Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Conversational UI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Conversational UI over the 6 months to 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Conversational User Interfaces
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 782 645 1027
Rank change year-on-year -137 +382 +143
Permanent jobs citing Conversational UI 230 536 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.35% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 181 161 136
UK median annual salary £53,750 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.31% +15.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% +13.89% +50.00%

Conversational UI is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 116,012 139,294 159,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.99% 92.14% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 91,801 109,899 128,301
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.95%
10th Percentile £30,375 £29,979 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Conversational UI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Conversational UI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Conversational UI.

Salary trend for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Conversational UI over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Conversational UI within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -179 195 £60,000 -7.69% 26
UK excluding London -136 129 £45,000 -12.20% 14
London +14 91 £65,000 -3.70% 15
North of England +80 59 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire +54 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +50 25 £43,800 -60.18% 3
South East +57 24 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East - 20 £39,087 -
South West -191 12 - - 1
North West +39 10 £45,000 -36.08% 4
Midlands +41 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
West Midlands +21 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East of England +63 4 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, IT jobs citing Conversational UI 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 Conversational UI.

1 162 (70.43%) Chatbot
2 125 (54.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (31.30%) Machine Learning
5 61 (26.52%) AWS
6 58 (25.22%) Azure
7 53 (23.04%) C#
8 51 (22.17%) DevOps
9 46 (20.00%) Docker
9 46 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
10 45 (19.57%) Mentoring
11 42 (18.26%) Google
12 41 (17.83%) .NET
13 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 39 (16.96%) Scrum
15 37 (16.09%) Finance
16 35 (15.22%) Robotic Process Automation
17 34 (14.78%) TDD
17 34 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (14.35%) Java
18 33 (14.35%) Python
18 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
18 33 (14.35%) Analytics
19 32 (13.91%) Web Services
19 32 (13.91%) SaaS
20 31 (13.48%) User Experience
21 30 (13.04%) Degree
22 29 (12.61%) HTML
22 29 (12.61%) Coaching
23 28 (12.17%) Deep Learning

Conversational UI
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 16 (6.96%) CMS
2 8 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.61%) EPiServer
3 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Fuse
3 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 162 (70.43%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.87%) InVision
2 2 (0.87%) Marvel
2 2 (0.87%) Sketch
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (26.52%) AWS
2 58 (25.22%) Azure
3 32 (13.91%) SaaS
4 19 (8.26%) PaaS
5 15 (6.52%) Serverless
6 13 (5.65%) Azure Functions
6 13 (5.65%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (3.91%) Dialogflow
8 8 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.48%) GCP
9 7 (3.04%) GitHub
10 6 (2.61%) IaaS
10 6 (2.61%) OpenShift
11 5 (2.17%) Amazon Alexa
11 5 (2.17%) Azure LUIS
11 5 (2.17%) Power Platform
11 5 (2.17%) Quay.io
12 4 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.43%) Amazon SageMaker
13 1 (0.43%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) DNS
1 6 (2.61%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) DAB
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.65%) Cosmos DB
3 10 (4.35%) MySQL
4 8 (3.48%) Big Data
5 7 (3.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.17%) Power BI
6 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.30%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Redis
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.43%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.52%) JIRA
3 12 (5.22%) Selenium
4 10 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.91%) webpack
6 5 (2.17%) CircleCI
6 5 (2.17%) fastlane
6 5 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.17%) Mocha
7 4 (1.74%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.74%) gulp
8 3 (1.30%) GitLab
8 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.43%) JMeter
9 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Advertising
3 12 (5.22%) Danish Language
4 10 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.35%) Games
5 9 (3.91%) Retail
6 7 (3.04%) Marketing
7 5 (2.17%) Publishing
8 4 (1.74%) Banking
8 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.30%) Legal
10 2 (0.87%) Automotive
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (30.87%) Developer
2 32 (13.91%) Architect
3 19 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (6.96%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.52%) Analyst
5 15 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (5.65%) Azure Developer
6 13 (5.65%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.65%) Test Engineer
7 12 (5.22%) Product Owner
8 11 (4.78%) Consultant
8 11 (4.78%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 10 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) Product Manager
10 9 (3.91%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.48%) Java Consultant
11 8 (3.48%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 41 (17.83%) .NET
3 32 (13.91%) Web Services
4 29 (12.61%) HTML
5 26 (11.30%) CSS
6 19 (8.26%) .NET Core
7 18 (7.83%) RESTful
8 17 (7.39%) JSON
9 16 (6.96%) XML
10 15 (6.52%) REST
11 14 (6.09%) AngularJS
12 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 12 (5.22%) Middleware
13 12 (5.22%) React
13 12 (5.22%) Twig
13 12 (5.22%) Yii
14 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.48%) Kafka
15 8 (3.48%) Node.js
16 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.48%) User Experience
2 27 (11.74%) Mobile App
3 23 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (9.57%) Robotics
5 20 (8.70%) HoloLens
6 19 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (6.52%) Social Media
8 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.61%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (2.61%) Cloud Native
11 6 (2.61%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.74%) Blog
13 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.87%) BBC
14 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.87%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.35%) Linux
2 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (54.35%) Artificial Intelligence
2 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (31.30%) Machine Learning
4 51 (22.17%) DevOps
5 45 (19.57%) Mentoring
6 39 (16.96%) Scrum
7 35 (15.22%) Robotic Process Automation
8 34 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (14.78%) TDD
9 33 (14.35%) Analytics
10 29 (12.61%) Coaching
11 28 (12.17%) Deep Learning
12 26 (11.30%) Front End Development
13 24 (10.43%) Kanban
14 23 (10.00%) Computer Vision
14 23 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 23 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
15 22 (9.57%) Open Source
15 22 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (9.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.04%) C#
2 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.35%) Java
3 33 (14.35%) Python
4 18 (7.83%) SQL
5 13 (5.65%) PHP
6 7 (3.04%) R
7 6 (2.61%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.17%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.74%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.30%) Ruby
10 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.87%) Perl
11 2 (0.87%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.30%) MCP
3 3 (1.30%) PhD
4 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (20.00%) Docker
2 23 (10.00%) IAG
3 6 (2.61%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) Ceph
4 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) Ansible
2 14 (6.09%) Kubernetes
3 11 (4.78%) Puppet
4 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.87%) Kibana
5 2 (0.87%) logstash
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (18.26%) Google
2 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.96%) Blue Prism
3 16 (6.96%) UiPath
4 12 (5.22%) Automation Anywhere
5 10 (4.35%) IBM
6 8 (3.48%) Facebook
7 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.61%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.74%) Oracle
9 3 (1.30%) Genesys
9 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.87%) Citrix
10 2 (0.87%) Pega
10 2 (0.87%) Twitter
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe
11 1 (0.43%) VMware