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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 72 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.23%
Modbus
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 81 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.04% 11.59% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 72 102
Average salary £33,750 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Modbus
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Modbus Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (75.00%) QNX
2 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
3 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (50.00%) Simulink
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) SCADA
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (12.50%) Siemens
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) QNX
2 1 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens