The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 81 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% - 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% - 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.70% 14.24% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 92 85 57
Average salary £26,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Modbus
West Midlands

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 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
1 2 (100.00%) Profibus
1 2 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Profibus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) PLC Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) PLC Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley