Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-232
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 720 1003 1111
Rank change year-on-year +283 +108 +9
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 46 92 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.065% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 70
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 9,681 22,259 25,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.42% 15.64% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,564 16,730 20,225
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 13 August 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 13 August 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 +289 43 £45,000 - 17
UK excluding London +247 31 £45,000 - 17
London +201 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England +119 13 £45,000 +5.88%
South West +107 7 £46,250 -7.50% 3
South East +169 5 £43,500 -3.33% 4
North of England +155 2 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Scotland +93 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West +122 1 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Midlands +114 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands +82 1 £45,000 - 2
Wales +40 1 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 30 (65.22%) RS-485
2 29 (63.04%) TCP/IP
3 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
4 15 (32.61%) Aerospace
4 15 (32.61%) C#
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) C
5 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 13 (28.26%) WPF
6 13 (28.26%) Embedded C
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
6 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 13 (28.26%) WinForms
7 12 (26.09%) SDLC
8 11 (23.91%) Electronics
8 11 (23.91%) CAN bus
9 10 (21.74%) Android Development
9 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
9 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
9 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Android
9 10 (21.74%) Azure
9 10 (21.74%) AWS
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) Validation
9 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Firmware
10 8 (17.39%) Ethernet

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 10 (21.74%) AWS
1 10 (21.74%) Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) RS-485
2 29 (63.04%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
4 6 (13.04%) Modbus
4 6 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (6.52%) MQTT
5 3 (6.52%) Profibus
6 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
6 2 (4.35%) Skype
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
7 1 (2.17%) FTP
7 1 (2.17%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.70%) SQLite
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) InfluxDB
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (32.61%) Aerospace
2 11 (23.91%) Electronics
3 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 6 (13.04%) Automotive
5 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.35%) Advertising
6 2 (4.35%) Games
6 2 (4.35%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Radar Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Radar Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Audio Visual Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Audio Visual Installation Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
2 13 (28.26%) WinForms
2 13 (28.26%) WPF
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) Ajax
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.52%) COM
5 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) MFC
5 3 (6.52%) MSMQ
5 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.52%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (6.52%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) CAN bus
2 6 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Android
1 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 12 (26.09%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) Android Development
4 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
4 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Validation
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 2 (4.35%) Disruptive Innovation
10 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) C
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Embedded C
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.22%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) R
9 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Firmware
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) EMC