Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 334 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +315
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 8 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.070% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1602 1824 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.82% 15.96% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1416 1537
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Coventry +16 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Warwickshire -3 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) EMV
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Validation

Bluetooth
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) EMV
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (12.50%) Green Hills
2 1 (12.50%) QNX