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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotics
Rank 842 875 852
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 51 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.072% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £22,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -10.27%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 30 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 28 August 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 +14 40 £45,000 +37.40% 12
South East +18 19 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Oxfordshire +7 13 £42,500 +29.77% 1
East of England +5 11 £50,000 +122.22% 4
Oxford -9 6 £45,000 +37.40% 1
London +9 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire +7 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £60,000 - 2
Halifax - 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £60,000 - 2
Havant - 3 £40,000 -
Portsmouth +23 2 £47,500 -
Suffolk -2 2 £50,000 +122.22%
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £52,500 -
Stowmarket - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +25 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Surrey +3 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (66.67%) C++
2 52 (50.98%) C
3 49 (48.04%) Software Engineering
4 44 (43.14%) Python
5 43 (42.16%) Java
6 38 (37.25%) C#
7 36 (35.29%) Windows
7 36 (35.29%) Degree
8 32 (31.37%) Linux
9 28 (27.45%) SQL
9 28 (27.45%) Computer Science
10 23 (22.55%) Electronics
10 23 (22.55%) Mathematics
11 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.63%) .NET
12 18 (17.65%) UNIX
12 18 (17.65%) PhD
13 17 (16.67%) Embedded C
14 16 (15.69%) HTML
14 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.69%) Mechatronics
15 15 (14.71%) Image Processing
15 15 (14.71%) OO
16 14 (13.73%) CSS
16 14 (13.73%) OOD
16 14 (13.73%) Automotive
16 14 (13.73%) User Experience
17 13 (12.75%) Software Architecture
17 13 (12.75%) Manufacturing
17 13 (12.75%) Games

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Modbus
2 8 (7.84%) Profibus
2 8 (7.84%) Ethernet
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.92%) NAS
3 4 (3.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Mockito
3 6 (5.88%) TestNG
3 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Maven
5 1 (0.98%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.98%) Redmine
5 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (22.55%) Electronics
2 14 (13.73%) Automotive
3 13 (12.75%) Manufacturing
3 13 (12.75%) Games
3 13 (12.75%) Retail
4 7 (6.86%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Military
6 3 (2.94%) Avionics
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (45.10%) Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Graduate
5 11 (10.78%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Research Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Team Leader
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.92%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 16 (15.69%) HTML
3 14 (13.73%) CSS
4 12 (11.76%) HTML5
5 10 (9.80%) GWT
5 10 (9.80%) SWT
6 7 (6.86%) Spring
7 6 (5.88%) JSP
7 6 (5.88%) J2EE
7 6 (5.88%) Swing
8 4 (3.92%) Web Services
8 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.92%) Qt
9 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.94%) PowerMock
9 3 (2.94%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 23 (22.55%) Mathematics
3 16 (15.69%) Mechatronics
4 14 (13.73%) User Experience
5 10 (9.80%) LIMS
6 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.86%) Informatics
8 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 6 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (4.90%) Internet of Things
10 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
10 4 (3.92%) Physics
11 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 32 (31.37%) Linux
3 18 (17.65%) UNIX
4 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Software Engineering
2 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.71%) OO
3 15 (14.71%) Image Processing
4 14 (13.73%) OOD
5 13 (12.75%) Software Architecture
6 10 (9.80%) Web Development
6 10 (9.80%) TDD
7 9 (8.82%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) SDLC
8 8 (7.84%) Project Management
9 7 (6.86%) Workflow
9 7 (6.86%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (5.88%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.88%) MVC
11 5 (4.90%) Signal Processing
12 4 (3.92%) Data Security
12 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
13 3 (2.94%) CAD
13 3 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.67%) C++
2 52 (50.98%) C
3 44 (43.14%) Python
4 43 (42.16%) Java
5 38 (37.25%) C#
6 28 (27.45%) SQL
7 17 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.78%) Embedded C++
9 11 (10.78%) MATLAB
10 10 (9.80%) Go
10 10 (9.80%) Perl
11 6 (5.88%) Ruby
12 4 (3.92%) Scala
13 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.98%) VC++
14 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Degree
2 18 (17.65%) PhD
3 4 (3.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) Nessus
2 1 (0.98%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) Tableau
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.92%) Symantec
5 4 (3.92%) Avaya
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
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