Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RS-485 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RS-485 over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 814 1029 1173
Rank change year-on-year +215 +144 -38
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 37 83 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.057% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 31
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

RS-485 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 11,844 22,861 26,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.00% 15.67% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,250 17,288 21,198
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RS-485
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RS-485 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RS-485.

Salary trend for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RS-485 over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-485 within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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 +230 34 £45,000 - 9
UK excluding London +177 30 £45,000 - 6
East of England - 17 £45,000 - 2
London +187 7 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North of England +138 5 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
South East +122 3 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Scotland - 3 £53,500 -
South West +129 1 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +105 1 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands +81 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Midlands +64 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT jobs citing RS-485 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-485.

1 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 28 (75.68%) RS-232
3 16 (43.24%) Validation
4 15 (40.54%) Degree
5 13 (35.14%) C#
5 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (32.43%) Embedded C
6 12 (32.43%) C
6 12 (32.43%) WPF
6 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 12 (32.43%) WinForms
6 12 (32.43%) Android
7 11 (29.73%) Electronics
8 10 (27.03%) Aerospace
8 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
8 10 (27.03%) Azure
8 10 (27.03%) AWS
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
8 10 (27.03%) SDLC
8 10 (27.03%) Android Development
8 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
9 9 (24.32%) Modbus
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

RS-485
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:

Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.81%) EPLAN
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) AWS
1 10 (27.03%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 28 (75.68%) RS-232
3 9 (24.32%) Modbus
4 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (10.81%) Wireless
6 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
6 3 (8.11%) ZigBee
7 2 (5.41%) MQTT
7 2 (5.41%) Profibus
8 1 (2.70%) RS-422
8 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) InfluxDB
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (5.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (29.73%) Electronics
2 10 (27.03%) Aerospace
3 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Games
5 3 (8.11%) Automotive
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Software Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Radar Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Radar Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Database Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) GUI Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) WinForms
2 12 (32.43%) WPF
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) COM
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.41%) MFC
5 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
5 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) WCF
5 2 (5.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) CAN bus
2 4 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Android
2 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 16 (43.24%) Validation
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) Android Development
4 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
4 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Nanotechnology
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Disruptive Innovation
9 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.41%) Web Development
11 1 (2.70%) CAD
11 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) C
2 12 (32.43%) Embedded C
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.51%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) R
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Cadence