Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 912 632 922
Rank change year-on-year -280 +290 -86
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 149 96 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 1.35% 2.86% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109 90 115
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,550
25th Percentile £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £47,600
Median % change year-on-year - +26.05% -26.77%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £96,500 £83,125 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.81% +16.67% -10.00%

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 11,001 3,352 10,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.66% 6.00% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,775 2,765 8,623
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,114 £22,271
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,345 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.34% +10.39% -3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Chatbot.

Salary trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Chatbot over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 2021. 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 -231 144 £61,000 +1.67% 31
London -206 109 £65,000 +8.33% 19
UK excluding London -198 34 £54,500 +3.81% 15
Work from Home -231 25 £62,500 -5.66% 5
South East -128 16 £35,000 -45.10% 5
West Midlands -86 6 £60,750 +10.45% 2
Midlands -104 6 £60,750 +10.45% 2
North of England -129 5 £51,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland - 4 £51,750 - 3
South West -63 3 £45,000 -35.71%
North West -113 3 £63,250 +48.82% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £50,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 97 (65.10%) Artificial Intelligence
3 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (46.98%) Machine Learning
4 48 (32.21%) Python
5 47 (31.54%) Azure
6 45 (30.20%) Node.js
7 42 (28.19%) Google
7 42 (28.19%) SQL
8 41 (27.52%) Analytics
9 40 (26.85%) React
9 40 (26.85%) JavaScript
10 39 (26.17%) DevOps
11 37 (24.83%) Natural Language Processing
12 36 (24.16%) AWS
13 30 (20.13%) Scrum
14 28 (18.79%) Finance
14 28 (18.79%) User Experience
15 27 (18.12%) Degree
16 26 (17.45%) Marketing
16 26 (17.45%) Data Science
16 26 (17.45%) Serverless
17 25 (16.78%) SaaS
18 24 (16.11%) CSS
19 23 (15.44%) Project Management
19 23 (15.44%) Kanban
20 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
20 22 (14.77%) HTML
21 21 (14.09%) Java
21 21 (14.09%) Windows

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 10 (6.71%) CMS
2 7 (4.70%) Headless CMS
3 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) Confluence
5 3 (2.01%) Drupal
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (4.03%) Sketch
3 5 (3.36%) Figma
4 4 (2.68%) Adobe XD
5 2 (1.34%) InVision
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Shopify
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.01%) Magento
2 3 (2.01%) SAP IBP
2 3 (2.01%) SAP MDG
2 3 (2.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (31.54%) Azure
2 36 (24.16%) AWS
3 26 (17.45%) Serverless
4 25 (16.78%) SaaS
5 21 (14.09%) GCP
6 19 (12.75%) Google Analytics
7 18 (12.08%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (10.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 14 (9.40%) Power Platform
10 13 (8.72%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (6.71%) Amazon Alexa
11 10 (6.71%) Azure LUIS
11 10 (6.71%) Facebook Ads
11 10 (6.71%) Google Ads
12 9 (6.04%) Azure Functions
12 9 (6.04%) npm
13 8 (5.37%) Dialogflow
13 8 (5.37%) GitHub
14 7 (4.70%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (4.70%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.70%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (4.03%) HTTP
4 5 (3.36%) SMS
5 4 (2.68%) Intranet
6 3 (2.01%) DSL
6 3 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) Network Security
7 1 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.05%) MySQL
3 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.71%) Big Data
4 10 (6.71%) Power BI
5 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (4.03%) Blockchain
6 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.36%) Hazelcast
8 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.01%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.01%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) Stardog
9 1 (0.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.05%) JIRA
3 12 (8.05%) Selenium
3 12 (8.05%) WebDriver
4 10 (6.71%) Gradle
5 9 (6.04%) Appium
6 8 (5.37%) JUnit
7 7 (4.70%) CircleCI
8 5 (3.36%) Hamcrest
8 5 (3.36%) REST Assured
8 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.68%) Balsamiq
10 3 (2.01%) Maven
10 3 (2.01%) Mocha
10 3 (2.01%) Mockito
10 3 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.01%) TestNG
10 3 (2.01%) webpack
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 26 (17.45%) Marketing
3 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.41%) Social Skills
4 16 (10.74%) Legal
5 15 (10.07%) Retail
6 12 (8.05%) Games
6 12 (8.05%) Law
7 10 (6.71%) Banking
8 9 (6.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (4.70%) Back Office
10 6 (4.03%) Wearables
11 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
11 5 (3.36%) Publishing
12 4 (2.68%) Front Office
13 2 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (17.45%) Developer
2 13 (8.72%) Analyst
3 12 (8.05%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Consultant
5 10 (6.71%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Marketing Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Digital Performance Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Performance Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Applications Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.70%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Head of Analytics
8 7 (4.70%) Head of Data Analytics
8 7 (4.70%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.20%) Node.js
2 40 (26.85%) React
3 24 (16.11%) CSS
4 22 (14.77%) HTML
5 19 (12.75%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.40%) GraphQL
7 13 (8.72%) Vue.js
8 12 (8.05%) Kafka
9 10 (6.71%) HTML5 Canvas
9 10 (6.71%) WebGL
10 9 (6.04%) React Native
10 9 (6.04%) REST
11 8 (5.37%) Spring
11 8 (5.37%) Spring Boot
12 7 (4.70%) .NET
12 7 (4.70%) .NET Core
13 6 (4.03%) Knex.js
13 6 (4.03%) RESTful
14 5 (3.36%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.36%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) User Experience
2 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.05%) Social Media
4 11 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.71%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.70%) Life Science
7 5 (3.36%) Legacy Code
7 5 (3.36%) Robotics
7 5 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.68%) Animation
8 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.68%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.68%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.01%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.01%) Social Network
10 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.09%) Windows
2 12 (8.05%) Android
3 9 (6.04%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 97 (65.10%) Artificial Intelligence
3 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (46.98%) Machine Learning
4 41 (27.52%) Analytics
5 39 (26.17%) DevOps
6 37 (24.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 30 (20.13%) Scrum
8 26 (17.45%) Data Science
9 23 (15.44%) Kanban
9 23 (15.44%) Project Management
10 19 (12.75%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (11.41%) Decision-Making
11 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
12 16 (10.74%) Service Management
12 16 (10.74%) Test Automation
13 15 (10.07%) CRM
13 15 (10.07%) Deep Learning
14 14 (9.40%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) Python
2 42 (28.19%) SQL
3 40 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.09%) Java
5 12 (8.05%) TypeScript
6 10 (6.71%) C#
7 9 (6.04%) ES6
8 8 (5.37%) PHP
8 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.37%) R
9 6 (4.03%) Groovy
10 5 (3.36%) Java 11
10 5 (3.36%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.68%) Go
11 4 (2.68%) Rust
11 4 (2.68%) Scala
12 3 (2.01%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.67%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Degree
2 13 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.37%) AWS Certification
3 8 (5.37%) MCSA
3 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.01%) IIBA
4 3 (2.01%) PhD
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.75%) QA
2 15 (10.07%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) Docker
2 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.03%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (4.03%) SCCM
3 4 (2.68%) Terraform
4 3 (2.01%) Istio
5 1 (0.67%) Kibana
5 1 (0.67%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 42 (28.19%) Google
2 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) IBM
4 11 (7.38%) Apple
5 10 (6.71%) Facebook
6 8 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.70%) Citrix
7 7 (4.70%) dotdigital
7 7 (4.70%) iManage
8 6 (4.03%) Adobe
9 5 (3.36%) Databricks
9 5 (3.36%) SAP
10 4 (2.68%) Avaya
10 4 (2.68%) Cisco
10 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.01%) Ariba
11 3 (2.01%) Genesys
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle
11 3 (2.01%) Siebel
11 3 (2.01%) Siemens