Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 511 666 925
Rank change year-on-year +155 +259 +267
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 787 572 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 0.85% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 553 459 179
UK median annual salary £52,350 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.29% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £100,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 56,422 67,055 67,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.26% 38.95% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42,226 51,746 53,396
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +158 615 £60,000 +4.35% 90
UK excluding London +120 472 £45,000 -10.00% 85
London +186 310 £68,300 +13.83% 19
Scotland +69 150 £38,500 +20.31% 8
South East +27 93 £42,189 -19.64% 14
South West +58 70 £41,750 +19.29% 7
North of England +68 69 £49,500 +43.48% 10
North West +69 53 £57,454 +36.79% 8
Midlands +76 41 £45,000 +15.38% 8
East of England -23 31 £60,000 +4.35% 32
West Midlands +55 29 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Wales +20 14 £55,000 - 6
East Midlands +37 12 £60,000 +140.00%
Yorkshire -4 9 £49,000 +50.77% 2
North East +25 7 £20,500 -14.58%
Northern Ireland -21 4 £17,000 -43.33%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 360 (45.74%) C#
2 307 (39.01%) Software Engineering
3 295 (37.48%) Artificial Intelligence
4 279 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (33.16%) C++
6 260 (33.04%) Degree
7 246 (31.26%) Machine Learning
8 222 (28.21%) Python
9 220 (27.95%) Java
10 206 (26.18%) .NET
11 183 (23.25%) Robotic Process Automation
12 180 (22.87%) SQL
13 160 (20.33%) Windows
14 156 (19.82%) Microsoft
15 148 (18.81%) Algorithms
16 147 (18.68%) Analytics
16 147 (18.68%) Mathematics
17 136 (17.28%) Linux
17 136 (17.28%) JavaScript
18 121 (15.37%) SQL Server
19 115 (14.61%) Innovative Thinking
20 97 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
20 97 (12.33%) Retail
21 93 (11.82%) Big Data
22 92 (11.69%) Numerate Degree
23 89 (11.31%) Finance
24 88 (11.18%) HTML
24 88 (11.18%) Banking
24 88 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
25 87 (11.05%) C

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 34 (4.32%) IIS
2 30 (3.81%) Umbraco
3 24 (3.05%) Apache Spark
3 24 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.78%) Apache
5 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.02%) Kinematics
5 8 (1.02%) SAS
6 5 (0.64%) Resin
7 3 (0.38%) Appian
Applications
1 31 (3.94%) Chatbot
2 29 (3.68%) Fireworks
3 20 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.02%) Simulink
6 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.51%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) SPSS
10 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.13%) HFM
2 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.02%) Power Platform
5 4 (0.51%) GitHub
5 4 (0.51%) IaaS
5 4 (0.51%) PaaS
5 4 (0.51%) SaaS
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.25%) G Suite
7 2 (0.25%) Trello
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.13%) Datadog
8 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.05%) Broadband
2 19 (2.41%) Internet
3 16 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.27%) Firewall
6 6 (0.76%) DNS
6 6 (0.76%) SMS
7 5 (0.64%) DHCP
8 3 (0.38%) LAN
8 3 (0.38%) RS-232
8 3 (0.38%) WAN
8 3 (0.38%) Wireless
9 2 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.25%) VPN
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.82%) Big Data
3 55 (6.99%) Data Mining
4 44 (5.59%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (3.30%) GIS
7 25 (3.18%) Blockchain
7 25 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.40%) MySQL
9 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (1.02%) Power BI
11 7 (0.89%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.64%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 69 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.70%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.68%) TeamCity
4 28 (3.56%) NetBeans
5 25 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 24 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.91%) GitLab
7 15 (1.91%) Vagrant
8 11 (1.40%) JIRA
8 11 (1.40%) MSBuild
9 9 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.02%) Subversion
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.38%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.38%) CMake
13 2 (0.25%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.25%) MSTest
13 2 (0.25%) NUnit
14 1 (0.13%) Maven
14 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 97 (12.33%) Retail
2 89 (11.31%) Finance
3 88 (11.18%) Banking
4 52 (6.61%) Games
5 29 (3.68%) Marketing
6 28 (3.56%) Electronics
7 18 (2.29%) Legal
7 18 (2.29%) Military
8 14 (1.78%) Billing
8 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.02%) Advertising
11 8 (1.02%) French Language
11 8 (1.02%) German Language
12 7 (0.89%) Front Office
13 5 (0.64%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.51%) Automotive
14 4 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 198 (25.16%) Developer
2 172 (21.86%) Software Engineer
3 65 (8.26%) Graduate
4 63 (8.01%) C++ Software Engineer
5 59 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 47 (5.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 46 (5.84%) Analyst
8 42 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 42 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
9 41 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
10 36 (4.57%) Data Scientist
11 34 (4.32%) Senior Manager
12 30 (3.81%) Consultant
13 29 (3.68%) Java Engineer
13 29 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
14 26 (3.30%) Java Developer
15 24 (3.05%) Pega Developer
15 24 (3.05%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
16 23 (2.92%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
16 23 (2.92%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (26.18%) .NET
2 88 (11.18%) HTML
3 83 (10.55%) CSS
4 80 (10.17%) ASP.NET
5 60 (7.62%) AngularJS
6 54 (6.86%) OpenCV
7 53 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (6.48%) Web Services
9 50 (6.35%) Natural Language Processing
10 48 (6.10%) jQuery
11 47 (5.97%) WPF
12 43 (5.46%) RESTful
13 40 (5.08%) React
13 40 (5.08%) scikit-learn
14 37 (4.70%) Node.js
15 33 (4.19%) XML
16 30 (3.81%) ASP.NET Core
17 29 (3.68%) Pandas
18 28 (3.56%) NumPy
18 28 (3.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 148 (18.81%) Algorithms
2 88 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (9.40%) User Experience
4 36 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.29%) Equities
9 17 (2.16%) Internet of Things
10 16 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.78%) Graphic Design
12 14 (1.78%) Life Science
13 13 (1.65%) Tandem
14 12 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
16 10 (1.27%) CUDA
17 8 (1.02%) Smartphone
18 7 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.33%) Windows
2 136 (17.28%) Linux
3 38 (4.83%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.43%) Android
5 18 (2.29%) Unix
6 10 (1.27%) Robot Operating System
7 9 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.64%) FreeRTOS
9 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.51%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.51%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (39.01%) Software Engineering
2 295 (37.48%) Artificial Intelligence
3 279 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
4 246 (31.26%) Machine Learning
5 183 (23.25%) Robotic Process Automation
6 147 (18.68%) Analytics
6 147 (18.68%) Mathematics
7 115 (14.61%) Innovative Thinking
8 97 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
9 86 (10.93%) Computer Science
10 81 (10.29%) DevOps
11 73 (9.28%) Data Analytics
12 69 (8.77%) Computer Vision
13 68 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 66 (8.39%) Data Science
15 63 (8.01%) Deep Learning
16 56 (7.12%) Image Processing
16 56 (7.12%) OO
17 54 (6.86%) Data Modelling
18 52 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 360 (45.74%) C#
2 261 (33.16%) C++
3 222 (28.21%) Python
4 220 (27.95%) Java
5 180 (22.87%) SQL
6 136 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 87 (11.05%) C
8 45 (5.72%) PowerShell
9 35 (4.45%) Go
10 34 (4.32%) Scala
11 33 (4.19%) MATLAB
12 32 (4.07%) VB
13 31 (3.94%) VBA
14 24 (3.05%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.05%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.80%) Ruby
16 18 (2.29%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.91%) Clojure
18 13 (1.65%) Embedded C
18 13 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 260 (33.04%) Degree
2 92 (11.69%) Numerate Degree
3 42 (5.34%) PhD
4 31 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.14%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.76%) HND
12 5 (0.64%) HNC
13 4 (0.51%) CISA
13 4 (0.51%) CISM
13 4 (0.51%) CISSP
13 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.38%) ACCA
14 3 (0.38%) CIMA
14 3 (0.38%) MBA
14 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.23%) QA
2 30 (3.81%) WAI
3 13 (1.65%) ISAE 3402
4 12 (1.52%) IEC 61131
5 5 (0.64%) GDPR
5 5 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.51%) DICOM
6 4 (0.51%) NIST
7 3 (0.38%) Basel III
7 3 (0.38%) IFRS
7 3 (0.38%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.13%) JTAG
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (7.62%) Docker
2 19 (2.41%) Firmware
3 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (6.48%) Ansible
2 50 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 29 (3.68%) Terraform
4 24 (3.05%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.38%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) Puppet
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 156 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.42%) Blue Prism
3 53 (6.73%) UiPath
4 50 (6.35%) Google
5 33 (4.19%) Automation Anywhere
6 31 (3.94%) Oracle
7 27 (3.43%) CA
8 26 (3.30%) Pega
9 23 (2.92%) IBM
9 23 (2.92%) Splunk
10 12 (1.52%) Cognizant
10 12 (1.52%) Fidessa
11 8 (1.02%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.89%) Kofax
12 7 (0.89%) Lauterbach
12 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.89%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.76%) Citrix
14 5 (0.64%) ABBYY
14 5 (0.64%) Adobe