Period
to 19 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 580 507 627
Rank change year-on-year -73 +120 +265
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 125 750 654
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.37% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 128 603 547
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,625 £30,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +11.11%

Robotics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19,414 54,910 65,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.99% 38.85% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,309 41,191 50,509
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Robotics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Robotics.

Salary trend for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Robotics over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 -1 118 £60,000 +9.09% 74
London +92 68 £62,500 -10.71% 21
UK excluding London -28 52 £55,000 +29.41% 56
South East +162 28 £55,000 +32.11% 10
Work from Home -14 18 £57,500 -17.86% 7
South West +54 8 £60,000 +37.14% 16
Midlands +113 7 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +87 7 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North of England +91 4 £41,000 +0.31% 6
North West +69 4 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Northern Ireland +25 3 - - 1
Scotland -24 2 £55,000 +42.86% 2
East of England +122 1 £95,000 +38.18% 14

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT jobs citing Robotics 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 Robotics.

1 45 (36.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 44 (35.20%) Software Engineering
3 40 (32.00%) Degree
4 39 (31.20%) Python
5 36 (28.80%) Robotic Process Automation
6 34 (27.20%) .NET
7 33 (26.40%) C#
7 33 (26.40%) Computer Science
8 29 (23.20%) Machine Learning
9 28 (22.40%) Finance
10 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (21.60%) C++
11 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
12 23 (18.40%) DevOps
13 22 (17.60%) Java
14 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
14 21 (16.80%) UiPath
15 20 (16.00%) Blue Prism
15 20 (16.00%) Life Science
16 19 (15.20%) Azure
16 19 (15.20%) HTML
17 17 (13.60%) Windows
17 17 (13.60%) Test Automation
18 16 (12.80%) Automation Anywhere
19 15 (12.00%) Algorithms
20 14 (11.20%) C
20 14 (11.20%) AWS
20 14 (11.20%) Open Source
21 13 (10.40%) Node.js
21 13 (10.40%) AngularJS

Robotics
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 10 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Azure
2 14 (11.20%) AWS
3 8 (6.40%) GitHub
4 7 (5.60%) GCP
5 5 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.40%) Azure LUIS
7 2 (1.60%) G Suite
8 1 (0.80%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.80%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) SSL
2 6 (4.80%) Firewall
2 6 (4.80%) LAN
2 6 (4.80%) VPN
2 6 (4.80%) WAN
2 6 (4.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) Skype
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.20%) JanusGraph
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) Big Data
5 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
2 8 (6.40%) Investment Banking
2 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Games
5 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.60%) International Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 45 (36.00%) Developer
2 17 (13.60%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 16 (12.80%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.40%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Information Risk Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Junior
8 6 (4.80%) Junior Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Security Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.20%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) HTML
3 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
3 13 (10.40%) Node.js
4 10 (8.00%) gRPC
5 9 (7.20%) React
6 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.40%) HTML5
6 8 (6.40%) Vue.js
7 7 (5.60%) CSS
7 7 (5.60%) Web Services
8 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.80%) Akka
8 6 (4.80%) Kafka
8 6 (4.80%) YAML
9 5 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (4.00%) Qt
10 4 (3.20%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Life Science
2 15 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.60%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.60%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (4.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.00%) Industry 4.0
7 3 (2.40%) User Experience
7 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.60%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.60%) Lidar
8 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.60%) Smart City
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.60%) Robot Operating System
4 7 (5.60%) Unix
5 6 (4.80%) Android
5 6 (4.80%) Solaris
5 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 44 (35.20%) Software Engineering
3 36 (28.80%) Robotic Process Automation
4 33 (26.40%) Computer Science
5 29 (23.20%) Machine Learning
6 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.40%) DevOps
8 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.60%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.20%) Open Source
11 13 (10.40%) Threat Detection
12 12 (9.60%) Analytics
12 12 (9.60%) Mathematics
13 11 (8.80%) Risk Management
14 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (8.00%) OO
14 10 (8.00%) OOP
14 10 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.00%) Scrum
14 10 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.20%) Python
2 33 (26.40%) C#
3 27 (21.60%) C++
4 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.60%) Java
6 14 (11.20%) C
7 10 (8.00%) SQL
7 10 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.40%) VBA
9 6 (4.80%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.40%) Go
12 2 (1.60%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.80%) Julia
13 1 (0.80%) R
13 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (32.00%) Degree
2 13 (10.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (7.20%) PhD
4 6 (4.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (4.80%) CCSP
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.80%) CISM
4 6 (4.80%) CISSP
4 6 (4.80%) CREST Certified
4 6 (4.80%) GCFA
4 6 (4.80%) GCIA
4 6 (4.80%) GCIH
5 3 (2.40%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) COBIT
1 7 (5.60%) NIST
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) SLA
4 2 (1.60%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.80%) Firmware
2 4 (3.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) CSIRT
2 5 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.20%) Zipkin
4 2 (1.60%) Kibana
4 2 (1.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) UiPath
2 20 (16.00%) Blue Prism
3 16 (12.80%) Automation Anywhere
4 7 (5.60%) ABBYY
5 6 (4.80%) Cisco
5 6 (4.80%) VMware
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle
8 2 (1.60%) Google
8 2 (1.60%) Kofax
8 2 (1.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Reuters
9 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.80%) Siebel