Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chatbots
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 1142 1232
Rank change year-on-year +155 +90 -
Permanent jobs citing Chatbot 172 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 1.19% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 137 33 22
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,600 £45,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £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 14,443 15,102 17,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.67% 8.65% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11,200 11,676 14,097
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £64,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -1.65%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +167 171 £55,000 +2.33% 34
UK excluding London +65 90 £50,000 - 16
London +96 82 £67,500 +3.85% 20
South East +41 43 £50,000 - 2
East of England +26 17 £30,000 -49.58%
North of England +23 16 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South West +7 10 £65,000 -25.71% 1
Yorkshire +34 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +11 7 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +19 3 £37,500 -37.50% 3
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 108 (62.79%) Artificial Intelligence
2 92 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (47.09%) JavaScript
4 67 (38.95%) HTML
4 67 (38.95%) CSS
5 56 (32.56%) Machine Learning
6 52 (30.23%) Python
6 52 (30.23%) SQL
7 50 (29.07%) Node.js
8 49 (28.49%) .NET
9 45 (26.16%) C#
9 45 (26.16%) Algorithms
10 41 (23.84%) React
11 40 (23.26%) Scrum
12 39 (22.67%) AngularJS
13 38 (22.09%) CSS3
14 37 (21.51%) Retail
15 33 (19.19%) OO
16 32 (18.60%) Java
16 32 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
17 30 (17.44%) Finance
18 29 (16.86%) Data Science
19 28 (16.28%) User Experience
19 28 (16.28%) Neural Network
20 26 (15.12%) MVC
21 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
22 24 (13.95%) SMS
22 24 (13.95%) jQuery
22 24 (13.95%) Front End Development
23 22 (12.79%) Amazon AWS

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 18 (10.47%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.23%) Amazon Alexa
3 7 (4.07%) Apache
4 4 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.33%) CMS
4 4 (2.33%) Jupyter
4 4 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.74%) DNN
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
5 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (2.91%) InVision
1 5 (2.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.98%) SaaS
3 10 (5.81%) PaaS
4 9 (5.23%) Dialogflow
5 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (3.49%) Slack
7 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.91%) Cloudflare
7 5 (2.91%) CloudFront
7 5 (2.91%) GitHub
8 2 (1.16%) Siri
8 2 (1.16%) Wit.ai
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.58%) npm
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.95%) SMS
2 8 (4.65%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) Big Data
2 18 (10.47%) Hadoop
3 17 (9.88%) MySQL
4 12 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.07%) Blockchain
6 5 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.91%) Redis
6 5 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.33%) Apache Zeppelin
8 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) DB2
9 1 (0.58%) Mahout
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.91%) Jasmine
2 5 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (2.91%) Protractor
2 5 (2.91%) webpack
3 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) Capybara
5 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.58%) RSpec
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (21.51%) Retail
2 30 (17.44%) Finance
3 14 (8.14%) Marketing
4 10 (5.81%) Legal
5 8 (4.65%) Banking
6 7 (4.07%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.33%) Games
8 3 (1.74%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (43.60%) Developer
2 30 (17.44%) C# Developer
2 30 (17.44%) HTML Developer
3 26 (15.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (14.53%) Software Developer
5 22 (12.79%) Data Scientist
6 19 (11.05%) Junior
6 19 (11.05%) Junior Developer
7 18 (10.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (10.47%) Junior Software Developer
8 16 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (9.30%) Senior Data Scientist
9 15 (8.72%) .NET Developer
10 14 (8.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Junior .NET Software Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Junior C# Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Junior SQL Developer
10 14 (8.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.95%) CSS
1 67 (38.95%) HTML
2 50 (29.07%) Node.js
3 49 (28.49%) .NET
4 41 (23.84%) React
5 39 (22.67%) AngularJS
6 38 (22.09%) CSS3
7 32 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
8 24 (13.95%) jQuery
9 20 (11.63%) HTML5
9 20 (11.63%) TensorFlow
10 17 (9.88%) MEAN Stack
11 16 (9.30%) JSON
11 16 (9.30%) XML
12 13 (7.56%) Web Services
13 11 (6.40%) Spring
14 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET
14 10 (5.81%) Express
15 9 (5.23%) Backbone.js
16 7 (4.07%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Algorithms
2 28 (16.28%) User Experience
3 19 (11.05%) Robotics
4 16 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.81%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.07%) Fintech
6 7 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.07%) IVR
7 5 (2.91%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.33%) Animation
8 4 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.58%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Android
1 7 (4.07%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.74%) Unix
2 3 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.79%) Artificial Intelligence
2 92 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (32.56%) Machine Learning
4 40 (23.26%) Scrum
5 33 (19.19%) OO
6 29 (16.86%) Data Science
7 28 (16.28%) Neural Network
8 26 (15.12%) MVC
9 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
10 24 (13.95%) Front End Development
11 21 (12.21%) DevOps
12 19 (11.05%) TDD
12 19 (11.05%) Test Automation
13 18 (10.47%) Line Management
14 17 (9.88%) Deep Learning
15 15 (8.72%) OOP
15 15 (8.72%) Presales
15 15 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (7.56%) Microservices
17 10 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.09%) JavaScript
2 52 (30.23%) Python
2 52 (30.23%) SQL
3 45 (26.16%) C#
4 32 (18.60%) Java
5 20 (11.63%) R
6 10 (5.81%) Ruby
7 9 (5.23%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.65%) ES6
9 7 (4.07%) Java 8
10 5 (2.91%) C
10 5 (2.91%) Scala
10 5 (2.91%) VBA
11 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.74%) C++
12 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.16%) PHP
13 2 (1.16%) VB
14 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) PhD
2 9 (5.23%) HND
3 6 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Oozie
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) Google
3 8 (4.65%) Facebook
3 8 (4.65%) IBM
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle
5 4 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.33%) Databricks
5 4 (2.33%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.74%) Blue Prism
6 3 (1.74%) UiPath
7 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.16%) Zend
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.58%) F5
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) Siebel