Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Robot Operating System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Robot Operating System over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Robot Operating System (ROS)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 798 1006 1095
Rank change year-on-year +208 +89 +60
Permanent jobs citing Robot Operating System 19 13 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.048% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 24
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £36,218 £42,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £106,000 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +42.86%

Robot Operating System is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,702 27,256 34,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 22.07% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12,013 22,168 28,419
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Robot Operating System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Robot Operating System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Robot Operating System in the UK

Robot Operating System
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Robot Operating System.

Salary trend for Robot Operating System in the UK

Robot Operating System
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Robot Operating System over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Robot Operating System in the UK

Robot Operating System
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robot Operating System within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2021. 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 +215 14 £75,000 +50.00% 1
UK excluding London +172 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West +58 9 - -
Work from Home - 9 - -
London +174 5 £75,000 +50.00%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing Robot Operating System 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 Robot Operating System.

1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) C
3 15 (78.95%) Robotics
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) Mechatronics
5 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (47.37%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (47.37%) CAN bus
6 9 (47.37%) Driving Licence
6 9 (47.37%) Telematics
6 9 (47.37%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (47.37%) Automotive
7 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Electronics
9 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.53%) TensorFlow
10 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
10 2 (10.53%) Microservices
10 2 (10.53%) PyTorch
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Vision
11 1 (5.26%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
11 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
11 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems

Robot Operating System
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:

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) GitLab
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Automotive
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Applications Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Software Applications Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Research Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) PyTorch
1 2 (10.53%) TensorFlow
2 1 (5.26%) OpenCV
2 1 (5.26%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Robotics
2 9 (47.37%) CAN bus
2 9 (47.37%) Driving Licence
2 9 (47.37%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Mechatronics
1 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (47.37%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Telematics
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Vision
5 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (5.26%) Neural Network
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Physics
6 1 (5.26%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) C++
3 15 (78.95%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google