Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Robot Operating System (ROS)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 1080 1148
Rank change year-on-year +396 +68 +64
Permanent jobs citing Robot Operating System 14 12 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.037% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 15
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.93% +110.94%
10th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £71,250 £84,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -25.93% +110.94%

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 10,541 32,378 38,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.48% 22.92% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,653 25,539 31,031
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £25,263
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% +1.25%

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 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Robot Operating System in the UK

Robot Operating System
Top 9 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 20 September 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 +388 14 £62,500 +25.00% 7
UK excluding London +326 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
North of England +194 5 - - 1
Work from Home - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
London +265 4 £62,500 +25.00% 5
East of England +142 2 £70,000 +12.00%
South East - 2 £41,250 - 1
South West +139 1 £65,000 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) Robotics
6 7 (50.00%) Lidar
7 5 (35.71%) Control Theory
7 5 (35.71%) Mechatronics
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (35.71%) Xcode
7 5 (35.71%) CAN bus
7 5 (35.71%) Apple Swift
7 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
7 5 (35.71%) Master's Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
8 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
9 2 (14.29%) GitLab
9 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) CMake
9 2 (14.29%) Big Data
9 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) GNU Toolchain
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
9 2 (14.29%) C
9 2 (14.29%) AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Xcode
2 2 (14.29%) CMake
2 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 2 (14.29%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Lidar
1 7 (50.00%) Robotics
2 5 (35.71%) CAN bus
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Control Theory
2 5 (35.71%) Mechatronics
3 3 (21.43%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Vision
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Apple Swift
4 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Master's Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree