Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1046 962 1187
Rank change year-on-year -84 +225 -9
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 157 209 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.75% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 129 194 91
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,375 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £61,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.41% -2.35%

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 26,479 27,917 34,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,078 22,749 28,607
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -54 155 £50,500 +18.82% 57
UK excluding London -82 133 £50,000 +17.65% 48
East of England -48 37 £55,000 +22.22% 11
South West +2 36 £52,500 +2.44% 5
South East +22 25 £45,000 - 15
London -4 23 £70,000 +27.27% 10
Midlands -7 18 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North of England -40 16 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East Midlands +8 9 £37,500 +15.38% 3
North West -8 9 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -20 9 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -15 6 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North East -30 1 - - 1
Scotland -44 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 86 (54.78%) C
2 82 (52.23%) Software Engineering
3 67 (42.68%) Wi-Fi
3 67 (42.68%) Wireless
4 63 (40.13%) C++
5 59 (37.58%) Android
6 52 (33.12%) Degree
7 49 (31.21%) Embedded C
8 48 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (26.11%) Python
10 40 (25.48%) Java
11 39 (24.84%) ZigBee
12 33 (21.02%) Firmware
13 32 (20.38%) Android Development
14 28 (17.83%) Internet
14 28 (17.83%) Linux
14 28 (17.83%) 3GPP
15 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
15 25 (15.92%) Validation
16 23 (14.65%) Electronics
16 23 (14.65%) Google
16 23 (14.65%) Internet of Things
17 22 (14.01%) Mentoring
17 22 (14.01%) Computer Science
18 21 (13.38%) Objective-C
18 21 (13.38%) Windows
19 20 (12.74%) JIRA
20 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (12.10%) Telecoms
20 19 (12.10%) Scrum

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 13 (8.28%) Confluence
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.27%) Predix
3 2 (1.27%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.82%) Google Play
3 4 (2.55%) GitHub
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (42.68%) Wi-Fi
1 67 (42.68%) Wireless
2 39 (24.84%) ZigBee
3 28 (17.83%) 3GPP
3 28 (17.83%) Internet
4 18 (11.46%) MQTT
5 15 (9.55%) 802.11
5 15 (9.55%) 802.15
6 10 (6.37%) HTTP
7 9 (5.73%) NFC
7 9 (5.73%) RFID
8 8 (5.10%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.82%) 3G
9 6 (3.82%) 4G
9 6 (3.82%) LAN
9 6 (3.82%) Network Security
9 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.82%) WLAN
10 5 (3.18%) RS-232
10 5 (3.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) Blockchain
1 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.74%) JIRA
2 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.82%) Android Studio
3 6 (3.82%) Xcode
4 5 (3.18%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.18%) Gradle
5 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.91%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.91%) CocoaPods
6 3 (1.91%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.91%) Maven
7 2 (1.27%) Buildbot
7 2 (1.27%) CMake
7 2 (1.27%) GCC
7 2 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.64%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.64%) Protractor
8 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) Trac
General
1 23 (14.65%) Electronics
2 19 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.73%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.82%) Automotive
5 5 (3.18%) Games
5 5 (3.18%) Law
5 5 (3.18%) Publishing
6 4 (2.55%) Finance
7 3 (1.91%) Marketing
7 3 (1.91%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (38.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 58 (36.94%) Software Engineer
3 49 (31.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 45 (28.66%) Developer
5 27 (17.20%) Android Developer
6 21 (13.38%) Firmware Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Embedded C Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Senior Android Developer
10 8 (5.10%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Consultant
11 7 (4.46%) IT Support
11 7 (4.46%) Python Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Security Consultant
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Wireless Engineer
13 5 (3.18%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.10%) REST
2 15 (9.55%) 802.1X
3 10 (6.37%) JSON
3 10 (6.37%) XML
4 9 (5.73%) Web Services
5 8 (5.10%) RESTful
6 6 (3.82%) Dagger
7 5 (3.18%) Cocoa
7 5 (3.18%) QML
7 5 (3.18%) Qt
7 5 (3.18%) React
7 5 (3.18%) React Native
7 5 (3.18%) RxJava
8 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.55%) CSS
8 4 (2.55%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.55%) HTML
8 4 (2.55%) Retrofit
9 3 (1.91%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (1.91%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Internet of Things
2 22 (14.01%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.83%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.28%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (8.28%) User Experience
5 12 (7.64%) Smart Energy
5 12 (7.64%) Smart Meter
6 6 (3.82%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.18%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.91%) Animation
9 3 (1.91%) Derivative
9 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.91%) EMV
9 3 (1.91%) iPad
9 3 (1.91%) iPhone
9 3 (1.91%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.58%) Android
2 28 (17.83%) Linux
3 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
4 21 (13.38%) Windows
5 16 (10.19%) FreeRTOS
6 13 (8.28%) ThreadX
7 6 (3.82%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.23%) Software Engineering
2 48 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.38%) Android Development
4 25 (15.92%) Validation
5 22 (14.01%) Mentoring
6 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.10%) Scrum
7 15 (9.55%) OO
8 14 (8.92%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.28%) Signal Processing
9 13 (8.28%) UML
10 12 (7.64%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (7.64%) Project Management
10 12 (7.64%) Secure Coding
11 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (6.37%) Mobile Development
13 8 (5.10%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.46%) Business Development
14 7 (4.46%) MVC
15 6 (3.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.78%) C
2 63 (40.13%) C++
3 49 (31.21%) Embedded C
4 41 (26.11%) Python
5 40 (25.48%) Java
6 21 (13.38%) Objective-C
7 16 (10.19%) C#
8 10 (6.37%) Apple Swift
9 9 (5.73%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.73%) Embedded C++
10 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.46%) Kotlin
10 7 (4.46%) SQL
11 6 (3.82%) Assembly Language
11 6 (3.82%) Ruby
12 3 (1.91%) R
12 3 (1.91%) XAML
13 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.64%) Perl
14 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (33.12%) Degree
2 19 (12.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.01%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.82%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) MISRA
2 8 (5.10%) ISO 13485
3 6 (3.82%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (21.02%) Firmware
2 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.91%) Docker
4 2 (1.27%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Google
2 12 (7.64%) Atlassian
3 10 (6.37%) Apple
3 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.18%) Citrix
5 4 (2.55%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.55%) Wind River
5 4 (2.55%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.91%) Atmel
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) QNX
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Sigfox
7 2 (1.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Telerik
8 1 (0.64%) WorldPay