Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1215 1254
Rank change year-on-year +53 +39 +67
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 44 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.087% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 37
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £37,125 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +24.14%

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 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Modbus in the UK

Modbus
Top 15 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 November 2017. 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 +32 35 £43,750 +9.38% 3
England +28 32 £46,250 +15.63% 1
North of England +16 12 £40,000 +33.33%
North West +10 10 £41,250 +3.13%
London +30 7 £60,000 -14.29%
South East +48 6 £60,000 +38.73%
Wales - 6 £45,000 - 1
South West +6 3 £40,000 -
Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £36,500 +32.73%
West Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Scotland - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 - 1
East of England +2 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Modbus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Modbus.

1 33 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (61.36%) C
3 24 (54.55%) C++
4 17 (38.64%) Firmware
5 16 (36.36%) Degree
6 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
6 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
7 14 (31.82%) C#
8 13 (29.55%) Electronics
8 13 (29.55%) Profibus
9 12 (27.27%) Internet
10 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 11 (25.00%) CAN bus
11 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
13 8 (18.18%) Python
13 8 (18.18%) HNC
13 8 (18.18%) Windows
13 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (15.91%) Automotive
14 7 (15.91%) SCADA
14 7 (15.91%) ZigBee
14 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.91%) .NET
15 6 (13.64%) Validation
15 6 (13.64%) SQL
15 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (13.64%) RS-232
15 6 (13.64%) RS-485
16 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems

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 4 (9.09%) WinCC
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
1 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (29.55%) Profibus
3 12 (27.27%) Internet
4 7 (15.91%) ZigBee
5 6 (13.64%) RS-232
5 6 (13.64%) RS-485
6 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (9.09%) MQTT
8 3 (6.82%) Wireless
9 2 (4.55%) HTTP
10 1 (2.27%) 802.15
10 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
10 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.27%) Network Security
10 1 (2.27%) SNMP
10 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.27%) CMake
3 1 (2.27%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) GCC
3 1 (2.27%) GDB
3 1 (2.27%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Electronics
2 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.91%) Automotive
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) PLC Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) PLC Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) POSIX
3 2 (4.55%) wxWidgets
3 2 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) D-Bus
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 7 (15.91%) SCADA
3 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (2.27%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.64%) Validation
4 5 (11.36%) Android Development
4 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
4 5 (11.36%) OO
4 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.36%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) Fraud Detection
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Component Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Industrial Design
6 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.27%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Social Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C
2 24 (54.55%) C++
3 14 (31.82%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
5 8 (18.18%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) SQL
7 5 (11.36%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) Ada
9 2 (4.55%) Go
9 2 (4.55%) Java
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Delphi
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) HNC
3 1 (2.27%) GIAC
3 1 (2.27%) GPEN
3 1 (2.27%) GWAPT
3 1 (2.27%) GXPN
3 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.27%) OSCE
3 1 (2.27%) OSCP
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) MISRA
2 3 (6.82%) JTAG
3 2 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) IEC 61131
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Allen-Bradley
1 4 (9.09%) Rockwell
1 4 (9.09%) Siemens
2 3 (6.82%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Lauterbach
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) VMware