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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotics
Rank 879 826 874
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +48
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 18 53 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.049% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.12% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -3.61%

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
42736 42531 44296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.52% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33879 34489 36927
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 2014 within the UK.

Robotics Salary Histogram in the UK

Robotics
Top 14 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 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 -43 18 £35,000 -6.66% 6
London -5 7 £40,000 +6.66%
City of London +21 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Suffolk +8 5 £22,500 -
East of England -32 5 £22,500 -47.67%
South East -4 4 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Stowmarket - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Dorset -5 2 - -
South West -11 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £25,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Surrey -14 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -

Robotics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 37 (64.91%) Degree
2 33 (57.89%) C++
3 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
4 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 21 (36.84%) Linux
6 15 (26.32%) C
6 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 15 (26.32%) CMake
7 14 (24.56%) Finance
8 13 (22.81%) Java
8 13 (22.81%) Physics
9 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Windows
10 11 (19.30%) Python
10 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.30%) VMware
11 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
11 10 (17.54%) Cisco
11 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.54%) SAN
11 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
11 10 (17.54%) MS Office
11 10 (17.54%) Symantec
11 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
12 9 (15.79%) Electronics
12 9 (15.79%) Mathematics

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.26%) BigTable
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) CMake
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.51%) Redmine
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Electronics
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Games
4 5 (8.77%) Aerospace
5 4 (7.02%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Avionics
7 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) Automotive
8 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Software Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Graduate
4 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Junior
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) OpenGL
1 5 (8.77%) OpenCL
2 4 (7.02%) Spring
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.26%) J2SE
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (3.51%) Qt
5 1 (1.75%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.75%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) Django
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.81%) Physics
3 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 6 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (8.77%) CUDA
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (7.02%) Mechatronics
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.75%) Open Source
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.75%) Statistics
8 1 (1.75%) Informatics
8 1 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.75%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 3 (5.26%) Android
5 3 (5.26%) Debian
5 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
2 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 8 (14.04%) OO
4 6 (10.53%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.02%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (7.02%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) OOP
8 2 (3.51%) Finite Element Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Stress Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Machine Learning
9 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C++
2 15 (26.32%) C
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 11 (19.30%) Python
6 8 (14.04%) MATLAB
7 6 (10.53%) C#
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded C++
8 4 (7.02%) VBA
8 4 (7.02%) Lua
9 3 (5.26%) Scala
9 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.26%) VB6
9 3 (5.26%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) VMware
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.54%) Symantec
3 3 (5.26%) Dell
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Autodesk
4 2 (3.51%) SolidWorks
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