Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 913 1002 1158
Rank change year-on-year +89 +156 +78
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 165 171 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.029%
As % of the Applications category 1.46% 1.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 141 136 33
UK median annual salary £57,400 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.36% +4.76% -25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £37,600
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -

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 11,339 14,548 15,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.15% 8.74% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,886 11,295 11,872
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 11 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 22 September 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 +66 149 £58,500 +6.36% 19
UK excluding London +62 88 £46,250 -7.50% 15
London +93 73 £62,500 -7.41% 9
North of England +42 47 £49,000 +8.89% 5
Yorkshire +31 39 £49,000 +8.89% 2
South East -3 17 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Scotland - 14 £43,000 - 3
South West 0 7 £80,000 +23.08% 3
North West +21 5 £48,250 +7.22% 3
East of England +58 3 £55,000 +83.33%
North East - 3 £35,544 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (61.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 54 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (31.52%) C#
6 51 (30.91%) DevOps
7 49 (29.70%) Machine Learning
8 47 (28.48%) Azure
9 44 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
10 43 (26.06%) AWS
11 35 (21.21%) SQL
12 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 31 (18.79%) User Experience
14 30 (18.18%) Java
14 30 (18.18%) Python
14 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 30 (18.18%) Google
15 29 (17.58%) .NET
16 28 (16.97%) Scrum
17 25 (15.15%) Test Automation
17 25 (15.15%) Robotic Process Automation
18 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (14.55%) Retail
19 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (13.94%) Robotics
20 22 (13.33%) VB
20 22 (13.33%) IBM
20 22 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
21 21 (12.73%) Kubernetes
22 20 (12.12%) OCR

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 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.61%) InVision
2 1 (0.61%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.48%) Azure
2 43 (26.06%) AWS
3 13 (7.88%) SaaS
4 10 (6.06%) Azure Machine Learning
4 10 (6.06%) GCP
5 9 (5.45%) PaaS
5 9 (5.45%) Serverless
6 7 (4.24%) Azure Functions
7 6 (3.64%) NuGet
8 5 (3.03%) Slack
9 4 (2.42%) Amazon Alexa
9 4 (2.42%) Dialogflow
9 4 (2.42%) Twilio
10 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.21%) Cloudflare
11 2 (1.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (1.82%) Firewall
2 3 (1.82%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) DAB
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.06%) MySQL
3 8 (4.85%) Blockchain
4 7 (4.24%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.03%) Big Data
7 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.82%) Mahout
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.21%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.21%) Power BI
8 2 (1.21%) Redis
8 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.88%) JIRA
2 11 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.06%) Selenium
4 8 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.24%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.24%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.21%) Hudson
8 2 (1.21%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.61%) Capybara
9 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.61%) JMeter
9 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.61%) RSpec
9 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (14.55%) Retail
2 12 (7.27%) Finance
3 5 (3.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Marketing
4 4 (2.42%) Back Office
4 4 (2.42%) French Language
5 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
6 2 (1.21%) Automotive
6 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 29 (17.58%) Developer
2 14 (8.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (8.48%) Operations Manager
3 12 (7.27%) Product Owner
4 11 (6.67%) Analyst
4 11 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.24%) Azure Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Build Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Data Modeller
9 6 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (17.58%) .NET
3 16 (9.70%) CSS
3 16 (9.70%) HTML
3 16 (9.70%) Node.js
4 14 (8.48%) React
5 8 (4.85%) Kafka
6 7 (4.24%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (4.24%) Web Services
7 5 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.42%) .NET Core
8 4 (2.42%) Express
9 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.82%) GraphX
9 3 (1.82%) React Native
9 3 (1.82%) REST
9 3 (1.82%) Vue.js
10 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.21%) jQuery
10 2 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (18.79%) User Experience
3 23 (13.94%) Robotics
4 22 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (7.27%) Mobile App
6 10 (6.06%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (4.24%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.64%) IVR
9 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.42%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.82%) Social Media
11 2 (1.21%) Blog
11 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.21%) PMI
12 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.61%) Music Streaming
12 1 (0.61%) NHS
12 1 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Linux
2 3 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Android
3 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (61.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 51 (30.91%) DevOps
5 49 (29.70%) Machine Learning
6 28 (16.97%) Scrum
7 25 (15.15%) Robotic Process Automation
7 25 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.12%) Biometrics
10 20 (12.12%) Data Extraction
10 20 (12.12%) OCR
11 18 (10.91%) Software Delivery
12 16 (9.70%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.70%) TDD
12 16 (9.70%) User Stories
13 15 (9.09%) Time Management
14 14 (8.48%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.48%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.52%) C#
2 35 (21.21%) SQL
3 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.18%) Java
4 30 (18.18%) Python
5 22 (13.33%) VB
6 20 (12.12%) VBA
7 7 (4.24%) Ruby
8 5 (3.03%) Perl
8 5 (3.03%) PHP
9 3 (1.82%) R
10 2 (1.21%) Go
10 2 (1.21%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) GDPR
3 2 (1.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) Docker
2 3 (1.82%) IAG
3 1 (0.61%) Ceph
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) Kubernetes
2 15 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.48%) Ansible
3 14 (8.48%) Puppet
4 7 (4.24%) Kibana
4 7 (4.24%) logstash
5 3 (1.82%) Terraform
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Google
1 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.33%) IBM
3 15 (9.09%) UiPath
4 11 (6.67%) Automation Anywhere
4 11 (6.67%) Blue Prism
5 9 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.24%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.03%) Cisco
7 5 (3.03%) Facebook
8 4 (2.42%) Avaya
8 4 (2.42%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.42%) Freshdesk
8 4 (2.42%) Oracle
8 4 (2.42%) Zoho
9 3 (1.82%) Adobe
9 3 (1.82%) Databricks
9 3 (1.82%) Genesys
9 3 (1.82%) Pega
10 2 (1.21%) MuleSoft