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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 860 859 844
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 26 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 28
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.47% -5.55%

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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Modbus over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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 23 January 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
(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 +25 26 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £33,500 -
Barnsley - 10 £33,500 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £33,500 -
Durham +10 8 - -
Billingham 0 8 - -
North East -5 8 - -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Stafford - 4 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £37,500 -
London - 3 £38,000 -
City of London - 3 £38,000 -
North West -1 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £45,000 -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) C++
3 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 15 (41.67%) Profibus
5 14 (38.89%) C
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) Embedded C
8 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
8 10 (27.78%) Firmware
8 10 (27.78%) Automotive
8 10 (27.78%) Freescale
8 10 (27.78%) Qt
8 10 (27.78%) JTAG
9 9 (25.00%) WPF
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) SNMP
10 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
10 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
11 6 (16.67%) WCF
11 6 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (16.67%) QNX
11 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
11 6 (16.67%) OOD

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.78%) WinCC
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
2 15 (41.67%) Profibus
3 7 (19.44%) SNMP
4 5 (13.89%) HTTP
4 5 (13.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) WiX
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.78%) Automotive
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) PLC Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) SCADA Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) PLC SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) Qt
3 9 (25.00%) WPF
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) Middleware
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) SOAP
5 5 (13.89%) ODBC
5 5 (13.89%) JSON
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 5 (13.89%) SCADA
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
4 6 (16.67%) OOD
4 6 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Product Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) CAD
6 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) C++
3 14 (38.89%) C
4 11 (30.56%) Embedded C
5 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Firmware
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Freescale
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) QNX
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Siemens
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