Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1023 1000 1154
Rank change year-on-year -23 +154 +85
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 156 180 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 141 166 114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +18.75%

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 26,074 29,436 34,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.73% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21,151 23,924 28,589
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,913 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -4 151 £50,000 +17.65% 58
UK excluding London -22 137 £50,000 +14.29% 48
East of England -3 62 £50,000 - 18
Midlands +40 25 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West +23 25 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East Midlands - 19 £50,000 - 3
London +5 14 £68,750 +37.50% 10
North of England -22 14 £45,000 +20.81% 6
North West +3 12 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South East +10 9 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands -2 6 £44,150 +10.38% 11
Yorkshire +1 2 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Scotland -41 2 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 114 (73.08%) C
2 88 (56.41%) Wireless
3 83 (53.21%) Embedded C
4 79 (50.64%) C++
5 78 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 65 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
7 62 (39.74%) Degree
8 61 (39.10%) Python
9 44 (28.21%) Telecoms
10 39 (25.00%) Android
11 36 (23.08%) C#
11 36 (23.08%) Java
12 33 (21.15%) Electronics
13 31 (19.87%) Linux
13 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (19.87%) Signal Processing
13 31 (19.87%) Embedded Systems
13 31 (19.87%) Embedded Software Development
14 28 (17.95%) Firmware
15 25 (16.03%) Embedded C++
16 23 (14.74%) Windows
17 21 (13.46%) ZigBee
18 19 (12.18%) Apple iOS
19 16 (10.26%) Validation
20 15 (9.62%) Computer Science
20 15 (9.62%) Android Development
21 14 (8.97%) Mobile App
21 14 (8.97%) TDD
22 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
22 13 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 7 (4.49%) Confluence
2 1 (0.64%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) Drupal
2 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) GitHub
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Google Play
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (56.41%) Wireless
2 65 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (13.46%) ZigBee
4 11 (7.05%) Internet
5 10 (6.41%) NFC
6 9 (5.77%) 3GPP
6 9 (5.77%) HTTP
6 9 (5.77%) MQTT
7 8 (5.13%) 802.15
8 7 (4.49%) 802.11
8 7 (4.49%) Ethernet
8 7 (4.49%) Network Security
8 7 (4.49%) RS-232
9 6 (3.85%) GPRS
10 5 (3.21%) RFID
10 5 (3.21%) UMTS
11 4 (2.56%) 3G
11 4 (2.56%) 4G
11 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.92%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) JIRA
2 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.85%) Android Studio
3 6 (3.85%) Subversion
4 5 (3.21%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.21%) Gradle
5 4 (2.56%) Hudson
5 4 (2.56%) Xcode
6 3 (1.92%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.28%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.28%) GCC
7 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.64%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.64%) Mocha
8 1 (0.64%) Protractor
8 1 (0.64%) Trac
General
1 44 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 33 (21.15%) Electronics
3 9 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.49%) Finance
5 4 (2.56%) Publishing
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Military
7 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (53.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 57 (36.54%) Software Engineer
3 49 (31.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (18.59%) Embedded C Engineer
5 28 (17.95%) Developer
6 17 (10.90%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (9.62%) Test Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Graduate
11 10 (6.41%) Systems Test Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.49%) HTML
2 7 (4.49%) QML
2 7 (4.49%) Qt
3 6 (3.85%) XML
4 5 (3.21%) CSS
4 5 (3.21%) JSON
4 5 (3.21%) React
4 5 (3.21%) React Native
5 4 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.56%) REST
6 3 (1.92%) .NET
6 3 (1.92%) Android SDK
6 3 (1.92%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.92%) JNI
6 3 (1.92%) RESTful
6 3 (1.92%) SOAP
6 3 (1.92%) UIKit
6 3 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.87%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) CAN bus
5 6 (3.85%) EMV
5 6 (3.85%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.21%) User Experience
7 4 (2.56%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.28%) Animation
9 2 (1.28%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.28%) Life Science
9 2 (1.28%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.28%) SCADA
9 2 (1.28%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Android
2 31 (19.87%) Linux
3 23 (14.74%) Windows
4 19 (12.18%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.49%) ThreadX
6 6 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) Embedded Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) Signal Processing
3 16 (10.26%) Validation
4 15 (9.62%) Android Development
5 14 (8.97%) TDD
6 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.69%) Scrum
8 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.41%) Project Management
9 10 (6.41%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.49%) CAD
10 7 (4.49%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (4.49%) OO
10 7 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (4.49%) Physics
11 6 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 114 (73.08%) C
2 83 (53.21%) Embedded C
3 79 (50.64%) C++
4 61 (39.10%) Python
5 36 (23.08%) C#
5 36 (23.08%) Java
6 25 (16.03%) Embedded C++
7 13 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.77%) Assembly Language
10 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 8 (5.13%) SQL
11 6 (3.85%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.85%) Ruby
12 4 (2.56%) ANSI C
12 4 (2.56%) XAML
13 3 (1.92%) PHP
14 2 (1.28%) Perl
14 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (39.74%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.85%) HND
4 5 (3.21%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) GIAC
6 1 (0.64%) GPEN
6 1 (0.64%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.64%) GXPN
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) OSCE
6 1 (0.64%) OSCP
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) ISO 13485
2 6 (3.85%) MISRA
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 28 (17.95%) Firmware
2 3 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (4.49%) Xamarin
2 6 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.56%) Apple
4 4 (2.56%) Atmel
4 4 (2.56%) Wind River
5 3 (1.92%) EMC
6 2 (1.28%) Google
6 2 (1.28%) QNX
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.64%) Avaya
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Perforce
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) WorldPay