Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Conversational User Interfaces
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 614 1017 1169
Rank change year-on-year +403 +152 +149
Permanent jobs citing Conversational UI 589 189 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.11% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 19
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,728 £35,000 £27,950
90th Percentile £115,000 £82,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +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 138,154 159,988 159,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,975 129,839 131,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Conversational UI in the UK

Conversational UI
Top 15 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 18 February 2019. 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 +398 579 £65,000 +30.00% 35
UK excluding London +349 443 £52,500 +16.67% 27
South West +244 372 £57,500 -23.33% 3
London +126 143 £70,000 -6.67% 15
North of England +37 37 £53,000 +17.78% 10
Yorkshire +49 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England +55 14 £50,000 - 1
North West +30 13 £70,400 +48.21% 8
South East -10 9 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Scotland +20 6 £110,000 - 1
Midlands +17 4 £48,750 +21.88% 2
East Midlands +20 2 £64,175 - 2
West Midlands +10 2 £48,750 +21.88%
North East - 2 £42,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 510 (86.59%) Chatbot
2 383 (65.03%) Mentoring
3 369 (62.65%) Coaching
4 216 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
5 190 (32.26%) Android
6 188 (31.92%) Web Services
7 177 (30.05%) JavaScript
8 170 (28.86%) .NET
9 161 (27.33%) C#
10 157 (26.66%) CSS
11 150 (25.47%) HTML
12 148 (25.13%) Software Engineering
13 146 (24.79%) Google
14 137 (23.26%) Artificial Intelligence
15 133 (22.58%) ASP.NET
16 129 (21.90%) Microservices
17 125 (21.22%) AngularJS
17 125 (21.22%) SQL Server
18 124 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
18 124 (21.05%) Analytics
19 123 (20.88%) MVC
20 121 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
21 119 (20.20%) MySQL
22 118 (20.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 116 (19.69%) User Experience
24 111 (18.85%) Google Play
24 111 (18.85%) RxJava
24 111 (18.85%) MVVM
24 111 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
24 111 (18.85%) Retrofit

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 8 (1.36%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.19%) CMS
3 6 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.85%) Marvel
4 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.51%) Confluence
5 3 (0.51%) TPMS
6 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) DNN
7 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
Applications
1 510 (86.59%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 216 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (18.85%) Google Play
3 22 (3.74%) Amazon Alexa
3 22 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.38%) SaaS
5 13 (2.21%) PaaS
6 11 (1.87%) Dialogflow
6 11 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.87%) Slack
7 9 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.85%) Serverless
9 5 (0.85%) Wit.ai
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.68%) Cloudflare
10 4 (0.68%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.51%) Office 365
11 3 (0.51%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.87%) HTTP
2 5 (0.85%) SMS
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 119 (20.20%) MySQL
3 118 (20.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 111 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.72%) Big Data
5 16 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.55%) Blockchain
7 11 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.70%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.68%) Redis
9 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.34%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.34%) HBase
10 2 (0.34%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.34%) Power BI
10 2 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.02%) JIRA
3 6 (1.02%) Protractor
3 6 (1.02%) Selenium
3 6 (1.02%) SpecFlow
3 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.17%) Capybara
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) Gradle
7 1 (0.17%) RSpec
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (6.96%) Finance
2 27 (4.58%) Retail
3 12 (2.04%) Marketing
4 10 (1.70%) Advertising
4 10 (1.70%) Games
5 9 (1.53%) Publishing
6 8 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 121 (20.54%) Software Engineer
2 111 (18.85%) Android Engineer
3 98 (16.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 71 (12.05%) Test Engineer
5 68 (11.54%) Developer
6 65 (11.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 61 (10.36%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 61 (10.36%) Senior Test Engineer
8 22 (3.74%) Senior Manager
9 14 (2.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 14 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (2.21%) Chief Technology Officer
10 13 (2.21%) Product Manager
10 13 (2.21%) Python Engineer
11 12 (2.04%) Technology Manager
12 11 (1.87%) Development Engineer
12 11 (1.87%) Python Developer
12 11 (1.87%) Software Developer
13 10 (1.70%) Designer
13 10 (1.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (31.92%) Web Services
2 170 (28.86%) .NET
3 157 (26.66%) CSS
4 150 (25.47%) HTML
5 133 (22.58%) ASP.NET
6 125 (21.22%) AngularJS
7 121 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 111 (18.85%) Retrofit
8 111 (18.85%) RxJava
9 97 (16.47%) REST
10 41 (6.96%) Node.js
11 38 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
12 32 (5.43%) React
13 22 (3.74%) TensorFlow
14 20 (3.40%) CSS3
14 20 (3.40%) HTML5
15 15 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (2.38%) Redux
17 12 (2.04%) Vue.js
18 11 (1.87%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.69%) User Experience
2 93 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 17 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.87%) Robotics
6 7 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.19%) Smart Home
6 7 (1.19%) Social Media
7 6 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.02%) Fintech
7 6 (1.02%) NHS
8 5 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.34%) Blog
11 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.17%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 190 (32.26%) Android
2 79 (13.41%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.21%) Windows
4 7 (1.19%) Linux
5 2 (0.34%) Unix
5 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (65.03%) Mentoring
2 369 (62.65%) Coaching
3 148 (25.13%) Software Engineering
4 137 (23.26%) Artificial Intelligence
5 129 (21.90%) Microservices
6 124 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (21.05%) Analytics
7 123 (20.88%) MVC
8 111 (18.85%) MVVM
9 110 (18.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 108 (18.34%) API Development
11 101 (17.15%) Machine Learning
12 99 (16.81%) Open Source
13 95 (16.13%) E-Commerce
14 86 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
15 78 (13.24%) Unit Testing
16 76 (12.90%) B2B
16 76 (12.90%) Test Automation
17 74 (12.56%) API Design
18 70 (11.88%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 161 (27.33%) C#
3 76 (12.90%) Apple Swift
4 65 (11.04%) Python
5 48 (8.15%) Java
6 25 (4.24%) Ruby
7 20 (3.40%) SQL
8 16 (2.72%) Scala
9 15 (2.55%) ES6
10 12 (2.04%) VBA
11 8 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.02%) PHP
12 6 (1.02%) R
13 4 (0.68%) Go
13 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.68%) VB
14 3 (0.51%) C++
14 3 (0.51%) Perl
15 2 (0.34%) Java 8
16 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.07%) Degree
2 11 (1.87%) PhD
3 7 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.68%) HND
5 2 (0.34%) APMP
6 1 (0.17%) IIBA
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.19%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) PMO
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.70%) Ansible
3 9 (1.53%) Mesos
4 6 (1.02%) Terraform
5 4 (0.68%) Kibana
5 4 (0.68%) logstash
6 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 146 (24.79%) Google
2 24 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.21%) Apple
4 8 (1.36%) Blue Prism
4 8 (1.36%) Facebook
4 8 (1.36%) UiPath
5 5 (0.85%) IBM
5 5 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.51%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.34%) BMC
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle
8 2 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.17%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Sophos
9 1 (0.17%) Splunk
9 1 (0.17%) Zend