Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-422
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1195 1220
Rank change year-on-year +91 +25 +69
Permanent jobs citing RS-422 29 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.032% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 8
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -33.33%

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 23,906 27,781 31,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.97% 15.46% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,760 22,485 25,425
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

RS-422
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RS-422 in the UK

RS-422
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RS-422.

Salary trend for RS-422 in the UK

RS-422
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RS-422 over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram 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 13 December 2018. 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 +70 29 £41,500 +3.75% 4
UK excluding London +72 28 £42,000 +5.00% 3
South East +36 24 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West - 4 £39,000 -
London - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 29 (100.00%) RS-232
2 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 26 (89.66%) C
3 25 (86.21%) RS-485
4 22 (75.86%) Embedded C
5 21 (72.41%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (68.97%) Physics
7 6 (20.69%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) Modbus
9 4 (13.79%) Profibus
9 4 (13.79%) CAN bus
9 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (13.79%) PPP
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) OOP
9 4 (13.79%) OO
9 4 (13.79%) Python
9 4 (13.79%) Java
9 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.79%) QMS
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.90%) Firmware
10 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 1 (3.45%) Windows
11 1 (3.45%) Linux
11 1 (3.45%) Perl

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 29 (100.00%) RS-232
2 25 (86.21%) RS-485
3 4 (13.79%) Modbus
3 4 (13.79%) PPP
3 4 (13.79%) Profibus
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Graduate
4 1 (3.45%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Image Processing Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Junior
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (13.79%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 20 (68.97%) Physics
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (13.79%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) OOP
3 4 (13.79%) QMS
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
3 4 (13.79%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Image Processing
4 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.45%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C
2 22 (75.86%) Embedded C
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) EMC
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft