Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 720 963 980
Rank change year-on-year +243 +17 +184
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 25 66 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.052% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 91
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £41,750 £36,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £61,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 8,897 19,033 22,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.24% 15.06% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,117 15,178 18,083
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 10 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 15 January 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 +257 22 £50,000 +11.11% 19
UK excluding London +192 21 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North of England +103 8 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 - 3
Midlands +92 7 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +64 7 £50,000 - 2
Work from Home - 5 £50,000 -
London +184 4 £60,000 +14.29% 2
South West +70 3 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Scotland +52 3 £48,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 23 (92.00%) Electronics
2 22 (88.00%) RS-232
3 18 (72.00%) C
4 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
4 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (64.00%) Embedded C
5 16 (64.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (36.00%) Validation
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Automotive
8 7 (28.00%) GCC
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (28.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (20.00%) SDLC
10 4 (16.00%) Modbus
10 4 (16.00%) CAD
10 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (16.00%) Atmel
11 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (8.00%) Analogue Electronics
12 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (8.00%) Schematic Capture
12 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (8.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) RS-232
2 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.00%) Modbus
5 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.00%) RS-422
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (28.00%) GCC
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 23 (92.00%) Electronics
2 16 (64.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (32.00%) Automotive
4 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (8.00%) Analogue Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) CPLD
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.00%) Verilog
2 2 (8.00%) VHDL
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) CAD
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (4.00%) Mechatronics
6 1 (4.00%) Robotic Control
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C
2 16 (64.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) Atmel
3 2 (8.00%) Xilinx