The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank - 23 16
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 4.62% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.69% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Modbus
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.00% 22.31% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,000 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Modbus across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Modbus
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Modbus across the Durham region.

Modbus Salary Trend in Durham

Modbus
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Modbus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Modbus.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Degree

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Modbus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Modbus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EMC