Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 912 795 1108
Rank change year-on-year -117 +313 +111
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 142 364 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.063%
As % of the Applications category 1.34% 2.61% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 127 93
UK median annual salary £47,600 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.77% +30.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% -

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 10,591 13,934 15,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.97% 8.77% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,396 10,633 12,171
UK median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 12 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 8 December 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 -133 110 £52,500 -19.23% 28
UK excluding London -64 95 £45,000 -10.00% 17
North of England +64 44 £45,000 - 6
London +30 42 £65,000 -3.70% 14
Yorkshire +39 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland - 27 £43,000 - 3
South East +37 15 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West +42 8 £47,500 -32.53% 4
South West -156 7 - - 3
North East - 3 £35,544 - 1
Midlands +32 2 £55,020 -10.17% 2
West Midlands - 2 £55,020 - 2

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (49.30%) Artificial Intelligence
4 37 (26.06%) C#
4 37 (26.06%) DevOps
5 33 (23.24%) .NET
6 31 (21.83%) Azure
7 28 (19.72%) Machine Learning
7 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
8 26 (18.31%) Python
8 26 (18.31%) AWS
9 24 (16.90%) Finance
10 23 (16.20%) Scrum
10 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (16.20%) Mobile App
11 22 (15.49%) HTML
12 21 (14.79%) Java
12 21 (14.79%) User Experience
12 21 (14.79%) SaaS
13 20 (14.08%) TDD
14 19 (13.38%) CSS
14 19 (13.38%) Kanban
15 18 (12.68%) PaaS
15 18 (12.68%) Project Delivery
16 17 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (11.97%) Kubernetes
16 17 (11.97%) User Stories
17 16 (11.27%) Docker
17 16 (11.27%) Front End Development
18 15 (10.56%) Blue Prism

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 9 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.63%) CMS
3 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.82%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.70%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.70%) InVision
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.70%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) Azure
2 26 (18.31%) AWS
3 21 (14.79%) SaaS
4 18 (12.68%) PaaS
5 13 (9.15%) Serverless
6 12 (8.45%) Azure Functions
6 12 (8.45%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (4.23%) IaaS
8 6 (4.23%) OpenShift
9 5 (3.52%) Dialogflow
10 4 (2.82%) Azure LUIS
10 4 (2.82%) GCP
10 4 (2.82%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.82%) Slack
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon Alexa
12 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.70%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.70%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.70%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.41%) Skype
3 1 (0.70%) DAB
3 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (4.93%) Big Data
2 7 (4.93%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.82%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.82%) Power BI
5 2 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Redis
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) JIRA
2 11 (7.75%) Selenium
3 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.34%) SpecFlow
4 9 (6.34%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.82%) gulp
5 4 (2.82%) webpack
6 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.70%) JMeter
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Marketing
3 8 (5.63%) Advertising
3 8 (5.63%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Danish Language
5 5 (3.52%) Banking
6 4 (2.82%) French Language
6 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.11%) Legal
8 2 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (1.41%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Developer
2 16 (11.27%) Analyst
2 16 (11.27%) Architect
3 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
3 13 (9.15%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
4 12 (8.45%) Azure Developer
4 12 (8.45%) Test Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Data Scientist
9 5 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) .NET
2 22 (15.49%) HTML
3 19 (13.38%) CSS
4 15 (10.56%) .NET Core
5 14 (9.86%) Natural Language Processing
6 12 (8.45%) Middleware
6 12 (8.45%) Web Services
7 10 (7.04%) JSON
7 10 (7.04%) React
7 10 (7.04%) XML
8 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.34%) Node.js
9 8 (5.63%) Kafka
9 8 (5.63%) REST
10 7 (4.93%) RESTful
11 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.23%) Twig
11 6 (4.23%) Yii
12 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.52%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.79%) User Experience
3 17 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.63%) Social Media
6 6 (4.23%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (4.23%) Cloud Native
6 6 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.52%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.52%) Robotics
8 4 (2.82%) Blog
8 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.41%) PMI
10 1 (0.70%) BBC
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (49.30%) Artificial Intelligence
4 37 (26.06%) DevOps
5 28 (19.72%) Machine Learning
6 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.20%) Scrum
7 20 (14.08%) TDD
8 19 (13.38%) Kanban
9 18 (12.68%) Project Delivery
10 17 (11.97%) User Stories
11 16 (11.27%) Front End Development
12 14 (9.86%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.15%) IT Strategy
13 13 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.15%) Test Automation
13 13 (9.15%) Workflow
14 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (7.75%) Data Analysis
15 11 (7.75%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) C#
2 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (18.31%) Python
4 21 (14.79%) Java
5 13 (9.15%) SQL
6 7 (4.93%) PHP
7 4 (2.82%) R
7 4 (2.82%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby
9 2 (1.41%) Perl
9 2 (1.41%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.11%) MCP
3 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Docker
2 6 (4.23%) HDFS
3 3 (2.11%) IAG
4 1 (0.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 17 (11.97%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.23%) Ansible
3 6 (4.23%) Puppet
4 2 (1.41%) Kibana
4 2 (1.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (10.56%) Blue Prism
1 15 (10.56%) Google
1 15 (10.56%) UiPath
2 14 (9.86%) Automation Anywhere
3 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.34%) IBM
5 7 (4.93%) Facebook
5 7 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.82%) Freshdesk
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle
7 4 (2.82%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.82%) Zoho
8 3 (2.11%) Genesys
9 2 (1.41%) Adobe
9 2 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.41%) Kofax
9 2 (1.41%) Pega
10 1 (0.70%) hybris