Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 718 872 938
Rank change year-on-year +154 +66 +102
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 96 139 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 102 122 160
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £41,825 £41,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £71,125 £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 9,789 18,470 22,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,699 14,797 18,084
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,200 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +176 85 £55,000 +4.76% 34
UK excluding London +136 74 £55,000 +4.76% 28
Work from Home -70 32 £60,000 - 11
South West +64 23 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North of England +53 19 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Yorkshire +46 15 £50,000 - 3
South East +90 14 £50,000 - 6
East of England +84 10 £57,500 +31.43% 5
London +165 7 £65,000 - 7
Midlands +66 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
North West +32 4 £43,500 -24.35% 6
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 50 (52.08%) Wi-Fi
2 47 (48.96%) Wireless
3 46 (47.92%) C
3 46 (47.92%) Software Engineering
4 42 (43.75%) C++
5 37 (38.54%) Electronics
6 36 (37.50%) Linux
7 32 (33.33%) Android
8 30 (31.25%) Apple iOS
9 29 (30.21%) Firmware
10 27 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.96%) ZigBee
12 23 (23.96%) Computer Science
12 23 (23.96%) Android Development
13 22 (22.92%) Embedded C
14 20 (20.83%) Java
14 20 (20.83%) Degree
15 19 (19.79%) Google
15 19 (19.79%) Ethernet
15 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
16 18 (18.75%) HTML
16 18 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
17 16 (16.67%) Embedded C++
17 16 (16.67%) MVVM
18 15 (15.63%) Kotlin
19 14 (14.58%) CSS
19 14 (14.58%) Google Play
19 14 (14.58%) MQTT

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 3 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 4 (4.17%) Fusion 360
1 4 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Google Play
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon Alexa
3 3 (3.13%) AWS
4 2 (2.08%) Firebase
4 2 (2.08%) Serverless
5 1 (1.04%) AWS IoT
5 1 (1.04%) Bitrise
Communications & Networking
1 50 (52.08%) Wi-Fi
2 47 (48.96%) Wireless
3 23 (23.96%) ZigBee
4 19 (19.79%) Ethernet
4 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (14.58%) MQTT
6 11 (11.46%) Internet
7 4 (4.17%) RFID
8 3 (3.13%) 3G
8 3 (3.13%) 5G
9 2 (2.08%) 4G
9 2 (2.08%) DHCP
9 2 (2.08%) DNS
9 2 (2.08%) GSM
9 2 (2.08%) HTTP
9 2 (2.08%) IPv6
9 2 (2.08%) LAN
9 2 (2.08%) NFC
9 2 (2.08%) VLAN
10 1 (1.04%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.21%) Subversion
2 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.17%) CircleCI
3 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) Crashlytics
5 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.04%) Genymotion
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 37 (38.54%) Electronics
2 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Software Engineer
2 35 (36.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 30 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (20.83%) Developer
5 17 (17.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Android Developer
6 16 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (15.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 14 (14.58%) Firmware Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) DSP Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) DSP Software Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior DSP Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) HTML
2 14 (14.58%) CSS
3 10 (10.42%) React Native
4 6 (6.25%) Yocto
5 4 (4.17%) RESTful
6 3 (3.13%) .NET
6 3 (3.13%) REST
6 3 (3.13%) RxJava
7 2 (2.08%) Node.js
7 2 (2.08%) OAuth
7 2 (2.08%) React
7 2 (2.08%) Sass
7 2 (2.08%) SOAP
7 2 (2.08%) WPF
8 1 (1.04%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.04%) Flash
8 1 (1.04%) JNI
8 1 (1.04%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.04%) Velocity
8 1 (1.04%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 11 (11.46%) Internet of Things
5 10 (10.42%) Smart Home
6 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
7 8 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (6.25%) Fat Client
8 6 (6.25%) Home Automation
8 6 (6.25%) Thin Client
9 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
9 5 (5.21%) ASIC
9 5 (5.21%) CPLD
10 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (3.13%) Analogue Electronics
12 2 (2.08%) Biotechnology
12 2 (2.08%) User Experience
13 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (1.04%) Robotics
13 1 (1.04%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.50%) Linux
2 32 (33.33%) Android
3 30 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.25%) FreeRTOS
4 6 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.96%) Android Development
3 23 (23.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (16.67%) MVVM
5 13 (13.54%) Software Architecture
6 12 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
6 12 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
7 11 (11.46%) Mobile Development
8 10 (10.42%) iOS Development
8 10 (10.42%) Prototyping
8 10 (10.42%) Signal Processing
9 9 (9.38%) Validation
10 8 (8.33%) TDD
11 7 (7.29%) DevOps
11 7 (7.29%) Kanban
11 7 (7.29%) Scrum
11 7 (7.29%) Time Management
12 6 (6.25%) Analytics
12 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) C
2 42 (43.75%) C++
3 22 (22.92%) Embedded C
4 20 (20.83%) Java
5 16 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 15 (15.63%) Kotlin
7 11 (11.46%) Python
8 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
9 9 (9.38%) MATLAB
10 8 (8.33%) C#
11 5 (5.21%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.13%) Go
12 3 (3.13%) Java 8
13 2 (2.08%) Apple Swift
13 2 (2.08%) SQL
14 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) PhD
3 4 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) MISRA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 29 (30.21%) Firmware
2 9 (9.38%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Google
2 5 (5.21%) Altera
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Perforce
2 5 (5.21%) Xilinx
3 4 (4.17%) Apple
3 4 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.04%) EMC
5 1 (1.04%) Facebook
5 1 (1.04%) IBM