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

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 992 1196
Rank change year-on-year -30 +204 -38
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 174 203 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.74% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 132 188 72
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,625 £31,250 £31,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +3.75%

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 26,177 27,595 34,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,814 22,483 28,209
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,913 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 June 2018.

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 21 June 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 -17 173 £50,000 +17.65% 57
UK excluding London -50 145 £50,000 +11.11% 47
South West +17 39 £52,500 +16.67% 2
South East +27 35 £45,000 - 16
London +12 29 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East of England -63 25 £60,000 +26.32% 12
Midlands +16 24 £37,500 -6.25% 10
North of England -8 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands +5 15 £44,500 +11.25% 8
North West +8 13 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +10 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -15 6 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -23 2 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 87 (50.00%) C
2 83 (47.70%) Software Engineering
3 74 (42.53%) Wi-Fi
4 65 (37.36%) Wireless
5 61 (35.06%) C++
5 61 (35.06%) Android
6 51 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (28.16%) Firmware
8 48 (27.59%) Degree
9 46 (26.44%) ZigBee
10 44 (25.29%) Java
11 41 (23.56%) Embedded C
12 39 (22.41%) Linux
13 37 (21.26%) Electronics
14 34 (19.54%) C#
14 34 (19.54%) Apple iOS
15 33 (18.97%) Python
16 32 (18.39%) Android Development
17 31 (17.82%) Validation
18 30 (17.24%) Objective-C
18 30 (17.24%) 3GPP
19 27 (15.52%) Internet
20 26 (14.94%) Windows
20 26 (14.94%) Internet of Things
21 22 (12.64%) REST
21 22 (12.64%) Ethernet
21 22 (12.64%) Computer Science
21 22 (12.64%) Google
22 21 (12.07%) JIRA
23 20 (11.49%) 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 14 (8.05%) Confluence
2 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.15%) Predix
3 2 (1.15%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.57%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Google Play
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.53%) Wi-Fi
2 65 (37.36%) Wireless
3 46 (26.44%) ZigBee
4 30 (17.24%) 3GPP
5 27 (15.52%) Internet
6 22 (12.64%) Ethernet
7 20 (11.49%) MQTT
8 18 (10.34%) 802.11
8 18 (10.34%) 802.15
9 16 (9.20%) RS-232
10 12 (6.90%) TCP/IP
11 11 (6.32%) 4G
11 11 (6.32%) GSM
12 10 (5.75%) 3G
13 9 (5.17%) RFID
14 8 (4.60%) HTTP
14 8 (4.60%) NFC
14 8 (4.60%) WLAN
15 6 (3.45%) LAN
15 6 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (12.07%) JIRA
2 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.87%) CocoaPods
4 5 (2.87%) Xcode
5 4 (2.30%) Subversion
6 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.15%) Buildbot
6 2 (1.15%) CMake
6 2 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) MSTest
7 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (21.26%) Electronics
2 13 (7.47%) Games
3 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.17%) Automotive
4 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.30%) Law
6 3 (1.72%) Finance
6 3 (1.72%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.72%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (36.78%) Software Engineer
2 55 (31.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 49 (28.16%) Developer
4 48 (27.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 27 (15.52%) Firmware Engineer
6 24 (13.79%) Android Developer
7 22 (12.64%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Senior Android Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Electronics Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) IT Support
10 7 (4.02%) Embedded C Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (3.45%) IT Technician
11 6 (3.45%) Support Technician
11 6 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.64%) REST
2 20 (11.49%) 802.1X
3 11 (6.32%) JSON
4 10 (5.75%) RESTful
4 10 (5.75%) XML
5 8 (4.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 8 (4.60%) Web Services
6 7 (4.02%) .NET
6 7 (4.02%) Cocoa
7 6 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.87%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (2.87%) Core Animation
8 5 (2.87%) Core Data
8 5 (2.87%) Dagger
8 5 (2.87%) Qt
8 5 (2.87%) RxJava
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.30%) CSS
9 4 (2.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Internet of Things
2 22 (12.64%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.05%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.05%) User Experience
4 12 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.90%) Smart Energy
4 12 (6.90%) Smart Meter
5 6 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.87%) Animation
6 5 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.30%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.30%) Smart Home
7 4 (2.30%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.72%) Derivative
8 3 (1.72%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.72%) Life Science
8 3 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.06%) Android
2 39 (22.41%) Linux
3 34 (19.54%) Apple iOS
4 26 (14.94%) Windows
5 17 (9.77%) FreeRTOS
6 15 (8.62%) ThreadX
7 10 (5.75%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.57%) Unix
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.70%) Software Engineering
2 51 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.39%) Android Development
4 31 (17.82%) Validation
5 19 (10.92%) Embedded Software Development
5 19 (10.92%) Scrum
6 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.20%) UML
8 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.05%) Secure Coding
9 13 (7.47%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.47%) OO
10 12 (6.90%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.60%) Analytics
11 8 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (4.02%) Mobile Development
12 7 (4.02%) Multithreading
12 7 (4.02%) Project Management
12 7 (4.02%) Test Automation
13 6 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.00%) C
2 61 (35.06%) C++
3 44 (25.29%) Java
4 41 (23.56%) Embedded C
5 34 (19.54%) C#
6 33 (18.97%) Python
7 30 (17.24%) Objective-C
8 10 (5.75%) Assembly Language
9 9 (5.17%) Kotlin
10 8 (4.60%) Apple Swift
10 8 (4.60%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.02%) Embedded C++
11 7 (4.02%) SQL
12 4 (2.30%) XAML
13 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.72%) R
13 3 (1.72%) Ruby
14 2 (1.15%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.32%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.72%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) HND
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.34%) MISRA
2 6 (3.45%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.45%) ISO 13485
2 6 (3.45%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (28.16%) Firmware
2 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (12.64%) Google
2 15 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.05%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.17%) Apple
5 6 (3.45%) Citrix
6 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.72%) Assembla
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.15%) Atmel
8 2 (1.15%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.15%) EMC
8 2 (1.15%) IBM
8 2 (1.15%) Sigfox
8 2 (1.15%) VMware
8 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.57%) Capita
9 1 (0.57%) Siemens
9 1 (0.57%) Telerik
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) Wind River