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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotics
Rank 875 834 890
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +56
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 21 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.079% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 9
Average salary £35,125 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -21.34%

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
43150 41629 45171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 39.28% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33753 33761 37770
Average salary £46,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 16 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 2 October 2014. 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 -23 20 £32,750 -12.66% 8
Suffolk +11 6 £22,500 - 2
South East +4 6 £30,125 -24.68%
East of England -18 6 £22,500 -35.71% 4
London -27 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Stowmarket - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £27,500 -
Oxford +9 2 £32,750 -18.12%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £32,750 -18.12%
Dorset -4 2 - -
South West -12 2 - - 1
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £27,500 -
City of London +5 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 47 (78.33%) Degree
2 42 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 34 (56.67%) C++
4 32 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 29 (48.33%) Linux
6 17 (28.33%) Java
7 16 (26.67%) C
8 15 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 15 (25.00%) OO
8 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 15 (25.00%) CMake
9 14 (23.33%) Physics
10 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Electronics
12 11 (18.33%) Python
12 11 (18.33%) Spring
13 10 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (13.33%) Ruby
14 8 (13.33%) MVC
14 8 (13.33%) Biology
14 8 (13.33%) Django
14 8 (13.33%) Open Source
14 8 (13.33%) Windows
14 8 (13.33%) C#
14 8 (13.33%) MATLAB
14 8 (13.33%) RESTful
14 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) BigTable
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) CMake
2 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 12 (20.00%) Electronics
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Games
4 5 (8.33%) Avionics
5 4 (6.67%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (3.33%) Automotive
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Graduate
5 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Principal Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Spring
2 8 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (13.33%) Django
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
2 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (8.33%) OpenCL
3 5 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) JAX-RS
5 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.00%) J2SE
5 3 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Physics
3 12 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (13.33%) Biology
4 8 (13.33%) Open Source
5 6 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) CUDA
6 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (6.67%) Mechatronics
7 4 (6.67%) LIMS
8 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.67%) Statistics
10 1 (1.67%) Informatics
10 1 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) UNIX
4 3 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.00%) Debian
4 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.00%) OO
2 15 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.33%) MVC
3 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.00%) Analytics
5 5 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (6.67%) Signal Processing
6 4 (6.67%) DNA
7 2 (3.33%) Finite Element Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.33%) Stress Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (1.67%) OOD
8 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C++
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) C
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 11 (18.33%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 8 (13.33%) Ruby
6 8 (13.33%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) VB
7 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.33%) VB6
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) Lua
8 4 (6.67%) VBA
9 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (78.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
2 3 (5.00%) Dell
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.00%) Symantec
3 2 (3.33%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.33%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Intel
4 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.67%) Motorola
West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car + holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Near Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Nr Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcestershire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago