Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 392 497 550
Rank change year-on-year +105 +53 -9
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 3 25 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.019% 0.096% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.58% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 5
Median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £38,050 £33,625 £37,250
90th Percentile £46,750 £56,975 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%

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 2,693 4,279 5,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 16.44% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 3,329 4,017
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £73,200 £71,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

RS-485
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RS-485 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RS-485 in the South East.

Salary trend 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 2 June 2020. 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
East Sussex +21 2 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Surrey +53 1 £40,000 -15.79% 2
RS-485
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) RS-232
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Modbus
2 2 (66.67%) Profibus
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) RS-232
2 2 (66.67%) Modbus
2 2 (66.67%) MQTT
2 2 (66.67%) Profibus
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) InfluxDB
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) COM
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) MFC
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware