The first table below looks at the demand for Modbus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 874 843 856
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 7 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 28
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £61,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Modbus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Modbus within the UK.

Modbus Salary Trend in the UK

Modbus
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Modbus over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Modbus Salary Histogram in the UK

Modbus
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -71 7 £41,250 +23.13% 8
West Midlands -1 2 £35,000 +4.47%
East of England - 2 £40,000 - 3
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
South East -15 1 - - 3
South West -20 1 £42,500 +54.54% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Horsham - 1 - -
London - 1 £50,000 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 £42,500 -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (81.25%) Degree
2 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 17 (53.13%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) .NET
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
5 14 (43.75%) WPF
5 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 8 (25.00%) SCADA
7 6 (18.75%) Profibus
7 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) AutoCAD
9 4 (12.50%) Siemens
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
9 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
10 3 (9.38%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (9.38%) WCF
10 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (9.38%) Perl
10 3 (9.38%) XML
10 3 (9.38%) HNC

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) WinCC
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) Profibus
2 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) SNMP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Programmer
3 4 (12.50%) PLC Programmer
3 4 (12.50%) PLC Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) COM+
5 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) DCOM
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) ActiveX
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Product Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) OOD
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) UML
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HNC
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
1 3 (9.38%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Siemens
2 4 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) QNX
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
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