Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Conversational User Interfaces
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 786 612 1007
Rank change year-on-year -174 +395 +157
Permanent jobs citing Conversational UI 203 580 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.43% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 157 185
Median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £39,075 £34,100 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £115,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,350 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.26% +16.33% -2.17%

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 108,385 136,466 163,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.22% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85,866 107,444 133,145
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Conversational UI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Conversational UI.

Salary trend for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Conversational UI over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 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 -188 176 £63,750 +2.00% 26
UK excluding London -200 99 £47,500 -9.26% 12
London +54 98 £65,000 -7.14% 15
Work from Home +24 29 £63,750 +10.87% 3
North of England +58 26 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +60 24 £47,500 +34.75% 4
Scotland +49 21 £47,600 -9.33% 1
Midlands +56 12 £43,000 -14.00% 2
West Midlands +51 12 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Yorkshire +36 12 £52,500 +6.06% 2
South West -192 12 - -
North West +38 10 £45,000 -27.36% 3
East of England +30 4 £67,500 +35.00%
North East +12 4 - -

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 163 (80.30%) Chatbot
2 100 (49.26%) Artificial Intelligence
3 97 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (28.08%) Machine Learning
5 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
5 55 (27.09%) Azure
6 52 (25.62%) Scrum
7 47 (23.15%) Finance
7 47 (23.15%) AWS
8 45 (22.17%) Natural Language Processing
9 44 (21.67%) C#
10 39 (19.21%) DevOps
11 37 (18.23%) Software Engineering
12 34 (16.75%) .NET
12 34 (16.75%) Web Services
13 33 (16.26%) TDD
14 32 (15.76%) Degree
14 32 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (15.76%) User Experience
14 32 (15.76%) Docker
15 31 (15.27%) Mobile App
15 31 (15.27%) Front End Development
16 30 (14.78%) Python
17 28 (13.79%) Java
18 26 (12.81%) HTML
18 26 (12.81%) SaaS
19 25 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (11.82%) Data Science
20 24 (11.82%) CSS
21 23 (11.33%) RESTful

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 (7.88%) CMS
2 6 (2.96%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.97%) Confluence
3 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 163 (80.30%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.99%) InVision
2 2 (0.99%) Marvel
2 2 (0.99%) Sketch
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 55 (27.09%) Azure
2 47 (23.15%) AWS
3 26 (12.81%) SaaS
4 20 (9.85%) PaaS
5 16 (7.88%) Serverless
6 12 (5.91%) Azure Functions
6 12 (5.91%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (4.43%) Dialogflow
7 9 (4.43%) Quay.io
8 8 (3.94%) IaaS
9 5 (2.46%) Azure LUIS
9 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.46%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.97%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.97%) GCP
11 3 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.48%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.99%) Amazon Alexa
13 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.97%) DSL
2 4 (1.97%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.48%) DNS
3 3 (1.48%) Firewall
3 3 (1.48%) SMS
4 2 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.91%) Cosmos DB
3 9 (4.43%) MySQL
4 5 (2.46%) Big Data
4 5 (2.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.46%) Power BI
5 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.48%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.99%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (10.84%) JIRA
2 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.40%) webpack
4 12 (5.91%) CircleCI
5 10 (4.93%) Mocha
6 9 (4.43%) fastlane
6 9 (4.43%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.97%) gulp
7 4 (1.97%) Selenium
7 4 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.48%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.49%) GitLab
10 1 (0.49%) Postman
10 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (23.15%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Financial Institution
2 18 (8.87%) Games
3 15 (7.39%) Retail
4 14 (6.90%) Advertising
5 12 (5.91%) Danish Language
6 8 (3.94%) Marketing
7 7 (3.45%) Banking
8 3 (1.48%) Automotive
8 3 (1.48%) Legal
8 3 (1.48%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (39.90%) Developer
2 23 (11.33%) Architect
3 15 (7.39%) Senior Developer
3 15 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (6.40%) C# Developer
6 12 (5.91%) Azure Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Product Manager
7 10 (4.93%) Product Owner
7 10 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) iOS Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Senior iOS Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Data Scientist
10 7 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (3.45%) UI Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Mobile UI Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 34 (16.75%) .NET
2 34 (16.75%) Web Services
3 26 (12.81%) HTML
4 24 (11.82%) CSS
5 23 (11.33%) RESTful
6 19 (9.36%) .NET Core
7 16 (7.88%) JSON
7 16 (7.88%) React
8 15 (7.39%) Node.js
8 15 (7.39%) XML
9 14 (6.90%) REST
10 12 (5.91%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.91%) Twig
10 12 (5.91%) Yii
11 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.93%) Jest
11 10 (4.93%) TensorFlow
12 9 (4.43%) Keras
13 8 (3.94%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.76%) User Experience
2 31 (15.27%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.88%) Robotics
6 15 (7.39%) Social Media
7 11 (5.42%) Augmented Reality
8 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.94%) HoloLens
9 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.96%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.97%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.48%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.99%) BBC
13 2 (0.99%) Blog
13 2 (0.99%) IVR
13 2 (0.99%) Media Streaming
14 1 (0.49%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.45%) Android
2 7 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (49.26%) Artificial Intelligence
2 97 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.08%) Machine Learning
4 52 (25.62%) Scrum
5 39 (19.21%) DevOps
6 37 (18.23%) Software Engineering
7 33 (16.26%) TDD
8 32 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (15.27%) Front End Development
10 25 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (11.82%) Data Science
12 23 (11.33%) Fintech
12 23 (11.33%) Kanban
12 23 (11.33%) People Management
13 21 (10.34%) OO
13 21 (10.34%) OOP
14 18 (8.87%) Test Automation
15 16 (7.88%) Analytics
15 16 (7.88%) Microservices
15 16 (7.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
2 44 (21.67%) C#
3 30 (14.78%) Python
4 28 (13.79%) Java
5 18 (8.87%) SQL
6 15 (7.39%) PHP
7 9 (4.43%) Apple Swift
7 9 (4.43%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.96%) Dart
8 6 (2.96%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.97%) Groovy
9 4 (1.97%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.48%) R
10 3 (1.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.99%) ES6
11 2 (0.99%) Go
11 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (15.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.97%) PhD
4 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.99%) MCP
5 2 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) Docker
2 4 (1.97%) IAG
3 3 (1.48%) HDFS
3 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.97%) Istio
3 3 (1.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) Terraform
5 1 (0.49%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (10.34%) Google
2 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.91%) Blue Prism
3 12 (5.91%) UiPath
4 9 (4.43%) IBM
5 7 (3.45%) Automation Anywhere
5 7 (3.45%) Facebook
6 6 (2.96%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.46%) Oracle
8 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.48%) Instagram
9 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.48%) VMware
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix
10 2 (0.99%) Twitter
11 1 (0.49%) Adobe
11 1 (0.49%) hybris
11 1 (0.49%) Pega
11 1 (0.49%) SAP
11 1 (0.49%) Tableau