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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 928 934
Rank change year-on-year +107 +6  
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 40 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 36
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00%  

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 13710 17870 20267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.87% 17.20% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11141 14812 16085
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 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 28 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 26 April 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 37 £40,000 -12.08% 5
South East +74 13 £40,000 +11.88%
Yorkshire +34 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +32 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Doncaster - 10 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 9 £40,000 -
Durham - 6 £35,000 - 1
North East - 6 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £45,750 - 1
Scotland +9 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Lothian - 3 £42,500 - 1
Livingston - 3 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +12 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Hereford - 2 £50,000 -
Derby - 2 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £41,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Uckfield - 1 £48,000 -
Ringwood - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Worcester - 1 £41,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 82 (88.17%) C
2 76 (81.72%) Firmware
3 71 (76.34%) C++
4 70 (75.27%) Software Engineering
5 67 (72.04%) RS-232
5 67 (72.04%) Ethernet
6 64 (68.82%) TCP/IP
7 60 (64.52%) Embedded C++
8 58 (62.37%) Embedded C
9 54 (58.06%) Electronics
10 51 (54.84%) Wireless
11 35 (37.63%) ZigBee
12 33 (35.48%) Home Automation
12 33 (35.48%) Bluetooth
13 27 (29.03%) Manufacturing
14 25 (26.88%) Validation
15 24 (25.81%) EMC
15 24 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (25.81%) RS-422
15 24 (25.81%) ANSI C
16 23 (24.73%) Linux
17 21 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 19 (20.43%) Windows
19 18 (19.35%) C#
20 17 (18.28%) Embedded Systems
21 16 (17.20%) MFC
22 15 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
22 15 (16.13%) Degree
23 14 (15.05%) VHDL
23 14 (15.05%) Verilog

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (72.04%) Ethernet
1 67 (72.04%) RS-232
2 64 (68.82%) TCP/IP
3 51 (54.84%) Wireless
4 35 (37.63%) ZigBee
5 33 (35.48%) Bluetooth
6 24 (25.81%) RS-422
7 11 (11.83%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (9.68%) GPRS
8 9 (9.68%) GSM
9 4 (4.30%) DHCP
9 4 (4.30%) DNS
9 4 (4.30%) Internet
9 4 (4.30%) PPP
10 2 (2.15%) DECT
10 2 (2.15%) Modbus
10 2 (2.15%) Skype
10 2 (2.15%) VoIP
11 1 (1.08%) LAN
11 1 (1.08%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Subversion
2 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 54 (58.06%) Electronics
2 27 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Embedded Engineer
1 68 (73.12%) Software Engineer
2 65 (69.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 55 (59.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 40 (43.01%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 24 (25.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 22 (23.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 22 (23.66%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (22.58%) Embedded C Engineer
8 19 (20.43%) C Software Engineer
8 19 (20.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 17 (18.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 15 (16.13%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (16.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (16.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (15.05%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 13 (13.98%) Hardware Engineer
12 13 (13.98%) Senior Hardware Engineer
13 8 (8.60%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
13 8 (8.60%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) MFC
2 11 (11.83%) XML
3 9 (9.68%) Qt
4 5 (5.38%) Web Services
5 4 (4.30%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.48%) Home Automation
2 24 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (18.28%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (15.05%) Verilog
5 14 (15.05%) VHDL
6 12 (12.90%) Device Driver
7 7 (7.53%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.53%) ASIC
8 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.15%) Digital Signage
9 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.15%) IPTV
9 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.08%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (75.27%) Software Engineering
2 25 (26.88%) Validation
3 15 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) UML
5 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.53%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (7.53%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.30%) Memory Management
8 4 (4.30%) Workflow
9 2 (2.15%) CAD
9 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.15%) Logistics
9 2 (2.15%) Metaprogramming
9 2 (2.15%) Post-Production
9 2 (2.15%) SDLC
9 2 (2.15%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.08%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 82 (88.17%) C
2 71 (76.34%) C++
3 60 (64.52%) Embedded C++
4 58 (62.37%) Embedded C
5 24 (25.81%) ANSI C
6 18 (19.35%) C#
7 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) SQL
9 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.08%) Java
9 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 76 (81.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) EMC
2 9 (9.68%) NEC
3 5 (5.38%) Freescale
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) Polycom
5 1 (1.08%) Assembla
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