Period
to 15 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 554 707
Rank change year-on-year -78 +153 +253
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 169 656 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.23% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 143 475 408
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

Robotics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,239 53,214 64,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.47% 39.43% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21,226 40,170 49,681
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,647
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Robotics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in England

Robotics
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Robotics in England.

Salary trend for Robotics in England

Robotics
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Robotics in England over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Robotics in England

Robotics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the England region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 90 £60,000 -14.29% 16
South East +91 46 £55,000 +32.11% 10
South West +39 12 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East of England +78 11 £62,500 +4.17% 16
Midlands +77 6 £55,000 +18.92% 3
West Midlands +66 6 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North of England +84 3 £100,000 +74.05% 13
North West +59 2 - - 4
Yorkshire +100 1 £100,000 +104.08% 8
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT jobs citing Robotics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 68 (40.24%) Artificial Intelligence
2 66 (39.05%) Degree
3 63 (37.28%) Software Engineering
4 51 (30.18%) C++
5 46 (27.22%) Python
6 42 (24.85%) Finance
6 42 (24.85%) Computer Science
7 40 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (20.71%) Robotic Process Automation
9 33 (19.53%) Machine Learning
10 30 (17.75%) Algorithms
11 29 (17.16%) C
12 25 (14.79%) HTML
12 25 (14.79%) Windows
13 24 (14.20%) Scrum
13 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
14 23 (13.61%) Java
15 22 (13.02%) Life Science
16 19 (11.24%) Open Source
17 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
17 18 (10.65%) C#
17 18 (10.65%) .NET
17 18 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
18 17 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
18 17 (10.06%) DevOps
18 17 (10.06%) PhD
19 16 (9.47%) Manufacturing
19 16 (9.47%) Retail
19 16 (9.47%) Embedded Systems

Robotics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.51%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) Appian
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Chatbot
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) AWS
2 12 (7.10%) Azure
3 7 (4.14%) GCP
4 6 (3.55%) Office 365
5 5 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.96%) G Suite
6 3 (1.78%) Azure LUIS
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) Firewall
1 4 (2.37%) Internet
1 4 (2.37%) WAN
1 4 (2.37%) Wireless
2 2 (1.18%) DHCP
2 2 (1.18%) DNS
2 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.18%) LAN
2 2 (1.18%) MPLS
2 2 (1.18%) Skype
2 2 (1.18%) SSL
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.18%) VPN
2 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.59%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (3.55%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.96%) Blockchain
3 5 (2.96%) MySQL
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.78%) JanusGraph
5 2 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.59%) Power BI
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.78%) GitLab
3 2 (1.18%) Subversion
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) JMeter
4 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 42 (24.85%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Manufacturing
2 16 (9.47%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Games
4 5 (2.96%) Automotive
5 3 (1.78%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Digital Economy
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (21.89%) Developer
2 36 (21.30%) Software Engineer
3 23 (13.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (7.69%) Analyst
5 12 (7.10%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Architect
10 5 (2.96%) Control Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Presales Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.37%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Business Consultant
11 4 (2.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) HTML
2 18 (10.65%) .NET
3 14 (8.28%) HTML5
3 14 (8.28%) Qt
4 13 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.10%) Node.js
5 12 (7.10%) React
6 11 (6.51%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (5.33%) gRPC
8 8 (4.73%) CSS
8 8 (4.73%) Kafka
8 8 (4.73%) Vue.js
8 8 (4.73%) Web Services
9 7 (4.14%) Akka
9 7 (4.14%) WCF
10 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.96%) SOAP
10 5 (2.96%) XML
11 4 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.75%) Algorithms
2 22 (13.02%) Life Science
3 16 (9.47%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.33%) User Experience
6 7 (4.14%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.96%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.37%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.78%) Industry 4.0
10 3 (1.78%) Wiki
11 2 (1.18%) 3D Printing
11 2 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (1.18%) Lidar
11 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.18%) NHS
12 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) Linux
3 13 (7.69%) Android
4 9 (5.33%) Robot Operating System
5 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.78%) Unix
7 2 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.18%) Solaris
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.24%) Artificial Intelligence
2 63 (37.28%) Software Engineering
3 42 (24.85%) Computer Science
4 40 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (20.71%) Robotic Process Automation
6 33 (19.53%) Machine Learning
7 24 (14.20%) Scrum
7 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
8 19 (11.24%) Open Source
9 17 (10.06%) DevOps
9 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.88%) Data Science
11 14 (8.28%) Mathematics
12 13 (7.69%) Microservices
12 13 (7.69%) OOP
12 13 (7.69%) Presales
12 13 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 13 (7.69%) Workflow
13 12 (7.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.18%) C++
2 46 (27.22%) Python
3 29 (17.16%) C
4 23 (13.61%) Java
5 18 (10.65%) C#
5 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.51%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.33%) SQL
8 5 (2.96%) VBA
9 4 (2.37%) Go
10 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) Java 8
12 1 (0.59%) Julia
12 1 (0.59%) R
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (39.05%) Degree
2 18 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (10.06%) PhD
4 9 (5.33%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.78%) CISSP
6 2 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.18%) CCSP
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CISM
6 2 (1.18%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.18%) GCFA
6 2 (1.18%) GCIA
6 2 (1.18%) GCIH
6 2 (1.18%) MBA
7 1 (0.59%) OSWP
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) NIST
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Firmware
2 8 (4.73%) Docker
3 4 (2.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.55%) Terraform
3 3 (1.78%) Zipkin
4 2 (1.18%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.59%) EnCase
5 1 (0.59%) FTK
5 1 (0.59%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Blue Prism
2 15 (8.88%) Automation Anywhere
3 10 (5.92%) UiPath
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.78%) Sun
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Reuters
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.59%) Tableau