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 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 896 884
Rank change year-on-year +120 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 93 36 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.036% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 85 29 74
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £36,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  

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 13733 16821 19072
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.05% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11156 13940 15304
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,529 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +122 90 £43,750 +2.94% 29
East of England +48 43 £45,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire +33 43 £45,000 - 9
Cambridge +17 30 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire +30 16 £40,000 +6.66%
Doncaster - 12 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 -
West Midlands +26 10 £48,750 -25.00% 4
London +65 8 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Coventry - 8 £50,000 - 2
South East +49 5 £30,500 -23.75% 5
West Yorkshire +18 4 £40,000 +6.66%
South West +7 4 £37,500 -44.44% 1
Wakefield - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands +13 3 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Scotland - 3 £47,500 - 3
Leicestershire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Kent - 3 £33,750 -
Leicester - 3 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +22 1 - - 1
West Sussex +19 1 £30,500 -23.75%
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham -2 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Oxford -11 1 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 - 2
Durham - 1 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 159 (76.08%) C
2 157 (75.12%) C++
3 148 (70.81%) Wireless
4 126 (60.29%) Software Engineering
5 105 (50.24%) Wi-Fi
6 93 (44.50%) Firmware
7 92 (44.02%) Degree
8 80 (38.28%) Python
9 76 (36.36%) Electronics
10 70 (33.49%) Embedded C
11 59 (28.23%) Ethernet
12 57 (27.27%) ZigBee
13 55 (26.32%) Embedded C++
14 52 (24.88%) Computer Science
15 51 (24.40%) Mathematics
15 51 (24.40%) TCP/IP
16 50 (23.92%) Linux
17 48 (22.97%) Embedded Software Development
18 44 (21.05%) Telecoms
19 41 (19.62%) RS-232
20 38 (18.18%) MATLAB
21 36 (17.22%) Android
21 36 (17.22%) Java
21 36 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (16.27%) Embedded Systems
23 31 (14.83%) RS-485
24 30 (14.35%) Manufacturing
25 29 (13.88%) Validation
25 29 (13.88%) 802.1X
26 28 (13.40%) Perl

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 (0.48%) Predix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.96%) GitHub
3 2 (0.96%) iTunes
4 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (70.81%) Wireless
2 105 (50.24%) Wi-Fi
3 59 (28.23%) Ethernet
4 57 (27.27%) ZigBee
5 51 (24.40%) TCP/IP
6 41 (19.62%) RS-232
7 31 (14.83%) RS-485
8 26 (12.44%) Internet
9 24 (11.48%) DVB
9 24 (11.48%) GSM
9 24 (11.48%) LTE
10 23 (11.00%) GPRS
10 23 (11.00%) RS-422
11 21 (10.05%) 802.11
12 13 (6.22%) NFC
13 10 (4.78%) WLAN
14 9 (4.31%) 802.15
15 7 (3.35%) HTTP
16 6 (2.87%) UMTS
16 6 (2.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
1 2 (0.96%) MySQL
1 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.91%) Subversion
3 2 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.48%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.48%) Calabash
4 1 (0.48%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.48%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (36.36%) Electronics
2 44 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 30 (14.35%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.26%) Automotive
5 9 (4.31%) Finance
6 6 (2.87%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.39%) Retail
8 4 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.96%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 113 (54.07%) Software Engineer
3 99 (47.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 57 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
5 43 (20.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 37 (17.70%) Embedded C Engineer
6 37 (17.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 35 (16.75%) C++ Software Engineer
7 35 (16.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 27 (12.92%) DSP Engineer
9 26 (12.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 25 (11.96%) C Software Engineer
10 25 (11.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 25 (11.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 25 (11.96%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 25 (11.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (8.61%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (8.13%) MATLAB Engineer
13 16 (7.66%) Developer
14 15 (7.18%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.88%) 802.1X
2 13 (6.22%) Middleware
2 13 (6.22%) POSIX
2 13 (6.22%) Qt
3 7 (3.35%) HTML
4 6 (2.87%) BREW
4 6 (2.87%) Flash
4 6 (2.87%) HTML5
4 6 (2.87%) J2ME
4 6 (2.87%) MFC
4 6 (2.87%) OpenAL
4 6 (2.87%) OpenCL
4 6 (2.87%) OpenGL
4 6 (2.87%) Qt Quick
4 6 (2.87%) REST
4 6 (2.87%) Series 60
4 6 (2.87%) SVG
4 6 (2.87%) UIQ
5 3 (1.44%) .NET
6 2 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.88%) Computer Science
2 36 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (16.27%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (12.44%) Home Automation
5 23 (11.00%) Smartphone
6 22 (10.53%) Internet of Things
7 19 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 18 (8.61%) Device Driver
9 15 (7.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (5.26%) ASIC
11 10 (4.78%) Mobile App
12 9 (4.31%) iPhone
13 7 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (2.87%) EMV
14 6 (2.87%) MPEG
14 6 (2.87%) SystemC
14 6 (2.87%) Verilog
15 5 (2.39%) User Experience
16 4 (1.91%) Raspberry Pi
16 4 (1.91%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.92%) Linux
2 36 (17.22%) Android
3 28 (13.40%) Windows
4 18 (8.61%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.22%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.35%) Nucleus RTOS
6 7 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (2.87%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.87%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (60.29%) Software Engineering
2 51 (24.40%) Mathematics
3 48 (22.97%) Embedded Software Development
4 29 (13.88%) Validation
5 23 (11.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 23 (11.00%) Signal Processing
6 21 (10.05%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.61%) Android Development
8 17 (8.13%) SDLC
9 13 (6.22%) Computer Architecture
9 13 (6.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.74%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (5.74%) Mobile Development
11 11 (5.26%) Software Architecture
12 10 (4.78%) Scenario Testing
13 9 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.83%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.35%) Device Driver Development
15 7 (3.35%) Project Management
16 6 (2.87%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 159 (76.08%) C
2 157 (75.12%) C++
3 80 (38.28%) Python
4 70 (33.49%) Embedded C
5 55 (26.32%) Embedded C++
6 38 (18.18%) MATLAB
7 36 (17.22%) Java
8 28 (13.40%) Perl
9 25 (11.96%) C#
10 23 (11.00%) ANSI C
11 5 (2.39%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.91%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.91%) Tcl
13 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.96%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.96%) XAML
15 1 (0.48%) PHP
15 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (44.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) Mathematical Degree
3 2 (0.96%) PhD
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) ISO13485
1 2 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 93 (44.50%) Firmware
2 2 (0.96%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (7.18%) Atmel
2 12 (5.74%) EMC
3 6 (2.87%) Intel
3 6 (2.87%) Symbian
4 4 (1.91%) Google
4 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.91%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.96%) Freescale
5 2 (0.96%) Green Hills
5 2 (0.96%) Perforce
5 2 (0.96%) QNX
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
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