Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 950 1157 1138
Rank change year-on-year +207 -19 +115
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 127 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.072% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 20
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% +9.76%
10th Percentile £38,000 £40,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £72,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +19.60%

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 21,122 24,979 26,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.31% 15.15% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16,429 20,185 21,834
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +131 89 £41,250 -15.38% 8
East Midlands +117 88 £40,000 -15.79% 5
South East +49 16 £50,000 -16.67% 17
London - 14 £72,000 - 1
South West +24 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 - 3
North of England - 3 £47,500 - 4
West Midlands +31 1 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Modbus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 104 (81.89%) C
2 101 (79.53%) C++
2 101 (79.53%) TCP/IP
3 100 (78.74%) RS-485
4 99 (77.95%) Degree
5 98 (77.17%) Software Engineering
5 98 (77.17%) Firmware
6 96 (75.59%) CAN bus
7 94 (74.02%) C#
8 83 (65.35%) FreeRTOS
9 80 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (62.20%) Embedded Systems
11 70 (55.12%) Unit Testing
12 63 (49.61%) Time Management
13 58 (45.67%) Cybersecurity
13 58 (45.67%) Manufacturing
14 57 (44.88%) Device Driver
14 57 (44.88%) Robot Framework
15 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
16 53 (41.73%) Linux
17 52 (40.94%) Java
18 50 (39.37%) Visual Studio
18 50 (39.37%) Apple iOS
18 50 (39.37%) Android
18 50 (39.37%) Spring
18 50 (39.37%) Maven
19 48 (37.80%) Technical Leadership
20 44 (34.65%) Marketing
21 40 (31.50%) Scrum
22 34 (26.77%) 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 11 (8.66%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) GitHub
2 11 (8.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (79.53%) TCP/IP
2 100 (78.74%) RS-485
3 18 (14.17%) MQTT
4 13 (10.24%) Ethernet
5 11 (8.66%) Profibus
5 11 (8.66%) SNMP
6 7 (5.51%) Bluetooth
6 7 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.15%) LAN
8 3 (2.36%) RS-232
9 2 (1.57%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.57%) WAN
9 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.57%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) PPP
10 1 (0.79%) RS-422
10 1 (0.79%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) Big Data
1 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (44.88%) Robot Framework
2 50 (39.37%) Maven
2 50 (39.37%) Visual Studio
3 20 (15.75%) Subversion
4 13 (10.24%) CppUnit
5 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (45.67%) Manufacturing
2 44 (34.65%) Marketing
3 18 (14.17%) Automotive
4 11 (8.66%) Electronics
5 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (64.57%) Software Engineer
2 42 (33.07%) Lead Software Engineer
3 39 (30.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 37 (29.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (14.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (13.39%) Test Engineer
7 14 (11.02%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Presales Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Electronics Test Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Firmware Engineer
13 2 (1.57%) Hardware Architect
13 2 (1.57%) Lead Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.37%) Spring
2 34 (26.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 96 (75.59%) CAN bus
2 79 (62.20%) Embedded Systems
3 57 (44.88%) Device Driver
4 11 (8.66%) CMDB
4 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.94%) CPLD
5 5 (3.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.35%) FreeRTOS
2 53 (41.73%) Linux
3 50 (39.37%) Android
3 50 (39.37%) Apple iOS
4 13 (10.24%) Windows
5 11 (8.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (77.17%) Software Engineering
2 80 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (55.12%) Unit Testing
4 63 (49.61%) Time Management
5 58 (45.67%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (37.80%) Technical Leadership
7 40 (31.50%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.02%) Process Improvement
9 14 (11.02%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.45%) SDLC
11 11 (8.66%) Business Continuity
11 11 (8.66%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (8.66%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (8.66%) Data Centre Operations
11 11 (8.66%) Facilities Management
11 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (8.66%) Presales
11 11 (8.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (81.89%) C
2 101 (79.53%) C++
3 94 (74.02%) C#
4 52 (40.94%) Java
5 13 (10.24%) Python
6 11 (8.66%) SQL
7 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 99 (77.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 98 (77.17%) Firmware
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) VMware
3 5 (3.94%) EMC
4 2 (1.57%) Siemens
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) TOWER Software