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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RS-485
UK
Rank 819 918 918
Rank change year-on-year +99 0  
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 45 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  

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 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RS-485 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 30 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 27 March 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 +104 42 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +30 16 £40,000 - 1
South East +72 12 £40,000 -11.11%
South Yorkshire +14 12 £40,000 -
Berkshire +48 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 -
Doncaster - 6 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Harrogate +5 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Hereford - 4 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland +23 3 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +4 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North East - 3 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 3 £42,500 -
Derby - 3 £40,000 - 1
Livingston - 3 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Ringwood - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -
London - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £41,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
Worcester - 1 £41,500 -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

RS-485
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (85.26%) C
2 75 (78.95%) Firmware
3 71 (74.74%) C++
4 70 (73.68%) Software Engineering
5 68 (71.58%) RS-232
6 67 (70.53%) Ethernet
7 63 (66.32%) TCP/IP
8 61 (64.21%) Embedded C++
9 58 (61.05%) Embedded C
10 49 (51.58%) Electronics
11 44 (46.32%) Wireless
12 34 (35.79%) Bluetooth
13 32 (33.68%) ZigBee
14 29 (30.53%) Home Automation
15 28 (29.47%) Linux
16 24 (25.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 24 (25.26%) EMC
17 23 (24.21%) Manufacturing
18 21 (22.11%) Validation
18 21 (22.11%) C#
18 21 (22.11%) RS-422
18 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (22.11%) ANSI C
19 19 (20.00%) Windows
20 18 (18.95%) UML
20 18 (18.95%) MFC
21 17 (17.89%) Embedded Software Development
22 16 (16.84%) Qt
23 15 (15.79%) Device Driver
24 14 (14.74%) VHDL

RS-485
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 68 (71.58%) RS-232
2 67 (70.53%) Ethernet
3 63 (66.32%) TCP/IP
4 44 (46.32%) Wireless
5 34 (35.79%) Bluetooth
6 32 (33.68%) ZigBee
7 21 (22.11%) RS-422
8 11 (11.58%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.42%) GPRS
9 8 (8.42%) GSM
10 4 (4.21%) DHCP
10 4 (4.21%) DNS
10 4 (4.21%) Internet
10 4 (4.21%) PPP
10 4 (4.21%) Skype
10 4 (4.21%) VoIP
11 2 (2.11%) DECT
11 2 (2.11%) LAN
12 1 (1.05%) 3G
12 1 (1.05%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Subversion
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 49 (51.58%) Electronics
2 23 (24.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (71.58%) Embedded Engineer
1 68 (71.58%) Software Engineer
2 65 (68.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 51 (53.68%) Firmware Engineer
4 36 (37.89%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 29 (30.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 27 (28.42%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (28.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (26.32%) Embedded C Engineer
8 23 (24.21%) C Software Engineer
8 23 (24.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 21 (22.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 19 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 19 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (14.74%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 13 (13.68%) Hardware Engineer
12 13 (13.68%) Senior Hardware Engineer
13 8 (8.42%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
13 8 (8.42%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) MFC
2 16 (16.84%) Qt
3 14 (14.74%) XML
4 5 (5.26%) Web Services
5 4 (4.21%) HTML
6 2 (2.11%) .NET
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Home Automation
2 24 (25.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (15.79%) Device Driver
5 14 (14.74%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (14.74%) Verilog
5 14 (14.74%) VHDL
6 7 (7.37%) ASIC
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Signage
7 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.21%) IPTV
7 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Linux
2 19 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Unix
4 5 (5.26%) Android
4 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (73.68%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.11%) Validation
3 18 (18.95%) UML
4 17 (17.89%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (7.37%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.32%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.26%) OO
8 5 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.21%) Memory Management
9 4 (4.21%) Workflow
10 2 (2.11%) CAD
10 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.11%) Logistics
10 2 (2.11%) Metaprogramming
10 2 (2.11%) Post-Production
10 2 (2.11%) SDLC
10 2 (2.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (85.26%) C
2 71 (74.74%) C++
3 61 (64.21%) Embedded C++
4 58 (61.05%) Embedded C
5 21 (22.11%) ANSI C
5 21 (22.11%) C#
6 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.26%) Java
7 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (78.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) EMC
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) NEC
4 5 (5.26%) Freescale
5 4 (4.21%) Polycom
6 1 (1.05%) Assembla
6 1 (1.05%) Renesas
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