Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 888 1040 968
Rank change year-on-year +152 -72 +241
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 210 166 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 168 132 192
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +2.41%

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 22,435 25,999 27,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 15.14% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,987 20,639 21,996
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Bluetooth in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 16 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 21 May 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 +128 200 £47,500 -5.00% 31
UK excluding London +120 186 £47,500 -5.00% 32
North of England +71 57 £45,000 - 3
East of England +97 43 £55,000 -8.33% 13
North West +66 39 £45,000 - 2
South East +41 34 £47,500 +5.56% 10
South West +22 30 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +90 24 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +19 15 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +16 12 £70,000 +61.66%
East Midlands +27 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +18 4 £70,000 +55.56%
North East +18 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 103 (49.05%) C
2 92 (43.81%) Wi-Fi
3 84 (40.00%) Android
4 74 (35.24%) Java
5 69 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (31.43%) Firmware
7 63 (30.00%) Degree
8 60 (28.57%) C++
8 60 (28.57%) Android Development
9 59 (28.10%) Software Engineering
10 57 (27.14%) Wireless
10 57 (27.14%) Electronics
11 47 (22.38%) Apple iOS
12 44 (20.95%) Validation
12 44 (20.95%) Embedded C
13 40 (19.05%) Analytics
14 37 (17.62%) Embedded Systems
14 37 (17.62%) TDD
15 35 (16.67%) Kotlin
16 34 (16.19%) Manufacturing
17 31 (14.76%) GSM
17 31 (14.76%) C#
17 31 (14.76%) Python
18 30 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
19 29 (13.81%) User Experience
19 29 (13.81%) Marketing
20 28 (13.33%) iOS Development
21 25 (11.90%) DevOps
21 25 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
21 25 (11.90%) RFID

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 4 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.86%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.90%) Serverless
4 3 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.43%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.43%) Firebase
4 3 (1.43%) Office 365
5 2 (0.95%) npm
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Yarn
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.48%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 92 (43.81%) Wi-Fi
2 57 (27.14%) Wireless
3 31 (14.76%) GSM
4 25 (11.90%) RFID
5 21 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 19 (9.05%) HTTP
6 19 (9.05%) Internet
6 19 (9.05%) ZigBee
7 17 (8.10%) SSL
8 16 (7.62%) 3G
8 16 (7.62%) NFC
9 13 (6.19%) MQTT
10 11 (5.24%) 4G
11 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
12 7 (3.33%) Modbus
12 7 (3.33%) RS-485
13 6 (2.86%) 802.15
13 6 (2.86%) GPRS
13 6 (2.86%) IPv6
13 6 (2.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.95%) GIS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.52%) LabVIEW
3 12 (5.71%) CocoaPods
3 12 (5.71%) Xcode
4 6 (2.86%) git-flow
5 5 (2.38%) GCC
5 5 (2.38%) JIRA
6 4 (1.90%) Android Studio
6 4 (1.90%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.43%) CMake
7 3 (1.43%) Crashlytics
7 3 (1.43%) Mockito
7 3 (1.43%) Subversion
8 2 (0.95%) Bower
8 2 (0.95%) Grunt
8 2 (0.95%) gulp
8 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) Gradle
9 1 (0.48%) Mocha
General
1 57 (27.14%) Electronics
2 34 (16.19%) Manufacturing
3 29 (13.81%) Marketing
4 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.33%) Automotive
6 6 (2.86%) Finance
7 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.43%) Law
9 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.95%) Banking
9 2 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (37.62%) Developer
2 57 (27.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 49 (23.33%) Android Developer
4 48 (22.86%) Software Engineer
5 43 (20.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 34 (16.19%) Electronics Engineer
7 32 (15.24%) Java Developer
8 30 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
9 28 (13.33%) Senior Developer
10 23 (10.95%) Senior Android Developer
11 22 (10.48%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 20 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (8.57%) Bluetooth Engineer
13 18 (8.57%) Firmware Engineer
14 13 (6.19%) iOS Developer
15 11 (5.24%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
16 10 (4.76%) Test Engineer
17 7 (3.33%) Design Engineer
17 7 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
17 7 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.43%) React Native
2 23 (10.95%) JSON
3 21 (10.00%) REST
4 15 (7.14%) Core Data
5 14 (6.67%) iOS SDK
6 13 (6.19%) RESTful
7 12 (5.71%) Android SDK
8 11 (5.24%) 802.1X
8 11 (5.24%) HTML
8 11 (5.24%) RxJava
8 11 (5.24%) XML
9 10 (4.76%) .NET
10 8 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.81%) CSS
10 8 (3.81%) Dagger
10 8 (3.81%) Node.js
10 8 (3.81%) Retrofit
10 8 (3.81%) Web Services
11 7 (3.33%) Core Animation
12 6 (2.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.62%) Embedded Systems
2 29 (13.81%) User Experience
3 25 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (8.57%) Internet of Things
6 17 (8.10%) Mobile App
7 11 (5.24%) Device Driver
7 11 (5.24%) Smart Meter
8 8 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (3.33%) Animation
9 7 (3.33%) CPLD
9 7 (3.33%) Handset
9 7 (3.33%) Smart City
10 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.38%) ASIC
11 5 (2.38%) CESG
12 3 (1.43%) Fintech
12 3 (1.43%) iPhone
12 3 (1.43%) Life Science
12 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.00%) Android
2 47 (22.38%) Apple iOS
3 22 (10.48%) Linux
4 17 (8.10%) FreeRTOS
5 12 (5.71%) Windows
6 8 (3.81%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.90%) watchOS
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.95%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.57%) Android Development
3 59 (28.10%) Software Engineering
4 44 (20.95%) Validation
5 40 (19.05%) Analytics
6 37 (17.62%) TDD
7 30 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (13.33%) iOS Development
9 25 (11.90%) DevOps
10 23 (10.95%) Mobile Development
10 23 (10.95%) Software Architecture
11 22 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
13 20 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (9.52%) FMEA
13 20 (9.52%) Predictive Analytics
14 19 (9.05%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (9.05%) Open Source
15 18 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (6.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 103 (49.05%) C
2 74 (35.24%) Java
3 60 (28.57%) C++
4 44 (20.95%) Embedded C
5 35 (16.67%) Kotlin
6 31 (14.76%) C#
6 31 (14.76%) Python
7 22 (10.48%) VB
8 20 (9.52%) Apple Swift
9 17 (8.10%) JavaScript
10 16 (7.62%) Objective-C
11 12 (5.71%) Perl
12 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.86%) SQL
14 5 (2.38%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.90%) PHP
16 2 (0.95%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.95%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.95%) Go
17 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.33%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) ISEB
5 2 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.48%) QA
2 9 (4.29%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.43%) IEC 62304
3 3 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 66 (31.43%) Firmware
2 3 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (7.14%) EMC
1 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.81%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.86%) Google
4 5 (2.38%) Apple
4 5 (2.38%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.90%) BT
5 4 (1.90%) Freescale
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.48%) Spotify
6 1 (0.48%) YouTube