The table below looks at the statistics for Profibus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Profibus over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Profibus
Rank 901 853 873
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +20
Permanent jobs citing Profibus 2 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.010% 0.057% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £67,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £67,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +125.00%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

Profibus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Profibus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Profibus
Salary Trend

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

Profibus Salary Trend in the UK

Profibus
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Profibus within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
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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 -18 2 £40,000 -40.74%
Derby - 1 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - -

Profibus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Profibus 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 Profibus.

1 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) SCADA
2 6 (75.00%) Modbus
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (50.00%) AutoCAD
4 4 (50.00%) Siemens
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
6 1 (12.50%) WinCC
6 1 (12.50%) EPLAN
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Telematics
6 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) DCOM
6 1 (12.50%) HNC
6 1 (12.50%) HND
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
6 1 (12.50%) MS Access
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Profibus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Profibus 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 Profibus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
2 1 (12.50%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) Modbus
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) PLC Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) PLC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Electrical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) DCOM
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Telematics
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Siemens
1 4 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Wonderware