Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-422
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 856 926 1109
Rank change year-on-year +70 +183 +101
Permanent jobs citing RS-422 24 6 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.040% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
10th Percentile " £27,000 £44,075
25th Percentile £52,500 £27,750 £46,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -30.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £44,375 £52,500
90th Percentile " £45,000 £52,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +57.14% -30.00% -

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 11,288 15,006 22,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 14.99% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,491 11,958 17,415
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 10 May 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 +100 24 £55,000 +57.14% 5
UK excluding London +76 24 £55,000 +57.14% 6
East of England - 15 - - 4
North of England - 9 £55,000 -
North West - 9 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 24 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 24 (100.00%) Modbus
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
2 15 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) Electronics
2 15 (62.50%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) RS-485
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (62.50%) Social Skills
3 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (33.33%) Instagram
4 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (33.33%) French Language
5 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared

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 (100.00%) Modbus
2 15 (62.50%) RS-485
3 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
General
1 15 (62.50%) Electronics
1 15 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (33.33%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 24 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
2 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Instagram