Period
to 20 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 295 305
Rank change year-on-year +35 +10 +43
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 30 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.34% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 11
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +10.39% +22.22%
10th Percentile £36,100 £31,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £41,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.99% +1.58% -13.64%

SCADA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,215 3,523 3,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.64% 37.47% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 2,473 3,072
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCADA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Warwickshire +6 17 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 - 2
Coventry +18 3 £55,000 +15.79%
Staffordshire +9 3 - - 3
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
SCADA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT jobs citing SCADA 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) VB
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.00%) CCTV
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) C
6 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) VB6
6 4 (13.33%) Automotive
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 3 (10.00%) Rockwell
7 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.00%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Wireless
2 3 (10.00%) DPNSS
2 3 (10.00%) PABX
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SDH
3 2 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) SCADA Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PLC Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) PLC SCADA Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.33%) LINQ
3 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) CCTV
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Line Management
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) BPMN
4 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) ERP
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Business Development
5 2 (6.67%) Data Entry
5 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (6.67%) Document Management
5 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Process
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) VB6
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) HND
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) NIST
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) Rockwell
3 3 (10.00%) Wonderware