Period
to 15 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 592 598 588
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +79
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 153 479 641
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.98% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 132 385 549
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,375 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,750 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.79% -9.52% +5.00%

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 23,995 48,642 59,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.48% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18,769 37,741 46,188
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,405
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 14 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 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
England +71 143 £55,000 +10.00% 76
UK excluding London -24 89 £44,750 -5.79% 64
London +120 58 £70,000 -3.45% 14
Work from Home -47 30 £62,500 +13.64% 5
South East +128 24 £40,000 -27.27% 17
South West +41 20 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North of England +54 18 £44,500 +13.85% 5
Yorkshire +55 13 £45,000 -24.69% 3
Midlands +79 10 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +78 9 £45,000 -28.00% 26
West Midlands +74 9 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Scotland -37 8 - - 3
North West +60 5 £40,000 +9.38% 2
East Midlands +55 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 53 (34.64%) Degree
2 51 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 39 (25.49%) Python
3 39 (25.49%) Robotic Process Automation
4 35 (22.88%) Software Engineering
5 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 33 (21.57%) DevOps
7 32 (20.92%) C#
8 31 (20.26%) Machine Learning
9 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
10 29 (18.95%) Azure
11 27 (17.65%) C
12 26 (16.99%) Finance
13 25 (16.34%) .NET
13 25 (16.34%) SQL
13 25 (16.34%) Linux
14 24 (15.69%) Mathematics
15 23 (15.03%) Blue Prism
16 22 (14.38%) Computer Vision
16 22 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (14.38%) UiPath
17 17 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
17 17 (11.11%) Test Automation
17 17 (11.11%) HTML
18 16 (10.46%) OO
18 16 (10.46%) Kofax
18 16 (10.46%) Management Information System
18 16 (10.46%) AWS
18 16 (10.46%) Mentoring

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 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Appian
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Simulink
2 10 (6.54%) Stateflow
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.58%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.31%) Adobe XD
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.95%) Azure
2 16 (10.46%) AWS
3 8 (5.23%) GitHub
4 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.96%) GCP
4 3 (1.96%) Office 365
5 2 (1.31%) npm
5 2 (1.31%) Veeva
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) AWS IoT
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.65%) Firebase
6 1 (0.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) WAN
2 7 (4.58%) LAN
3 6 (3.92%) VPN
4 5 (3.27%) Firewall
4 5 (3.27%) SSL
4 5 (3.27%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.31%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (1.31%) webpack
4 1 (0.65%) NUnit
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Banking
3 11 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.54%) Aerospace
4 10 (6.54%) Avionics
5 7 (4.58%) Automotive
5 7 (4.58%) Local Government
6 6 (3.92%) Games
6 6 (3.92%) Law
7 5 (3.27%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.61%) International Banking
9 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.65%) Advertising
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.65%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 51 (33.33%) Developer
2 22 (14.38%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 15 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.54%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) Junior
9 7 (4.58%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Python Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Python Software Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.27%) Information Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Security Risk Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.34%) .NET
2 17 (11.11%) HTML
3 15 (9.80%) CSS
4 14 (9.15%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.15%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (8.50%) Node.js
6 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.88%) PyTorch
7 9 (5.88%) REST
8 8 (5.23%) TensorFlow
9 7 (4.58%) Express
9 7 (4.58%) HTML5
10 5 (3.27%) WebSockets
10 5 (3.27%) YAML
11 4 (2.61%) React
12 3 (1.96%) Web Services
13 2 (1.31%) Dojo
13 2 (1.31%) Middleware
13 2 (1.31%) OpenCV
13 2 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.19%) Algorithms
2 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.92%) Life Science
6 5 (3.27%) CAN bus
6 5 (3.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.27%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.31%) Smart City
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Animation
8 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.34%) Linux
2 10 (6.54%) Robot Operating System
3 7 (4.58%) Windows
4 6 (3.92%) VxWorks
4 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.27%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) Unix
5 5 (3.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 39 (25.49%) Robotic Process Automation
3 35 (22.88%) Software Engineering
4 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 33 (21.57%) DevOps
6 31 (20.26%) Machine Learning
7 24 (15.69%) Mathematics
8 22 (14.38%) Computer Vision
8 22 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
10 16 (10.46%) OO
11 14 (9.15%) Mechatronics
11 14 (9.15%) Microservices
11 14 (9.15%) Project Management
12 13 (8.50%) Physics
12 13 (8.50%) Systems Engineering
13 12 (7.84%) Analytics
14 11 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.49%) Python
2 32 (20.92%) C#
3 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.65%) C
5 25 (16.34%) SQL
6 15 (9.80%) C++
7 13 (8.50%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.84%) MATLAB
9 10 (6.54%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.54%) T-SQL
9 10 (6.54%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.58%) Java
11 6 (3.92%) VBA
12 5 (3.27%) Ada
12 5 (3.27%) Fortran
13 3 (1.96%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.31%) ES6
14 2 (1.31%) Go
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
15 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 53 (34.64%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.88%) PhD
3 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.23%) CISSP
4 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) CISM
6 5 (3.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (3.27%) CCSP
6 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.27%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.27%) GCFA
6 5 (3.27%) GCIA
6 5 (3.27%) GCIH
6 5 (3.27%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.61%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (1.31%) GPEN
9 2 (1.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) NIST
2 5 (3.27%) COBIT
3 3 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) GAMP
4 2 (1.31%) ITGC
5 1 (0.65%) IFRS
5 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (3.27%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.31%) Nessus
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Blue Prism
2 22 (14.38%) UiPath
3 17 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
4 16 (10.46%) Kofax
5 7 (4.58%) ABBYY
6 6 (3.92%) Cisco
6 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.92%) VMware
7 5 (3.27%) MathWorks
8 4 (2.61%) Sun
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle
10 2 (1.31%) Adobe
10 2 (1.31%) Google
10 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.31%) SAP
10 2 (1.31%) Siebel
11 1 (0.65%) Apple
11 1 (0.65%) Pega
11 1 (0.65%) Remedy
11 1 (0.65%) Xamarin