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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1160 922 773
Rank change year-on-year -238 -149 +297
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 80 95 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.083% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.63% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 10
10th Percentile £40,301 £27,500 £39,975
25th Percentile £51,563 £42,500 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £50,000 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% +12.99% -1.67%
75th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile - - £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,750 £51,250 £44,250
% change year-on-year -8.78% +15.82% +10.63%

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 21,723 15,074 9,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 13.09% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12,006 10,438 7,709
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,248 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Top 12 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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -166 80 £67,500 +35.00% 26
UK excluding London -102 55 £46,750 -8.78% 24
Work from Home -201 35 £51,750 -5.91% 6
London -160 25 £67,500 +35.00% 2
East of England -69 23 £51,000 -15.00% 3
South East -35 19 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Midlands -42 10 £57,500 +4.55% 9
West Midlands -41 9 £60,000 +26.32% 2
South West -25 2 £39,352 +31.17% 3
East Midlands -25 1 £42,500 -22.73% 7
North of England -86 1 £42,500 -22.73% 7
North West -87 1 £42,500 -22.73% 5

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 70 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 47 (58.75%) C
3 45 (56.25%) C++
4 43 (53.75%) Agile
5 37 (46.25%) Electronics
6 28 (35.00%) MQTT
7 25 (31.25%) IoT
7 25 (31.25%) Social Skills
8 24 (30.00%) CAD
9 23 (28.75%) C#
9 23 (28.75%) Azure
9 23 (28.75%) AWS
9 23 (28.75%) GCP
9 23 (28.75%) RS-485
10 22 (27.50%) Computer Science
10 22 (27.50%) Linux
11 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (26.25%) JIRA
12 20 (25.00%) RS-422
13 19 (23.75%) DevOps
13 19 (23.75%) TDD
13 19 (23.75%) Pair Programming
13 19 (23.75%) Software Testing
14 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
14 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (20.00%) FreeRTOS
15 16 (20.00%) Ada
16 15 (18.75%) Python
16 15 (18.75%) Embedded C
16 15 (18.75%) Siemens

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 14 (17.50%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) Simulink
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.75%) AWS
1 23 (28.75%) Azure
1 23 (28.75%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.00%) MQTT
2 23 (28.75%) RS-485
3 20 (25.00%) RS-422
4 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (2.50%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.50%) Profibus
7 2 (2.50%) RS-232
7 2 (2.50%) SNMP
7 2 (2.50%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.25%) GPRS
8 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.25%) LoRaWAN
8 1 (1.25%) LTE
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) VLAN
8 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) JIRA
2 14 (17.50%) GCC
2 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (46.25%) Electronics
2 25 (31.25%) Social Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Software Engineer
2 20 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Test Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Embedded Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Test Development Engineer
8 1 (1.25%) Analyst
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics Technician
8 1 (1.25%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.25%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) JSON
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) Ajax
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) HTML5
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) Kafka
4 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.25%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.25%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) WCF
4 1 (1.25%) WinForms
4 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) IoT
2 14 (17.50%) Virtual Team
3 7 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.75%) CAN bus
4 3 (3.75%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.50%) SCADA
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.25%) NB-IoT
6 1 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) FreeRTOS
3 6 (7.50%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 43 (53.75%) Agile
3 24 (30.00%) CAD
4 22 (27.50%) Computer Science
5 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (23.75%) DevOps
6 19 (23.75%) Pair Programming
6 19 (23.75%) Software Testing
6 19 (23.75%) TDD
7 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.50%) Data Management
9 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.50%) Decision-Making
10 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Scrum
12 3 (3.75%) Project Management
12 3 (3.75%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) C
2 45 (56.25%) C++
3 23 (28.75%) C#
4 16 (20.00%) Ada
5 15 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 15 (18.75%) Python
6 13 (16.25%) Embedded C++
7 5 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.25%) HNC
4 1 (1.25%) HND
4 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.25%) MISRA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Firmware
2 14 (17.50%) Embedded Firmware
3 2 (2.50%) Docker
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Siemens
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) QNX
3 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.25%) Splunk
4 1 (1.25%) VMware