Period
to 14 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 665 944 1006
Rank change year-on-year +279 +62 +151
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 113 166 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 2.72% 1.43% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 103 140 148
Median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.25% +8.89% -2.17%

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 4,157 11,577 14,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.69% 8.14% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,202 8,986 11,380
Median annual salary £43,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.24% -2.86% +0.57%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +281 108 £60,000 - 13
London +221 76 £65,000 +2.36% 9
UK excluding London +239 33 £43,000 -12.25% 4
North of England +160 20 £42,500 -19.05% 1
North West +143 19 £42,500 -11.92% 1
Work from Home +68 10 £43,000 -33.85% 2
South East +179 7 £60,000 +100.00% 2
West Midlands - 5 £43,000 -
Midlands - 5 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +113 1 - -
Scotland +86 1 £57,500 +17.35%

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 70 (61.95%) Artificial Intelligence
3 60 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (46.02%) Machine Learning
5 44 (38.94%) Natural Language Processing
6 36 (31.86%) Software Engineering
6 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
7 28 (24.78%) Neural Network
8 27 (23.89%) Scrum
8 27 (23.89%) C#
9 25 (22.12%) Node.js
9 25 (22.12%) Microservices
10 24 (21.24%) React
11 23 (20.35%) Azure
11 23 (20.35%) .NET
12 22 (19.47%) Redux
13 20 (17.70%) Express
13 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
13 20 (17.70%) DevOps
14 19 (16.81%) Sass
15 18 (15.93%) Mocha
15 18 (15.93%) Semantic UI
15 18 (15.93%) Python
15 18 (15.93%) CircleCI
15 18 (15.93%) .NET Core
15 18 (15.93%) Jest
15 18 (15.93%) Enzyme
15 18 (15.93%) Next.js
16 17 (15.04%) User Experience
16 17 (15.04%) Analytics

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 4 (3.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sketch
1 1 (0.88%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Azure
2 10 (8.85%) AWS
3 6 (5.31%) SaaS
4 3 (2.65%) GCP
4 3 (2.65%) Trello
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Dialogflow
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Heroku
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
2 4 (3.54%) SMS
3 3 (2.65%) RFID
4 2 (1.77%) Network Security
4 2 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.77%) MySQL
1 2 (1.77%) Redis
1 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) CircleCI
1 18 (15.93%) Mocha
2 16 (14.16%) JIRA
3 5 (4.42%) Appium
3 5 (4.42%) Spock
4 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.77%) JMeter
5 2 (1.77%) Postman
5 2 (1.77%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.77%) Selenium
5 2 (1.77%) TestRail
6 1 (0.88%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Local Government
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) JavaScript Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.08%) Product Manager
4 8 (7.08%) Product Owner
5 7 (6.19%) Digital Product Manager
5 7 (6.19%) UI Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Mobile UI Developer
6 5 (4.42%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) QA Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Scrum Master
6 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) Natural Language Processing
2 25 (22.12%) Node.js
3 24 (21.24%) React
4 23 (20.35%) .NET
5 22 (19.47%) Redux
6 20 (17.70%) Express
7 19 (16.81%) Sass
8 18 (15.93%) .NET Core
8 18 (15.93%) Enzyme
8 18 (15.93%) Jest
8 18 (15.93%) Next.js
8 18 (15.93%) Semantic UI
9 15 (13.27%) Vue.js
10 11 (9.73%) CSS
10 11 (9.73%) HTML
11 10 (8.85%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.31%) CSS3
12 6 (5.31%) HTML5
12 6 (5.31%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
2 17 (15.04%) User Experience
3 14 (12.39%) Robotics
4 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.19%) Internet of Things
6 6 (5.31%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.65%) 3D Printing
7 3 (2.65%) IVR
7 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.65%) Social Media
8 2 (1.77%) Blog
8 2 (1.77%) CCTV
8 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.88%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Android
1 11 (9.73%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 70 (61.95%) Artificial Intelligence
3 60 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (46.02%) Machine Learning
5 36 (31.86%) Software Engineering
6 28 (24.78%) Neural Network
7 27 (23.89%) Scrum
8 25 (22.12%) Microservices
9 20 (17.70%) DevOps
10 17 (15.04%) Analytics
11 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.39%) Product Roadmap
12 14 (12.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 12 (10.62%) Data Analytics
13 12 (10.62%) Data Science
13 12 (10.62%) Gamification
13 12 (10.62%) TDD
13 12 (10.62%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 8 (7.08%) Kanban
14 8 (7.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
2 27 (23.89%) C#
3 18 (15.93%) Python
4 16 (14.16%) Java
5 7 (6.19%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.42%) Dart
6 5 (4.42%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.65%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) SQL
8 2 (1.77%) Go
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) ES6
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.77%) MIIS
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) UiPath
2 5 (4.42%) Blue Prism
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.65%) Wrike
4 2 (1.77%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (1.77%) Facebook
4 2 (1.77%) Google
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Oblix
5 1 (0.88%) Instagram
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.88%) YouTube