Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 935 985 1038
Rank change year-on-year +50 +53 +126
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 155 185 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126 134 173
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £29,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 22,083 24,834 27,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 14.99% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16,703 19,731 22,696
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 15 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 16 September 2019. 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 +55 146 £50,000 +11.11% 48
UK excluding London +46 137 £50,000 +11.11% 44
South East +27 50 £52,500 +23.53% 13
East of England +106 44 £52,500 -4.55% 13
North of England -2 18 £40,000 -11.11% 9
London +79 14 £50,000 - 7
South West -4 13 £51,250 -2.38% 4
North West +9 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands +11 7 £41,250 +3.13% 2
East Midlands +24 5 £40,000 +3.23% 1
North East +18 3 £37,500 -
Wales +7 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -9 3 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +23 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 70 (45.16%) C
2 63 (40.65%) Wi-Fi
3 61 (39.35%) Android
4 58 (37.42%) Software Engineering
5 52 (33.55%) Wireless
5 52 (33.55%) Apple iOS
6 51 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (30.97%) Electronics
8 47 (30.32%) Firmware
8 47 (30.32%) Android Development
9 45 (29.03%) Embedded C
9 45 (29.03%) Java
10 44 (28.39%) C++
11 33 (21.29%) Degree
12 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
13 30 (19.35%) Validation
14 29 (18.71%) iOS Development
15 27 (17.42%) Embedded Systems
16 26 (16.77%) Kotlin
17 24 (15.48%) User Experience
17 24 (15.48%) C#
18 20 (12.90%) Objective-C
18 20 (12.90%) ZigBee
18 20 (12.90%) Mobile Development
19 19 (12.26%) Analytics
19 19 (12.26%) TDD
19 19 (12.26%) RFID
19 19 (12.26%) Windows
20 18 (11.61%) Telecoms
20 18 (11.61%) NFC

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 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.29%) CMS
2 2 (1.29%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) InDesign
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) Firebase
2 6 (3.87%) AWS
3 4 (2.58%) Office 365
4 3 (1.94%) Azure
4 3 (1.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.29%) Google Play
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.65%) GCP
6 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 63 (40.65%) Wi-Fi
2 52 (33.55%) Wireless
3 20 (12.90%) ZigBee
4 19 (12.26%) RFID
5 18 (11.61%) NFC
6 17 (10.97%) 3G
6 17 (10.97%) 4G
6 17 (10.97%) GSM
7 16 (10.32%) LTE
8 13 (8.39%) 2G
8 13 (8.39%) GPRS
8 13 (8.39%) UMTS
9 9 (5.81%) RS-232
10 8 (5.16%) Ethernet
11 7 (4.52%) Internet
11 7 (4.52%) RS-485
12 6 (3.87%) MQTT
13 4 (2.58%) 3GPP
13 4 (2.58%) Modbus
14 3 (1.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.10%) CocoaPods
2 11 (7.10%) Mockito
2 11 (7.10%) Xcode
3 10 (6.45%) Crashlytics
4 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.52%) JIRA
6 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.58%) CMake
7 4 (2.58%) Subversion
8 3 (1.94%) GCC
9 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.29%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.29%) fastlane
9 2 (1.29%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.65%) git-flow
10 1 (0.65%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 48 (30.97%) Electronics
2 18 (11.61%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.74%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.52%) Marketing
4 7 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.87%) Finance
6 4 (2.58%) Automotive
6 4 (2.58%) Retail
7 3 (1.94%) Legal
8 2 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (34.84%) Developer
2 43 (27.74%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (23.87%) Software Engineer
4 34 (21.94%) Android Developer
5 28 (18.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Firmware Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Wireless Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Requirements Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Embedded C Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Bluetooth Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Design Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) iOS Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Java Android Developer
11 8 (5.16%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.03%) RxJava
2 12 (7.74%) Core Data
3 11 (7.10%) REST
4 9 (5.81%) .NET
4 9 (5.81%) Android SDK
4 9 (5.81%) iOS SDK
5 5 (3.23%) RESTful
6 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.58%) JSON
6 4 (2.58%) Retrofit
6 4 (2.58%) WPF
7 3 (1.94%) Core Animation
7 3 (1.94%) Dagger
7 3 (1.94%) jQuery
7 3 (1.94%) React Native
7 3 (1.94%) XML
8 2 (1.29%) HTML
8 2 (1.29%) Spring
8 2 (1.29%) Swing
8 2 (1.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Embedded Systems
2 24 (15.48%) User Experience
3 15 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.39%) Handset
5 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.52%) Internet of Things
5 7 (4.52%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.58%) CESG
7 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.94%) Analogue Electronics
8 3 (1.94%) Animation
8 3 (1.94%) CPLD
8 3 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.94%) Smart Home
9 2 (1.29%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.29%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.35%) Android
2 52 (33.55%) Apple iOS
3 19 (12.26%) Windows
4 12 (7.74%) Linux
5 9 (5.81%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.52%) FreeRTOS
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.29%) ThreadX
8 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.42%) Software Engineering
2 51 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.32%) Android Development
4 30 (19.35%) Validation
5 29 (18.71%) iOS Development
6 20 (12.90%) Mobile Development
7 19 (12.26%) Analytics
7 19 (12.26%) TDD
8 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.68%) MVC
9 15 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.03%) BDD
10 14 (9.03%) MVVM
10 14 (9.03%) SDLC
11 13 (8.39%) Requirements Engineering
11 13 (8.39%) Requirements Management
11 13 (8.39%) Use Case
11 13 (8.39%) User Stories
12 12 (7.74%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.16%) C
2 45 (29.03%) Embedded C
2 45 (29.03%) Java
3 44 (28.39%) C++
4 26 (16.77%) Kotlin
5 24 (15.48%) C#
6 20 (12.90%) Objective-C
7 18 (11.61%) Apple Swift
8 15 (9.68%) Python
9 14 (9.03%) SQL
10 10 (6.45%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.58%) VB
12 3 (1.94%) PHP
13 2 (1.29%) C++/CLI
13 2 (1.29%) Go
14 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.65%) ES6
14 1 (0.65%) Java 8
14 1 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) NCSC
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.29%) MISRA
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (30.32%) Firmware
2 2 (1.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (6.45%) SAP
2 9 (5.81%) Xamarin
3 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.58%) EMC
5 3 (1.94%) Apple
5 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) PubNub
6 2 (1.29%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) Freescale
7 1 (0.65%) Spotify
7 1 (0.65%) YouTube