Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Modbus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Modbus over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 1154 1166
Rank change year-on-year +135 +12 +83
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 85 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 20
England median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,625 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

Modbus is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,410 26,047 29,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.12% 15.50% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17,674 21,218 24,457
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Modbus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Modbus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Modbus in England

Modbus
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Modbus in England.

Salary trend for Modbus in England

Modbus
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Modbus in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Modbus in England

Modbus
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +83 51 £40,000 -15.79% 6
East Midlands +67 49 £40,000 -15.79% 6
London +77 20 £70,000 +16.67% 4
South East +20 7 £50,000 -16.67% 5
South West +32 6 £39,000 -2.50%
West Midlands +25 2 £37,500 -14.29%
Yorkshire +38 1 - - 3
North of England +15 1 - - 3
Modbus
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Modbus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Modbus.

1 68 (80.00%) Degree
2 65 (76.47%) C
3 61 (71.76%) RS-485
4 58 (68.24%) C#
4 58 (68.24%) Firmware
5 57 (67.06%) CAN bus
6 55 (64.71%) C++
7 54 (63.53%) TCP/IP
7 54 (63.53%) Software Engineering
8 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (54.12%) FreeRTOS
10 44 (51.76%) Embedded Systems
11 42 (49.41%) Unit Testing
11 42 (49.41%) Time Management
12 39 (45.88%) Manufacturing
12 39 (45.88%) Device Driver
12 39 (45.88%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (43.53%) Java
14 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
15 35 (41.18%) Linux
16 33 (38.82%) Visual Studio
16 33 (38.82%) Robot Framework
17 32 (37.65%) Android
17 32 (37.65%) Apple iOS
17 32 (37.65%) Spring
17 32 (37.65%) Maven
18 27 (31.76%) Marketing
18 27 (31.76%) Technical Leadership
19 25 (29.41%) Scrum
20 20 (23.53%) COM

Modbus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (11.76%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 61 (71.76%) RS-485
2 54 (63.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.29%) SNMP
4 9 (10.59%) Ethernet
5 8 (9.41%) Profibus
6 6 (7.06%) MQTT
6 6 (7.06%) RS-232
7 5 (5.88%) Bluetooth
7 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.71%) PPP
8 4 (4.71%) RS-422
9 3 (3.53%) Wireless
10 2 (2.35%) HTTP
10 2 (2.35%) LAN
10 2 (2.35%) WAN
10 2 (2.35%) ZigBee
11 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Big Data
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (38.82%) Robot Framework
1 33 (38.82%) Visual Studio
2 32 (37.65%) Maven
3 11 (12.94%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) CppUnit
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.53%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.18%) CMake
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) GDB
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 39 (45.88%) Manufacturing
2 27 (31.76%) Marketing
3 16 (18.82%) Automotive
3 16 (18.82%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Software Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Lead Software Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Presales Engineer
7 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Hardware Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Hardware Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Junior
11 1 (1.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) Spring
2 20 (23.53%) COM
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) Django
4 1 (1.18%) Flash
4 1 (1.18%) Flask
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (1.18%) LINQ
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) WPF
4 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (67.06%) CAN bus
2 44 (51.76%) Embedded Systems
3 39 (45.88%) Device Driver
4 13 (15.29%) CMDB
4 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.53%) CPLD
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.18%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) FreeRTOS
2 35 (41.18%) Linux
3 32 (37.65%) Android
3 32 (37.65%) Apple iOS
4 14 (16.47%) Windows
4 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Software Engineering
2 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (49.41%) Time Management
3 42 (49.41%) Unit Testing
4 39 (45.88%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (31.76%) Technical Leadership
6 25 (29.41%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.29%) BCP
8 13 (15.29%) Business Continuity
8 13 (15.29%) Business Continuity Planning
8 13 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (15.29%) Data Centre Operations
8 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (15.29%) Facilities Management
8 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (15.29%) ITIL
8 13 (15.29%) ITSM
8 13 (15.29%) Presales
8 13 (15.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (76.47%) C
2 58 (68.24%) C#
3 55 (64.71%) C++
4 37 (43.53%) Java
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 11 (12.94%) Python
7 8 (9.41%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) JTAG
2 1 (1.18%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (68.24%) Firmware
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) EMC
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Siemens