Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 882 848 1022
Rank change year-on-year -34 +174 +158
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 67 14 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.017% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 40
10th Percentile £41,000 £29,700 £32,150
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £55,625 £55,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.32% -3.33% -25.00%

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 12,694 12,454 22,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.57% 14.86% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,093 9,924 17,178
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,273 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Modbus over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Top 14 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 15 June 2021. 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
UK excluding London -16 57 £46,250 +6.32% 25
England -21 54 £50,000 +14.94% 24
East of England +6 20 - - 5
North West -5 12 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North of England -20 12 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Midlands -24 12 £55,000 +71.88% 3
East Midlands -21 8 £55,000 +71.88% 1
London -21 7 £50,000 - 2
Scotland - 5 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £48,750 - 2
Work from Home - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £30,000 - 1
South East -10 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 51 (76.12%) C++
2 44 (65.67%) C
3 41 (61.19%) Software Engineering
4 40 (59.70%) Software Testing
5 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (49.25%) DevOps
7 32 (47.76%) RS-422
8 26 (38.81%) C#
8 26 (38.81%) Social Skills
9 23 (34.33%) Ethernet
9 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (32.84%) RS-485
11 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
12 20 (29.85%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (29.85%) Electronics
12 20 (29.85%) TDD
12 20 (29.85%) Pair Programming
13 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
13 15 (22.39%) Python
14 14 (20.90%) Validation
14 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (19.40%) Functional Testing
15 13 (19.40%) Scrum
16 12 (17.91%) Self-Motivation
17 11 (16.42%) Instagram
17 11 (16.42%) Linux
17 11 (16.42%) French Language
17 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
18 9 (13.43%) Computer Science

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 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Azure
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) RS-422
2 23 (34.33%) Ethernet
3 22 (32.84%) RS-485
4 6 (8.96%) MQTT
4 6 (8.96%) Profibus
4 6 (8.96%) ZigBee
5 5 (7.46%) 4G
5 5 (7.46%) 5G
5 5 (7.46%) Z-Wave
6 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) Firewall
7 3 (4.48%) GoToMeeting
7 3 (4.48%) Internet
7 3 (4.48%) Skype
7 3 (4.48%) SNMP
7 3 (4.48%) SSL
7 3 (4.48%) WebEx
8 2 (2.99%) LAN
8 2 (2.99%) VPN
8 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Robot Framework
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (38.81%) Social Skills
2 20 (29.85%) Electronics
3 15 (22.39%) Manufacturing
4 11 (16.42%) French Language
5 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.46%) Law
6 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
7 4 (5.97%) Finance
7 4 (5.97%) Retail
8 3 (4.48%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) Software Test Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) Test Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Software Verification Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Verification Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Firmware Developer
6 3 (4.48%) SCADA Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) WCF
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (1.49%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (11.94%) CAN bus
2 8 (11.94%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 8 (11.94%) SCADA
3 3 (4.48%) Analogue Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Social Network
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.48%) VxWorks
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Software Engineering
2 40 (59.70%) Software Testing
3 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) DevOps
5 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (29.85%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (29.85%) Pair Programming
7 20 (29.85%) TDD
7 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (20.90%) Validation
9 13 (19.40%) Functional Testing
9 13 (19.40%) Scrum
10 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.45%) Project Management
13 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.97%) Coaching
14 4 (5.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) C++
2 44 (65.67%) C
3 26 (38.81%) C#
4 15 (22.39%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) SQL
6 3 (4.48%) Groovy
6 3 (4.48%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Instagram
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Siemens
4 1 (1.49%) Huawei
4 1 (1.49%) Perforce