Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 677 1037 1111
Rank change year-on-year +360 +74 +62
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 11 32 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 39
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -5.88%

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 7,559 21,401 24,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 15.54% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,029 16,528 19,303
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,261 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 9 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 29 October 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
UK excluding London +301 11 £45,000 -2.70% 17
England +346 10 £44,250 -11.50% 17
South East +209 5 £43,500 -15.94% 3
North of England +166 3 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Midlands +126 2 £45,000 +40.63% 2
Yorkshire +121 2 £45,000 +38.46% 2
East Midlands +77 2 £45,000 +40.63% 2
North West +137 1 £40,500 -4.71% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (63.64%) Electronics
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) C
3 7 (63.64%) RS-232
4 6 (54.55%) RS-485
4 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
5 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Automotive
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) MQTT
7 3 (27.27%) Profibus
7 3 (27.27%) SQLite
7 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) C++
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) COM
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) MFC
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) HTML

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 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) RS-232
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) RS-485
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) MQTT
4 3 (27.27%) Profibus
5 1 (9.09%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) 5G
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
5 1 (9.09%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) SQLite
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) InfluxDB
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) CodeWarrior
3 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (63.64%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) Automotive
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (18.18%) COM
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (18.18%) MFC
2 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WebSockets
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) HND
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens