The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 214 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.019% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.23%
Modbus
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
866 907 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.46% 16.81% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 777 737 780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Modbus
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Modbus across the West Midlands region.

Modbus Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Modbus
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £37,000 -
Modbus
England

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) Device Driver
4 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) UML
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) OOD
4 6 (60.00%) Middleware
4 6 (60.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (60.00%) QNX
5 5 (50.00%) C
6 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
6 4 (40.00%) Simulink
7 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) VC++
8 2 (20.00%) PVCS
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) SCADA
9 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (10.00%) Electronics
9 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
9 1 (10.00%) CSS

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (40.00%) Simulink
2 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PVCS
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (20.00%) VC++
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) QNX
2 1 (10.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (10.00%) Siemens