Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Robot Operating System (ROS)
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 867 937 1096
Rank change year-on-year +70 +159 +76
Permanent jobs citing Robot Operating System 16 9 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.094% 0.042% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
10th Percentile " £46,250 £47,750
25th Percentile £36,218 £54,375 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,075 £63,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -41.84% -1.92% +52.94%
75th Percentile £43,125 £70,938 £77,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £71,875 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -36.54% +18.18% +37.50%

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 17,009 21,620 33,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.31% 21.16% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,591 17,649 27,207
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.40%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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
UK excluding London +78 11 £41,250 -36.54% 8
England +92 10 £67,500 +5.88% 10
South West -10 9 - - 2
Work from Home - 9 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £41,250 - 1
London +78 1 £67,500 +8.00% 3

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Robotics
4 11 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 10 (62.50%) Mechatronics
6 9 (56.25%) Telematics
6 9 (56.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (56.25%) CAN bus
6 9 (56.25%) Automotive
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (56.25%) Social Skills
6 9 (56.25%) Driving Licence
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Electronics
9 2 (12.50%) GitHub
9 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
9 2 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) GitLab
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Vision
10 1 (6.25%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (6.25%) scikit-learn

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 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) GitLab
General
1 9 (56.25%) Automotive
1 9 (56.25%) Social Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Applications Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Software Applications Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) OpenCV
1 1 (6.25%) scikit-learn
1 1 (6.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Robotics
2 9 (56.25%) CAN bus
2 9 (56.25%) Driving Licence
2 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (62.50%) Mechatronics
3 9 (56.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Telematics
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Vision
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Neural Network
6 1 (6.25%) Physics
6 1 (6.25%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD