Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 992 1182 1149
Rank change year-on-year +190 -33 +126
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 106 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.092% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 23
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +102.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £62,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% +24.51%

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 22,435 25,999 27,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 15.14% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,987 20,639 21,996
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Modbus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Modbus over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Top 11 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 21 May 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
England +174 98 £50,000 -16.67% 3
UK excluding London +144 92 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Midlands +89 66 £43,750 -7.89% 1
East Midlands +92 65 £45,000 - 1
South East +44 18 £50,000 -16.67%
London +97 6 £72,000 -
North of England +37 6 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
South West +31 2 £36,250 -
West Midlands +25 1 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 with a requirement for Modbus.

1 80 (75.47%) C++
1 80 (75.47%) C
1 80 (75.47%) TCP/IP
2 75 (70.75%) RS-485
3 74 (69.81%) Software Engineering
4 72 (67.92%) Degree
5 71 (66.98%) Firmware
5 71 (66.98%) CAN bus
6 65 (61.32%) C#
7 62 (58.49%) Embedded Systems
8 58 (54.72%) FreeRTOS
9 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (41.51%) Unit Testing
11 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
12 37 (34.91%) Manufacturing
13 36 (33.96%) Time Management
13 36 (33.96%) Linux
13 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
14 35 (33.02%) Visual Studio
15 31 (29.25%) Technical Leadership
16 30 (28.30%) Java
16 30 (28.30%) Device Driver
17 29 (27.36%) Android
17 29 (27.36%) Spring
17 29 (27.36%) Maven
17 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
17 29 (27.36%) Apple iOS
18 28 (26.42%) Marketing
19 22 (20.75%) Scrum
20 21 (19.81%) COM

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) GitHub
2 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (75.47%) TCP/IP
2 75 (70.75%) RS-485
3 18 (16.98%) Ethernet
4 16 (15.09%) MQTT
5 11 (10.38%) Profibus
6 7 (6.60%) Bluetooth
6 7 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.72%) LAN
7 5 (4.72%) SNMP
8 3 (2.83%) FTP
8 3 (2.83%) WAN
9 2 (1.89%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.89%) RS-232
9 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.94%) 3G
10 1 (0.94%) 4G
10 1 (0.94%) HTTP
10 1 (0.94%) LTE
10 1 (0.94%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
2 35 (33.02%) Visual Studio
3 29 (27.36%) Maven
4 14 (13.21%) Subversion
5 8 (7.55%) CppUnit
6 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (34.91%) Manufacturing
2 28 (26.42%) Marketing
3 14 (13.21%) Electronics
4 4 (3.77%) Automotive
5 3 (2.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Software Engineer
2 40 (37.74%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (34.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (27.36%) Lead Software Engineer
5 14 (13.21%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Electronics Test Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Presales Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) Spring
2 21 (19.81%) COM
3 2 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (66.98%) CAN bus
2 62 (58.49%) Embedded Systems
3 30 (28.30%) Device Driver
4 7 (6.60%) CPLD
4 7 (6.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (4.72%) CMDB
5 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (2.83%) Blog
7 3 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.94%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.94%) Robotics
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) FreeRTOS
2 36 (33.96%) Linux
3 29 (27.36%) Android
3 29 (27.36%) Apple iOS
4 11 (10.38%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.89%) Unix
8 1 (0.94%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (69.81%) Software Engineering
2 51 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.51%) Unit Testing
4 36 (33.96%) Time Management
5 31 (29.25%) Technical Leadership
6 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (20.75%) Scrum
8 14 (13.21%) Process Improvement
9 12 (11.32%) SDLC
10 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.55%) Presales
10 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.72%) BCP
11 5 (4.72%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.72%) Facilities Management
11 5 (4.72%) ITIL
11 5 (4.72%) ITSM
11 5 (4.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (75.47%) C
1 80 (75.47%) C++
2 65 (61.32%) C#
3 30 (28.30%) Java
4 14 (13.21%) Python
5 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.55%) SQL
6 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 72 (67.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) CISM
2 3 (2.83%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) MISRA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 71 (66.98%) Firmware
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) EMC
3 5 (4.72%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) Siemens
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.94%) QNX
6 1 (0.94%) TOWER Software