Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for RS-485 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RS-485 over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 224 247
Rank change year-on-year +80 +23 +10
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 68 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.60% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 0.29% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 8
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -22.22%
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

RS-485 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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 697 690 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.41% 13.39% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 466 563 683
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,875 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,875 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

RS-485
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing RS-485 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RS-485 in the East Midlands

RS-485
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RS-485 in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for RS-485 in the East Midlands

RS-485
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RS-485 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the East Midlands

RS-485
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-485 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Leicestershire - 68 £40,000 - 3
RS-485
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing RS-485 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for RS-485.

1 68 (100.00%) Modbus
2 66 (97.06%) Degree
3 64 (94.12%) CAN bus
3 64 (94.12%) FreeRTOS
3 64 (94.12%) C
3 64 (94.12%) C#
3 64 (94.12%) C++
3 64 (94.12%) TCP/IP
3 64 (94.12%) Firmware
3 64 (94.12%) Software Engineering
4 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (91.18%) Embedded Systems
6 57 (83.82%) Unit Testing
7 55 (80.88%) Time Management
8 51 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
9 50 (73.53%) Manufacturing
9 50 (73.53%) Device Driver
10 46 (67.65%) Robot Framework
11 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
12 41 (60.29%) Java
12 41 (60.29%) Visual Studio
12 41 (60.29%) Linux
12 41 (60.29%) Spring
12 41 (60.29%) Maven
12 41 (60.29%) Android
12 41 (60.29%) Apple iOS
13 38 (55.88%) Technical Leadership
14 37 (54.41%) Marketing
15 34 (50.00%) Scrum
16 26 (38.24%) COM

RS-485
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 68 (100.00%) Modbus
2 64 (94.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 46 (67.65%) Robot Framework
2 41 (60.29%) Maven
2 41 (60.29%) Visual Studio
3 13 (19.12%) Subversion
4 12 (17.65%) CppUnit
General
1 50 (73.53%) Manufacturing
2 37 (54.41%) Marketing
3 17 (25.00%) Automotive
4 4 (5.88%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 32 (47.06%) Lead Software Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Test Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Electronics Test Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Lead Electronics Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) Spring
2 26 (38.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 64 (94.12%) CAN bus
2 62 (91.18%) Embedded Systems
3 50 (73.53%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.88%) CPLD
4 4 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 64 (94.12%) FreeRTOS
2 41 (60.29%) Android
2 41 (60.29%) Apple iOS
2 41 (60.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (83.82%) Unit Testing
4 55 (80.88%) Time Management
5 51 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (55.88%) Technical Leadership
7 34 (50.00%) Scrum
8 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.12%) Software Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
12 1 (1.47%) Device Driver Development
12 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) C
1 64 (94.12%) C#
1 64 (94.12%) C++
2 41 (60.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (97.06%) Degree
System Software
1 64 (94.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) EMC