Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Chatbot skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Chatbot over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 710 1009 1130
Rank change year-on-year +299 +121 +151
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 400 169 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.098% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 3.33% 1.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 144 143 20
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -29.23%
10th Percentile £32,575 £27,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £81,250 £65,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% -

Chatbot is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12,014 14,649 14,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.27% 8.50% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,005 11,443 11,818
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Chatbot as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chatbot over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chatbot within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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
England +280 386 £60,000 +20.00% 12
UK excluding London +234 306 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South West +201 227 £80,000 +20.75% 4
London +120 91 £65,000 -10.34% 4
North of England +37 30 £69,000 +53.33% 3
Yorkshire +12 21 £110,000 +175.00% 1
South East -8 20 £30,000 -40.00% 1
East of England +73 14 £50,000 +66.67%
Scotland - 14 £52,425 - 1
North West +13 7 £64,500 +35.79% 2
North East - 2 £42,000 -
Midlands +17 1 £43,350 +8.38%
East Midlands - 1 £43,350 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Chatbot 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 with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 400 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 228 (57.00%) Mentoring
3 227 (56.75%) Coaching
4 150 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 124 (31.00%) .NET
6 122 (30.50%) C#
7 119 (29.75%) JavaScript
8 117 (29.25%) Android
9 113 (28.25%) Web Services
10 106 (26.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 105 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
12 101 (25.25%) Google
13 96 (24.00%) CSS
14 93 (23.25%) Software Engineering
15 91 (22.75%) HTML
16 85 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
17 84 (21.00%) MySQL
17 84 (21.00%) User Experience
18 82 (20.50%) Analytics
19 81 (20.25%) Microservices
20 78 (19.50%) AngularJS
20 78 (19.50%) ASP.NET
21 73 (18.25%) Machine Learning
22 72 (18.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 72 (18.00%) MVC
23 71 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 69 (17.25%) Test Automation
24 69 (17.25%) MVVM
24 69 (17.25%) RxJava
24 69 (17.25%) Retrofit

Chatbot
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.00%) IIS
3 2 (0.50%) Confluence
3 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
4 1 (0.25%) DNN
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 150 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (17.25%) Google Play
3 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.75%) SaaS
5 11 (2.75%) NuGet
6 9 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.25%) PaaS
7 8 (2.00%) Slack
8 5 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (1.25%) Dialogflow
8 5 (1.25%) Office 365
9 4 (1.00%) Twilio
9 4 (1.00%) Wit.ai
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Alexa
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.75%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.75%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.00%) HTTP
2 7 (1.75%) SMS
3 6 (1.50%) Firewall
4 4 (1.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.50%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) Skype
6 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.00%) MySQL
2 72 (18.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 68 (17.00%) SQL Server
4 66 (16.50%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (4.50%) Blockchain
6 15 (3.75%) Big Data
7 13 (3.25%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.75%) Mahout
9 3 (0.75%) Power BI
9 3 (0.75%) Redis
9 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.50%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.25%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.00%) JIRA
4 3 (0.75%) Hudson
4 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.50%) Protractor
5 2 (0.50%) Selenium
5 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.50%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) RSpec
6 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 24 (6.00%) Retail
2 16 (4.00%) Finance
3 5 (1.25%) Marketing
4 4 (1.00%) Banking
5 2 (0.50%) Advertising
5 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (21.75%) Software Engineer
2 69 (17.25%) Android Engineer
3 63 (15.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 41 (10.25%) Test Engineer
5 35 (8.75%) Developer
5 35 (8.75%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 35 (8.75%) Senior Test Engineer
5 35 (8.75%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (4.00%) Development Engineer
7 15 (3.75%) Chief Technology Officer
7 15 (3.75%) Development Director
7 15 (3.75%) Head of Architecture
7 15 (3.75%) Head of Development
7 15 (3.75%) Head of Software Development
7 15 (3.75%) Software Development Director
7 15 (3.75%) Software Development Engineer
8 14 (3.50%) Operations Manager
9 11 (2.75%) Build Engineer
9 11 (2.75%) Deployment Engineer
10 9 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.00%) .NET
2 113 (28.25%) Web Services
3 96 (24.00%) CSS
4 91 (22.75%) HTML
5 78 (19.50%) AngularJS
5 78 (19.50%) ASP.NET
6 71 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (17.25%) Retrofit
7 69 (17.25%) RxJava
8 54 (13.50%) REST
9 45 (11.25%) Natural Language Processing
10 19 (4.75%) Node.js
11 13 (3.25%) React
12 12 (3.00%) HTML5
13 11 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (2.25%) CSS3
14 9 (2.25%) JSON
14 9 (2.25%) XML
15 7 (1.75%) jQuery
15 7 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.00%) User Experience
2 57 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (11.75%) Algorithms
4 32 (8.00%) Robotics
5 22 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.75%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.50%) Fintech
10 5 (1.25%) IVR
10 5 (1.25%) Social Media
11 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.25%) Acoustics
13 1 (0.25%) Blog
13 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.25%) Music Streaming
13 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.25%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 117 (29.25%) Android
2 48 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.75%) Linux
4 10 (2.50%) Windows
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 228 (57.00%) Mentoring
3 227 (56.75%) Coaching
4 106 (26.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 105 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (23.25%) Software Engineering
7 85 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (20.50%) Analytics
9 81 (20.25%) Microservices
10 73 (18.25%) Machine Learning
11 72 (18.00%) MVC
12 69 (17.25%) MVVM
12 69 (17.25%) Test Automation
13 66 (16.50%) API Development
14 65 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 57 (14.25%) Unit Testing
16 51 (12.75%) DevOps
16 51 (12.75%) E-Commerce
17 49 (12.25%) B2B
17 49 (12.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.50%) C#
2 119 (29.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (11.75%) Apple Swift
4 43 (10.75%) SQL
5 41 (10.25%) Java
6 34 (8.50%) Python
7 22 (5.50%) VB
8 21 (5.25%) VBA
9 15 (3.75%) Ruby
10 10 (2.50%) PHP
11 8 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.50%) Perl
13 4 (1.00%) Scala
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) Go
15 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.25%) ES6
16 1 (0.25%) Java 8
16 1 (0.25%) R
16 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (2.75%) Degree
2 7 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.50%) HND
4 5 (1.25%) PhD
5 4 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.50%) APMP
6 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.25%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) GDPR
3 3 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (2.50%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.25%) Ansible
3 8 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.00%) Puppet
4 7 (1.75%) Kibana
4 7 (1.75%) logstash
5 3 (0.75%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 101 (25.25%) Google
2 31 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.75%) IBM
4 9 (2.25%) Blue Prism
4 9 (2.25%) UiPath
5 7 (1.75%) AppDynamics
5 7 (1.75%) Facebook
6 4 (1.00%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (1.00%) Avaya
6 4 (1.00%) BMC
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco
6 4 (1.00%) F5
6 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.75%) Adobe
7 3 (0.75%) Apple
7 3 (0.75%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.50%) Databricks
8 2 (0.50%) Pega
8 2 (0.50%) Remedy
8 2 (0.50%) ServiceNow