Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 1113 1196
Rank change year-on-year +243 +83 -
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 269 90 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.050% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 1.89% 0.57% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 71 20
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £44,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 -

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 14,224 15,743 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.70% 8.71% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,956 12,272 13,699
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -2.99%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +235 268 £65,000 +18.18% 36
UK excluding London +145 176 £50,000 - 16
South West +112 115 £65,000 -22.39% 6
London +119 93 £67,500 +3.85% 21
North of England +24 25 £45,000 - 1
South East +12 24 £50,000 - 6
Yorkshire +30 15 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North West +8 10 £49,250 -10.45%
East of England +38 7 - - 2
Midlands +14 4 £37,500 -16.67%
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Wales 0 1 £40,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 114 (42.38%) Mentoring
3 107 (39.78%) Coaching
4 106 (39.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (34.57%) JavaScript
7 81 (30.11%) CSS
8 78 (29.00%) C#
8 78 (29.00%) .NET
9 76 (28.25%) HTML
10 70 (26.02%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (24.16%) Machine Learning
12 62 (23.05%) AngularJS
12 62 (23.05%) Algorithms
13 61 (22.68%) Web Services
13 61 (22.68%) Python
14 60 (22.30%) Software Engineering
15 59 (21.93%) Android
15 59 (21.93%) User Experience
16 54 (20.07%) Microservices
17 44 (16.36%) Google
17 44 (16.36%) MVC
18 43 (15.99%) SQL
19 42 (15.61%) Java
20 40 (14.87%) SQL Server
20 40 (14.87%) Analytics
21 39 (14.50%) Natural Language Processing
22 38 (14.13%) Node.js
22 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
22 38 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery

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 17 (6.32%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.35%) CMS
2 9 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.86%) Apache
3 5 (1.86%) Marvel
4 4 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.12%) IIS
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) DNN
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.86%) InVision
1 5 (1.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.02%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.52%) Google Play
3 18 (6.69%) SaaS
4 14 (5.20%) PaaS
4 14 (5.20%) Slack
5 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.72%) Dialogflow
7 9 (3.35%) Amazon Alexa
8 5 (1.86%) GitHub
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.12%) Cloudflare
9 3 (1.12%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.12%) Wit.ai
10 2 (0.74%) Siri
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) HTTP
2 10 (3.72%) SMS
3 4 (1.49%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.75%) MySQL
3 32 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (11.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (7.06%) Big Data
5 19 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.86%) Blockchain
6 5 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.12%) Redis
7 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.37%) DB2
9 1 (0.37%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.72%) Protractor
3 6 (2.23%) Selenium
3 6 (2.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.86%) Jasmine
4 5 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (1.86%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.86%) webpack
5 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.74%) Subversion
8 1 (0.37%) Capybara
8 1 (0.37%) RSpec
General
1 28 (10.41%) Retail
2 24 (8.92%) Finance
3 13 (4.83%) Marketing
4 9 (3.35%) Games
5 7 (2.60%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (21.93%) Developer
2 43 (15.99%) Software Engineer
3 31 (11.52%) Android Engineer
4 25 (9.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Data Scientist
5 21 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.69%) HTML Developer
7 18 (6.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.58%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 14 (5.20%) Senior Data Scientist
10 12 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Senior Manager
11 11 (4.09%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.09%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (30.11%) CSS
2 78 (29.00%) .NET
3 76 (28.25%) HTML
4 62 (23.05%) AngularJS
5 61 (22.68%) Web Services
6 39 (14.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
7 38 (14.13%) Node.js
8 33 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (12.27%) React
9 31 (11.52%) Retrofit
9 31 (11.52%) RxJava
10 25 (9.29%) REST
10 25 (9.29%) TensorFlow
11 18 (6.69%) CSS3
12 13 (4.83%) jQuery
13 12 (4.46%) Spring
14 11 (4.09%) MEAN Stack
15 10 (3.72%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.72%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 62 (23.05%) Algorithms
2 59 (21.93%) User Experience
3 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.60%) IVR
5 6 (2.23%) Fintech
5 6 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.23%) Robotics
6 5 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.86%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.49%) Animation
7 4 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.49%) Social Media
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.93%) Android
2 28 (10.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.49%) Unix
4 3 (1.12%) Windows
5 2 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 114 (42.38%) Mentoring
3 107 (39.78%) Coaching
4 106 (39.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (24.16%) Machine Learning
7 60 (22.30%) Software Engineering
8 54 (20.07%) Microservices
9 44 (16.36%) MVC
10 40 (14.87%) Analytics
11 38 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (13.75%) Test Automation
13 33 (12.27%) Scrum
14 31 (11.52%) API Development
14 31 (11.52%) MVVM
15 28 (10.41%) E-Commerce
15 28 (10.41%) Neural Network
15 28 (10.41%) Open Source
16 26 (9.67%) Data Science
17 25 (9.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 78 (29.00%) C#
3 61 (22.68%) Python
4 43 (15.99%) SQL
5 42 (15.61%) Java
6 21 (7.81%) Apple Swift
7 15 (5.58%) R
8 11 (4.09%) VBA
9 8 (2.97%) ES6
9 8 (2.97%) Java 8
9 8 (2.97%) Ruby
9 8 (2.97%) Scala
9 8 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.49%) C
10 4 (1.49%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (0.74%) Go
12 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.74%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.83%) PhD
2 7 (2.60%) Degree
3 3 (1.12%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) Ansible
2 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.49%) Terraform
3 3 (1.12%) Oozie
4 2 (0.74%) Kibana
4 2 (0.74%) logstash
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) Google
2 12 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.35%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.97%) Facebook
5 7 (2.60%) Blue Prism
5 7 (2.60%) UiPath
6 5 (1.86%) IBM
7 4 (1.49%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle
8 2 (0.74%) Apple
8 2 (0.74%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.74%) Databricks
8 2 (0.74%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.74%) Zend
9 1 (0.37%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.37%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.37%) F5
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.37%) Splunk
9 1 (0.37%) Xamarin