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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-422
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1189 969 773
Rank change year-on-year -220 -196 +339
Permanent jobs citing RS-422 25 56 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.048% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.37% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,000 -
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +50.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £42,500
90th Percentile - £71,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +45.45%

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 21,518 15,154 9,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.03% 13.06% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,984 10,453 7,479
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,248 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 5 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 19 August 2022. 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 -95 25 £60,000 - 4
England -186 25 £60,000 - 4
Work from Home -188 17 £50,000 -23.08% 2
East of England -75 16 - - 2
South East - 9 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 25 (100.00%) C
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (96.00%) Electronics
2 24 (96.00%) RS-485
3 17 (68.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (64.00%) Agile
4 16 (64.00%) TDD
4 16 (64.00%) Pair Programming
4 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (64.00%) Modbus
4 16 (64.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) Ada
5 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
6 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (32.00%) SpaceWire
6 8 (32.00%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (32.00%) OOD
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) UML
6 8 (32.00%) OO
6 8 (32.00%) Validation
6 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (32.00%) Coaching
6 8 (32.00%) CAN bus
6 8 (32.00%) Data Validation

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 24 (96.00%) RS-485
2 16 (64.00%) Modbus
3 8 (32.00%) SpaceWire
4 1 (4.00%) RS-232
General
1 24 (96.00%) Electronics
2 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
3 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CAN bus
1 8 (32.00%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Agile
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (64.00%) DevOps
2 16 (64.00%) Pair Programming
2 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Coaching
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (32.00%) Data Validation
3 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) OOD
3 8 (32.00%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (32.00%) UML
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree