Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1019 1076 1189
Rank change year-on-year +57 +113 +77
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 180 142 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 165 128 105
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +80 172 £47,000 +4.44% 12
UK excluding London +70 157 £47,500 +5.56% 12
East of England +44 77 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Midlands +63 35 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands - 26 £45,000 -
London +7 17 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North of England -7 17 £45,000 +42.86% 2
South West +43 15 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North West +7 15 £45,000 +16.88% 2
South East +33 9 £53,750 +19.44% 2
West Midlands +19 9 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -6 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +22 1 £40,000 -
North East -8 1 £37,500 +21.95%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 131 (72.78%) C
2 108 (60.00%) Wireless
3 90 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 84 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
5 83 (46.11%) C++
5 83 (46.11%) Software Engineering
6 62 (34.44%) Python
7 57 (31.67%) Degree
8 49 (27.22%) Android
8 49 (27.22%) Electronics
8 49 (27.22%) Telecoms
9 46 (25.56%) Embedded Systems
10 45 (25.00%) C#
11 44 (24.44%) Embedded Software Development
12 39 (21.67%) Firmware
13 38 (21.11%) Java
13 38 (21.11%) Linux
14 29 (16.11%) Signal Processing
15 27 (15.00%) Apple iOS
16 26 (14.44%) Embedded C++
17 23 (12.78%) Windows
18 19 (10.56%) Test Automation
19 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.44%) ZigBee
21 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (8.33%) TDD
22 15 (8.33%) MATLAB
23 14 (7.78%) EMV
24 13 (7.22%) Ethernet
25 12 (6.67%) Assembly Language

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 1 (0.56%) CMS
1 1 (0.56%) Drupal
1 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.78%) GitHub
2 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (60.00%) Wireless
2 84 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (9.44%) ZigBee
4 13 (7.22%) Ethernet
5 10 (5.56%) 802.11
5 10 (5.56%) NFC
6 9 (5.00%) GPRS
6 9 (5.00%) RS-232
7 7 (3.89%) GSM
7 7 (3.89%) UMTS
8 6 (3.33%) RFID
8 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.78%) 3G
9 5 (2.78%) 4G
10 4 (2.22%) Internet
11 3 (1.67%) HTTP
11 3 (1.67%) Network Security
11 3 (1.67%) WLAN
12 2 (1.11%) LAN
12 2 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Subversion
2 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.22%) Hudson
3 4 (2.22%) Xcode
4 3 (1.67%) Android Studio
4 3 (1.67%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.67%) Gradle
4 3 (1.67%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.67%) Maven
5 2 (1.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.11%) JIRA
5 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 49 (27.22%) Electronics
1 49 (27.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.67%) Finance
3 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Automotive
6 2 (1.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Military
6 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (53.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 58 (32.22%) Software Engineer
3 46 (25.56%) Embedded C Engineer
4 43 (23.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 28 (15.56%) Developer
6 23 (12.78%) C Software Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 19 (10.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 18 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 18 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 18 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (9.44%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 17 (9.44%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (9.44%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (9.44%) Test Engineer
12 14 (7.78%) Firmware Engineer
13 13 (7.22%) Systems Test Engineer
14 12 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
15 11 (6.11%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.44%) JNI
2 8 (4.44%) QML
2 8 (4.44%) Qt
3 5 (2.78%) .NET
3 5 (2.78%) HTML
3 5 (2.78%) Middleware
4 4 (2.22%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.22%) iOS SDK
4 4 (2.22%) REST
5 3 (1.67%) Android SDK
5 3 (1.67%) CSS
5 3 (1.67%) React
5 3 (1.67%) React Native
5 3 (1.67%) SOAP
5 3 (1.67%) UIKit
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.11%) EDI
6 2 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.56%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.78%) EMV
4 11 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.89%) Smartcard
7 6 (3.33%) CAN bus
7 6 (3.33%) EPoS
8 5 (2.78%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.22%) Contactless
9 4 (2.22%) Home Automation
10 3 (1.67%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.67%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.67%) iPhone
10 3 (1.67%) User Experience
11 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.22%) Android
2 38 (21.11%) Linux
3 27 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 23 (12.78%) Windows
5 8 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.11%) Software Engineering
2 44 (24.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 29 (16.11%) Signal Processing
4 19 (10.56%) Test Automation
5 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.33%) TDD
7 12 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.11%) Android Development
8 11 (6.11%) Validation
9 10 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.00%) Mathematics
10 9 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (5.00%) Software Architecture
10 9 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.44%) CAD
11 8 (4.44%) SDLC
11 8 (4.44%) Telematics
12 7 (3.89%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 131 (72.78%) C
2 90 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 83 (46.11%) C++
4 62 (34.44%) Python
5 45 (25.00%) C#
6 38 (21.11%) Java
7 26 (14.44%) Embedded C++
8 15 (8.33%) MATLAB
9 12 (6.67%) Assembly Language
10 9 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.33%) ANSI C
11 6 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.78%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.22%) SQL
13 4 (2.22%) XAML
14 3 (1.67%) PHP
14 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.11%) Perl
15 2 (1.11%) Ruby
16 1 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 57 (31.67%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (3.33%) HND
4 4 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.56%) GIAC
6 1 (0.56%) GPEN
6 1 (0.56%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.56%) GXPN
6 1 (0.56%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) OSCE
6 1 (0.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.67%) MISRA
3 2 (1.11%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.56%) DO-254
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 39 (21.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (5.56%) Xamarin
2 7 (3.89%) EMC
3 5 (2.78%) Atmel
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.56%) Avaya
4 1 (0.56%) BT
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Perforce
4 1 (0.56%) QNX
4 1 (0.56%) SAP