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

RS-485
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 899 942
Rank change year-on-year +54 +43  
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 29 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 42
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -15.78% +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 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 21 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 June 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 +33 28 £40,000 -15.78% 4
North East - 10 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 9 £35,000 - 1
Doncaster - 8 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £46,250 -
Hereford - 6 £46,250 -
Herefordshire - 6 £46,250 -
South East +58 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +20 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Bracknell - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Derby - 1 £32,500 -
Uckfield - 1 £48,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 67 (93.06%) C
2 62 (86.11%) Firmware
3 61 (84.72%) C++
4 57 (79.17%) Software Engineering
5 53 (73.61%) RS-232
5 53 (73.61%) Embedded C
6 51 (70.83%) Embedded C++
6 51 (70.83%) Ethernet
7 48 (66.67%) Wireless
8 46 (63.89%) TCP/IP
9 41 (56.94%) Electronics
10 28 (38.89%) Home Automation
11 26 (36.11%) ZigBee
12 23 (31.94%) Manufacturing
12 23 (31.94%) Bluetooth
13 20 (27.78%) Validation
14 19 (26.39%) RS-422
14 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (26.39%) ANSI C
15 18 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (23.61%) Degree
17 16 (22.22%) Linux
18 15 (20.83%) C#
19 14 (19.44%) EMC
20 13 (18.06%) Algorithms
21 12 (16.67%) Windows
21 12 (16.67%) ISO 9001
21 12 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
22 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
22 11 (15.28%) JavaScript

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 (12.50%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (73.61%) RS-232
2 51 (70.83%) Ethernet
3 48 (66.67%) Wireless
4 46 (63.89%) TCP/IP
5 26 (36.11%) ZigBee
6 23 (31.94%) Bluetooth
7 19 (26.39%) RS-422
8 9 (12.50%) GPRS
8 9 (12.50%) GSM
9 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.17%) SNMP
11 2 (2.78%) DECT
11 2 (2.78%) Internet
11 2 (2.78%) Modbus
12 1 (1.39%) 3G
12 1 (1.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.39%) Trac
General
1 41 (56.94%) Electronics
2 23 (31.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 54 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 52 (72.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 30 (41.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 18 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 18 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 18 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
8 16 (22.22%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 16 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 16 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Electronics Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) MFC
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) Qt
4 2 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Home Automation
2 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (18.06%) Algorithms
5 9 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (9.72%) Verilog
6 7 (9.72%) VHDL
7 4 (5.56%) ASIC
7 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
8 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.17%) CPLD
9 1 (1.39%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Debian
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) Validation
3 12 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
5 7 (9.72%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) UML
7 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
8 3 (4.17%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.78%) CAD
9 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.78%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (2.78%) Memory Management
9 2 (2.78%) Metaprogramming
9 2 (2.78%) Post-Production
9 2 (2.78%) SDLC
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
10 1 (1.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C
2 61 (84.72%) C++
3 53 (73.61%) Embedded C
4 51 (70.83%) Embedded C++
5 19 (26.39%) ANSI C
6 15 (20.83%) C#
7 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.17%) SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Python
10 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 62 (86.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) EMC
2 9 (12.50%) NEC
3 2 (2.78%) Freescale
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Assembla
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
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