Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 990 1100 1212
Rank change year-on-year +110 +112 +53
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 191 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 178 110 92
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,625 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%

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 28032 32026 36588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22748 26289 30197
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +143 185 £46,500 +3.33% 14
UK excluding London +107 167 £47,500 +5.56% 12
East of England +55 88 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Midlands +53 36 £45,000 +0.56% 2
East Midlands - 26 £43,750 - 1
North of England +6 22 £45,000 +42.86% 2
London +7 19 £40,000 -30.43% 2
North West +19 15 £45,000 +41.73% 2
South West +31 13 £40,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands +9 10 £45,000 +0.56% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
South East +26 5 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Scotland -8 3 £45,000 +5.88%
North East +8 1 £37,500 +19.05%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 143 (74.87%) C
2 123 (64.40%) Wireless
3 96 (50.26%) Embedded C
4 92 (48.17%) Wi-Fi
5 88 (46.07%) C++
6 85 (44.50%) Software Engineering
7 64 (33.51%) Python
8 59 (30.89%) Degree
9 55 (28.80%) Electronics
10 48 (25.13%) Telecoms
10 48 (25.13%) Embedded Software Development
11 46 (24.08%) Embedded Systems
11 46 (24.08%) C#
11 46 (24.08%) Firmware
12 45 (23.56%) Android
13 42 (21.99%) Linux
14 36 (18.85%) Java
15 32 (16.75%) Signal Processing
16 30 (15.71%) Embedded C++
17 29 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (13.09%) Apple iOS
19 23 (12.04%) MATLAB
20 21 (10.99%) ZigBee
20 21 (10.99%) Windows
21 19 (9.95%) Mentoring
21 19 (9.95%) Ethernet
22 18 (9.42%) 802.1X
23 17 (8.90%) 802.11
23 17 (8.90%) Test Automation
24 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development

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 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.52%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (64.40%) Wireless
2 92 (48.17%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (10.99%) ZigBee
4 19 (9.95%) Ethernet
5 17 (8.90%) 802.11
6 14 (7.33%) RS-232
7 12 (6.28%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.76%) NFC
9 10 (5.24%) GPRS
10 9 (4.71%) Internet
11 8 (4.19%) GSM
12 7 (3.66%) UMTS
13 6 (3.14%) RFID
14 4 (2.09%) 3G
14 4 (2.09%) 4G
14 4 (2.09%) OFDM
14 4 (2.09%) RS-422
14 4 (2.09%) RS-485
14 4 (2.09%) Z-Wave
15 3 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Subversion
2 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.09%) Hudson
5 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 55 (28.80%) Electronics
2 48 (25.13%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.85%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.28%) Finance
5 8 (4.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Automotive
6 3 (1.57%) Military
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (53.93%) Embedded Engineer
2 63 (32.98%) Software Engineer
3 54 (28.27%) Embedded C Engineer
4 46 (24.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) C Software Engineer
6 25 (13.09%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (12.57%) Developer
8 23 (12.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 22 (11.52%) DSP Engineer
9 22 (11.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 21 (10.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (10.99%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 21 (10.99%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (10.99%) Firmware Engineer
11 20 (10.47%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 20 (10.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (10.47%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (8.38%) Audio DSP Engineer
12 16 (8.38%) Audio Engineer
12 16 (8.38%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.19%) JNI
2 8 (4.19%) QML
2 8 (4.19%) Qt
3 6 (3.14%) Middleware
4 5 (2.62%) .NET
4 5 (2.62%) HTML
5 4 (2.09%) REST
5 4 (2.09%) SOAP
6 3 (1.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.57%) CSS
6 3 (1.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.57%) jQuery
6 3 (1.57%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.57%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.57%) WCF
7 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.05%) EDI
7 2 (1.05%) LINQ
7 2 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.08%) Embedded Systems
2 29 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.85%) EMV
4 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.81%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.71%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.71%) Home Automation
7 8 (4.19%) Internet of Things
8 7 (3.66%) Smartcard
9 6 (3.14%) CAN bus
9 6 (3.14%) Contactless
9 6 (3.14%) EPoS
9 6 (3.14%) Raspberry Pi
10 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.62%) iPhone
10 5 (2.62%) Smartphone
11 4 (2.09%) ASIC
11 4 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.56%) Android
2 42 (21.99%) Linux
3 25 (13.09%) Apple iOS
4 21 (10.99%) Windows
5 9 (4.71%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.50%) Software Engineering
2 48 (25.13%) Embedded Software Development
3 32 (16.75%) Signal Processing
4 19 (9.95%) Mentoring
5 17 (8.90%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.38%) Scenario Testing
7 15 (7.85%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.85%) Software Architecture
7 15 (7.85%) Validation
8 14 (7.33%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.28%) Digital Signal Processing
9 12 (6.28%) TDD
9 12 (6.28%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.24%) Android Development
11 9 (4.71%) SDLC
12 8 (4.19%) CAD
12 8 (4.19%) Telematics
12 8 (4.19%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 143 (74.87%) C
2 96 (50.26%) Embedded C
3 88 (46.07%) C++
4 64 (33.51%) Python
5 46 (24.08%) C#
6 36 (18.85%) Java
7 30 (15.71%) Embedded C++
8 23 (12.04%) MATLAB
9 13 (6.81%) Assembly Language
10 10 (5.24%) ANSI C
11 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.57%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.57%) SQL
13 3 (1.57%) XAML
14 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.05%) PHP
15 1 (0.52%) Lua
15 1 (0.52%) Perl
15 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (30.89%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (3.14%) HND
4 4 (2.09%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) GIAC
6 1 (0.52%) GPEN
6 1 (0.52%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.52%) GXPN
6 1 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) OSCE
6 1 (0.52%) OSCP
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.57%) MISRA
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.52%) DO-254
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (24.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (4.71%) Xamarin
2 8 (4.19%) EMC
3 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.57%) Atmel
5 2 (1.05%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.05%) QNX
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Avaya
6 1 (0.52%) BT
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) SAP