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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 891 916 869
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 12 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £31,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Modbus Salary Histogram in the UK

Modbus
Top 16 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +21 12 £40,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -10 7 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Staffordshire +4 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Stafford - 5 £45,000 - 1
South East 0 4 £38,000 +16.92%
West Sussex +12 2 £38,000 +16.92%
Worthing +3 2 £38,000 +16.92%
Worcester - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +13 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Hampshire +3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
Yateley - 1 £32,500 -
Banbury - 1 £45,000 -
Barnsley - 1 £38,500 -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 22 (57.89%) C++
3 20 (52.63%) C
3 20 (52.63%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 17 (44.74%) Profibus
5 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
6 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) OO
8 10 (26.32%) UML
8 10 (26.32%) Embedded C++
8 10 (26.32%) Firmware
8 10 (26.32%) Automotive
8 10 (26.32%) Qt
8 10 (26.32%) Freescale
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (26.32%) JTAG
9 9 (23.68%) WPF
10 8 (21.05%) Nucleus RTOS
10 8 (21.05%) Software Architecture
10 8 (21.05%) QNX
10 8 (21.05%) Device Driver
10 8 (21.05%) Middleware
10 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.05%) OOD
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) SCADA
11 7 (18.42%) Computer Science

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (2.63%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Simulink
3 2 (5.26%) Stateflow
3 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Profibus
2 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
3 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) SNMP
5 2 (5.26%) GSM
6 1 (2.63%) PSTN
6 1 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.63%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Trac
General
1 10 (26.32%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 17 (44.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SCADA Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) Qt
3 9 (23.68%) WPF
4 8 (21.05%) Middleware
5 4 (10.53%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.89%) XML
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.26%) ATL
7 2 (5.26%) DCOM
7 2 (5.26%) XSL
7 2 (5.26%) WinForms
7 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (2.63%) RESTful
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) ODBC
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Device Driver
2 7 (18.42%) SCADA
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Nucleus RTOS
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) OO
3 10 (26.32%) UML
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Software Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) OOD
5 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) CAD
8 1 (2.63%) Data Management
8 1 (2.63%) Product Management
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C++
2 20 (52.63%) C
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 10 (26.32%) Embedded C++
5 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) JTAG
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Freescale
2 8 (21.05%) QNX
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Siemens
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Atmel
6 1 (2.63%) Borland
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