Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Conversational User Interfaces
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 747 964 1128
Rank change year-on-year +217 +164 +131
Permanent jobs citing Conversational UI 358 222 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.13% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.14% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 171 174 41
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £89,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 132,251 158,378 158,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,737 127,468 128,710
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 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 +218 341 £60,000 +20.00% 5
UK excluding London +178 237 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West +150 145 £46,250 -30.19% 2
London +112 118 £65,000 -7.14% 2
North of England +30 34 £59,000 +31.11% 1
South East +7 26 £30,000 -40.00%
Yorkshire +7 22 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland +30 17 £52,350 -52.41% 1
East of England +59 13 £50,000 +66.67%
North West +19 10 £57,275 +27.28%
Midlands +37 2 £46,675 +24.47%
North East - 2 £42,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +26 1 £43,350 +15.60%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 308 (86.03%) Chatbot
2 151 (42.18%) Mentoring
3 144 (40.22%) Coaching
4 137 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (35.75%) Amazon AWS
6 126 (35.20%) Artificial Intelligence
7 103 (28.77%) C#
8 102 (28.49%) .NET
9 101 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 91 (25.42%) Google
11 83 (23.18%) HTML
11 83 (23.18%) Machine Learning
12 82 (22.91%) CSS
13 81 (22.63%) User Experience
14 78 (21.79%) Android
15 77 (21.51%) Software Engineering
15 77 (21.51%) Web Services
16 71 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
18 60 (16.76%) DevOps
18 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 59 (16.48%) MySQL
20 58 (16.20%) Analytics
21 55 (15.36%) Test Automation
21 55 (15.36%) ASP.NET
22 54 (15.08%) MVC
22 54 (15.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 53 (14.80%) AngularJS
24 52 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
25 51 (14.25%) Microservices

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 7 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.40%) IIS
3 4 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) DNN
5 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 308 (86.03%) Chatbot
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.28%) InVision
4 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 128 (35.75%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (11.45%) Google Play
4 19 (5.31%) Amazon Alexa
5 17 (4.75%) SaaS
6 12 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (3.07%) NuGet
8 9 (2.51%) Azure Machine Learning
8 9 (2.51%) PaaS
9 7 (1.96%) Dialogflow
9 7 (1.96%) Serverless
10 6 (1.68%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (1.40%) Office 365
11 5 (1.40%) Siri
12 4 (1.12%) Slack
12 4 (1.12%) Twilio
13 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (0.84%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.70%) HTTP
2 7 (1.96%) SMS
3 6 (1.68%) Firewall
4 4 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (1.12%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) Skype
5 2 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.48%) MySQL
2 54 (15.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 50 (13.97%) SQL Server
4 42 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.75%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.47%) Blockchain
7 11 (3.07%) Big Data
8 6 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.84%) Mahout
10 3 (0.84%) Power BI
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.56%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.63%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (1.96%) JIRA
5 4 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.84%) Hudson
6 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.56%) Protractor
7 2 (0.56%) Selenium
7 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.56%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) RSpec
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 42 (11.73%) Retail
2 21 (5.87%) Finance
3 14 (3.91%) Marketing
4 7 (1.96%) Advertising
5 6 (1.68%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.12%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (17.60%) Software Engineer
2 47 (13.13%) Developer
3 41 (11.45%) Android Engineer
4 40 (11.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 27 (7.54%) Test Engineer
6 25 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
7 24 (6.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 24 (6.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (4.19%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (4.19%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.91%) Development Engineer
9 14 (3.91%) Operations Manager
10 13 (3.63%) Chief Technology Officer
10 13 (3.63%) Development Director
10 13 (3.63%) Head of Architecture
10 13 (3.63%) Head of Development
10 13 (3.63%) Head of Software Development
10 13 (3.63%) Software Development Director
10 13 (3.63%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (28.49%) .NET
2 83 (23.18%) HTML
3 82 (22.91%) CSS
4 77 (21.51%) Web Services
5 55 (15.36%) ASP.NET
6 53 (14.80%) AngularJS
7 52 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (13.69%) Natural Language Processing
9 41 (11.45%) Retrofit
9 41 (11.45%) RxJava
10 40 (11.17%) REST
11 30 (8.38%) Node.js
12 24 (6.70%) React
13 20 (5.59%) HTML5
14 13 (3.63%) CSS3
15 12 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
17 10 (2.79%) XML
18 9 (2.51%) Vue.js
19 8 (2.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (22.63%) User Experience
2 70 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.66%) Algorithms
3 31 (8.66%) Robotics
4 25 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 22 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.79%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (2.23%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.96%) IVR
9 4 (1.12%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.12%) HoloLens
9 4 (1.12%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (1.12%) Social Media
9 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.84%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.56%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.56%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.79%) Android
2 37 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.19%) Linux
3 15 (4.19%) Windows
4 4 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (42.18%) Mentoring
2 144 (40.22%) Coaching
3 137 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (35.20%) Artificial Intelligence
5 83 (23.18%) Machine Learning
6 77 (21.51%) Software Engineering
7 71 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (16.76%) DevOps
9 58 (16.20%) Analytics
10 55 (15.36%) Test Automation
11 54 (15.08%) MVC
12 51 (14.25%) Microservices
13 49 (13.69%) E-Commerce
14 44 (12.29%) Open Source
15 42 (11.73%) API Development
16 41 (11.45%) MVVM
17 40 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
18 39 (10.89%) Unit Testing
19 34 (9.50%) Scrum
20 29 (8.10%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.77%) C#
2 101 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 45 (12.57%) SQL
4 42 (11.73%) Java
5 38 (10.61%) Python
6 29 (8.10%) Apple Swift
7 22 (6.15%) VB
8 20 (5.59%) VBA
9 15 (4.19%) Ruby
10 11 (3.07%) ES6
10 11 (3.07%) PHP
11 8 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.40%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.56%) Go
14 2 (0.56%) R
14 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.28%) C
15 1 (0.28%) C++
15 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (6.98%) Degree
2 9 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.68%) HND
4 4 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.84%) PhD
6 2 (0.56%) APMP
6 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (5.59%) Docker
2 4 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.91%) Ansible
2 14 (3.91%) Puppet
3 11 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.96%) Kibana
4 7 (1.96%) logstash
5 5 (1.40%) Mesos
6 3 (0.84%) Terraform
7 1 (0.28%) Plesk
Vendors
1 91 (25.42%) Google
2 44 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.15%) IBM
4 10 (2.79%) Facebook
5 8 (2.23%) Apple
5 8 (2.23%) Blue Prism
5 8 (2.23%) UiPath
6 7 (1.96%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.12%) Automation Anywhere
7 4 (1.12%) Avaya
7 4 (1.12%) BMC
7 4 (1.12%) Cisco
7 4 (1.12%) F5
7 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.84%) Adobe
8 3 (0.84%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.56%) Databricks
9 2 (0.56%) Pega
9 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.56%) Twitter