Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1041 1124 1158
Rank change year-on-year +83 +34 +79
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 29 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 39
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39,250 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.43% -4.12% +6.25%

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 21,346 24,481 27,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 14.88% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,369 19,370 22,715
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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 +100 27 £55,000 +22.22% 27
UK excluding London +71 20 £45,000 +10.43% 29
Midlands +27 9 £32,000 -22.89% 2
East Midlands +24 8 £32,000 -39.05% 1
London +82 7 £72,000 +2.86%
North of England +34 6 £42,500 - 4
North West - 5 £43,750 -
South East +35 2 £51,750 +11.89% 6
East of England - 2 £57,500 - 11
West Midlands +26 1 - - 1
South West +4 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -1 1 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) C
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (31.03%) RS-485
5 8 (27.59%) SNMP
5 8 (27.59%) Firmware
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) C++
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Facilities Management
6 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
6 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (24.14%) CMDB
6 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (24.14%) Data Centre Operations
6 7 (24.14%) IIS
6 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) ITSM

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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) RS-485
3 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
3 8 (27.59%) SNMP
4 4 (13.79%) Profibus
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) RS-232
7 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
7 1 (3.45%) FCoE
7 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.45%) Firewall
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Robot Framework
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.24%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Presales Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Control Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) STL
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) CMDB
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
1 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (20.69%) CAN bus
3 5 (17.24%) SCADA
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.90%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) CPLD
6 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.45%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (3.45%) Replication
6 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.45%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) FreeRTOS
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Android
4 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) BCP
2 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
2 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre Operations
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (24.14%) Facilities Management
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) ITSM
2 7 (24.14%) Presales
2 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Ladder Logic
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Firmware
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Rockwell
3 4 (13.79%) Siemens
4 3 (10.34%) Wonderware
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec