Period
to 16 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Robotic Process Automation Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Developer
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 857 832 1040
Rank change year-on-year -25 +208 +155
Permanent jobs requiring a Robotic Process Automation Developer 85 37 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.044% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.047% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 72 32 53
10th Percentile £28,175 £33,875 £35,000
25th Percentile £35,250 £37,188 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.27% +3.16% +37.68%
75th Percentile £52,813 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £57,500 " £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +22.22% +30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93,410 79,224 137,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 95.17% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67,577 64,322 110,876
10th Percentile £31,700 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,105
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Robotic Process Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Robotic Process Automation Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Robotic Process Automation Developer in the UK

Robotic Process Automation Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Robotic Process Automation Developer.

Salary trend for Robotic Process Automation Developer in the UK

Robotic Process Automation Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Robotic Process Automation Developer over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Robotic Process Automation Developer in the UK

Robotic Process Automation Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robotic Process Automation Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 June 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 -25 64 £38,500 -30.00% 6
England -44 59 £47,500 -1.04% 8
South East +4 22 £50,000 +42.86%
Scotland -34 21 £36,500 -33.64% 2
London -21 14 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North of England -28 12 £38,500 +0.65% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £41,750 - 2
Work from Home -185 8 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Midlands -60 5 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -46 3 £42,500 -22.73%
North West -16 2 £28,500 -25.49%
East of England - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands -30 1 £57,500 +31.43%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Robotic Process Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, Robotic Process Automation Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Robotic Process Automation Developer in the job title.

1 59 (69.41%) Robotic Process Automation
2 50 (58.82%) Blue Prism
3 43 (50.59%) UiPath
4 28 (32.94%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (29.41%) Degree
5 25 (29.41%) Robotics
6 24 (28.24%) SQL
7 23 (27.06%) Automation Anywhere
8 22 (25.88%) Finance
9 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (24.71%) Robotic Automation
10 20 (23.53%) Kofax
11 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
12 15 (17.65%) Change Management
13 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
13 14 (16.47%) VBA
13 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
14 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.12%) Azure
15 12 (14.12%) DevOps
15 12 (14.12%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (14.12%) .NET
15 12 (14.12%) Social Skills
16 11 (12.94%) SAP
16 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 11 (12.94%) Project Management
16 11 (12.94%) SDLC
16 11 (12.94%) Release Management
16 11 (12.94%) PowerShell

Robotic Process Automation Developer Skill Set
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 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.35%) AWS
3 2 (2.35%) GCP
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Google Workspace
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) WinAutomation
2 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Social Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Retail
4 8 (9.41%) Banking
5 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.88%) Korean Language
7 3 (3.53%) Marketing
7 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.35%) Games
8 2 (2.35%) International Banking
8 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 8 (9.41%) Web Services
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) WCF
4 2 (2.35%) WF
4 2 (2.35%) WPF
4 2 (2.35%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) React
5 1 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Robotics
2 7 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Robotic Process Automation
2 28 (32.94%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Robotic Automation
4 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 15 (17.65%) Change Management
5 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (14.12%) DevOps
7 11 (12.94%) Project Management
7 11 (12.94%) Release Management
7 11 (12.94%) SDLC
8 10 (11.76%) Machine Learning
8 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.59%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (10.59%) Workflow
10 7 (8.24%) Business Process Improvement
10 7 (8.24%) Post-Production
10 7 (8.24%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
2 14 (16.47%) VBA
3 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (3.53%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Blue Prism
2 43 (50.59%) UiPath
3 23 (27.06%) Automation Anywhere
4 20 (23.53%) Kofax
5 11 (12.94%) SAP
6 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix
7 1 (1.18%) Google