Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 939 1006
Rank change year-on-year +297 +67 +38
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 52 156 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45 129 138
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 7,905 22,185 25,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 15.67% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,227 16,783 19,992
Median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bluetooth.

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bluetooth over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +255 47 £65,000 +30.00% 30
UK excluding London +230 46 £57,500 +15.00% 31
South East +183 23 £70,000 +33.33% 5
North of England +193 16 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +155 13 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Work from Home +64 11 £67,500 +17.39% 2
London +245 4 £80,000 +60.00% 4
North West +126 3 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England +96 2 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Scotland - 2 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +135 1 £45,000 +9.09% 3
South West +120 1 £47,500 -7.32%
East Midlands +87 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales +48 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 21 (40.38%) C
2 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Wireless
4 15 (28.85%) Electronics
4 15 (28.85%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) Android
5 14 (26.92%) Kotlin
6 13 (25.00%) Android Development
7 12 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (23.08%) Firmware
8 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
9 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
9 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
9 10 (19.23%) Google
9 10 (19.23%) ZigBee
10 9 (17.31%) MVVM
10 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
10 9 (17.31%) Python
10 9 (17.31%) Scrum
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Google Play
12 7 (13.46%) DevOps
12 7 (13.46%) Requirements Gathering
12 7 (13.46%) 4G
12 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
12 7 (13.46%) Internet

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Fusion 360
1 1 (1.92%) Maya
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Google Play
2 3 (5.77%) AWS IoT
3 2 (3.85%) AWS
3 2 (3.85%) GCP
3 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Wireless
2 12 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
3 10 (19.23%) ZigBee
4 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.46%) 4G
5 7 (13.46%) Internet
6 6 (11.54%) 3G
6 6 (11.54%) MQTT
7 3 (5.77%) 5G
7 3 (5.77%) LTE
8 2 (3.85%) RS-232
8 2 (3.85%) RS-485
8 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.92%) Broadband
9 1 (1.92%) GSM
9 1 (1.92%) Skype
9 1 (1.92%) TETRA
9 1 (1.92%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) CircleCI
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) GitLab
5 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 15 (28.85%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.69%) Automotive
5 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (3.85%) Military
5 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Android Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Bluetooth Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Android Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Java Android Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Java Mobile Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) React Native
4 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.77%) Ember.js
4 3 (5.77%) Laravel
4 3 (5.77%) React
4 3 (5.77%) RxJava
4 3 (5.77%) Vue.js
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.62%) Internet of Things
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 2 (3.85%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.85%) Smart Energy
4 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Android
2 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Android Development
4 9 (17.31%) MVVM
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Gathering
5 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (11.54%) Mobile Development
7 5 (9.62%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.62%) Kanban
8 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Energy Management
9 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) C
2 15 (28.85%) C++
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) Kotlin
4 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
5 9 (17.31%) Python
6 6 (11.54%) C#
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.77%) ES6
8 3 (5.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) R
10 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) MISRA
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Ansible
1 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Google
2 3 (5.77%) BT
2 3 (5.77%) Siemens
3 2 (3.85%) EMC
3 2 (3.85%) SAP