Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 575 653 1025
Rank change year-on-year +78 +372 +196
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 641 588 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.84% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 537 450 121
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,300 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -

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 63,239 70,026 69,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.84% 40.63% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48,509 53,882 56,669
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 16 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 15 January 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 +110 558 £57,500 +4.55% 159
UK excluding London +35 394 £52,500 +5.00% 124
London +109 243 £70,000 +12.00% 48
South East +95 117 £55,000 +10.00% 22
East of England -11 95 £57,500 - 36
Scotland -36 64 £45,500 +42.19% 9
South West -12 38 £45,000 -5.26% 29
North of England +39 33 £41,000 +17.14% 13
Midlands +38 31 £47,980 -4.04% 11
West Midlands +33 18 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West +33 16 £41,000 -3.53% 7
East Midlands +15 13 £47,980 +91.92% 4
Wales +11 10 £40,000 -8.05% 4
Yorkshire +24 9 £33,000 -5.71% 2
North East +12 8 £16,000 - 4
Northern Ireland -3 6 £17,000 -48.48%

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 320 (49.92%) Artificial Intelligence
2 218 (34.01%) C++
3 216 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (33.23%) Machine Learning
5 207 (32.29%) Python
6 201 (31.36%) Java
7 176 (27.46%) Software Engineering
8 142 (22.15%) Linux
9 140 (21.84%) C#
10 131 (20.44%) SQL
11 129 (20.12%) Robotic Process Automation
12 119 (18.56%) Finance
13 115 (17.94%) JavaScript
14 109 (17.00%) Degree
15 108 (16.85%) Big Data
16 107 (16.69%) C
17 104 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
18 97 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
19 93 (14.51%) Computer Vision
20 84 (13.10%) .NET
21 81 (12.64%) DevOps
22 78 (12.17%) Microsoft
22 78 (12.17%) Mathematics
23 77 (12.01%) Banking
23 77 (12.01%) Deep Learning
24 74 (11.54%) Retail
24 74 (11.54%) HTML
25 71 (11.08%) Computer Science
26 69 (10.76%) SQL Server
27 68 (10.61%) CSS

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 24 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.09%) Appian
3 6 (0.94%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.94%) Kinematics
4 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
4 4 (0.62%) JBoss
4 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 18 (2.81%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.25%) Chatbot
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 104 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 48 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.96%) PaaS
5 16 (2.50%) SaaS
6 11 (1.72%) IaaS
7 9 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (1.25%) GitHub
9 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.47%) Serverless
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.16%) Office 365
13 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.50%) Internet
2 13 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (1.87%) Wireless
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.85%) Big Data
2 69 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.52%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (3.74%) MySQL
6 19 (2.96%) Blockchain
7 17 (2.65%) Data Mining
8 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.87%) GIS
10 10 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.40%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.94%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.94%) Power BI
13 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.78%) HBase
15 3 (0.47%) MS Access
16 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 18 (2.81%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.34%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.87%) NetBeans
6 8 (1.25%) CMake
6 8 (1.25%) Maven
7 5 (0.78%) GitLab
8 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.62%) Toad
9 3 (0.47%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.31%) GCC
10 2 (0.31%) Grunt
10 2 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.31%) JSUnit
10 2 (0.31%) Mocha
10 2 (0.31%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 119 (18.56%) Finance
2 77 (12.01%) Banking
3 74 (11.54%) Retail
4 39 (6.08%) Marketing
5 38 (5.93%) Legal
6 30 (4.68%) Electronics
7 26 (4.06%) Games
8 20 (3.12%) Financial Institution
9 19 (2.96%) Publishing
10 16 (2.50%) Investment Banking
11 14 (2.18%) Automotive
11 14 (2.18%) Military
11 14 (2.18%) Telecoms
12 13 (2.03%) Advertising
12 13 (2.03%) Back Office
12 13 (2.03%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.72%) French Language
14 9 (1.40%) German Language
15 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 216 (33.70%) Developer
2 98 (15.29%) Software Engineer
3 68 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 39 (6.08%) Junior
5 38 (5.93%) Software Developer
6 34 (5.30%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (4.37%) Architect
8 27 (4.21%) Consultant
9 25 (3.90%) Graduate
10 22 (3.43%) AWS Developer
10 22 (3.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 22 (3.43%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.12%) Designer
11 20 (3.12%) UX Designer
12 18 (2.81%) Computer Engineer
12 18 (2.81%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 18 (2.81%) Digital Designer
12 18 (2.81%) Digital UX Designer
12 18 (2.81%) Python Engineer
13 17 (2.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.10%) .NET
2 74 (11.54%) HTML
3 68 (10.61%) CSS
3 68 (10.61%) OpenCV
4 52 (8.11%) Web Services
5 51 (7.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 48 (7.49%) Node.js
7 46 (7.18%) TensorFlow
8 37 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 37 (5.77%) STL
9 32 (4.99%) CSS3
9 32 (4.99%) jQuery
10 31 (4.84%) HTML5
11 27 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (4.21%) React
12 26 (4.06%) SOAP
12 26 (4.06%) Velocity
13 25 (3.90%) Natural Language Processing
14 23 (3.59%) SailPoint
15 22 (3.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.58%) Algorithms
2 52 (8.11%) Tandem
3 39 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.59%) User Experience
7 17 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (2.50%) Fintech
8 16 (2.50%) Smart City
9 15 (2.34%) Life Science
10 14 (2.18%) Internet of Things
11 13 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
13 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.25%) Reference Data
14 8 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.78%) CUDA
16 4 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (0.62%) SCADA
16 4 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 142 (22.15%) Linux
2 55 (8.58%) Windows
3 22 (3.43%) Robot Operating System
4 8 (1.25%) CoreOS
4 8 (1.25%) Unix
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.47%) Android
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (49.92%) Artificial Intelligence
2 216 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (33.23%) Machine Learning
4 176 (27.46%) Software Engineering
5 129 (20.12%) Robotic Process Automation
6 97 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (14.51%) Computer Vision
8 81 (12.64%) DevOps
9 78 (12.17%) Mathematics
10 77 (12.01%) Deep Learning
11 71 (11.08%) Computer Science
12 64 (9.98%) Decision-Making
13 62 (9.67%) Analytics
14 59 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
16 52 (8.11%) Mentoring
16 52 (8.11%) Neural Network
17 51 (7.96%) Front End Development
18 48 (7.49%) TDD
19 39 (6.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (34.01%) C++
2 207 (32.29%) Python
3 201 (31.36%) Java
4 140 (21.84%) C#
5 131 (20.44%) SQL
6 115 (17.94%) JavaScript
7 107 (16.69%) C
8 33 (5.15%) Java 8
9 32 (4.99%) Go
9 32 (4.99%) PowerShell
10 27 (4.21%) Scala
11 23 (3.59%) BeanShell
12 21 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.50%) Embedded C
14 13 (2.03%) Haskell
15 12 (1.87%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.56%) VBA
17 9 (1.40%) Embedded C++
17 9 (1.40%) Rust
17 9 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (17.00%) Degree
2 49 (7.64%) PhD
3 29 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (3.28%) MPhil
5 10 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.40%) PMP
6 9 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.62%) CISSP
8 4 (0.62%) CRISC
8 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MBA
9 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) CIMA
10 1 (0.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.99%) QA
2 8 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.78%) GDPR
3 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.78%) SLA
4 4 (0.62%) COBIT
4 4 (0.62%) JTAG
5 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) MISRA
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (7.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (8.58%) Kubernetes
2 44 (6.86%) Ansible
3 13 (2.03%) Grafana
4 12 (1.87%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.47%) Terraform
6 2 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.36%) Blue Prism
3 59 (9.20%) Google
4 38 (5.93%) UiPath
5 36 (5.62%) Automation Anywhere
6 27 (4.21%) ServiceNow
7 26 (4.06%) Oracle
7 26 (4.06%) Tableau
8 18 (2.81%) Adobe
9 16 (2.50%) Cognizant
10 13 (2.03%) Cisco
10 13 (2.03%) Siemens
11 12 (1.87%) Aruba
12 11 (1.72%) Kofax
13 10 (1.56%) IBM
14 8 (1.25%) ABBYY
15 7 (1.09%) Micro Focus
16 5 (0.78%) Atmel
17 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
17 4 (0.62%) SAP