The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 71 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% 1.66% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% 5.42% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SCADA
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
123 203 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.40% 30.71% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 107 168 106
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SCADA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SCADA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SCADA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Lichfield -7 3 £30,000 -
Rugeley -1 2 £28,750 -4.16%
Stafford - 2 £28,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £28,750 -
Cannock - 2 £28,750 -
SCADA
West Midlands

SCADA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SCADA 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 SCADA.

1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Siemens
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Modbus
7 2 (18.18%) Profibus
7 2 (18.18%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) VB
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) Java

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SCADA 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 SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Modbus
1 2 (18.18%) Profibus
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Programmer
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Systems Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Programmer
4 4 (36.36%) Systems Programmer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) PLC Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Junior Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) PLC Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) Junior
7 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Siemens
3 2 (18.18%) Allen-Bradley