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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 791 651 674
Rank change year-on-year -140 +23 -133
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 449 276 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.78% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 143 129 181
10th Percentile £36,953 £30,950 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £39,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £49,797 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.49% -9.46% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £83,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,845 £44,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.26% -19.09% +22.22%

Robotics is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,861 35,323 33,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.58% 38.31% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32,525 23,740 26,121
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,086 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.98% +4.55% +1.13%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -130 420 £60,000 +20.00% 46
London -176 202 £77,500 +28.10% 7
UK excluding London -129 191 £50,845 +14.26% 41
Work from Home -193 153 £70,000 +55.56% 13
South East -35 94 £50,000 +25.00% 10
East of England -86 40 £60,000 +4.35% 3
South West -50 21 £60,000 +9.09% 11
North of England -95 19 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Midlands -63 11 £41,500 -12.63% 9
North West -76 9 £42,500 +15.65% 1
West Midlands -58 8 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Yorkshire -50 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North East -11 4 £65,000 - 2
Scotland -74 4 £61,750 +37.22% 2
East Midlands -26 3 - - 6
Wales -35 3 £41,412 -0.21%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 202 (44.99%) Software Engineering
2 191 (42.54%) Degree
3 185 (41.20%) Agile
4 184 (40.98%) Social Skills
5 173 (38.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 154 (34.30%) IoT
7 150 (33.41%) Computer Science
8 143 (31.85%) Python
9 140 (31.18%) Analytics
10 131 (29.18%) Digital Twin
11 119 (26.50%) Risk Management
12 114 (25.39%) Machine Learning
13 113 (25.17%) Microsoft
14 111 (24.72%) Finance
15 106 (23.61%) Azure
16 104 (23.16%) Mathematics
17 97 (21.60%) Visualisation
17 97 (21.60%) Computer Vision
18 96 (21.38%) C++
19 92 (20.49%) Data Engineering
20 86 (19.15%) Product Roadmap
21 84 (18.71%) Product Vision
21 84 (18.71%) Electronics
22 83 (18.49%) TOGAF
22 83 (18.49%) Azure Machine Learning
23 82 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
23 82 (18.26%) Salesforce.com
24 80 (17.82%) Power Platform
24 80 (17.82%) Design Thinking
25 79 (17.59%) TOGAF Certification

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 (2.23%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (0.67%) Apache
3 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.22%) Appian
5 1 (0.22%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Simulink
2 6 (1.34%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.34%) Stateflow
3 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.89%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) InVision
6 2 (0.45%) Sketch
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 106 (23.61%) Azure
2 83 (18.49%) Azure Machine Learning
3 80 (17.82%) Power Platform
4 58 (12.92%) SaaS
5 45 (10.02%) Azure Data Factory
5 45 (10.02%) Azure Monitor
6 36 (8.02%) Serverless
7 34 (7.57%) Azure Functions
7 34 (7.57%) Azure Logic Apps
8 33 (7.35%) AWS
9 16 (3.56%) GitHub
10 13 (2.90%) GCP
10 13 (2.90%) Heroku
11 7 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (1.56%) Fivetran
12 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.89%) GitHub Actions
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.67%) Vertex AI
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.69%) Wireless
2 11 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.56%) FTP
5 6 (1.34%) MQTT
6 5 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.11%) Internet
6 5 (1.11%) Modbus
6 5 (1.11%) Profibus
6 5 (1.11%) SMTP
7 4 (0.89%) VPN
8 3 (0.67%) DSL
8 3 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.45%) Firewall
9 2 (0.45%) LAN
9 2 (0.45%) RS-232
9 2 (0.45%) RS-485
9 2 (0.45%) SMS
9 2 (0.45%) WAN
10 1 (0.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (4.90%) InfluxDB
4 15 (3.34%) Big Data
5 13 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.11%) SQLite
10 4 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.89%) Redis
10 4 (0.89%) Tableau
11 3 (0.67%) Bigtable
11 3 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.46%) Cypress.io
3 19 (4.23%) CMake
4 14 (3.12%) Subversion
5 8 (1.78%) JIRA
6 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.11%) GitLab
7 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.67%) Gatling
8 3 (0.67%) Postman
8 3 (0.67%) Selenium
8 3 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.45%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq
9 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.45%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.22%) NUnit
General
1 184 (40.98%) Social Skills
2 111 (24.72%) Finance
3 84 (18.71%) Electronics
4 59 (13.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 54 (12.03%) Games
6 46 (10.24%) Marketing
7 36 (8.02%) Manufacturing
8 35 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (7.57%) Wearables
10 27 (6.01%) Retail
11 23 (5.12%) Public Sector
12 22 (4.90%) Banking
13 15 (3.34%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (1.78%) Legal
15 6 (1.34%) Advertising
16 5 (1.11%) Automotive
16 5 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
17 4 (0.89%) Aviation
18 3 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
18 3 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 144 (32.07%) Software Engineer
2 93 (20.71%) Architect
3 86 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
4 45 (10.02%) Data Architect
5 42 (9.35%) Developer
6 40 (8.91%) Embedded Engineer
7 36 (8.02%) Web Engineer
8 35 (7.80%) Azure Architect
9 28 (6.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 28 (6.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (4.90%) Senior Web Engineer
11 20 (4.45%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (3.56%) Python Engineer
12 16 (3.56%) Python Software Engineer
13 15 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (2.90%) Embedded C Engineer
14 13 (2.90%) Graduate
15 12 (2.67%) Consultant
15 12 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (2.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.25%) React
2 45 (10.02%) Next.js
3 40 (8.91%) Jest
4 22 (4.90%) .NET
5 20 (4.45%) Node.js
6 16 (3.56%) Yocto
7 14 (3.12%) EDI
8 13 (2.90%) Django
8 13 (2.90%) SVG
9 11 (2.45%) Qt
10 9 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.00%) GraphQL
10 9 (2.00%) Kafka
10 9 (2.00%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.78%) Flask
11 8 (1.78%) Pandas
11 8 (1.78%) PyTorch
11 8 (1.78%) TensorFlow
12 7 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 154 (34.30%) IoT
2 63 (14.03%) Algorithms
3 58 (12.92%) User Experience
4 50 (11.14%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (7.80%) Renewable Energy
6 32 (7.13%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 18 (4.01%) Video\Live Streaming
8 16 (3.56%) Device Driver
9 15 (3.34%) Augmented Reality
10 14 (3.12%) Life Science
11 10 (2.23%) Blockchain
11 10 (2.23%) Management Information System
12 9 (2.00%) Cyberattack
12 9 (2.00%) HoloLens
13 7 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.56%) Industry 4.0
14 6 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (1.34%) Analogue Electronics
15 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.48%) Linux
2 18 (4.01%) Embedded Linux
2 18 (4.01%) Unix
3 13 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.90%) Windows
4 11 (2.45%) Android
5 8 (1.78%) Robot Operating System
6 5 (1.11%) ThreadX
6 5 (1.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) RTLinux
8 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (44.99%) Software Engineering
2 185 (41.20%) Agile
3 173 (38.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 150 (33.41%) Computer Science
5 140 (31.18%) Analytics
6 131 (29.18%) Digital Twin
7 119 (26.50%) Risk Management
8 114 (25.39%) Machine Learning
9 104 (23.16%) Mathematics
10 97 (21.60%) Computer Vision
10 97 (21.60%) Visualisation
11 92 (20.49%) Data Engineering
12 86 (19.15%) Product Roadmap
13 84 (18.71%) Product Vision
14 83 (18.49%) TOGAF
15 82 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
16 80 (17.82%) Design Thinking
17 79 (17.59%) Coaching
18 77 (17.15%) DevOps
19 69 (15.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.85%) Python
2 96 (21.38%) C++
3 68 (15.14%) C
4 54 (12.03%) TypeScript
5 46 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 45 (10.02%) SQL
7 29 (6.46%) C#
8 22 (4.90%) Java
9 15 (3.34%) MATLAB
10 13 (2.90%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.11%) Perl
12 3 (0.67%) Groovy
12 3 (0.67%) PHP
12 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.45%) Jython
13 2 (0.45%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 191 (42.54%) Degree
2 79 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (17.59%) TOGAF Certification
3 44 (9.80%) PhD
4 18 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.56%) Master's Degree
5 16 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.12%) DBS Check
7 11 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.78%) MBA
9 4 (0.89%) ISEB
10 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.45%) CISM
11 2 (0.45%) CISSP
11 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) HNC
11 2 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.79%) QA
2 7 (1.56%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.11%) MISRA
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) NIST
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) IEC 61131
5 1 (0.22%) SEPA
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (7.35%) Docker
2 28 (6.24%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.67%) Grafana
2 3 (0.67%) Istio
2 3 (0.67%) Kibana
3 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 82 (18.26%) Salesforce.com
3 79 (17.59%) MuleSoft
4 55 (12.25%) Databricks
5 17 (3.79%) Google
6 16 (3.56%) Sun
7 12 (2.67%) Oracle
8 10 (2.23%) UiPath
9 8 (1.78%) Blue Prism
10 7 (1.56%) SAP
11 6 (1.34%) OpenAI
12 5 (1.11%) Facebook
12 5 (1.11%) Klocwork
13 4 (0.89%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.67%) Apple
14 3 (0.67%) CA
14 3 (0.67%) IBM
14 3 (0.67%) PagerDuty
14 3 (0.67%) Splunk
15 2 (0.45%) Alteryx