Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Modbus
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 928 714 1022
Rank change year-on-year -214 +308 +67
Permanent jobs citing Modbus 127 11 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 11 31
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £63,125
90th Percentile £60,000 " £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +18.75%

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 16,668 8,297 20,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 15.02% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,508 6,809 16,254
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 1 December 2021.

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 1 December 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
England -202 115 £55,000 +22.22% 34
UK excluding London -123 103 £55,000 +22.22% 33
East of England - 43 £60,000 - 7
North of England -101 33 £55,000 +22.22% 15
North West -71 27 £55,000 +35.80% 6
London - 20 £50,000 - 3
Work from Home - 15 £55,000 -
South East -137 10 £30,000 -31.03% 5
Scotland - 10 £46,974 - 2
Yorkshire -87 5 - - 6
Midlands -110 4 £24,000 -46.67% 2
South West - 3 £30,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
East Midlands -68 1 £24,000 -46.67%
North East - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 75 (59.06%) C
2 71 (55.91%) C++
3 68 (53.54%) Software Engineering
4 63 (49.61%) Electronics
5 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (42.52%) DevOps
7 50 (39.37%) C#
8 43 (33.86%) RS-422
9 41 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (29.92%) RS-485
10 38 (29.92%) Social Skills
11 37 (29.13%) Degree
12 31 (24.41%) Software Testing
13 29 (22.83%) TDD
13 29 (22.83%) Pair Programming
14 28 (22.05%) Computer Science
15 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
15 27 (21.26%) Self-Motivation
16 25 (19.69%) Ethernet
17 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
18 22 (17.32%) Firmware
18 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (15.75%) Manufacturing
20 19 (14.96%) Project Management
20 19 (14.96%) Functional Testing
20 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
21 18 (14.17%) .NET
22 17 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
23 16 (12.60%) Analogue Electronics
23 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.36%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Azure
2 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) AWS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.86%) RS-422
2 38 (29.92%) RS-485
3 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
4 25 (19.69%) Ethernet
5 16 (12.60%) Profibus
6 14 (11.02%) Internet
7 13 (10.24%) Firewall
8 12 (9.45%) GoToMeeting
8 12 (9.45%) SNMP
8 12 (9.45%) WebEx
9 11 (8.66%) FTP
9 11 (8.66%) HTTP
9 11 (8.66%) HTTPS
9 11 (8.66%) LTE
9 11 (8.66%) MQTT
9 11 (8.66%) SMTP
10 7 (5.51%) Wireless
11 5 (3.94%) 5G
11 5 (3.94%) RS-232
12 4 (3.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQLite
3 6 (4.72%) Big Data
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.72%) JIRA
General
1 63 (49.61%) Electronics
2 38 (29.92%) Social Skills
3 20 (15.75%) Manufacturing
4 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.02%) French Language
6 11 (8.66%) Marketing
7 9 (7.09%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.15%) Automotive
8 4 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.36%) Finance
9 3 (2.36%) Law
9 3 (2.36%) Retail
10 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (44.88%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Test Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) Firmware Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Data Centre Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Data Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Trainee
9 5 (3.94%) Trainee Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.17%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) WCF
3 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
3 11 (8.66%) Entity Framework
3 11 (8.66%) WPF
4 3 (2.36%) XML
5 2 (1.57%) HTML
5 2 (1.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (12.60%) Analogue Electronics
3 13 (10.24%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.66%) Internet of Things
4 11 (8.66%) Robotics
4 11 (8.66%) SCADA
5 8 (6.30%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (4.72%) CAN bus
6 6 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.15%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.15%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.57%) Life Science
11 1 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.79%) LIMS
11 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) ThreadX
2 11 (8.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 2 (1.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) Software Engineering
2 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (42.52%) DevOps
4 41 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (24.41%) Software Testing
6 29 (22.83%) Pair Programming
6 29 (22.83%) TDD
7 28 (22.05%) Computer Science
8 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (14.96%) Functional Testing
9 19 (14.96%) Project Management
10 17 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (11.02%) Scrum
12 12 (9.45%) Mathematics
13 11 (8.66%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (8.66%) Full Stack Development
13 11 (8.66%) MVC
13 11 (8.66%) Physics
13 11 (8.66%) Sprint Planning
14 10 (7.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.06%) C
2 71 (55.91%) C++
3 50 (39.37%) C#
4 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.66%) Ladder Logic
6 7 (5.51%) Python
7 6 (4.72%) R
8 5 (3.94%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.36%) SQL
10 2 (1.57%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (29.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Master's Degree
2 4 (3.15%) PhD
3 3 (2.36%) HNC
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) MISRA
2 4 (3.15%) HAZOP
3 3 (2.36%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Klocwork
3 8 (6.30%) Siemens
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) QNX
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Juniper
6 1 (0.79%) McAfee
6 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.79%) Rockwell
6 1 (0.79%) Sigfox
6 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.79%) Splunk