Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-422
UK
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1091 1200 1177
Rank change year-on-year +109 -23 +104
Permanent jobs citing RS-422 18 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.001% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.004% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 23
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +60.00%
10th Percentile £42,950 £37,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £53,325 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +60.00%

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 22,611 26,520 28,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 15.09% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17,503 21,237 22,923
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +103 18 £50,000 +25.00%
UK excluding London +74 16 £50,000 +25.00%
South East +66 15 £50,000 +25.00%
London - 2 £46,750 -
South West - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 18 (100.00%) RS-232
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) C
3 16 (88.89%) Embedded C
3 16 (88.89%) RS-485
4 13 (72.22%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (72.22%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) PPP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis

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 18 (100.00%) RS-232
2 16 (88.89%) RS-485
3 1 (5.56%) Modbus
3 1 (5.56%) PPP
3 1 (5.56%) Profibus
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Image Processing Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.56%) Robotics
2 1 (5.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) QMS
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft