Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 213 218
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5 +38
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.23% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
East Midlands median annual salary - £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25% +14.29%
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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 661 785 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.98% 16.63% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 494 604 643
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,659 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.44% +5.76% -
10th Percentile £21,575 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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
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 19 October 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 -5 7 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
RS-485
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Modbus
2 6 (75.00%) CAN bus
2 6 (75.00%) FreeRTOS
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (50.00%) Robot Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Modbus
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) CppUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Electronics Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CAN bus
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) CPLD
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) FreeRTOS
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (12.50%) Architectural Design
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EMC