Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-232
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 969 1071
Rank change year-on-year +305 +102 +82
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 33 98 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 96
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.27% +10.00%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,542 21,126 24,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.24% 15.54% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 16,292 19,168
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for RS-232 in the UK

RS-232
Top 13 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 27 October 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
England +332 28 £50,000 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London +269 26 £47,750 +6.11% 16
London +250 7 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
North of England - 6 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +128 5 £50,000 +21.21% 2
East Midlands +95 5 £50,000 - 1
South East +171 4 £45,000 - 5
South West +116 4 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Work from Home - 4 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +98 3 £48,000 +6.67% 2
East of England +133 2 £47,500 -
Wales +48 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for RS-232.

1 25 (75.76%) RS-485
2 21 (63.64%) Electronics
3 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 17 (51.52%) Embedded C
5 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 15 (45.45%) C
6 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
7 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
8 10 (30.30%) Degree
9 9 (27.27%) Automotive
10 8 (24.24%) Aerospace
11 7 (21.21%) EMC
11 7 (21.21%) Python
11 7 (21.21%) C++
11 7 (21.21%) Modbus
12 5 (15.15%) GCC
12 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (15.15%) CAN bus
12 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
12 5 (15.15%) Advertising
12 5 (15.15%) Validation
13 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.12%) Subversion
13 4 (12.12%) Windows
13 4 (12.12%) Linux
13 4 (12.12%) HTML
13 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.12%) SQL
13 4 (12.12%) SDLC
14 3 (9.09%) Relational Database

RS-232
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) RS-485
2 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) Modbus
5 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
5 2 (6.06%) MQTT
5 2 (6.06%) Profibus
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) RS-422
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) SQLite
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) InfluxDB
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
1 5 (15.15%) GCC
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (63.64%) Electronics
2 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 9 (27.27%) Automotive
4 8 (24.24%) Aerospace
5 5 (15.15%) Advertising
6 1 (3.03%) Finance
6 1 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Radar Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Radar Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Database Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Field Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) COM
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (6.06%) MFC
3 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) WebSockets
3 2 (6.06%) WinForms
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) CAN bus
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) CPLD
3 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Verilog
3 2 (6.06%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Validation
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) CAD
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (3.03%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (3.03%) Robotic Control
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Embedded C
2 15 (45.45%) C
3 7 (21.21%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) R
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) EMC
2 2 (6.06%) Atmel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Xilinx