Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Robotic Process Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Robotic Process Automation over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Robotics Process Automation (RPA)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 906 1139
Rank change year-on-year +130 +233 +183
Permanent jobs citing Robotic Process Automation 340 277 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.17% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 239 175 38
UK median annual salary £51,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.17% - +106.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,300 £113,450 £91,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,750 £49,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year -5.08% -16.17% +107.96%

Robotic Process Automation 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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Robotic Process Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Robotic Process Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Robotic Process Automation in the UK

Robotic Process Automation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Robotic Process Automation.

Salary trend for Robotic Process Automation in the UK

Robotic Process Automation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Robotic Process Automation over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Robotic Process Automation in the UK

Robotic Process Automation
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 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 +145 316 £52,500 -16.00% 58
London +83 181 £55,000 -35.29% 25
UK excluding London +121 163 £46,750 -5.08% 45
West Midlands +70 39 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Midlands +68 39 £47,500 -5.00% 14
North of England +79 37 £40,000 - 12
South East +46 32 £52,000 -13.33% 5
South West +22 22 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Wales +31 16 £40,000 -8.05% 6
North West +49 15 £41,000 +5.81% 7
Yorkshire +68 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England +24 13 £95,000 +128.92% 1
North East +22 8 £16,000 - 2
Scotland +11 7 £46,000 +28.67% 4
Northern Ireland -10 1 £32,500 -1.52% 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing Robotic Process Automation 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 Robotic Process Automation.

1 144 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (39.71%) Robotics
3 123 (36.18%) Finance
4 109 (32.06%) Artificial Intelligence
5 108 (31.76%) Blue Prism
6 103 (30.29%) C#
7 93 (27.35%) Microsoft
8 92 (27.06%) .NET
9 88 (25.88%) SQL Server
10 79 (23.24%) UiPath
11 73 (21.47%) SQL
12 68 (20.00%) Banking
13 65 (19.12%) Analytics
14 64 (18.82%) Degree
15 63 (18.53%) JavaScript
16 57 (16.76%) Java
17 55 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (15.88%) Automation Anywhere
18 54 (15.88%) Machine Learning
19 53 (15.59%) Process Management
20 51 (15.00%) Retail
21 49 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (14.41%) Thought Leadership
22 47 (13.82%) Big Data
23 45 (13.24%) Business Analysis
24 44 (12.94%) Tandem
25 43 (12.65%) Presales
26 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
27 40 (11.76%) Workflow
27 40 (11.76%) HTML

Robotic Process Automation
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 14 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.94%) Appian
3 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.82%) Chatbot
3 13 (3.82%) Photoshop
4 12 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.88%) SAP FS
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.00%) SaaS
4 10 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.65%) PaaS
6 7 (2.06%) IaaS
6 7 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (2.06%) Office 365
7 6 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.47%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.29%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) SAN
3 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.82%) Big Data
3 20 (5.88%) MySQL
4 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.41%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.24%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.76%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.76%) Redis
11 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.88%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (3.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.18%) NUnit
4 3 (0.88%) ERwin
4 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.88%) JIRA
5 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.59%) JUnit
5 2 (0.59%) Moq
5 2 (0.59%) Selenium
5 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.29%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.29%) GitLab
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.29%) WinAutomation
General
1 123 (36.18%) Finance
2 68 (20.00%) Banking
3 51 (15.00%) Retail
4 36 (10.59%) Legal
5 27 (7.94%) Marketing
6 12 (3.53%) Advertising
7 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.65%) Back Office
9 7 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) French Language
11 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (32.65%) Developer
2 43 (12.65%) Architect
3 40 (11.76%) Consultant
4 36 (10.59%) Automation Developer
5 35 (10.29%) Analyst
6 22 (6.47%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.29%) Automation Specialist
8 17 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.71%) Senior Manager
10 15 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.41%) Designer
10 15 (4.41%) Digital Designer
10 15 (4.41%) Digital UX Designer
10 15 (4.41%) Sales Manager
10 15 (4.41%) UX Designer
11 13 (3.82%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.53%) Automation Architect
13 11 (3.24%) Junior
14 10 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.06%) .NET
2 40 (11.76%) HTML
3 33 (9.71%) Web Services
4 32 (9.41%) CSS
5 25 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (5.88%) CSS3
6 20 (5.88%) HTML5
7 16 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.41%) React
9 14 (4.12%) SailPoint
10 13 (3.82%) RESTful
11 12 (3.53%) SOAP
12 11 (3.24%) Natural Language Processing
12 11 (3.24%) XML
13 10 (2.94%) Spring
14 9 (2.65%) XSLT
15 8 (2.35%) .NET Core
15 8 (2.35%) Node.js
15 8 (2.35%) Vue.js
16 7 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 135 (39.71%) Robotics
2 49 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (12.94%) Tandem
4 24 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.76%) User Experience
6 19 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.24%) Fintech
10 8 (2.35%) Social Network
11 6 (1.76%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.76%) NHS
12 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.88%) 3D Printing
13 3 (0.88%) Life Science
13 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.41%) Windows
2 18 (5.29%) Linux
3 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (32.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 65 (19.12%) Analytics
4 55 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (15.88%) Machine Learning
6 53 (15.59%) Process Management
7 49 (14.41%) Thought Leadership
8 45 (13.24%) Business Analysis
9 43 (12.65%) Presales
10 40 (11.76%) Workflow
11 35 (10.29%) Business Development
11 35 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (9.41%) DevOps
13 32 (9.41%) Project Management
13 32 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (9.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 30 (8.82%) Decision-Making
15 30 (8.82%) PRINCE2
16 29 (8.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.29%) C#
2 73 (21.47%) SQL
3 63 (18.53%) JavaScript
4 57 (16.76%) Java
5 33 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.12%) Python
7 27 (7.94%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.41%) VBA
9 14 (4.12%) BeanShell
10 9 (2.65%) VB
11 7 (2.06%) C++
11 7 (2.06%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.76%) Erlang
12 6 (1.76%) Haskell
12 6 (1.76%) Java 8
12 6 (1.76%) Java 9
12 6 (1.76%) Rust
13 4 (1.18%) ABAP
13 4 (1.18%) X++
14 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (18.82%) Degree
2 12 (3.53%) MBA
3 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.88%) ACCA
6 3 (0.88%) CIMA
7 2 (0.59%) MCAD
7 2 (0.59%) MCSD
7 2 (0.59%) MCTS
7 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.76%) QA
2 12 (3.53%) GDPR
3 11 (3.24%) COBIT
4 10 (2.94%) PMO
5 6 (1.76%) BS7799
6 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.88%) Basel III
7 3 (0.88%) IFRS
7 3 (0.88%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) KVM
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Ansible
1 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 108 (31.76%) Blue Prism
2 93 (27.35%) Microsoft
3 79 (23.24%) UiPath
4 54 (15.88%) Automation Anywhere
5 23 (6.76%) Oracle
6 18 (5.29%) ServiceNow
7 17 (5.00%) Tableau
8 16 (4.71%) SAP
9 13 (3.82%) Adobe
9 13 (3.82%) Kofax
10 10 (2.94%) Google
11 9 (2.65%) IBM
12 8 (2.35%) ABBYY
13 6 (1.76%) VMware
14 5 (1.47%) Kaspersky
14 5 (1.47%) McAfee
14 5 (1.47%) Micro Focus
14 5 (1.47%) Mitel
14 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.47%) Sophos