Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 747 746 1014
Rank change year-on-year -1 +268 +161
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 127 355 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.098%
As % of the Applications category 1.99% 3.01% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 143
Median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +20.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £39,500 £32,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £115,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,175 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.47% +13.72% -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 6,382 11,801 14,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.33% 8.26% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,950 8,879 11,380
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,848
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.44% +5.60%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -6 117 £63,750 +6.25% 7
London +152 82 £65,000 - 5
UK excluding London -32 41 £55,000 +7.47% 3
Work from Home +86 28 £63,750 -1.92% 1
North of England +114 11 £55,412 -19.69%
Midlands +112 10 £43,000 -0.81% 2
West Midlands - 10 £43,000 - 2
North West +99 8 £55,412 -14.09%
South East +91 8 £60,000 +100.00%
Scotland +61 6 £57,500 +9.68% 1
South West -74 6 - -
Yorkshire +79 3 - -

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 69 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (47.24%) Artificial Intelligence
4 44 (34.65%) Scrum
5 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 36 (28.35%) Machine Learning
7 34 (26.77%) Finance
8 33 (25.98%) Natural Language Processing
9 28 (22.05%) Azure
9 28 (22.05%) Software Engineering
10 24 (18.90%) C#
10 24 (18.90%) User Experience
11 23 (18.11%) People Management
11 23 (18.11%) Web Services
12 22 (17.32%) DevOps
12 22 (17.32%) Mobile App
13 20 (15.75%) AWS
13 20 (15.75%) Python
13 20 (15.75%) JIRA
13 20 (15.75%) Fintech
14 19 (14.96%) Front End Development
15 18 (14.17%) CircleCI
15 18 (14.17%) Jest
15 18 (14.17%) TDD
15 18 (14.17%) Games
15 18 (14.17%) Financial Institution
15 18 (14.17%) RESTful
15 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
15 18 (14.17%) Mocha
16 16 (12.60%) .NET

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 (6.30%) CMS
2 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.57%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.57%) WordPress
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.05%) Azure
2 20 (15.75%) AWS
3 11 (8.66%) SaaS
4 10 (7.87%) PaaS
5 9 (7.09%) Quay.io
6 6 (4.72%) Serverless
7 5 (3.94%) Azure Functions
7 5 (3.94%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (3.94%) IaaS
8 2 (1.57%) GCP
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.79%) Azure LUIS
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.79%) Dialogflow
9 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Internet
2 6 (4.72%) SMS
3 2 (1.57%) Network Security
3 2 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.79%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.57%) Redis
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.79%) Power BI
4 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) JIRA
2 18 (14.17%) CircleCI
2 18 (14.17%) Mocha
3 11 (8.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.09%) fastlane
4 9 (7.09%) Jasmine
4 9 (7.09%) webpack
5 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.36%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) JMeter
7 2 (1.57%) Postman
7 2 (1.57%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.57%) TestRail
8 1 (0.79%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.79%) GitLab
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Financial Institution
2 18 (14.17%) Games
3 7 (5.51%) Advertising
4 6 (4.72%) Danish Language
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Local Government
5 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) Developer
2 13 (10.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript Engineer
3 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.09%) iOS Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Product Owner
4 9 (7.09%) Senior iOS Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Development Manager
5 8 (6.30%) UI Developer
6 7 (5.51%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Product Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Mobile UI Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Azure Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 23 (18.11%) Web Services
3 18 (14.17%) Jest
3 18 (14.17%) RESTful
4 16 (12.60%) .NET
5 14 (11.02%) React
6 13 (10.24%) Node.js
7 11 (8.66%) .NET Core
7 11 (8.66%) Redux
8 10 (7.87%) Sass
9 9 (7.09%) Enzyme
9 9 (7.09%) Express
9 9 (7.09%) JSON
9 9 (7.09%) Next.js
9 9 (7.09%) Semantic UI
10 8 (6.30%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.30%) CSS
10 8 (6.30%) HTML
11 7 (5.51%) Vue.js
12 6 (4.72%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) User Experience
2 22 (17.32%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.66%) Robotics
4 8 (6.30%) Internet of Things
4 8 (6.30%) Social Media
5 7 (5.51%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) IVR
6 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.57%) CCTV
7 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) BBC
8 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.79%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.72%) Android
3 4 (3.15%) Windows
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 69 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (47.24%) Artificial Intelligence
4 44 (34.65%) Scrum
5 36 (28.35%) Machine Learning
6 28 (22.05%) Software Engineering
7 23 (18.11%) People Management
8 22 (17.32%) DevOps
9 20 (15.75%) Fintech
10 19 (14.96%) Front End Development
11 18 (14.17%) TDD
11 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
12 15 (11.81%) Data Science
12 15 (11.81%) iOS Development
12 15 (11.81%) Neural Network
12 15 (11.81%) OO
12 15 (11.81%) OOP
13 14 (11.02%) Microservices
14 12 (9.45%) Analytics
14 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.90%) C#
3 20 (15.75%) Python
4 12 (9.45%) Java
5 9 (7.09%) Apple Swift
6 8 (6.30%) PHP
6 8 (6.30%) SQL
7 6 (4.72%) Dart
7 6 (4.72%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.94%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.57%) Go
11 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) ES6
11 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.57%) MIIS
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.72%) UiPath
2 5 (3.94%) Blue Prism
3 4 (3.15%) Google
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.57%) Citrix
4 2 (1.57%) Facebook
4 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.79%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
5 1 (0.79%) VMware