Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 878 710 915
Rank change year-on-year -168 +205 +102
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 113 107 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.36% 2.19% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 132
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,375 £44,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £57,750
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +3.90% +15.50%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,412 £49,000
% change year-on-year -27.81% +13.09% +8.89%

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 8,310 4,889 11,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.38% 6.91% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,237 3,814 9,310
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,810 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.16% +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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 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 -168 106 £60,000 - 26
London -114 79 £70,000 +5.66% 13
UK excluding London -141 23 £40,000 -27.81% 14
Work from Home -250 23 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South East -64 14 £35,000 -41.67% 3
North of England -76 6 £48,250 -12.92% 5
Yorkshire -47 4 £46,250 -
North West -53 2 £50,000 -9.77% 5
Scotland -61 2 £53,750 -6.52% 1
West Midlands -72 1 £61,000 +41.86% 1
Midlands -83 1 £61,000 +41.86% 3

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 66 (58.41%) Artificial Intelligence
3 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (44.25%) Machine Learning
5 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
6 41 (36.28%) Node.js
7 39 (34.51%) Azure
8 38 (33.63%) React
9 33 (29.20%) AWS
9 33 (29.20%) Finance
10 28 (24.78%) CSS
10 28 (24.78%) DevOps
11 27 (23.89%) HTML
12 25 (22.12%) Analytics
12 25 (22.12%) SaaS
13 24 (21.24%) Google
14 22 (19.47%) Python
14 22 (19.47%) Degree
15 21 (18.58%) Natural Language Processing
15 21 (18.58%) Serverless
16 20 (17.70%) Social Skills
16 20 (17.70%) SQL
17 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
17 19 (16.81%) User Experience
17 19 (16.81%) Deep Learning
17 19 (16.81%) Kanban
18 18 (15.93%) GCP
18 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
19 17 (15.04%) Greenfield Project
19 17 (15.04%) Project Management

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 3 (2.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.88%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Sketch
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe XD
2 5 (4.42%) Figma
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.51%) Azure
2 33 (29.20%) AWS
3 25 (22.12%) SaaS
4 21 (18.58%) Serverless
5 18 (15.93%) GCP
6 16 (14.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 15 (13.27%) Azure Functions
8 13 (11.50%) PaaS
9 10 (8.85%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (5.31%) Amazon Alexa
10 6 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (5.31%) Azure LUIS
10 6 (5.31%) Dialogflow
11 5 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (4.42%) Azure Service Bus
11 5 (4.42%) Azure Storage
11 5 (4.42%) Siri
11 5 (4.42%) Twilio
12 4 (3.54%) Azure Service Fabric
12 4 (3.54%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Intranet
2 3 (2.65%) DSL
2 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) MySQL
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.54%) Big Data
4 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.54%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Ingres
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) GitLab
3 7 (6.19%) JIRA
4 6 (5.31%) Selenium
4 6 (5.31%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.42%) Appium
5 5 (4.42%) Balsamiq
5 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.54%) CircleCI
6 4 (3.54%) Gradle
7 3 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 20 (17.70%) Social Skills
3 13 (11.50%) Marketing
4 11 (9.73%) Wearables
5 9 (7.96%) Back Office
5 9 (7.96%) Front Office
6 8 (7.08%) Games
6 8 (7.08%) Retail
7 7 (6.19%) Banking
8 6 (5.31%) Legal
9 4 (3.54%) Advertising
9 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (2.65%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.77%) Electronics
11 2 (1.77%) Law
11 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.77%) Publishing
11 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) React Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Consultant
5 9 (7.96%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Transformation Consultant
6 8 (7.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.19%) Azure Developer
7 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Data Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Data Science Manager
7 7 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.19%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) Node.js
2 38 (33.63%) React
3 28 (24.78%) CSS
4 27 (23.89%) HTML
5 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.50%) HTML5
7 12 (10.62%) .NET
7 12 (10.62%) Vue.js
8 11 (9.73%) GraphQL
9 10 (8.85%) .NET Core
10 9 (7.96%) CSS3
10 9 (7.96%) React Native
11 7 (6.19%) HTML5 Canvas
11 7 (6.19%) WebGL
12 6 (5.31%) Kafka
12 6 (5.31%) Knex.js
12 6 (5.31%) PyTorch
12 6 (5.31%) TensorFlow
13 5 (4.42%) GreenSock GSAP
13 5 (4.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) User Experience
2 17 (15.04%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (9.73%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.42%) Animation
5 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.42%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.54%) Robotics
7 3 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.65%) Social Media
8 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Android
2 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 66 (58.41%) Artificial Intelligence
3 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (44.25%) Machine Learning
5 28 (24.78%) DevOps
6 25 (22.12%) Analytics
7 21 (18.58%) Natural Language Processing
8 19 (16.81%) Deep Learning
8 19 (16.81%) Kanban
9 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
10 17 (15.04%) Project Management
11 16 (14.16%) Data Science
11 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (14.16%) Scrum
12 15 (13.27%) TDD
13 14 (12.39%) Robotic Process Automation
14 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (10.62%) BDD
16 11 (9.73%) Innovative Thinking
17 10 (8.85%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
2 22 (19.47%) Python
3 20 (17.70%) SQL
4 14 (12.39%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) Java
6 6 (5.31%) ES6
7 4 (3.54%) C
7 4 (3.54%) Groovy
8 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.88%) Go
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) Rust
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.54%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.54%) MCSA
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.77%) PhD
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) Accessibility
2 8 (7.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.42%) Terraform
2 3 (2.65%) Istio
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Google
2 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) IBM
4 10 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (7.96%) ServiceNow
6 8 (7.08%) Adobe
6 8 (7.08%) Avaya
6 8 (7.08%) Cisco
7 4 (3.54%) Databricks
7 4 (3.54%) Wrike
8 3 (2.65%) Facebook
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle
9 2 (1.77%) Genesys
9 2 (1.77%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) Sitecore