Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 649 938 975
Rank change year-on-year +289 +37 +61
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 67 132 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 109 147
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £39,875 £38,800 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 8,227 20,778 23,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.40% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,631 16,161 18,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 2020. 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 +260 61 £57,500 +9.52% 27
UK excluding London +233 59 £55,000 +10.00% 25
South East +162 24 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North of England +153 15 £55,000 -25.68% 2
Yorkshire +113 15 £55,000 - 1
Work from Home +10 15 £60,000 -7.69% 4
South West +120 10 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East of England +130 7 £76,250 +52.50% 6
London +229 4 £80,000 +23.08% 3
Midlands +102 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +81 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wales +44 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 28 (41.79%) C
1 28 (41.79%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (37.31%) Wireless
3 23 (34.33%) C++
4 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
6 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
6 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
7 17 (25.37%) Linux
7 17 (25.37%) Electronics
8 16 (23.88%) Firmware
8 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
8 16 (23.88%) Android
9 15 (22.39%) HTML
9 15 (22.39%) Kotlin
9 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
9 15 (22.39%) Android Development
10 14 (20.90%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (20.90%) Java
11 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
11 13 (19.40%) MVVM
11 13 (19.40%) Degree
12 12 (17.91%) Google
12 12 (17.91%) Scrum
12 12 (17.91%) Google Play
12 12 (17.91%) Requirements Gathering
13 11 (16.42%) MQTT
13 11 (16.42%) C#
13 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
13 11 (16.42%) CSS

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 (4.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Fusion 360
2 1 (1.49%) Maya
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Google Play
2 1 (1.49%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (37.31%) Wireless
3 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
3 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
4 11 (16.42%) MQTT
4 11 (16.42%) ZigBee
5 6 (8.96%) Internet
6 5 (7.46%) 4G
7 4 (5.97%) 3G
8 3 (4.48%) 5G
9 2 (2.99%) DHCP
9 2 (2.99%) DNS
9 2 (2.99%) HTTP
9 2 (2.99%) IPv6
9 2 (2.99%) RS-232
9 2 (2.99%) TETRA
9 2 (2.99%) VLAN
10 1 (1.49%) GSM
10 1 (1.49%) LTE
10 1 (1.49%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.45%) CircleCI
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.46%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
General
1 17 (25.37%) Electronics
2 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Android Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Design Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Firmware Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Android Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Bluetooth Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) DSP Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) HTML
2 11 (16.42%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) React Native
4 6 (8.96%) .NET
4 6 (8.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (7.46%) RxJava
6 3 (4.48%) REST
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (16.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (11.94%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.46%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.46%) ASIC
4 5 (7.46%) CPLD
4 5 (7.46%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
6 1 (1.49%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Robotics
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Android
3 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (22.39%) Android Development
5 13 (19.40%) MVVM
6 12 (17.91%) Requirements Gathering
6 12 (17.91%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) Signal Processing
8 9 (13.43%) Kanban
8 9 (13.43%) Prototyping
9 8 (11.94%) Device Driver Development
9 8 (11.94%) iOS Development
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps
10 7 (10.45%) Mobile Development
10 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.46%) Physics
11 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C
2 23 (34.33%) C++
3 15 (22.39%) Kotlin
4 14 (20.90%) Java
5 11 (16.42%) C#
6 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
7 7 (10.45%) Python
8 6 (8.96%) MATLAB
9 5 (7.46%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.48%) Go
11 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) PhD
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Google
2 5 (7.46%) Altera
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Perforce
2 5 (7.46%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.48%) EMC
4 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin