Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 640 1001 1111
Rank change year-on-year +361 +110 +60
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 33 89 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.064% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 62
Median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,625 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7,477 21,887 24,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.52% 15.71% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,917 16,595 19,477
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,575 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% - +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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +355 32 £47,500 +5.56% 15
UK excluding London +297 25 £45,000 - 13
East of England +154 12 £45,000 -5.26%
London +269 8 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North of England +194 4 £50,000 +53.85% 5
Midlands +120 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +84 4 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 3
South East +203 3 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Work from Home - 2 £50,000 - 1
South West +116 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland +104 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 31 (93.94%) RS-232
2 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
3 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 14 (42.42%) Electronics
5 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
5 13 (39.39%) C
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) Validation
6 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
7 11 (33.33%) SDLC
8 10 (30.30%) WinForms
8 10 (30.30%) MVC
8 10 (30.30%) WPF
8 10 (30.30%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) .NET
8 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
9 9 (27.27%) Modbus
10 8 (24.24%) Aerospace
11 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
11 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
11 7 (21.21%) Android Development
11 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
11 7 (21.21%) Android
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Azure
11 7 (21.21%) AWS
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (6.06%) EPLAN
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) AWS
1 7 (21.21%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) RS-232
2 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
3 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
4 9 (27.27%) Modbus
5 3 (9.09%) MQTT
5 3 (9.09%) Profibus
6 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) InfluxDB
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.12%) GCC
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (42.42%) Electronics
2 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 8 (24.24%) Aerospace
4 5 (15.15%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Radar Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Radar Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
1 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
1 10 (30.30%) WinForms
1 10 (30.30%) WPF
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (9.09%) COM
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) Kafka
4 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (9.09%) MFC
4 3 (9.09%) MSMQ
4 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (9.09%) REST
4 3 (9.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CAN bus
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
1 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Validation
3 11 (33.33%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
5 7 (21.21%) Android Development
5 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Nanotechnology
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.03%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C
1 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) HNC
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) EMC