Period
to 21 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 410 494 504
Rank change year-on-year +84 +10 +128
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 114 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 96 61 67
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £33,125 £36,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% +5.88%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,130 11,391 11,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.74% 36.06% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,912 9,219 8,958
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,525 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Robotics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Robotics in the South East.

Salary trend for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley +54 80 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Oxfordshire +58 53 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Hampshire +42 30 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Berkshire +27 26 £48,750 -18.75% 10
East Sussex +17 2 £46,000 -3.16%
Surrey +31 1 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £45,000 - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Robotics
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 75 (65.79%) C++
2 69 (60.53%) Python
3 63 (55.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 57 (50.00%) Computer Vision
5 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
6 47 (41.23%) Linux
7 43 (37.72%) Machine Learning
8 38 (33.33%) Java
9 36 (31.58%) C
10 35 (30.70%) C#
11 32 (28.07%) Neural Network
12 28 (24.56%) Analytics
13 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 25 (21.93%) Node.js
15 24 (21.05%) OpenCV
15 24 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 24 (21.05%) Docker
15 24 (21.05%) STL
16 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (19.30%) Mathematics
18 19 (16.67%) Django
18 19 (16.67%) DevOps
19 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
20 17 (14.91%) Big Data
20 17 (14.91%) Data Science
21 16 (14.04%) Data Analytics
21 16 (14.04%) Games
22 15 (13.16%) SQL
22 15 (13.16%) Degree
22 15 (13.16%) AngularJS

Robotics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (0.88%) Apache
1 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) PaaS
3 4 (3.51%) SaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) Google Play
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) Big Data
2 10 (8.77%) Neo4j
3 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) Impala
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) GitLab
1 9 (7.89%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) CMake
3 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) GCC
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (14.04%) Games
2 12 (10.53%) Banking
2 12 (10.53%) Legal
2 12 (10.53%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Billing
4 4 (3.51%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.63%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Development Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) Graduate
3 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Computer Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Graduate Development Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Software Development Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Project Officer
7 5 (4.39%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.51%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) Node.js
2 24 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (21.05%) OpenCV
2 24 (21.05%) STL
3 19 (16.67%) Django
4 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.28%) React
5 14 (12.28%) Spring
6 9 (7.89%) Flask
7 8 (7.02%) CSS
8 7 (6.14%) HTML
8 7 (6.14%) TensorFlow
9 5 (4.39%) CSS3
9 5 (4.39%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (3.51%) .NET
10 4 (3.51%) jQuery
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
11 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.63%) SOAP
11 3 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 12 (10.53%) Tandem
2 10 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) SCADA
5 3 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.63%) Life Science
6 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.75%) Verilog
6 2 (1.75%) VHDL
7 1 (0.88%) Animation
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.23%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Android
3 4 (3.51%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.26%) Artificial Intelligence
2 57 (50.00%) Computer Vision
3 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 43 (37.72%) Machine Learning
5 32 (28.07%) Neural Network
6 28 (24.56%) Analytics
7 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.30%) Mathematics
9 19 (16.67%) DevOps
10 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 17 (14.91%) Data Science
12 16 (14.04%) Data Analytics
13 13 (11.40%) Open Source
14 12 (10.53%) Cognitive Analytics
14 12 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (10.53%) Physics
14 12 (10.53%) Robotic Process Automation
14 12 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
15 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 75 (65.79%) C++
2 69 (60.53%) Python
3 38 (33.33%) Java
4 36 (31.58%) C
5 35 (30.70%) C#
6 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.16%) SQL
8 10 (8.77%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.77%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.77%) Rust
9 9 (7.89%) Clojure
9 9 (7.89%) Go
9 9 (7.89%) Ruby
9 9 (7.89%) Scala
10 5 (4.39%) Java 8
11 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.88%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.88%) Julia
12 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) PhD
4 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) MPhil
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CISA
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 24 (21.05%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.89%) Ansible
2 9 (7.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Automation Anywhere
1 9 (7.89%) UiPath
2 8 (7.02%) Blue Prism
3 4 (3.51%) Google
4 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.88%) Infor
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) QNX
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin