The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 212 196 184
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.98% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
879 918 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.30% 16.49% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 725 772 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Modbus
England

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 31 July 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
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Modbus
England

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) Profibus
1 2 (66.67%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Profibus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) PLC Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) PLC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
1 2 (66.67%) Allen-Bradley