The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Robotics over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotics
Rank 847 910 880
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -30
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 49 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.063% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £58,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +11.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42472 47553 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33465 37674 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Robotics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Robotics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Robotics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Robotics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Robotics within the UK.

Robotics Salary Trend in the UK

Robotics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Robotics over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 40 £38,000 -15.55% 13
East of England +32 17 £27,500 -38.88% 10
Cambridge +24 14 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 14 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Hampshire - 9 £48,500 - 1
South East - 9 £48,500 - 1
London +34 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Havant - 6 £48,500 - 1
West Midlands -4 5 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Redditch - 5 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £25,000 -
City of London - 3 £42,500 -
Stowmarket - 2 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 - 4
Portsmouth - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire -5 1 £55,000 - 2
South West -17 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Robotics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Robotics.

1 45 (42.06%) C++
1 45 (42.06%) Degree
2 43 (40.19%) C
3 41 (38.32%) Computer Science
4 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
5 28 (26.17%) OO
6 26 (24.30%) Windows
7 22 (20.56%) Mechatronics
8 21 (19.63%) OOD
9 20 (18.69%) Java
9 20 (18.69%) Electronics
10 19 (17.76%) SQL
11 18 (16.82%) Linux
12 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
13 16 (14.95%) MS Office
14 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.08%) VMware
14 14 (13.08%) Mathematics
14 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (13.08%) Big Data
14 14 (13.08%) Analytics
15 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
15 13 (12.15%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
15 13 (12.15%) Finance
15 13 (12.15%) Cisco
15 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
15 13 (12.15%) SAN
15 13 (12.15%) Red Hat

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Robotics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Robotics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
1 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.95%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS Project
3 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) PTC Creo
4 2 (1.87%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (12.15%) SAN
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
4 1 (0.93%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) Big Data
2 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.80%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.87%) TestNG
3 2 (1.87%) Mockito
3 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.69%) Electronics
2 13 (12.15%) Finance
3 10 (9.35%) Retail
4 8 (7.48%) Aerospace
5 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.54%) Games
6 4 (3.74%) Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Military
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Software Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Graduate
2 20 (18.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) Project Manager
4 14 (13.08%) Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) IT Support
7 7 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.61%) Mechanical Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Junior
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Team Leader
9 5 (4.67%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Junior C++ Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Research Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) HTML
1 5 (4.67%) CSS
1 5 (4.67%) Spring
1 5 (4.67%) SWT
1 5 (4.67%) GWT
1 5 (4.67%) HTML5
1 5 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.74%) RESTful
2 4 (3.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (3.74%) Django
3 3 (2.80%) Velocity
4 2 (1.87%) Qt
4 2 (1.87%) JSP
4 2 (1.87%) Swing
4 2 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (1.87%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) Computer Science
2 22 (20.56%) Mechatronics
3 14 (13.08%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.35%) Social Media
5 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.61%) LIMS
7 5 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.74%) Open Source
8 4 (3.74%) Biology
9 3 (2.80%) User Experience
10 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.87%) Physics
10 2 (1.87%) SCADA
10 2 (1.87%) Informatics
11 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.93%) Arduino
11 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
4 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
5 10 (9.35%) UNIX
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
2 28 (26.17%) OO
3 21 (19.63%) OOD
4 14 (13.08%) Analytics
5 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.21%) Information Management
6 10 (9.35%) Project Management
7 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.61%) Image Processing
7 6 (5.61%) TDD
7 6 (5.61%) CAD
8 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.67%) Logistics
8 5 (4.67%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (4.67%) Web Development
8 5 (4.67%) MVC
8 5 (4.67%) Budget Control
9 4 (3.74%) Document Management
9 4 (3.74%) B2C
10 3 (2.80%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) C++
2 43 (40.19%) C
3 20 (18.69%) Java
4 19 (17.76%) SQL
5 13 (12.15%) Python
6 12 (11.21%) C#
7 8 (7.48%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.61%) Ruby
8 6 (5.61%) Perl
9 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.67%) Embedded C++
9 5 (4.67%) Go
10 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) VC++
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) MBA
3 8 (7.48%) PhD
4 2 (1.87%) HNC
4 2 (1.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
1 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
1 14 (13.08%) VMware
2 13 (12.15%) Cisco
2 13 (12.15%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.21%) Symantec
4 4 (3.74%) Avaya
4 4 (3.74%) Autodesk
5 2 (1.87%) Tableau
5 2 (1.87%) Siemens
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Allen-Bradley
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