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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-485
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1180 975 739
Rank change year-on-year -205 -236 +293
Permanent jobs citing RS-485 34 50 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.043% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 26
10th Percentile £50,000 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £52,500 £30,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,875 £57,500
90th Percentile - £60,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -

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 21,518 15,154 9,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.03% 13.06% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,984 10,453 7,479
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,248 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for RS-485 in the UK

RS-485
Top 9 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -78 34 £60,000 +20.00% 12
England -171 34 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Work from Home -188 20 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England -78 16 - - 3
South East -31 10 £60,000 +37.93% 4
Midlands -36 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands -21 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West -36 2 £60,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -55 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 32 (94.12%) Electronics
2 31 (91.18%) C
3 28 (82.35%) C++
4 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
4 24 (70.59%) RS-422
5 19 (55.88%) C#
5 19 (55.88%) Modbus
6 17 (50.00%) Agile
7 16 (47.06%) TDD
7 16 (47.06%) Pair Programming
7 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
7 16 (47.06%) DevOps
7 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
7 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (44.12%) Social Skills
9 14 (41.18%) Ada
10 12 (35.29%) Validation
11 10 (29.41%) CAN bus
12 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 8 (23.53%) Coaching
12 8 (23.53%) Data Validation
12 8 (23.53%) RS-232
12 8 (23.53%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (23.53%) SpaceWire
12 8 (23.53%) FPGA
12 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
12 8 (23.53%) OOD
12 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 8 (23.53%) Linux

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 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) RS-422
2 19 (55.88%) Modbus
3 8 (23.53%) RS-232
3 8 (23.53%) SpaceWire
4 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
4 3 (8.82%) J1939
4 3 (8.82%) MQTT
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.94%) InfluxDB
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.76%) GCC
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (94.12%) Electronics
2 15 (44.12%) Social Skills
3 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Software Test Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Test Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Executive Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) Kafka
2 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.94%) WinForms
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) CAN bus
2 8 (23.53%) FPGA
3 7 (20.59%) ARM Cortex
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (50.00%) Agile
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) DevOps
3 16 (47.06%) Pair Programming
3 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Validation
5 8 (23.53%) Coaching
5 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (23.53%) Data Validation
5 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 8 (23.53%) OO
5 8 (23.53%) OOD
5 8 (23.53%) Technical Leadership
5 8 (23.53%) UML
6 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Verification and Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C
2 28 (82.35%) C++
3 19 (55.88%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) Ada
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.82%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) VMware