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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 72 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.27% - 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% - 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +26.86%
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
94 97 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.89% 15.42% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 85
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 - -
Modbus
West Midlands

Modbus
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) QNX
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Profibus
2 1 (33.33%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PLC Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) PLC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) QNX
2 1 (33.33%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens