The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 236 214
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -3.61% -15.73%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Bluetooth
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Bluetooth in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Coventry - 4 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham +13 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C
2 11 (64.71%) Electronics
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (41.18%) RS-232
4 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 7 (41.18%) Firmware
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
6 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) ZigBee
7 4 (23.53%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Middleware
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
8 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (11.76%) CAD
9 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
9 2 (11.76%) UML
9 2 (11.76%) Android Development

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
1 7 (41.18%) RS-232
2 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) ZigBee
General
1 11 (64.71%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Mobile Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago