Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RS-422 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RS-422 over the 6 months to 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-422
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 814 1016 1109
Rank change year-on-year +202 +93 +89
Permanent jobs citing RS-422 5 8 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.051% 0.043% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 22
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +25.00%

RS-422 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 9,761 18,447 22,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 15.03% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,681 14,784 17,823
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,503
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

RS-422
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RS-422 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RS-422 in the UK

RS-422
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RS-422.

Salary trend for RS-422 in the UK

RS-422
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-422 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2021. 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 +208 5 £40,000 -5.88% 7
UK excluding London +158 4 - - 7
East of England - 4 - - 5
London - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, IT jobs citing RS-422 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-422.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) RS-485
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter
2 4 (80.00%) Modbus
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) RS-232
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XML

RS-422
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) RS-485
2 4 (80.00%) Modbus
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) RS-232
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter