Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for RS-232 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RS-232 over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RS-232
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 - 154
Rank change year-on-year - +154 -
Permanent jobs citing RS-232 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.050% - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Wales median annual salary £40,000 - £20,000
10th Percentile £37,500 - £19,000
90th Percentile £42,500 - £21,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

RS-232 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 323 385 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.15% 18.76% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 267 325 325
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,200 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £65,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

RS-232
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing RS-232 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for RS-232 in Wales

RS-232
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RS-232 in Wales.

Salary trend for RS-232 in Wales

RS-232
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RS-232 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
RS-232
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing RS-232 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for RS-232.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485

RS-232
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft