Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 571 660 983
Rank change year-on-year +89 +323 +238
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 666 616 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.87% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 523 476 147
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 63,002 70,808 69,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.87% 40.18% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48,163 55,587 56,436
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +125 578 £55,000 -4.35% 160
UK excluding London +36 391 £50,000 - 137
London +144 271 £67,500 +8.00% 42
South East +87 112 £55,000 +10.00% 34
East of England -18 78 £57,500 - 30
Scotland -19 66 £50,000 +56.25% 12
South West +14 49 £45,000 -2.70% 19
Midlands +57 38 £47,500 -5.00% 24
North of England +44 28 £41,000 -3.53% 12
West Midlands +44 22 £47,500 -5.00% 15
North West +38 18 £52,500 +23.53% 7
East Midlands +40 16 £45,240 +80.96% 9
Wales +23 15 £53,750 +23.56% 7
North East +22 8 £16,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -9 5 £17,000 -48.48%
Yorkshire +22 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 329 (49.40%) Artificial Intelligence
2 244 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (32.43%) C++
4 209 (31.38%) Machine Learning
5 196 (29.43%) Python
6 184 (27.63%) Software Engineering
7 183 (27.48%) Java
8 159 (23.87%) C#
9 146 (21.92%) Robotic Process Automation
10 137 (20.57%) Linux
11 134 (20.12%) SQL
12 119 (17.87%) Finance
12 119 (17.87%) Degree
13 108 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 107 (16.07%) C
15 106 (15.92%) Analytics
16 95 (14.26%) Banking
17 93 (13.96%) DevOps
18 92 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
19 91 (13.66%) Retail
20 90 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
21 84 (12.61%) Computer Vision
21 84 (12.61%) .NET
21 84 (12.61%) Mathematics
22 81 (12.16%) Big Data
23 79 (11.86%) HTML
24 75 (11.26%) Microsoft
25 74 (11.11%) CSS
26 70 (10.51%) Computer Science
27 69 (10.36%) Blue Prism

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 12 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.20%) Appian
3 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.75%) SAS
5 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.60%) JBoss
5 4 (0.60%) Kinematics
5 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.30%) IIS
6 2 (0.30%) Resin
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (2.10%) Fireworks
1 14 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.50%) Chatbot
4 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.45%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) HFM
3 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 92 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 48 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.00%) PaaS
5 16 (2.40%) SaaS
6 12 (1.80%) IaaS
7 9 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.75%) GitHub
10 3 (0.45%) Serverless
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.15%) Google Play
12 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.00%) Internet
2 9 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.20%) Wireless
4 4 (0.60%) SMS
4 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.16%) Big Data
2 65 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.26%) Blockchain
4 19 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.70%) MySQL
6 17 (2.55%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.10%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.35%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.20%) Power BI
13 6 (0.90%) GIS
14 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (6.61%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.15%) TeamCity
4 14 (2.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.35%) GitLab
6 9 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.05%) CMake
8 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.90%) Maven
8 6 (0.90%) NetBeans
9 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.60%) Toad
11 2 (0.30%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.30%) GCC
11 2 (0.30%) Grunt
11 2 (0.30%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.30%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.30%) Mocha
11 2 (0.30%) Sinon.JS
General
1 119 (17.87%) Finance
2 95 (14.26%) Banking
3 91 (13.66%) Retail
4 45 (6.76%) Marketing
5 44 (6.61%) Legal
6 35 (5.26%) Games
7 21 (3.15%) Investment Banking
8 20 (3.00%) Financial Institution
9 17 (2.55%) Electronics
10 15 (2.25%) Advertising
10 15 (2.25%) Publishing
11 13 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.95%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.80%) Automotive
13 11 (1.65%) Back Office
14 7 (1.05%) French Language
14 7 (1.05%) German Language
15 6 (0.90%) Billing
15 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 199 (29.88%) Developer
2 95 (14.26%) Software Engineer
3 61 (9.16%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 36 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 32 (4.80%) Architect
7 31 (4.65%) Analyst
8 27 (4.05%) Junior
9 26 (3.90%) Graduate
10 24 (3.60%) Consultant
11 22 (3.30%) .NET Developer
12 18 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 17 (2.55%) Designer
13 17 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.55%) UX Designer
14 16 (2.40%) AWS Developer
14 16 (2.40%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.40%) Python Engineer
14 16 (2.40%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (12.61%) .NET
2 79 (11.86%) HTML
3 74 (11.11%) CSS
4 62 (9.31%) Node.js
5 58 (8.71%) OpenCV
6 43 (6.46%) Web Services
7 37 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 34 (5.11%) jQuery
8 34 (5.11%) React
8 34 (5.11%) TensorFlow
9 30 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (4.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 28 (4.20%) CSS3
11 26 (3.90%) Django
11 26 (3.90%) HTML5
11 26 (3.90%) STL
12 23 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
13 22 (3.30%) Velocity
14 19 (2.85%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.71%) Algorithms
2 48 (7.21%) Tandem
3 40 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.26%) User Experience
5 34 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (4.50%) Fintech
7 23 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (2.70%) Internet of Things
8 18 (2.70%) Life Science
8 18 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.80%) Smart City
11 11 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.20%) Reference Data
14 7 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
15 4 (0.60%) 3D Printing
15 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 137 (20.57%) Linux
2 46 (6.91%) Windows
3 22 (3.30%) Robot Operating System
4 10 (1.50%) Android
4 10 (1.50%) CoreOS
5 4 (0.60%) Unix
6 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (49.40%) Artificial Intelligence
2 244 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (31.38%) Machine Learning
4 184 (27.63%) Software Engineering
5 146 (21.92%) Robotic Process Automation
6 106 (15.92%) Analytics
7 93 (13.96%) DevOps
8 90 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (12.61%) Computer Vision
9 84 (12.61%) Mathematics
10 70 (10.51%) Computer Science
11 61 (9.16%) Deep Learning
12 60 (9.01%) Mentoring
13 59 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (8.41%) Decision-Making
15 55 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
16 52 (7.81%) TDD
17 46 (6.91%) Front End Development
18 43 (6.46%) Disruptive Innovation
19 39 (5.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 216 (32.43%) C++
2 196 (29.43%) Python
3 183 (27.48%) Java
4 159 (23.87%) C#
5 134 (20.12%) SQL
6 108 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 107 (16.07%) C
8 36 (5.41%) Scala
9 35 (5.26%) Go
10 28 (4.20%) Java 8
10 28 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 22 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 16 (2.40%) Embedded C
14 13 (1.95%) Haskell
14 13 (1.95%) Ruby
15 12 (1.80%) BeanShell
16 11 (1.65%) R
17 10 (1.50%) VBA
18 9 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 119 (17.87%) Degree
2 48 (7.21%) PhD
3 26 (3.90%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.55%) MPhil
5 13 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.20%) PMP
8 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.60%) CRISC
10 4 (0.60%) HND
10 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.45%) ACCA
11 3 (0.45%) CIMA
11 3 (0.45%) CISM
11 3 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.26%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.90%) GDPR
4 5 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.75%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.60%) COBIT
5 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.45%) Basel III
6 3 (0.45%) IFRS
6 3 (0.45%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.45%) JTAG
7 2 (0.30%) MISRA
7 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (8.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 50 (7.51%) Ansible
3 9 (1.35%) Terraform
4 8 (1.20%) Grafana
4 8 (1.20%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.36%) Blue Prism
3 53 (7.96%) Google
4 49 (7.36%) UiPath
5 46 (6.91%) Automation Anywhere
6 26 (3.90%) Oracle
7 23 (3.45%) Cognizant
8 19 (2.85%) ServiceNow
9 15 (2.25%) Tableau
10 12 (1.80%) Adobe
11 11 (1.65%) Kofax
12 10 (1.50%) IBM
13 9 (1.35%) Cisco
13 9 (1.35%) Siemens
14 8 (1.20%) ABBYY
14 8 (1.20%) Aruba
15 6 (0.90%) SAP
16 5 (0.75%) Atmel
16 5 (0.75%) CA
17 4 (0.60%) Splunk