RS-232
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring RS-232 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited RS-232 over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 783 863 1247
Rank change year-on-year +80 +384 -247
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 71 26 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 34
10th Percentile £35,250 £26,175 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £27,750 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,563 £65,000
90th Percentile £65,425 £65,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% +5.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

RS-232 falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,410 13,105 22,727
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.40% 16.05% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7,377 7,420 12,407
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £33,213 £36,250 £38,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £51,934 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.61% -1.08% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £70,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

RS-232
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RS-232 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RS-232 in the UK

RS-232
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RS-232.

Salary trend for RS-232 in the UK

RS-232
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RS-232 over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for RS-232 in the UK

RS-232
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-232 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +23 66 £45,000 -7.69% 27
England +43 50 £40,000 -20.00% 26
Work from Home +87 39 £55,000 +92.98% 9
Scotland - 19 £60,000 - 2
North of England +22 18 £35,500 -33.95% 9
North West +9 15 £50,000 -23.08% 3
South West -1 12 £40,000 -45.58% 3
South East -1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 5
London +75 5 £55,000 -4.35% 1
East of England -11 4 £55,000 +111.54%
Yorkshire +45 3 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Wales - 2 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 5
Midlands - 1 - - 6

RS-232
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) OrCAD
2 4 (5.63%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) Ethernet
2 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
3 20 (28.17%) RS-485
4 15 (21.13%) Wireless
5 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.04%) RS-422
7 4 (5.63%) Modbus
7 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.23%) Bluetooth
8 3 (4.23%) MQTT
8 3 (4.23%) ZigBee
9 2 (2.82%) 4G
9 2 (2.82%) 5G
9 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 2 (2.82%) LoRaWAN
9 2 (2.82%) WAN
10 1 (1.41%) SAN
10 1 (1.41%) VoIP
10 1 (1.41%) VPN
10 1 (1.41%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git
1 11 (15.49%) Subversion
2 9 (12.68%) LabVIEW
3 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (47.89%) Manufacturing
2 27 (38.03%) Electronics
3 8 (11.27%) Aerospace
3 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) Aviation
3 8 (11.27%) Social Skills
4 6 (8.45%) Military
5 5 (7.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.23%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.82%) Avionics
8 2 (2.82%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Finance
8 2 (2.82%) Marketing
8 2 (2.82%) Tech for Good
9 1 (1.41%) Automotive
9 1 (1.41%) Games
9 1 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Software Engineer
2 26 (36.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (36.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (28.17%) Senior
4 18 (25.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (19.72%) Senior Embedded Engineer
5 14 (19.72%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Design Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Lead
9 4 (5.63%) Electronics Technician
9 4 (5.63%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Test Technician
10 2 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Junior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Yocto
2 13 (18.31%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) React
5 4 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.63%) Django
5 4 (5.63%) JSON
5 4 (5.63%) Node.js
5 4 (5.63%) Qt
5 4 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.63%) WCF
5 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) WebSockets
5 4 (5.63%) WinForms
5 4 (5.63%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (16.90%) Device Driver
3 11 (15.49%) Analogue Electronics
4 8 (11.27%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (9.86%) FPGA
6 5 (7.04%) CAN bus
6 5 (7.04%) IoT
6 5 (7.04%) Robotics
7 3 (4.23%) ARM Cortex
7 3 (4.23%) VHDL
8 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.82%) NB-IoT
8 2 (2.82%) PCIe
8 2 (2.82%) Smart Energy
9 1 (1.41%) Acoustics
9 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.41%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.41%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.58%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (18.31%) Agile
3 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
4 12 (16.90%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (16.90%) Validation
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.08%) Software Architecture
5 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (12.68%) OOD
6 9 (12.68%) Physics
6 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) Coaching
7 8 (11.27%) Commercialisation
7 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (11.27%) Functional Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineering
9 6 (8.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) C
2 20 (28.17%) Embedded C
3 17 (23.94%) C#
4 15 (21.13%) C++
5 11 (15.49%) Python
6 7 (9.86%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.63%) Go
8 4 (5.63%) R
8 4 (5.63%) SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Ada
9 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.82%) Bash
9 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) HND
4 5 (7.04%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Master's Degree
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) HNC
7 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) MCAD
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PMO
2 2 (2.82%) IEC 62304
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Firmware
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) Embedded Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) EMC
3 2 (2.82%) Altera
3 2 (2.82%) Atmel
3 2 (2.82%) Cadence
3 2 (2.82%) Freescale
3 2 (2.82%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.41%) Siemens
4 1 (1.41%) VMware