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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotics
Rank 837 878 892
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +14
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 53 41 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.035% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.088% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -0.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -0.75%

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
43831 46620 44069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.05% 39.63% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34786 36920 35869
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 23 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 7 July 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 +30 40 £42,500 +29.77% 12
East of England +12 18 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Cambridge +27 14 £34,569 -23.18%
South East +20 14 £46,250 +41.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 14 £34,569 -23.18%
Hampshire +11 8 £48,500 +76.36%
Oxfordshire 0 6 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Havant - 6 £48,500 -
London +35 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Suffolk -3 3 £50,000 +122.22%
Stowmarket - 3 £50,000 -
Wales -9 2 £40,000 -
Oxford -18 2 £38,250 +16.79% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 -
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £45,000 - 3
South West -12 1 - - 4
Dorset - 1 - -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 58 (57.43%) C++
2 46 (45.54%) Software Engineering
2 46 (45.54%) Degree
3 44 (43.56%) C
4 34 (33.66%) Java
4 34 (33.66%) Windows
5 32 (31.68%) Computer Science
6 28 (27.72%) Linux
6 28 (27.72%) Python
7 27 (26.73%) C#
8 26 (25.74%) SQL
9 24 (23.76%) OO
10 23 (22.77%) Mathematics
11 22 (21.78%) Electronics
12 21 (20.79%) Mechatronics
13 19 (18.81%) OOD
14 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
15 14 (13.86%) PhD
16 13 (12.87%) Embedded C
16 13 (12.87%) UNIX
16 13 (12.87%) Image Processing
16 13 (12.87%) SDLC
17 12 (11.88%) Perl
17 12 (11.88%) LIMS
17 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (10.89%) Games
18 11 (10.89%) User Experience
19 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
19 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (9.90%) VMware

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.94%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (1.98%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) SAN
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.94%) Profibus
3 5 (4.95%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.95%) Modbus
4 4 (3.96%) NAS
5 2 (1.98%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) Mockito
2 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) TestNG
3 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 22 (21.78%) Electronics
2 11 (10.89%) Games
3 10 (9.90%) Retail
4 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.94%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.95%) Automotive
7 4 (3.96%) Finance
7 4 (3.96%) Banking
7 4 (3.96%) Marketing
8 3 (2.97%) Military
9 2 (1.98%) Legal
10 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Graduate
3 17 (16.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Research Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Technical Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Junior
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Junior C++ Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
1 10 (9.90%) Spring
2 8 (7.92%) SWT
2 8 (7.92%) GWT
2 8 (7.92%) CSS
2 8 (7.92%) HTML
2 8 (7.92%) HTML5
3 6 (5.94%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (5.94%) Swing
3 6 (5.94%) JSP
3 6 (5.94%) J2EE
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) Qt
4 3 (2.97%) RESTful
4 3 (2.97%) Velocity
4 3 (2.97%) Django
4 3 (2.97%) PowerMock
4 3 (2.97%) JAX-RS
4 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.68%) Computer Science
2 23 (22.77%) Mathematics
3 21 (20.79%) Mechatronics
4 12 (11.88%) LIMS
5 11 (10.89%) User Experience
6 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (5.94%) Informatics
8 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.96%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.97%) Biology
10 3 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.98%) Social Media
11 2 (1.98%) Physics
11 2 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.98%) SCADA
12 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Windows
2 28 (27.72%) Linux
3 13 (12.87%) UNIX
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.54%) Software Engineering
2 24 (23.76%) OO
3 19 (18.81%) OOD
4 13 (12.87%) Image Processing
4 13 (12.87%) SDLC
5 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.90%) TDD
7 9 (8.91%) MVC
7 9 (8.91%) Software Architecture
8 8 (7.92%) Web Development
9 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 6 (5.94%) Workflow
10 6 (5.94%) Bioinformatics
11 5 (4.95%) Project Management
12 4 (3.96%) Signal Processing
12 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.97%) CRUD
13 3 (2.97%) Open Source
13 3 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.97%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (57.43%) C++
2 44 (43.56%) C
3 34 (33.66%) Java
4 28 (27.72%) Python
5 27 (26.73%) C#
6 26 (25.74%) SQL
7 13 (12.87%) Embedded C
8 12 (11.88%) Perl
9 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.91%) Ruby
10 8 (7.92%) Go
10 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++
10 8 (7.92%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.98%) Scala
11 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (45.54%) Degree
2 14 (13.86%) PhD
3 3 (2.97%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.98%) HNC
4 2 (1.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) VMware
2 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.93%) Cisco
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Symantec
4 6 (5.94%) Tableau
5 4 (3.96%) Avaya
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle
7 2 (1.98%) Siemens
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.99%) Allen-Bradley
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