home -308 43 £52,500 -4.55% 29
South West -28 21 £60,000 +14.29% 14
Scotland - 19 £55,000 - 4
South East -87 12 £68,750 +25.00% 9
Midlands -69 6 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North of England -100 6 £40,000 -27.27% 6
West Midlands -47 5 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England -79 5 - - 21
North West -82 4 £57,500 +32.18% 5
Wales -36 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -56 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 67 (41.10%) Electronics
2 63 (38.65%) Software Engineering
3 62 (38.04%) Wi-Fi
4 59 (36.20%) IoT
5 50 (30.67%) Agile
6 49 (30.06%) Firmware
7 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
8 46 (28.22%) Android
8 46 (28.22%) C
9 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
10 43 (26.38%) Social Skills
11 40 (24.54%) TypeScript
12 39 (23.93%) Computer Science
13 38 (23.31%) User Experience
14 36 (22.09%) Java
14 36 (22.09%) Wearables
15 34 (20.86%) TCP/IP
16 33 (20.25%) Embedded C
16 33 (20.25%) Node.js
16 33 (20.25%) Embedded Systems
17 32 (19.63%) DevOps
18 31 (19.02%) Wireless
18 31 (19.02%) Degree
19 30 (18.40%) Microservices
19 30 (18.40%) React
20 29 (17.79%) Mobile App
20 29 (17.79%) UX Design
20 29 (17.79%) Python
20 29 (17.79%) Analogue Electronics
21 28 (17.18%) Git (software)

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 5 (3.07%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) Cloud Computing
1 23 (14.11%) PaaS
1 23 (14.11%) Serverless
2 12 (7.36%) AWS
3 6 (3.68%) GitHub
4 4 (2.45%) npm
5 3 (1.84%) Amazon Cognito
5 3 (1.84%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.23%) Azure
6 2 (1.23%) Google Play
7 1 (0.61%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.61%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.61%) Firebase
7 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 62 (38.04%) Wi-Fi
2 34 (20.86%) TCP/IP
3 31 (19.02%) Wireless
4 26 (15.95%) NFC
5 19 (11.66%) Internet
6 16 (9.82%) ZigBee
7 14 (8.59%) Ethernet
8 13 (7.98%) LoRaWAN
8 13 (7.98%) RS-232
9 11 (6.75%) VoIP
10 10 (6.13%) RS-485
11 7 (4.29%) HTTP
12 5 (3.07%) DNS
12 5 (3.07%) MQTT
12 5 (3.07%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.45%) Broadband
13 4 (2.45%) WLAN
14 2 (1.23%) DVB
15 1 (0.61%) LTE
15 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) MySQL
1 3 (1.84%) SQLite
2 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.29%) JIRA
3 6 (3.68%) Android Studio
3 6 (3.68%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.68%) CMake
3 6 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.68%) Subversion
3 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio Code
3 6 (3.68%) Xcode
4 5 (3.07%) GDB
4 5 (3.07%) GoogleTest
4 5 (3.07%) Hudson
4 5 (3.07%) Robot Framework
5 2 (1.23%) git-flow
5 2 (1.23%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.61%) Ant
6 1 (0.61%) Appium
6 1 (0.61%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.61%) Mockito
6 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 67 (41.10%) Electronics
2 43 (26.38%) Social Skills
3 36 (22.09%) Wearables
4 23 (14.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Finance
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.61%) Tech for Good
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (33.13%) Software Engineer
2 42 (25.77%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (19.63%) Developer
4 30 (18.40%) Electronics Engineer
5 21 (12.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Design Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 16 (9.82%) Lead Electronics Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Firmware Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) iOS Developer
10 10 (6.13%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Integration Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Java Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.25%) Node.js
2 30 (18.40%) React
3 19 (11.66%) REST
4 15 (9.20%) Android SDK
4 15 (9.20%) Vue.js
5 14 (8.59%) JSON
6 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.36%) Spring
6 12 (7.36%) Yocto
7 11 (6.75%) NestJS
8 9 (5.52%) HTML
8 9 (5.52%) React Native
9 7 (4.29%) Qt
9 7 (4.29%) Redux
10 6 (3.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (3.07%) .NET
11 5 (3.07%) OpenEmbedded
11 5 (3.07%) WebSockets
12 4 (2.45%) gRPC
12 4 (2.45%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 59 (36.20%) IoT
2 38 (23.31%) User Experience
3 33 (20.25%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (17.79%) Analogue Electronics
4 29 (17.79%) Mobile App
5 24 (14.72%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (14.11%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (7.98%) ARM Cortex
7 13 (7.98%) Virtual Team
8 8 (4.91%) Cloud Native
9 7 (4.29%) Home Automation
10 6 (3.68%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.68%) Arduino
11 5 (3.07%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (3.07%) Smart Energy
11 5 (3.07%) Smart Home
12 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.45%) Podcast
13 3 (1.84%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.22%) Android
2 27 (16.56%) Linux
3 20 (12.27%) Apple iOS
4 18 (11.04%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (11.04%) Windows
5 7 (4.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.65%) Software Engineering
2 50 (30.67%) Agile
3 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
4 39 (23.93%) Computer Science
5 32 (19.63%) DevOps
6 30 (18.40%) Microservices
7 29 (17.79%) UX Design
8 27 (16.56%) Logistics
8 27 (16.56%) Prototyping
9 26 (15.95%) Software Testing
10 24 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (14.11%) Architectural Design
12 22 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (12.27%) Rapid Prototyping
14 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (11.66%) Technology Roadmap
15 18 (11.04%) Integration Testing
15 18 (11.04%) Unit Testing
16 15 (9.20%) Android Development
16 15 (9.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.22%) C
2 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.54%) TypeScript
4 36 (22.09%) Java
5 33 (20.25%) Embedded C
6 29 (17.79%) Python
7 27 (16.56%) C++
8 12 (7.36%) Apple Swift
9 7 (4.29%) Kotlin
9 7 (4.29%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.07%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.07%) Rust
10 5 (3.07%) Scala
11 3 (1.84%) C#
12 2 (1.23%) Bash
12 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.61%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (19.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) HNC
3 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) JTAG
3 3 (1.84%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.84%) MISRA
System Software
1 49 (30.06%) Firmware
2 7 (4.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Bugsnag
1 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (8.59%) Google
2 10 (6.13%) EMC
3 8 (4.91%) Apple
3 8 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.68%) YouTube
5 5 (3.07%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.23%) Progress
6 2 (1.23%) Spotify
7 1 (0.61%) Atmel
7 1 (0.61%) Hotjar
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Samsung
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Xamarin