Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RS-232 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RS-232 over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-232
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 369 365
Rank change year-on-year +75 -4 -
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 37 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 0.18% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 1
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% -

RS-232 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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,772 1,711 1,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.32% 13.40% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,470 1,344 1,465
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,225 £22,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

RS-232
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RS-232 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RS-232 in the North West

RS-232
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RS-232 in the North West.

Salary trend for RS-232 in the North West

RS-232
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RS-232 in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for RS-232 in the North West

RS-232
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-232 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Manchester - 32 £37,500 - 8
Cheshire +49 4 £40,000 -
Lancashire +11 1 £40,000 +17.65%
RS-232
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing RS-232 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 North West region with a requirement for RS-232.

1 32 (86.49%) C++
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Degree
3 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
4 27 (72.97%) Games
5 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
5 26 (70.27%) Multithreading
5 26 (70.27%) Multithreaded Programming
5 26 (70.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (59.46%) C
7 20 (54.05%) Linux
7 20 (54.05%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (54.05%) RS-485
8 13 (35.14%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
10 10 (27.03%) Static Code Analysis
11 6 (16.22%) Subversion
11 6 (16.22%) C#
12 5 (13.51%) Web Services
12 5 (13.51%) OO
12 5 (13.51%) Electronics
12 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
12 5 (13.51%) Concurrent Programming
12 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
12 5 (13.51%) RESTful
13 4 (10.81%) Mentor Graphics
13 4 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
13 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
14 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

RS-232
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) RS-485
2 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) Profibus
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (72.97%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Software Engineer
2 22 (59.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 22 (59.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (56.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) C Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 20 (54.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (27.03%) Games Engineer
5 10 (27.03%) PC Engineer
5 10 (27.03%) Ubuntu Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) RESTful
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) CPLD
2 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.70%) Verilog
2 1 (2.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
2 26 (70.27%) Multithreaded Programming
2 26 (70.27%) Multithreading
3 13 (35.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Static Code Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (13.51%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) C++
2 22 (59.46%) C
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Degree
2 26 (70.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Mentor Graphics