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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
UK
Rank 747 904 888
Rank change year-on-year +157 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 110 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.043% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 102 42 61
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -14.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -3.61% -15.73%  

Bluetooth is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +163 108 £40,000 -3.61% 22
East of England +63 46 £45,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +57 46 £45,000 - 7
Cambridge +43 40 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire +41 28 £40,000 -1.84% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £40,000 - 1
South West +23 10 £46,250 -11.90% 1
West Yorkshire +21 10 £37,000 -10.84%
Wakefield +10 10 £37,000 -10.84%
West Midlands +34 8 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Sheffield - 7 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 -
North West - 7 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
South East +47 5 £45,000 +2.85% 7
Harrogate +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
North Yorkshire +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Doncaster - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £47,500 -
Dorset - 5 £47,500 -
Coventry - 4 £40,000 - 2
London +67 3 £41,250 -28.26% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol - 3 £57,500 -
Hampshire +27 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Devon - 2 £37,500 -
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £37,500 -
Warwick - 2 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £45,000 -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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.

1 158 (80.20%) C++
2 143 (72.59%) C
3 136 (69.04%) Wireless
4 134 (68.02%) Software Engineering
5 96 (48.73%) Wi-Fi
6 90 (45.69%) Degree
7 83 (42.13%) Firmware
8 81 (41.12%) Python
9 76 (38.58%) Electronics
10 61 (30.96%) Embedded C
11 59 (29.95%) Linux
12 57 (28.93%) ZigBee
13 55 (27.92%) Ethernet
14 50 (25.38%) Embedded C++
15 49 (24.87%) Java
15 49 (24.87%) Android
16 48 (24.37%) Telecoms
17 47 (23.86%) TCP/IP
18 46 (23.35%) Mathematics
19 45 (22.84%) Computer Science
20 43 (21.83%) RS-232
21 38 (19.29%) Windows
22 37 (18.78%) Embedded Software Development
23 33 (16.75%) Perl
23 33 (16.75%) MATLAB
23 33 (16.75%) RS-485
24 32 (16.24%) Embedded Systems
25 29 (14.72%) C#
26 26 (13.20%) 802.1X
26 26 (13.20%) Android Development

Bluetooth
Top Related 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 1 (0.51%) Predix
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (69.04%) Wireless
2 96 (48.73%) Wi-Fi
3 57 (28.93%) ZigBee
4 55 (27.92%) Ethernet
5 47 (23.86%) TCP/IP
6 43 (21.83%) RS-232
7 33 (16.75%) RS-485
8 25 (12.69%) GSM
9 22 (11.17%) GPRS
10 21 (10.66%) LTE
11 20 (10.15%) DVB
11 20 (10.15%) RS-422
12 18 (9.14%) Internet
13 17 (8.63%) 802.11
14 11 (5.58%) WLAN
15 10 (5.08%) NFC
16 9 (4.57%) 802.15
17 6 (3.05%) UMTS
17 6 (3.05%) VoIP
18 5 (2.54%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.54%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.52%) MySQL
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.55%) Subversion
3 4 (2.03%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.51%) Calabash
5 1 (0.51%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 76 (38.58%) Electronics
2 48 (24.37%) Telecoms
3 24 (12.18%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.58%) Automotive
5 6 (3.05%) Finance
5 6 (3.05%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.02%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (59.39%) Software Engineer
2 115 (58.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 103 (52.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 46 (23.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 45 (22.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 45 (22.84%) Firmware Engineer
6 44 (22.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 38 (19.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 32 (16.24%) Embedded C Engineer
9 30 (15.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 29 (14.72%) C Software Engineer
10 29 (14.72%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 29 (14.72%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 29 (14.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 29 (14.72%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (9.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 17 (8.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 17 (8.63%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (7.61%) Developer
13 15 (7.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) 802.1X
2 18 (9.14%) Qt
3 13 (6.60%) Middleware
4 10 (5.08%) POSIX
5 9 (4.57%) HTML
6 7 (3.55%) REST
7 6 (3.05%) BREW
7 6 (3.05%) Flash
7 6 (3.05%) HTML5
7 6 (3.05%) J2ME
7 6 (3.05%) MFC
7 6 (3.05%) OpenAL
7 6 (3.05%) OpenCL
7 6 (3.05%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.05%) Qt Quick
7 6 (3.05%) Series 60
7 6 (3.05%) SVG
7 6 (3.05%) UIQ
8 5 (2.54%) jQuery
9 4 (2.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.84%) Computer Science
2 32 (16.24%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (10.15%) Home Automation
5 17 (8.63%) Device Driver
5 17 (8.63%) Internet of Things
6 14 (7.11%) Smartphone
7 12 (6.09%) Algorithms
7 12 (6.09%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (5.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
9 7 (3.55%) Smart Home
9 7 (3.55%) User Experience
10 6 (3.05%) ASIC
10 6 (3.05%) iPhone
10 6 (3.05%) MPEG
10 6 (3.05%) SystemC
10 6 (3.05%) Verilog
11 3 (1.52%) iPad
11 3 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.95%) Linux
2 49 (24.87%) Android
3 38 (19.29%) Windows
4 24 (12.18%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.57%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.55%) Nucleus RTOS
6 7 (3.55%) Unix
7 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.51%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (68.02%) Software Engineering
2 46 (23.35%) Mathematics
3 37 (18.78%) Embedded Software Development
4 26 (13.20%) Android Development
4 26 (13.20%) Validation
5 20 (10.15%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.63%) Cross-Platform Development
6 17 (8.63%) SDLC
7 14 (7.11%) Digital Signal Processing
7 14 (7.11%) Signal Processing
8 11 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.08%) Computer Architecture
9 10 (5.08%) Software Architecture
9 10 (5.08%) UML
10 8 (4.06%) Device Driver Development
10 8 (4.06%) Mobile Development
10 8 (4.06%) OO
11 7 (3.55%) Analytics
11 7 (3.55%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (80.20%) C++
2 143 (72.59%) C
3 81 (41.12%) Python
4 61 (30.96%) Embedded C
5 50 (25.38%) Embedded C++
6 49 (24.87%) Java
7 33 (16.75%) MATLAB
7 33 (16.75%) Perl
8 29 (14.72%) C#
9 20 (10.15%) ANSI C
10 8 (4.06%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.05%) Assembly Language
13 5 (2.54%) Tcl
14 2 (1.02%) PHP
14 2 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (45.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) ISO13485
1 2 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 83 (42.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (6.60%) Atmel
2 10 (5.08%) EMC
3 8 (4.06%) Google
4 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.05%) Intel
5 6 (3.05%) Symbian
6 2 (1.02%) Apple
6 2 (1.02%) Samsung
6 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) Cadence
7 1 (0.51%) Foundry
7 1 (0.51%) Freescale
7 1 (0.51%) QNX
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