Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 562 661
Rank change year-on-year -77 +99 +327
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 392 675 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.13% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 282 528 477
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,864 £30,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,750 £82,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,226 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.55% - +11.11%

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 47,412 59,727 67,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.56% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36,445 45,263 53,295
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,799 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +2.35%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 -73 326 £52,500 -4.55% 127
UK excluding London -5 276 £49,226 -1.55% 101
London -66 115 £72,500 +11.54% 32
South East +5 64 £55,000 - 21
Scotland +21 62 £50,000 - 6
East of England +23 48 £62,500 +8.70% 15
North of England +85 43 £39,087 -4.67% 22
South West +50 41 £45,000 - 25
North West +43 21 £36,569 -33.48% 14
Midlands +19 15 £47,500 - 12
Yorkshire +46 11 £70,000 - 7
West Midlands +32 11 £42,500 -10.53% 8
North East +14 11 £39,087 +144.29% 1
East Midlands +20 4 £52,500 +16.05% 4
Wales -18 3 £48,000 -12.73%

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 168 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 164 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (39.80%) Degree
4 134 (34.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 134 (34.18%) C++
5 114 (29.08%) C#
6 102 (26.02%) Python
7 100 (25.51%) Machine Learning
8 89 (22.70%) Java
9 74 (18.88%) Algorithms
10 73 (18.62%) Windows
11 70 (17.86%) .NET
12 69 (17.60%) C
13 64 (16.33%) Mathematics
14 62 (15.82%) Robotic Process Automation
15 59 (15.05%) Mentoring
16 58 (14.80%) SQL
17 57 (14.54%) JavaScript
17 57 (14.54%) Git (software)
18 54 (13.78%) Computer Science
19 53 (13.52%) HTML
20 48 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (11.48%) Finance
22 44 (11.22%) Scrum
22 44 (11.22%) Data Analysis
22 44 (11.22%) Big Data
22 44 (11.22%) Numerate Degree
23 43 (10.97%) Linux
24 42 (10.71%) DevOps
25 41 (10.46%) Business Transformation

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 6 (1.53%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.28%) Apache
3 2 (0.51%) Confluence
3 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.28%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) InVision
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.91%) Office 365
2 30 (7.65%) AWS
3 29 (7.40%) Azure
4 28 (7.14%) G Suite
5 26 (6.63%) GCP
6 5 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.77%) GitHub
7 3 (0.77%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.77%) SaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.57%) Firewall
1 14 (3.57%) Internet
1 14 (3.57%) MPLS
1 14 (3.57%) Unified Communications
1 14 (3.57%) WAN
2 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.02%) Wireless
3 2 (0.51%) DHCP
3 2 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.22%) Big Data
2 22 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.36%) GIS
4 15 (3.83%) Blockchain
4 15 (3.83%) MySQL
5 12 (3.06%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.77%) JanusGraph
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.77%) Power BI
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (14.54%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.89%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.34%) NetBeans
5 14 (3.57%) Selenium
5 14 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.30%) Subversion
7 8 (2.04%) JIRA
8 7 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.53%) LabVIEW
10 5 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.77%) GitLab
12 3 (0.77%) JMeter
12 3 (0.77%) TestRail
13 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.51%) Robot Framework
14 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (11.48%) Finance
2 36 (9.18%) Automotive
3 21 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.08%) Retail
5 15 (3.83%) Electronics
6 14 (3.57%) Digital Economy
7 11 (2.81%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.81%) Military
8 9 (2.30%) Games
9 7 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.53%) Banking
10 6 (1.53%) French Language
11 5 (1.28%) Front Office
11 5 (1.28%) German Language
11 5 (1.28%) Marketing
12 4 (1.02%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.77%) Advertising
13 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (29.08%) Software Engineer
2 84 (21.43%) Developer
3 57 (14.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 48 (12.24%) Consultant
5 23 (5.87%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.61%) C# Software Engineer
6 22 (5.61%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.36%) Analyst
8 18 (4.59%) Control Systems Engineer
8 18 (4.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.34%) Java Engineer
9 17 (4.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
11 15 (3.83%) Cloud Consultant
11 15 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.57%) Graduate
12 14 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.32%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.32%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (3.32%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (17.86%) .NET
2 53 (13.52%) HTML
3 38 (9.69%) React
4 37 (9.44%) AngularJS
5 33 (8.42%) CSS
5 33 (8.42%) Web Services
6 31 (7.91%) WPF
7 25 (6.38%) RESTful
8 20 (5.10%) HTML5
9 19 (4.85%) Qt
10 17 (4.34%) jQuery
11 16 (4.08%) Node.js
11 16 (4.08%) SOAP
11 16 (4.08%) Swing
12 14 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
13 12 (3.06%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.81%) OpenCV
15 10 (2.55%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 8 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.88%) Algorithms
2 35 (8.93%) User Experience
3 25 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 17 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.83%) Life Science
7 14 (3.57%) Industry 4.0
7 14 (3.57%) Internet of Things
8 10 (2.55%) Renewable Energy
9 8 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.28%) Blog
12 4 (1.02%) CUDA
12 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.77%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.62%) Windows
2 43 (10.97%) Linux
3 12 (3.06%) Robot Operating System
4 7 (1.79%) Android
5 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Unix
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 164 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (34.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 100 (25.51%) Machine Learning
5 64 (16.33%) Mathematics
6 62 (15.82%) Robotic Process Automation
7 59 (15.05%) Mentoring
8 54 (13.78%) Computer Science
9 48 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (11.22%) Data Analysis
10 44 (11.22%) Scrum
11 42 (10.71%) DevOps
12 41 (10.46%) Business Transformation
13 38 (9.69%) Innovative Thinking
14 35 (8.93%) Test Automation
15 34 (8.67%) Computer Vision
16 31 (7.91%) Deep Learning
17 29 (7.40%) Collaborative Working
18 27 (6.89%) Coaching
18 27 (6.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (34.18%) C++
2 114 (29.08%) C#
3 102 (26.02%) Python
4 89 (22.70%) Java
5 69 (17.60%) C
6 58 (14.80%) SQL
7 57 (14.54%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.12%) MATLAB
9 17 (4.34%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.57%) Java 8
10 14 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.79%) Embedded C
11 7 (1.79%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Go
13 3 (0.77%) Perl
13 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 3 (0.77%) PyPy
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (39.80%) Degree
2 44 (11.22%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (8.67%) PhD
4 23 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.06%) Master's Degree
6 11 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.53%) HNC
8 5 (1.28%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.28%) MBA
9 3 (0.77%) HND
9 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) CISSP
11 1 (0.26%) OSWP
11 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.63%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.51%) GDPR
4 2 (0.51%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (4.85%) Firmware
2 15 (3.83%) Docker
3 10 (2.55%) IAG
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (4.08%) Ansible
2 10 (2.55%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.04%) Terraform
4 5 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.77%) Zipkin
6 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.51%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) EnCase
7 1 (0.26%) FTK
Vendors
1 31 (7.91%) Oracle
2 24 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.36%) UiPath
4 16 (4.08%) Google
5 14 (3.57%) Blue Prism
6 8 (2.04%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe
8 2 (0.51%) Genesys
8 2 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.51%) Siemens
9 1 (0.26%) Databricks
9 1 (0.26%) EMC
9 1 (0.26%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.26%) NICE Systems
9 1 (0.26%) Pega
9 1 (0.26%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (0.26%) WatchGuard