Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Conversational User Interfaces
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 688 1046 1175
Rank change year-on-year +358 +129 -
Permanent jobs citing Conversational UI 462 155 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.087% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.095% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 172 125 34
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
10th Percentile £35,175 £37,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +58.33% -

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 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Top 14 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 16 December 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 +348 452 £63,750 +8.97% 38
UK excluding London +266 310 £50,000 +5.26% 19
South West +219 244 £61,250 -23.44% 8
London +130 148 £67,500 -10.00% 22
North of England +33 30 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Yorkshire +42 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East -14 19 £50,000 - 1
North West +7 10 £70,400 +48.21% 5
East of England +33 9 £50,000 -15.97% 1
Scotland - 5 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +5 2 £66,250 +65.63%
East Midlands +27 1 £85,000 -
West Midlands +21 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 393 (85.06%) Chatbot
2 250 (54.11%) Mentoring
3 239 (51.73%) Coaching
4 157 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
5 149 (32.25%) JavaScript
6 134 (29.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 124 (26.84%) Android
8 123 (26.62%) .NET
9 122 (26.41%) CSS
9 122 (26.41%) Web Services
9 122 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
10 120 (25.97%) C#
11 115 (24.89%) HTML
12 107 (23.16%) Google
13 101 (21.86%) Software Engineering
14 99 (21.43%) User Experience
15 98 (21.21%) AngularJS
16 93 (20.13%) Microservices
16 93 (20.13%) Machine Learning
17 89 (19.26%) Analytics
18 87 (18.83%) Algorithms
19 82 (17.75%) ASP.NET
20 81 (17.53%) Python
21 79 (17.10%) SQL Server
21 79 (17.10%) MVC
22 74 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
23 73 (15.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 71 (15.37%) MySQL
24 71 (15.37%) ASP.NET MVC
25 70 (15.15%) MVVM

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 24 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.38%) CMS
3 7 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.08%) Marvel
4 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.87%) SAS
6 3 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.43%) TPMS
8 1 (0.22%) DNN
Applications
1 393 (85.06%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.08%) InVision
4 4 (0.87%) Snapchat
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 157 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (15.15%) Google Play
3 26 (5.63%) Amazon Alexa
4 21 (4.55%) SaaS
5 20 (4.33%) PaaS
6 19 (4.11%) Slack
7 17 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (2.81%) Dialogflow
9 11 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.73%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.30%) Serverless
11 6 (1.30%) Siri
12 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.08%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.08%) GitHub
13 4 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (0.87%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.87%) HTTP
2 5 (1.08%) SMS
3 4 (0.87%) DAB
3 4 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 73 (15.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 71 (15.37%) MySQL
4 70 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (6.49%) Big Data
6 25 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.25%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.30%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.08%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.87%) DB2
12 4 (0.87%) HBase
12 4 (0.87%) Power BI
12 4 (0.87%) QlikView
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.65%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.65%) Redis
13 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.16%) Protractor
4 7 (1.52%) JIRA
4 7 (1.52%) Selenium
5 5 (1.08%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (1.08%) Maven
5 5 (1.08%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.08%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.08%) webpack
6 4 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.87%) Subversion
7 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.65%) Gradle
7 3 (0.65%) JUnit
8 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.43%) JMeter
General
1 43 (9.31%) Finance
2 26 (5.63%) Retail
3 14 (3.03%) Games
4 12 (2.60%) Banking
5 10 (2.16%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.65%) Electronics
7 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.65%) Legal
7 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Law
8 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (17.75%) Software Engineer
2 76 (16.45%) Developer
3 70 (15.15%) Android Engineer
4 58 (12.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (9.74%) Test Engineer
6 40 (8.66%) Test Automation Engineer
7 37 (8.01%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 37 (8.01%) Senior Test Engineer
8 20 (4.33%) Data Scientist
9 15 (3.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 15 (3.25%) Senior Manager
10 13 (2.81%) C# Developer
10 13 (2.81%) Senior Data Scientist
11 12 (2.60%) HTML Developer
11 12 (2.60%) Python Engineer
12 11 (2.38%) Designer
12 11 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (2.38%) Technology Manager
13 10 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (26.62%) .NET
2 122 (26.41%) CSS
2 122 (26.41%) Web Services
3 115 (24.89%) HTML
4 98 (21.21%) AngularJS
5 82 (17.75%) ASP.NET
6 71 (15.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (15.15%) Retrofit
7 70 (15.15%) RxJava
8 63 (13.64%) REST
9 47 (10.17%) Node.js
10 45 (9.74%) Natural Language Processing
11 37 (8.01%) React
12 26 (5.63%) TensorFlow
13 20 (4.33%) CSS3
14 12 (2.60%) Spring
15 11 (2.38%) HTML5
15 11 (2.38%) SpaCy
16 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.43%) User Experience
2 87 (18.83%) Algorithms
3 15 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.60%) Augmented Reality
5 11 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.16%) Fintech
7 6 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.30%) NHS
8 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.08%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.08%) IVR
8 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.08%) Robotics
8 5 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.87%) Animation
9 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.87%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.87%) Smart Home
9 4 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (26.84%) Android
2 54 (11.69%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.73%) Linux
4 7 (1.52%) Windows
5 6 (1.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (54.11%) Mentoring
2 239 (51.73%) Coaching
3 134 (29.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 122 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (21.86%) Software Engineering
6 93 (20.13%) Machine Learning
6 93 (20.13%) Microservices
7 89 (19.26%) Analytics
8 79 (17.10%) MVC
9 74 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 70 (15.15%) MVVM
11 68 (14.72%) API Development
12 62 (13.42%) Open Source
13 57 (12.34%) E-Commerce
14 56 (12.12%) Test Automation
15 51 (11.04%) B2B
15 51 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (11.04%) Unit Testing
16 47 (10.17%) API Design
17 45 (9.74%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (32.25%) JavaScript
2 120 (25.97%) C#
3 81 (17.53%) Python
4 54 (11.69%) Java
5 47 (10.17%) Apple Swift
6 39 (8.44%) SQL
7 18 (3.90%) ES6
8 17 (3.68%) R
8 17 (3.68%) Scala
9 13 (2.81%) Ruby
9 13 (2.81%) VBA
10 8 (1.73%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.52%) Java 8
12 5 (1.08%) Perl
13 4 (0.87%) C++
13 4 (0.87%) Go
13 4 (0.87%) VB
14 3 (0.65%) PHP
14 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (3.68%) Degree
2 15 (3.25%) PhD
3 7 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.43%) IIBA
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
3 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (3.03%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.95%) Ansible
3 6 (1.30%) Terraform
4 4 (0.87%) Mesos
5 3 (0.65%) Kibana
5 3 (0.65%) logstash
5 3 (0.65%) Oozie
6 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 107 (23.16%) Google
2 18 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.81%) Apple
4 10 (2.16%) Facebook
5 8 (1.73%) Blue Prism
5 8 (1.73%) IBM
5 8 (1.73%) UiPath
6 5 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.87%) Tableau
8 3 (0.65%) Adobe
8 3 (0.65%) Sybase
9 2 (0.43%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.43%) Databricks
9 2 (0.43%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.43%) New Relic
9 2 (0.43%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.22%) Xamarin