Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 762 1067 1159
Rank change year-on-year +305 +92 +39
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 14 44 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.031% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 18
Median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -12.20% +20.59%
10th Percentile £39,975 £32,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.12% +2.41% +3.75%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,014 22,316 25,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 15.63% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,827 16,797 20,407
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Modbus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Modbus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Modbus.

Salary trend for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
England +295 14 £44,250 -1.67% 10
UK excluding London +265 14 £44,250 +4.12% 11
South East +184 8 £43,500 +24.29% 5
East of England - 4 - - 2
North of England +162 1 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +117 1 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +98 1 £45,000 -14.29% 1
East Midlands +66 1 £45,000 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for Modbus.

1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) RS-485
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Electronics
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) RS-232
5 5 (35.71%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 4 (28.57%) HNC
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (28.57%) EPLAN
6 4 (28.57%) SQLite
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) Nanotechnology
7 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5

Modbus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) EPLAN
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Azure
1 2 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) RS-485
2 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 6 (42.86%) RS-232
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) MQTT
3 3 (21.43%) Profibus
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) SQLite
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) InfluxDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (21.43%) COM
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) Kafka
2 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (21.43%) MFC
2 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
2 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) WebSockets
2 3 (21.43%) WinForms
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Nanotechnology
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
3 2 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware