Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 662 620 566
Rank change year-on-year -42 -54 +35
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 433 108 594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.55% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 99 464
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,757
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £44,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.14% -5.79% -8.65%

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 51,423 19,463 47,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.48% 34.81% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31,444 16,165 37,062
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,996 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -25 386 £60,000 -4.00% 104
UK excluding London -8 251 £56,000 +25.14% 92
London -178 124 £70,000 - 16
South East -60 98 £57,500 +43.75% 24
East of England -37 66 £58,000 +13.17% 17
South West -12 59 £60,000 +41.18% 25
Work from Home -229 46 £66,250 +6.00% 17
North of England -112 15 £60,000 +34.83% 7
North West -93 14 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Midlands -102 12 £40,000 -20.00% 14
West Midlands -87 8 £40,000 -20.00% 11
East Midlands -59 4 - - 3
Scotland -65 3 - - 4
North East - 1 £55,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 199 (45.96%) Artificial Intelligence
2 166 (38.34%) Degree
3 160 (36.95%) Social Skills
4 144 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (31.41%) Mathematics
6 120 (27.71%) Computer Science
7 113 (26.10%) Azure
8 107 (24.71%) Robotic Process Automation
9 104 (24.02%) Machine Learning
10 97 (22.40%) Microsoft
11 96 (22.17%) Problem-Solving
12 91 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
13 90 (20.79%) Power Platform
14 86 (19.86%) Cybersecurity
14 86 (19.86%) Python
15 84 (19.40%) Risk Management
15 84 (19.40%) Analytics
16 81 (18.71%) Software Engineering
17 80 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
18 78 (18.01%) Design Thinking
19 77 (17.78%) Retail
19 77 (17.78%) Algorithms
20 75 (17.32%) MuleSoft
20 75 (17.32%) Product Roadmap
21 66 (15.24%) DevOps
22 61 (14.09%) Computer Vision
23 60 (13.86%) Organisational Skills
24 56 (12.93%) Windows
25 52 (12.01%) Validation
26 51 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement

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 35 (8.08%) Appian
2 10 (2.31%) Ethereum
2 10 (2.31%) Hyperledger
3 8 (1.85%) nginx
4 6 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 43 (9.93%) Simulink
2 36 (8.31%) Stateflow
3 12 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.15%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Sketch
6 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (2.31%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.46%) Actimize
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (26.10%) Azure
2 90 (20.79%) Power Platform
3 42 (9.70%) Azure Machine Learning
4 36 (8.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 33 (7.62%) Power Automate
6 32 (7.39%) AWS
7 28 (6.47%) SaaS
8 22 (5.08%) IaaS
8 22 (5.08%) PaaS
9 18 (4.16%) GitHub
10 17 (3.93%) GCP
11 12 (2.77%) Slack
12 8 (1.85%) AWS IoT
13 6 (1.39%) Azure Functions
13 6 (1.39%) Azure Logic Apps
13 6 (1.39%) Serverless
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft 365
14 5 (1.15%) Workato
15 3 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
16 1 (0.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.16%) HTTP
2 16 (3.70%) FTP
2 16 (3.70%) MQTT
3 14 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.77%) HTTPS
4 12 (2.77%) Modbus
4 12 (2.77%) Profibus
4 12 (2.77%) SMTP
5 8 (1.85%) VPN
6 5 (1.15%) RFID
6 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.92%) 3G
7 4 (0.92%) 4G
7 4 (0.92%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.92%) Wireless
8 3 (0.69%) DSL
8 3 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.16%) Blockchain
3 16 (3.70%) Big Data
4 15 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.46%) Power BI
5 14 (3.23%) Tableau
6 12 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.77%) SQLite
7 4 (0.92%) MySQL
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) KNIME
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Redis
10 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 22 (5.08%) JIRA
2 12 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.77%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.08%) GitLab
3 9 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.39%) Cypress.io
5 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.15%) Xcode
6 3 (0.69%) Maven
6 3 (0.69%) Selenium
6 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.46%) Snyk
8 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.23%) PyCharm
8 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 160 (36.95%) Social Skills
2 91 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (17.78%) Retail
4 60 (13.86%) Organisational Skills
5 49 (11.32%) Finance
6 45 (10.39%) Law
7 35 (8.08%) Legal
8 34 (7.85%) Games
9 33 (7.62%) Spanish Language
10 31 (7.16%) Electronics
11 23 (5.31%) Manufacturing
11 23 (5.31%) Marketing
12 18 (4.16%) Aerospace
12 18 (4.16%) Avionics
13 15 (3.46%) Banking
14 14 (3.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (2.31%) Automotive
16 9 (2.08%) Investment Banking
17 8 (1.85%) Public Sector
17 8 (1.85%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 105 (24.25%) Architect
2 49 (11.32%) Developer
3 43 (9.93%) Technical Support
4 38 (8.78%) Software Engineer
5 36 (8.31%) Data Architect
6 33 (7.62%) Automation Architect
6 33 (7.62%) Principal Architect
7 24 (5.54%) Support Team Leader
7 24 (5.54%) Team Leader
7 24 (5.54%) Technical Leader
7 24 (5.54%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 24 (5.54%) Technical Team Leader
8 22 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 19 (4.39%) Embedded Engineer
9 19 (4.39%) Support Specialist
9 19 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.39%) Technical Specialist
9 19 (4.39%) Technical Support Specialist
10 14 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (3.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.31%) TensorFlow
2 31 (7.16%) PyTorch
3 24 (5.54%) Node.js
4 23 (5.31%) React
5 16 (3.70%) Web Services
6 15 (3.46%) REST
7 13 (3.00%) JSON
7 13 (3.00%) XML
8 12 (2.77%) .NET
8 12 (2.77%) OpenCV
9 10 (2.31%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.08%) RESTful
11 8 (1.85%) Celery
11 8 (1.85%) Django
11 8 (1.85%) Flask
11 8 (1.85%) pytest
11 8 (1.85%) scikit-learn
11 8 (1.85%) SQLAlchemy
12 7 (1.62%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.78%) Algorithms
2 27 (6.24%) Virtual Team
3 23 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (5.08%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.00%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.77%) Analogue Electronics
7 10 (2.31%) Augmented Reality
7 10 (2.31%) Renewable Energy
8 9 (2.08%) Industry 4.0
8 9 (2.08%) User Experience
9 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.15%) NHS
11 4 (0.92%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.92%) State Machine
12 3 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.69%) Equities
12 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.93%) Windows
2 26 (6.00%) Linux
3 15 (3.46%) Android
4 12 (2.77%) ThreadX
4 12 (2.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 11 (2.54%) Robot Operating System
6 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (45.96%) Artificial Intelligence
2 144 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (31.41%) Mathematics
4 120 (27.71%) Computer Science
5 107 (24.71%) Robotic Process Automation
6 104 (24.02%) Machine Learning
7 96 (22.17%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (19.86%) Cybersecurity
9 84 (19.40%) Analytics
9 84 (19.40%) Risk Management
10 81 (18.71%) Software Engineering
11 78 (18.01%) Design Thinking
12 75 (17.32%) Product Roadmap
13 66 (15.24%) DevOps
14 61 (14.09%) Computer Vision
15 52 (12.01%) Validation
16 51 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (11.55%) ITIL
18 48 (11.09%) TOGAF
19 47 (10.85%) Digital Twin
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.86%) Python
2 46 (10.62%) MATLAB
3 42 (9.70%) Java
4 35 (8.08%) SQL
5 34 (7.85%) C++
6 29 (6.70%) C
7 21 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.39%) C#
9 18 (4.16%) Ada
9 18 (4.16%) Fortran
10 10 (2.31%) DAML
11 6 (1.39%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.39%) VBA
12 5 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.15%) Java 8
13 4 (0.92%) Go
13 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.92%) R
14 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 166 (38.34%) Degree
2 42 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (9.70%) TOGAF Certification
3 34 (7.85%) PhD
4 33 (7.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (3.00%) Master's Degree
6 11 (2.54%) CISA
6 11 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.85%) CISM
7 8 (1.85%) CISSP
7 8 (1.85%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.46%) CRISC
9 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.77%) MISRA
2 10 (2.31%) QA
3 9 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.85%) NIST
5 7 (1.62%) COBIT
6 5 (1.15%) GLP
6 5 (1.15%) GMP
6 5 (1.15%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.46%) SLA
8 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) DICOM
8 1 (0.23%) GRC
8 1 (0.23%) HL7
8 1 (0.23%) ITGC
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (5.08%) Firmware
2 21 (4.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.46%) Grafana
2 15 (3.46%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.69%) Istio
4 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
3 75 (17.32%) MuleSoft
4 37 (8.55%) Automation Anywhere
4 37 (8.55%) Databricks
5 23 (5.31%) Blue Prism
6 19 (4.39%) MathWorks
7 18 (4.16%) OpenAI
7 18 (4.16%) Oracle
7 18 (4.16%) UiPath
8 14 (3.23%) Google
9 12 (2.77%) Klocwork
9 12 (2.77%) New Relic
9 12 (2.77%) PagerDuty
10 11 (2.54%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.08%) Cisco
12 8 (1.85%) Ericsson
12 8 (1.85%) Huawei
12 8 (1.85%) Pega
13 5 (1.15%) SAP