The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 861 866 873
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 19 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.070% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 17
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
Top 12 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 24 December 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 +5 19 £33,500 -21.17% 7
Barnsley - 6 £33,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £33,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £33,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
Durham +6 4 - - 3
Billingham -2 4 - -
North East -12 4 - - 3
London - 4 £37,250 -
Stafford - 3 - - 1
City of London - 3 £38,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - - 1

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) C++
5 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
5 10 (37.04%) Profibus
6 9 (33.33%) C
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) SNMP
8 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++
9 6 (22.22%) Firmware
9 6 (22.22%) Automotive
9 6 (22.22%) SCADA
9 6 (22.22%) JTAG
9 6 (22.22%) Qt
9 6 (22.22%) Freescale
10 5 (18.52%) SOAP
10 5 (18.52%) ODBC
10 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
10 5 (18.52%) HTTP
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) CAD
10 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
2 10 (37.04%) Profibus
3 7 (25.93%) SNMP
4 5 (18.52%) HTTP
4 5 (18.52%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) WiX
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Automotive
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Qt
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) ODBC
3 5 (18.52%) WPF
4 4 (14.81%) Middleware
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) SCADA
2 4 (14.81%) Device Driver
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Product Management
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) CAD
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
5 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Firmware
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Freescale
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) QNX
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
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