Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 595 721
Rank change year-on-year +35 +126 +355
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 579 677 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.07% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 443 569 405
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% +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 51,509 63,021 71,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.76% 39.66% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39,268 48,205 53,595
UK median annual salary £54,486 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 15 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 8 December 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 +9 453 £50,000 -13.04% 142
UK excluding London +78 402 £47,500 -8.65% 118
London +7 172 £72,500 +3.57% 30
Scotland +46 118 £50,000 +29.87% 6
South East -11 80 £52,500 -6.67% 24
South West +58 74 £45,000 - 13
North of England +70 65 £40,000 -2.44% 27
North West +55 36 £40,000 -9.60% 18
Midlands +32 31 £46,000 -4.13% 20
East of England 0 31 £62,500 +8.70% 28
West Midlands +30 25 £42,500 -18.27% 14
North East +32 17 £39,087 +144.29% 3
Yorkshire +23 12 £60,000 +81.82% 6
East Midlands +17 6 £53,750 +12.03% 6
Wales +1 3 £48,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 232 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 212 (36.61%) Artificial Intelligence
4 205 (35.41%) Degree
5 189 (32.64%) C#
6 182 (31.43%) C++
7 167 (28.84%) Python
8 165 (28.50%) Machine Learning
9 148 (25.56%) Java
10 119 (20.55%) .NET
11 111 (19.17%) Algorithms
12 106 (18.31%) Mentoring
13 104 (17.96%) SQL
14 99 (17.10%) Mathematics
15 97 (16.75%) Windows
16 96 (16.58%) Robotic Process Automation
17 92 (15.89%) Git (software)
18 84 (14.51%) Computer Vision
19 83 (14.34%) Big Data
19 83 (14.34%) C
20 82 (14.16%) JavaScript
21 71 (12.26%) Deep Learning
22 70 (12.09%) Numerate Degree
22 70 (12.09%) Linux
23 65 (11.23%) DevOps
24 63 (10.88%) Innovative Thinking
25 62 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
26 61 (10.54%) Computer Science
27 60 (10.36%) HTML
28 57 (9.84%) Analytics

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 9 (1.55%) IIS
1 9 (1.55%) Umbraco
2 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.69%) Apache
3 4 (0.69%) Kinematics
4 3 (0.52%) SAS
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.17%) Resin
Applications
1 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.04%) Mathematica
3 6 (1.04%) Simulink
4 5 (0.86%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.52%) SPSS
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.77%) Azure
2 42 (7.25%) AWS
3 38 (6.56%) GCP
4 27 (4.66%) Office 365
5 20 (3.45%) G Suite
6 8 (1.38%) GitHub
7 7 (1.21%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.04%) Azure Machine Learning
8 6 (1.04%) Trello
9 3 (0.52%) SaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.35%) Serverless
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.28%) Internet
2 18 (3.11%) Firewall
2 18 (3.11%) WAN
3 16 (2.76%) MPLS
3 16 (2.76%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.86%) RS-232
7 3 (0.52%) RS-485
7 3 (0.52%) Wireless
8 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 2 (0.35%) DNS
8 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.35%) LAN
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.34%) Big Data
2 51 (8.81%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.18%) GIS
4 22 (3.80%) Blockchain
5 18 (3.11%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.55%) MySQL
7 8 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.21%) Power BI
8 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.52%) MS Access
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 92 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.35%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.01%) NetBeans
4 29 (5.01%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.97%) Selenium
6 19 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.25%) JIRA
8 9 (1.55%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.04%) Robot Framework
10 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.86%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.86%) TestRail
11 4 (0.69%) GitLab
11 4 (0.69%) JMeter
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (8.46%) Finance
2 45 (7.77%) Automotive
3 39 (6.74%) Electronics
4 27 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.49%) Banking
6 23 (3.97%) Retail
7 22 (3.80%) Military
8 17 (2.94%) French Language
8 17 (2.94%) German Language
9 16 (2.76%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.55%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.55%) Front Office
11 7 (1.21%) Games
11 7 (1.21%) Legal
12 6 (1.04%) Digital Economy
12 6 (1.04%) Law
13 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (24.35%) Software Engineer
2 129 (22.28%) Developer
3 56 (9.67%) Consultant
4 51 (8.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (5.70%) C# Software Engineer
6 30 (5.18%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.01%) Analyst
8 27 (4.66%) Java Engineer
8 27 (4.66%) Java Software Engineer
9 26 (4.49%) Software Developer
10 24 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 23 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.80%) Graduate
13 21 (3.63%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
14 20 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
14 20 (3.45%) Research Engineer
15 19 (3.28%) C++ Software Engineer
15 19 (3.28%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 16 (2.76%) IT Consultant
16 16 (2.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (20.55%) .NET
2 60 (10.36%) HTML
3 51 (8.81%) AngularJS
4 49 (8.46%) CSS
5 47 (8.12%) Web Services
6 45 (7.77%) React
6 45 (7.77%) WPF
7 40 (6.91%) jQuery
8 38 (6.56%) RESTful
9 35 (6.04%) Natural Language Processing
10 27 (4.66%) SOAP
11 25 (4.32%) Swing
12 24 (4.15%) ASP.NET
13 20 (3.45%) OpenCV
13 20 (3.45%) TensorFlow
14 19 (3.28%) .NET Framework
14 19 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (2.42%) NumPy
15 14 (2.42%) scikit-learn
16 13 (2.25%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.17%) Algorithms
2 45 (7.77%) User Experience
3 29 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.11%) Internet of Things
7 12 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (2.07%) Renewable Energy
7 12 (2.07%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.73%) CUDA
8 10 (1.73%) Lidar
9 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.38%) Industry 4.0
10 8 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.21%) EPoS
12 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.75%) Windows
2 70 (12.09%) Linux
3 15 (2.59%) Robot Operating System
4 11 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.21%) Android
7 7 (1.21%) Unix
8 6 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.69%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 212 (36.61%) Artificial Intelligence
4 165 (28.50%) Machine Learning
5 106 (18.31%) Mentoring
6 99 (17.10%) Mathematics
7 96 (16.58%) Robotic Process Automation
8 84 (14.51%) Computer Vision
9 71 (12.26%) Deep Learning
10 65 (11.23%) DevOps
11 63 (10.88%) Innovative Thinking
12 62 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (10.54%) Computer Science
14 57 (9.84%) Analytics
15 54 (9.33%) Scrum
16 49 (8.46%) Test Automation
17 47 (8.12%) Business Transformation
18 44 (7.60%) Front End Development
18 44 (7.60%) Software Testing
19 41 (7.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 189 (32.64%) C#
2 182 (31.43%) C++
3 167 (28.84%) Python
4 148 (25.56%) Java
5 104 (17.96%) SQL
6 83 (14.34%) C
7 82 (14.16%) JavaScript
8 46 (7.94%) MATLAB
9 36 (6.22%) PL/SQL
10 30 (5.18%) Java 8
11 12 (2.07%) VB
12 11 (1.90%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.73%) VBA
14 8 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.38%) R
14 8 (1.38%) Ruby
15 6 (1.04%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.04%) Cython
Qualifications
1 205 (35.41%) Degree
2 70 (12.09%) Numerate Degree
3 51 (8.81%) PhD
4 29 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (4.15%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.11%) DBS Check
7 12 (2.07%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.73%) HNC
9 6 (1.04%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.52%) HND
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.35%) PMP
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.12%) QA
2 12 (2.07%) IEC 61131
3 9 (1.55%) WAI
4 7 (1.21%) SLA
5 6 (1.04%) DICOM
5 6 (1.04%) IEC 61508
5 6 (1.04%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.69%) SEPA
7 3 (0.52%) WCAG
8 2 (0.35%) GDPR
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (5.35%) Docker
2 17 (2.94%) Firmware
3 15 (2.59%) IAG
4 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (5.35%) Ansible
2 19 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.38%) Terraform
4 6 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.35%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 48 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.12%) Oracle
3 41 (7.08%) UiPath
4 36 (6.22%) Google
5 31 (5.35%) Blue Prism
6 13 (2.25%) Adobe
6 13 (2.25%) Automation Anywhere
7 12 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.38%) IBM
9 7 (1.21%) EMC
9 7 (1.21%) Genesys
10 5 (0.86%) VMware
11 4 (0.69%) Lauterbach
12 3 (0.52%) Fidessa
12 3 (0.52%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.35%) Acme Packet
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco
13 2 (0.35%) Citrix
13 2 (0.35%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.35%) Siemens