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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotics
Rank 902 924 971
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +47
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 46 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,250 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%

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
43770 44904 49470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.59% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35309 35400 39225
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,983
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 24 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 30 April 2016. 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 +8 40 £47,500 +11.76% 13
East of England +18 19 £105,000 +281.81% 6
Hertfordshire +30 13 £105,000 +90.90% 1
London +12 10 £37,500 -16.66% 3
South East +21 6 £47,500 -2.06% 1
South West +5 3 £30,500 - 2
Hampshire -5 3 £47,500 -2.06%
Gloucestershire - 3 £30,500 -
Bedford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £30,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk +5 2 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Chatham - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
City of London +43 1 - - 2
Southampton +1 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Cambridge -8 1 £60,000 +118.18% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £60,000 +118.18% 3
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Fareham - 1 £47,500 -
Midlands - 1 £33,000 -
North West - 1 £29,000 -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (47.62%) C++
2 36 (42.86%) Degree
3 28 (33.33%) C
4 23 (27.38%) Python
5 22 (26.19%) Electronics
6 21 (25.00%) Java
7 18 (21.43%) Linux
7 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 17 (20.24%) Mechatronics
9 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.67%) Windows
11 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 11 (13.10%) Finance
12 11 (13.10%) C#
12 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
12 11 (13.10%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (11.90%) Algorithms
13 10 (11.90%) SQL
14 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
14 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.71%) DHCP
14 9 (10.71%) HTTP
14 9 (10.71%) ERP
14 9 (10.71%) VPN
14 9 (10.71%) DNS
14 9 (10.71%) Samba
14 9 (10.71%) Firewall
14 9 (10.71%) Office 365
14 9 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) DHCP
1 9 (10.71%) DNS
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
1 9 (10.71%) HTTP
1 9 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (10.71%) VPN
2 4 (4.76%) Wireless
3 3 (3.57%) 802.11
3 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.38%) Broadband
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) PPP
5 1 (1.19%) 3G
5 1 (1.19%) 4G
5 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.19%) GPRS
5 1 (1.19%) RFID
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.38%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (26.19%) Electronics
2 11 (13.10%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Games
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) Military
6 2 (2.38%) Avionics
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Automation Engineer
1 19 (22.62%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Automation Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Graduate
4 9 (10.71%) Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Mechanical Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Head of Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Head of Programme Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.38%) J2EE
3 2 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.38%) Qt
3 2 (2.38%) WinForms
3 2 (2.38%) WPF
4 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.19%) Akka
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) JSF
4 1 (1.19%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.19%) React
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.19%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Mechatronics
2 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.10%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (11.90%) Algorithms
5 8 (9.52%) Mobile App
6 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.14%) Physics
8 3 (3.57%) CUDA
8 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.57%) Neural Network
8 3 (3.57%) Photography
9 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.38%) Statistics
10 1 (1.19%) FMCG
10 1 (1.19%) Tandem
10 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) ERP
4 8 (9.52%) CAD
5 7 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 5 (5.95%) Change Control
7 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.95%) Machine Learning
7 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (4.76%) Robotic Automation
8 4 (4.76%) Scrum
8 4 (4.76%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.57%) Open Source
9 3 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) C++
2 28 (33.33%) C
3 23 (27.38%) Python
4 21 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.10%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 5 (5.95%) Scala
8 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.57%) R
9 3 (3.57%) VB
10 2 (2.38%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.38%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 2 (2.38%) VBScript
10 2 (2.38%) VC++
11 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.19%) CWNA
4 1 (1.19%) HND
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
4 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PMP
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.19%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Nessus
1 2 (2.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Blue Prism
3 2 (2.38%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Aruba
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Siemens
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