Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-232
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 357 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +364
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 23 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 0
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.96% -4.38%

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 1,903 2,048 1,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.96% 15.55% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,660 1,572
North West median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +15 13 £37,500 - 10
Cheshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
RS-232
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 20 (86.96%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
3 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
4 13 (56.52%) Degree
5 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
8 9 (39.13%) Assembly Language
8 9 (39.13%) Firmware
8 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (39.13%) Bluetooth
8 9 (39.13%) Validation
8 9 (39.13%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (34.78%) Games
9 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
9 8 (34.78%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (26.09%) RS-485
11 5 (21.74%) C#
11 5 (21.74%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
13 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
13 2 (8.70%) Game Development
13 2 (8.70%) Electronics
13 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
14 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
14 1 (4.35%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
2 9 (39.13%) Bluetooth
2 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (26.09%) RS-485
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Games Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) PC Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Validation
3 8 (34.78%) Multithreaded Programming
3 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
4 5 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Game Development
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
3 9 (39.13%) Assembly Language
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle