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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 898 925
Rank change year-on-year +70 +27  
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 35 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 42
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +22.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year -15.78% +29.25%  

RS-485 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

RS-485
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RS-485 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RS-485.

Salary trend for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 25 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 33 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Yorkshire +27 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Doncaster - 12 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 -
North East - 9 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 8 £35,000 - 1
South East +71 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +32 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Bracknell - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £41,250 -
Scotland +12 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Livingston - 2 £40,000 -
Hereford - 2 £43,750 -
Herefordshire - 2 £43,750 -
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Worcester - 1 £41,500 -
Uckfield - 1 £48,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing RS-485 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RS-485.

1 77 (91.67%) C
2 70 (83.33%) Firmware
3 67 (79.76%) C++
4 65 (77.38%) Software Engineering
5 63 (75.00%) Ethernet
6 61 (72.62%) RS-232
7 59 (70.24%) TCP/IP
8 57 (67.86%) Embedded C
8 57 (67.86%) Embedded C++
9 51 (60.71%) Wireless
10 50 (59.52%) Electronics
11 33 (39.29%) ZigBee
12 32 (38.10%) Home Automation
13 31 (36.90%) Bluetooth
14 28 (33.33%) Manufacturing
15 24 (28.57%) Validation
16 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (27.38%) RS-422
16 23 (27.38%) ANSI C
17 22 (26.19%) Linux
18 21 (25.00%) EMC
19 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
19 17 (20.24%) C#
19 17 (20.24%) Windows
20 16 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 16 (19.05%) Degree
21 13 (15.48%) Embedded Software Development
21 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
21 13 (15.48%) MFC
22 12 (14.29%) VHDL

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 61 (72.62%) RS-232
3 59 (70.24%) TCP/IP
4 51 (60.71%) Wireless
5 33 (39.29%) ZigBee
6 31 (36.90%) Bluetooth
7 23 (27.38%) RS-422
8 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (10.71%) GPRS
9 9 (10.71%) GSM
10 3 (3.57%) Internet
11 2 (2.38%) DECT
11 2 (2.38%) DHCP
11 2 (2.38%) DNS
11 2 (2.38%) Modbus
11 2 (2.38%) PPP
12 1 (1.19%) 3G
12 1 (1.19%) LAN
12 1 (1.19%) MQTT
12 1 (1.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 50 (59.52%) Electronics
2 28 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 62 (73.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 60 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 48 (57.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 36 (42.86%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 22 (26.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 20 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (23.81%) Embedded C Engineer
7 20 (23.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
8 18 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 18 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 16 (19.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 16 (19.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (19.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (13.10%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 10 (11.90%) Hardware Engineer
11 10 (11.90%) Senior Hardware Engineer
12 5 (5.95%) C++ Developer
12 5 (5.95%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) MFC
2 6 (7.14%) Qt
2 6 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.19%) Middleware
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.10%) Home Automation
2 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (14.29%) Verilog
5 12 (14.29%) VHDL
6 9 (10.71%) Algorithms
7 8 (9.52%) Device Driver
8 7 (8.33%) ASIC
9 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
10 1 (1.19%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Debian
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.57%) Validation
3 13 (15.48%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
5 8 (9.52%) UML
6 7 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (4.76%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.57%) Memory Management
10 3 (3.57%) Workflow
11 2 (2.38%) CAD
11 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.38%) Logistics
11 2 (2.38%) Metaprogramming
11 2 (2.38%) Post-Production
11 2 (2.38%) SDLC
12 1 (1.19%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 77 (91.67%) C
2 67 (79.76%) C++
3 57 (67.86%) Embedded C
3 57 (67.86%) Embedded C++
4 23 (27.38%) ANSI C
5 17 (20.24%) C#
6 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) MISRA
System Software
1 70 (83.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) EMC
2 9 (10.71%) NEC
3 4 (4.76%) Freescale
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Assembla
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
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