Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
England > South East
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 475 523 530
Rank change year-on-year +48 +7 +86
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 26 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 7
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £44,700
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +1.27%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,203 4,805 5,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.20% 16.13% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,220 3,792 4,291
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,450 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,024 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.56% -

RS-485
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for RS-485 in the South East

RS-485
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RS-485 in the South East

RS-485
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RS-485 in the South East over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the South East

RS-485
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-485 within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Surrey +38 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +7 5 £63,000 +5.00% 3
West Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 - 3
RS-485
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for RS-485.

1 25 (96.15%) RS-232
2 24 (92.31%) C++
2 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 22 (84.62%) Linux
4 21 (80.77%) Windows
5 19 (73.08%) C
6 18 (69.23%) Embedded C++
7 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (53.85%) Multithreading
7 14 (53.85%) QMS
7 14 (53.85%) Node.js
7 14 (53.85%) Quality Management
7 14 (53.85%) Validation
7 14 (53.85%) C#
7 14 (53.85%) Web Services
7 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (53.85%) SDLC
8 6 (23.08%) CAN bus
8 6 (23.08%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) Apache
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) Automotive
9 5 (19.23%) Electronics
9 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
9 5 (19.23%) X-Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Debian
9 5 (19.23%) SSH
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Mathematics

RS-485
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) RS-232
2 5 (19.23%) SSH
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) 3G
4 1 (3.85%) 4G
4 1 (3.85%) LTE
4 1 (3.85%) Modbus
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Automotive
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Software Engineer
2 19 (73.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (69.23%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (69.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (61.54%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (61.54%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) C Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) C# Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 14 (53.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Automotive Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Node.js
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Multithreading
2 14 (53.85%) QMS
2 14 (53.85%) Quality Management
2 14 (53.85%) SDLC
2 14 (53.85%) Validation
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 4 (15.38%) Physics
4 3 (11.54%) Mechatronics
5 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C++
2 19 (73.08%) C
3 18 (69.23%) Embedded C++
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) QNX