Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 681 1061 1181
Rank change year-on-year +380 +120 -
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 460 116 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.067% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 3.54% 0.78% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 118 105 7
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £76,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 12,979 14,820 15,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.56% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,691 11,649 12,456
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +384 456 £65,000 +30.00% 25
UK excluding London +324 371 £52,500 +16.67% 12
South West +228 313 £57,500 -23.33% 1
London +100 89 £67,500 - 15
North of England +41 29 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire +34 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +8 14 £50,000 - 2
North West +27 10 £70,400 +48.21% 4
East of England +34 9 £50,000 -15.97%
Scotland - 3 £110,000 - 1
Midlands +20 2 £64,175 +60.44% 1
East Midlands - 2 £64,175 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 460 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 311 (67.61%) Mentoring
3 310 (67.39%) Coaching
4 165 (35.87%) Android
5 157 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
6 152 (33.04%) Web Services
7 148 (32.17%) .NET
8 146 (31.74%) JavaScript
9 138 (30.00%) C#
10 133 (28.91%) CSS
11 122 (26.52%) HTML
12 120 (26.09%) Software Engineering
13 114 (24.78%) Microservices
14 113 (24.57%) Google
15 108 (23.48%) AngularJS
16 106 (23.04%) ASP.NET
17 105 (22.83%) Artificial Intelligence
18 101 (21.96%) SQL Server
18 101 (21.96%) Analytics
19 100 (21.74%) MVC
20 98 (21.30%) MySQL
21 96 (20.87%) MVVM
21 96 (20.87%) RxJava
21 96 (20.87%) Continuous Delivery
21 96 (20.87%) Google Play
21 96 (20.87%) Retrofit
22 94 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
22 94 (20.43%) PostgreSQL
23 91 (19.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 91 (19.78%) API Development

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 8 (1.74%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.09%) CMS
2 5 (1.09%) Marvel
2 5 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) DNN
5 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.09%) InVision
1 5 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 157 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (20.87%) Google Play
3 17 (3.70%) SaaS
4 14 (3.04%) PaaS
4 14 (3.04%) Slack
5 13 (2.83%) Dialogflow
6 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.52%) Wit.ai
8 6 (1.30%) Amazon Alexa
9 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.65%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.65%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.43%) GitHub
11 2 (0.43%) Siri
12 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.65%) HTTP
2 4 (0.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.22%) DAB
3 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 98 (21.30%) MySQL
3 94 (20.43%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (19.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (3.48%) Big Data
6 12 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.17%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.65%) Redis
9 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Zeppelin
11 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.74%) Protractor
3 6 (1.30%) Selenium
3 6 (1.30%) SpecFlow
3 6 (1.30%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.43%) JIRA
5 2 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.43%) webpack
6 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.22%) Capybara
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) RSpec
General
1 25 (5.43%) Finance
2 18 (3.91%) Retail
3 7 (1.52%) Games
4 6 (1.30%) Banking
4 6 (1.30%) Marketing
5 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.22%) Advertising
6 1 (0.22%) Automotive
6 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (22.17%) Software Engineer
2 96 (20.87%) Android Engineer
3 83 (18.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 55 (11.96%) Test Engineer
5 49 (10.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 47 (10.22%) Developer
7 46 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 46 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (3.04%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 13 (2.83%) Senior Manager
10 12 (2.61%) Technology Manager
11 10 (2.17%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.17%) Data Scientist
11 10 (2.17%) Python Engineer
12 9 (1.96%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (1.74%) Automation Developer
13 8 (1.74%) Automation Specialist
13 8 (1.74%) Designer
13 8 (1.74%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (33.04%) Web Services
2 148 (32.17%) .NET
3 133 (28.91%) CSS
4 122 (26.52%) HTML
5 108 (23.48%) AngularJS
6 106 (23.04%) ASP.NET
7 96 (20.87%) Retrofit
7 96 (20.87%) RxJava
8 94 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (13.91%) REST
10 41 (8.91%) Natural Language Processing
11 30 (6.52%) Node.js
12 24 (5.22%) TensorFlow
13 21 (4.57%) React
14 12 (2.61%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.39%) SpaCy
16 10 (2.17%) CSS3
17 8 (1.74%) jQuery
18 7 (1.52%) HTML5
18 7 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.35%) User Experience
2 84 (18.26%) Algorithms
3 8 (1.74%) Robotics
4 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.30%) Social Media
6 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.09%) Fintech
6 5 (1.09%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.43%) IVR
8 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.22%) Animation
9 1 (0.22%) CUDA
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.87%) Android
2 69 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.22%) Unix
4 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 311 (67.61%) Mentoring
3 310 (67.39%) Coaching
4 120 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 114 (24.78%) Microservices
6 105 (22.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 101 (21.96%) Analytics
8 100 (21.74%) MVC
9 96 (20.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 96 (20.87%) MVVM
10 91 (19.78%) API Development
11 85 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (15.22%) Machine Learning
13 66 (14.35%) E-Commerce
13 66 (14.35%) Open Source
14 64 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (13.70%) Test Automation
15 63 (13.70%) Unit Testing
16 61 (13.26%) B2B
17 59 (12.83%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 146 (31.74%) JavaScript
2 138 (30.00%) C#
3 61 (13.26%) Apple Swift
4 57 (12.39%) Python
5 43 (9.35%) Java
6 22 (4.78%) SQL
7 14 (3.04%) Ruby
7 14 (3.04%) Scala
8 12 (2.61%) VBA
9 8 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.30%) R
11 5 (1.09%) PHP
12 4 (0.87%) Go
12 4 (0.87%) Java 8
12 4 (0.87%) VB
13 3 (0.65%) ES6
14 2 (0.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) C
15 1 (0.22%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (2.17%) Degree
2 9 (1.96%) PhD
3 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.22%) HND
4 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (1.96%) Ansible
1 9 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.30%) Terraform
3 3 (0.65%) Kibana
3 3 (0.65%) logstash
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (24.57%) Google
2 14 (3.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.74%) Blue Prism
3 8 (1.74%) UiPath
4 6 (1.30%) Facebook
5 5 (1.09%) IBM
5 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.87%) Apple
6 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.43%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle
8 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.22%) Databricks
8 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.22%) Splunk
8 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.22%) Zend