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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bluetooth
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 808 604 299
Rank change year-on-year -204 -305 +45
Permanent jobs citing Bluetooth 51 59 14
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.068% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.29% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 8
10th Percentile £31,875 £42,500 £47,625
25th Percentile £37,500 £46,875 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £55,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.36% -26.67% +30.43%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £79,375
90th Percentile - - £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +15.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,068 4,558 1,133
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.17% 10.98% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,524 3,334 920
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -4.35%
75th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Bluetooth
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Bluetooth trend for jobs with a WFH option

Bluetooth
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Bluetooth.

Bluetooth salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Bluetooth
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Bluetooth over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Bluetooth salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Bluetooth job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 34 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 32 (62.75%) Degree
3 31 (60.78%) Electronics
3 31 (60.78%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (58.82%) IoT
4 30 (58.82%) Computer Science
4 30 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 29 (56.86%) Agile
5 29 (56.86%) Wi-Fi
5 29 (56.86%) Test Automation
6 24 (47.06%) Scrum
7 20 (39.22%) Python
7 20 (39.22%) Signal Processing
8 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (37.25%) Virtual Team
9 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 16 (31.37%) C
10 16 (31.37%) C++
11 15 (29.41%) Perforce
11 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
11 15 (29.41%) CppUnit
11 15 (29.41%) JUnit
11 15 (29.41%) ClearCase
11 15 (29.41%) Postgraduate
11 15 (29.41%) Firmware
11 15 (29.41%) Automotive
11 15 (29.41%) JIRA
11 15 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (29.41%) Social Skills
11 15 (29.41%) Business Strategy

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 4 (7.84%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (21.57%) Wireless
4 10 (19.61%) Internet
4 10 (19.61%) ZigBee
5 4 (7.84%) NFC
6 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) LAN
7 2 (3.92%) WAN
7 2 (3.92%) WLAN
8 1 (1.96%) DNS
8 1 (1.96%) Firewall
8 1 (1.96%) IPv4
8 1 (1.96%) MQTT
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (29.41%) ClearCase
2 15 (29.41%) CppUnit
2 15 (29.41%) JIRA
2 15 (29.41%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) CMake
4 4 (7.84%) Android Studio
4 4 (7.84%) git-flow
4 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Code
4 4 (7.84%) Xcode
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 31 (60.78%) Electronics
2 15 (29.41%) Automotive
2 15 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Wearables
5 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Graduate
3 15 (29.41%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Voice Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.84%) React Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.88%) Product Owner
9 2 (3.92%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Yocto
2 5 (9.80%) EDI
2 5 (9.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (7.84%) Google Maps API
3 4 (7.84%) gRPC
3 4 (7.84%) Material-UI
3 4 (7.84%) React
3 4 (7.84%) React Native
3 4 (7.84%) Redux
3 4 (7.84%) SwiftUI
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (58.82%) IoT
3 19 (37.25%) Virtual Team
4 15 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
5 10 (19.61%) Home Automation
5 10 (19.61%) Smart Home
6 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
6 9 (17.65%) User Experience
7 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
7 5 (9.80%) Arduino
7 5 (9.80%) ARM Cortex
8 4 (7.84%) Legacy Code
8 4 (7.84%) Podcast
9 3 (5.88%) NHS
9 3 (5.88%) Smart City
10 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Android
2 11 (21.57%) Embedded Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Computer Science
1 30 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 29 (56.86%) Agile
2 29 (56.86%) Test Automation
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 20 (39.22%) Signal Processing
5 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (29.41%) Business Strategy
6 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
7 10 (19.61%) Microservices
7 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
7 10 (19.61%) Software Delivery
7 10 (19.61%) Validation
8 9 (17.65%) DevOps
8 9 (17.65%) Product Roadmap
8 9 (17.65%) User Stories
9 6 (11.76%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (9.80%) Backlog Refinement
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Python
2 16 (31.37%) C
2 16 (31.37%) C++
3 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
3 10 (19.61%) Embedded C++
4 8 (15.69%) Apple Swift
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.80%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Degree
2 15 (29.41%) Postgraduate
3 10 (19.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Firmware
2 10 (19.61%) Docker
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Firmware
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Perforce
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) YouTube
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Draytek
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) N-able
6 1 (1.96%) Sage
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds