Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 1214 -
Rank change year-on-year +149 - +1330
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 115 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.010% -
As % of the Applications category 0.74% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 96 18 0
UK median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 - -

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 15473 16039 21103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.63% 8.61% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12073 13130 17011
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.99% +3.08%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +107 113 £50,750 -27.50% 17
UK excluding London - 76 £47,500 - 11
London +15 36 £67,500 -3.57% 6
South East - 33 £50,000 - 3
North of England - 22 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 2
Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 3
North West - 15 £47,500 - 5
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
South West - 3 £80,000 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £59,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Chatbot also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
3 36 (31.30%) Machine Learning
4 29 (25.22%) HTML
4 29 (25.22%) CSS
5 28 (24.35%) Python
6 27 (23.48%) Retail
6 27 (23.48%) Scrum
6 27 (23.48%) User Experience
7 26 (22.61%) Finance
8 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 23 (20.00%) .NET
10 21 (18.26%) Analytics
10 21 (18.26%) Natural Language Processing
11 18 (15.65%) Node.js
11 18 (15.65%) SQL
11 18 (15.65%) CRM
12 17 (14.78%) Big Data
12 17 (14.78%) jQuery
13 16 (13.91%) JSON
13 16 (13.91%) React
14 15 (13.04%) C#
15 14 (12.17%) MVC
15 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
15 14 (12.17%) Algorithms
16 12 (10.43%) Presales
16 12 (10.43%) MEAN Stack
16 12 (10.43%) Manual Testing
16 12 (10.43%) CSS3
17 11 (9.57%) Multimedia

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 6 (5.22%) CMS
2 5 (4.35%) DNN
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon Alexa
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) InVision
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Adobe Campaign
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Dialogflow
3 4 (3.48%) GitHub
3 4 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.61%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.74%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.87%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.87%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.87%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) Skype
3 1 (0.87%) NAS
3 1 (0.87%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Big Data
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.61%) Mahout
4 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Redis
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 10 (8.70%) Robot Framework
1 10 (8.70%) Selenium
1 10 (8.70%) WebDriver
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.87%) Axure RP
General
1 27 (23.48%) Retail
2 26 (22.61%) Finance
3 11 (9.57%) Multimedia
3 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 18 (15.65%) Data Scientist
3 17 (14.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (13.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (10.43%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (10.43%) HTML Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.96%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (5.22%) Designer
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Data Scientist
10 6 (5.22%) UX Designer
11 5 (4.35%) CRM Manager
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) CSS
1 29 (25.22%) HTML
2 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 23 (20.00%) .NET
4 21 (18.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 18 (15.65%) Node.js
6 17 (14.78%) jQuery
7 16 (13.91%) JSON
7 16 (13.91%) React
8 12 (10.43%) CSS3
8 12 (10.43%) MEAN Stack
9 11 (9.57%) Ext JS
10 9 (7.83%) HTML5
11 8 (6.96%) XML
12 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.09%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.09%) NumPy
12 7 (6.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.35%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) User Experience
2 14 (12.17%) Algorithms
3 11 (9.57%) Social Media
4 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (3.48%) Internet of Things
9 4 (3.48%) Robotics
10 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.74%) Blog
10 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.96%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Machine Learning
3 27 (23.48%) Scrum
4 21 (18.26%) Analytics
5 18 (15.65%) CRM
6 14 (12.17%) MVC
6 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
7 12 (10.43%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.43%) Presales
8 10 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 10 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 10 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.70%) Visualisation
9 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.83%) Business Development
9 9 (7.83%) Data Analytics
9 9 (7.83%) DevOps
9 9 (7.83%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.96%) MVVM
10 8 (6.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.35%) Python
3 18 (15.65%) SQL
4 15 (13.04%) C#
5 7 (6.09%) C++
6 5 (4.35%) R
7 4 (3.48%) Apple Swift
7 4 (3.48%) Elixir
7 4 (3.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.74%) Go
8 2 (1.74%) Java
8 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) ISEB
2 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.35%) PMP
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.48%) PhD
3 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) CGEIT
4 2 (1.74%) CISM
4 2 (1.74%) CISMP
4 2 (1.74%) CISSP
4 2 (1.74%) CRISC
4 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) Adobe
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.70%) Sencha
2 8 (6.96%) Cognizant
2 8 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.22%) Google
4 4 (3.48%) Dell
4 4 (3.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 2 (1.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook
6 1 (0.87%) VMware