Period
to 23 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 1099 1233
Rank change year-on-year +320 +134 +39
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 424 125 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.16% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 323 90 78
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +37.40%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £29,075
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £56,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.28% -10.00% +37.40%

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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 13 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 October 2017. 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 +261 314 £57,500 +27.78% 37
UK excluding London +254 289 £47,500 +17.28% 35
London +81 125 £72,500 +16.00% 8
Scotland - 100 £32,000 - 6
East of England +48 68 £57,500 +91.67% 13
South East +63 39 £52,500 +40.00% 2
North of England +26 29 £35,000 -6.67% 6
South West +33 27 £42,500 -7.61% 6
Midlands +40 26 £52,500 +75.00% 2
West Midlands - 24 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +30 15 £35,000 -6.67% 1
North West +22 14 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +32 2 £28,750 -4.17%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Robotics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Robotics.

1 176 (41.51%) Java
2 163 (38.44%) C++
3 133 (31.37%) Degree
3 133 (31.37%) Machine Learning
4 124 (29.25%) Python
5 99 (23.35%) Windows
6 98 (23.11%) Linux
7 97 (22.88%) Finance
8 93 (21.93%) Robotic Process Automation
9 91 (21.46%) Software Engineering
10 87 (20.52%) Artificial Intelligence
10 87 (20.52%) Computer Science
11 79 (18.63%) Big Data
12 66 (15.57%) C#
13 65 (15.33%) Algorithms
14 63 (14.86%) Innovative Thinking
15 61 (14.39%) DevOps
16 60 (14.15%) Test Automation
17 59 (13.92%) C
18 55 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
19 54 (12.74%) Analytics
20 52 (12.26%) Mathematics
21 51 (12.03%) OO
22 46 (10.85%) Banking
23 45 (10.61%) Software Testing
24 44 (10.38%) Git (software)
25 43 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
26 42 (9.91%) .NET
27 41 (9.67%) NuGet
27 41 (9.67%) SDLC

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 9 (2.12%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.89%) DNN
3 5 (1.18%) SAS
4 4 (0.94%) Amazon Alexa
5 3 (0.71%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.47%) Confluence
6 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.18%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.94%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.71%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.24%) CATIA
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.47%) Actimize
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) HFM
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle AML
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.18%) SaaS
4 3 (0.71%) IaaS
4 3 (0.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.24%) npm
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.77%) NetScaler
2 11 (2.59%) Internet
3 5 (1.18%) IMAP
3 5 (1.18%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.18%) LDAP
3 5 (1.18%) SMTP
3 5 (1.18%) VoIP
4 4 (0.94%) SAN
5 2 (0.47%) DNS
5 2 (0.47%) NAS
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.63%) Big Data
2 23 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.77%) Data Mining
4 14 (3.30%) Blockchain
5 12 (2.83%) GIS
6 8 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) HDInsight
10 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) NewSQL
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.71%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.47%) QlikView
11 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.67%) NuGet
3 33 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.66%) Bugzilla
4 24 (5.66%) TeamCity
5 23 (5.42%) Artifactory
5 23 (5.42%) CMake
5 23 (5.42%) Maven
5 23 (5.42%) MSBuild
5 23 (5.42%) Phabricator
5 23 (5.42%) Ranorex
5 23 (5.42%) SonarQube
6 20 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (4.48%) Selenium
8 17 (4.01%) NetBeans
9 11 (2.59%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.18%) JIRA
11 4 (0.94%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.71%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 97 (22.88%) Finance
2 46 (10.85%) Banking
3 32 (7.55%) Retail
4 23 (5.42%) Electronics
5 18 (4.25%) Games
6 16 (3.77%) Legal
6 16 (3.77%) Marketing
7 14 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.07%) Front Office
9 10 (2.36%) Military
10 9 (2.12%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.42%) Automotive
11 6 (1.42%) Back Office
11 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.18%) Advertising
12 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.71%) Billing
13 3 (0.71%) Law
13 3 (0.71%) Local Government
13 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (20.52%) Software Engineer
2 86 (20.28%) Developer
3 40 (9.43%) Consultant
4 39 (9.20%) Python Developer
5 32 (7.55%) Development Engineer
6 26 (6.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 25 (5.90%) Test Engineer
8 20 (4.72%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 20 (4.72%) Firmware Engineer
9 19 (4.48%) Software Test Engineer
10 18 (4.25%) Analyst
10 18 (4.25%) Software Development Engineer
10 18 (4.25%) Test Development Engineer
11 17 (4.01%) Applications Developer
11 17 (4.01%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.77%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 14 (3.30%) Java Developer
13 14 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.91%) .NET
2 24 (5.66%) OpenCV
3 16 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 13 (3.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (3.07%) Web Services
5 12 (2.83%) RESTful
6 11 (2.59%) HTML
7 10 (2.36%) CSS
7 10 (2.36%) SOAP
7 10 (2.36%) Swing
7 10 (2.36%) Theano
7 10 (2.36%) WPF
8 9 (2.12%) Node.js
8 9 (2.12%) React
8 9 (2.12%) TensorFlow
8 9 (2.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 8 (1.89%) J2EE
10 7 (1.65%) HTML5
11 6 (1.42%) CSS3
11 6 (1.42%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.52%) Computer Science
2 65 (15.33%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.01%) Client/Server
5 16 (3.77%) Tandem
6 13 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.59%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.59%) Smart Home
8 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.42%) Replication
12 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.18%) User Experience
13 4 (0.94%) 3D Printing
13 4 (0.94%) Fintech
13 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
14 3 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 99 (23.35%) Windows
2 98 (23.11%) Linux
3 26 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.42%) Debian
5 5 (1.18%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.94%) Android
7 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.37%) Machine Learning
2 93 (21.93%) Robotic Process Automation
3 91 (21.46%) Software Engineering
4 87 (20.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 63 (14.86%) Innovative Thinking
6 61 (14.39%) DevOps
7 60 (14.15%) Test Automation
8 55 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (12.74%) Analytics
10 52 (12.26%) Mathematics
11 51 (12.03%) OO
12 45 (10.61%) Software Testing
13 43 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 41 (9.67%) SDLC
15 40 (9.43%) Computer Vision
16 39 (9.20%) Change Management
16 39 (9.20%) Mentoring
17 36 (8.49%) Deep Learning
18 32 (7.55%) Multithreading
19 29 (6.84%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 176 (41.51%) Java
2 163 (38.44%) C++
3 124 (29.25%) Python
4 66 (15.57%) C#
5 59 (13.92%) C
6 40 (9.43%) SQL
7 19 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.25%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.30%) Scala
10 12 (2.83%) MATLAB
10 12 (2.83%) VB
11 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.12%) Perl
12 7 (1.65%) Go
12 7 (1.65%) R
13 5 (1.18%) VC++
14 4 (0.94%) PHP
15 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.47%) VBA
15 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (31.37%) Degree
2 28 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (5.90%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (4.95%) PhD
5 11 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 8 (1.89%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.65%) ISEB
9 6 (1.42%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 5 (1.18%) HNC
10 5 (1.18%) HND
11 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.47%) ACCA
13 2 (0.47%) CIMA
13 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.47%) PMP
14 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.48%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) PSD2
3 5 (1.18%) ECSS
4 3 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) IFRS
5 2 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (5.42%) Firmware
2 14 (3.30%) Docker
3 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.77%) Ansible
1 16 (3.77%) Puppet
2 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (8.02%) Blue Prism
2 30 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.72%) Oracle
4 14 (3.30%) Google
5 10 (2.36%) Tableau
6 7 (1.65%) Cisco
7 6 (1.42%) SAP
7 6 (1.42%) Sun
8 5 (1.18%) HP
8 5 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.18%) IBM
9 4 (0.94%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.94%) Pega
10 3 (0.71%) Cognos
10 3 (0.71%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.47%) Allen-Bradley
11 2 (0.47%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.47%) Autodesk
11 2 (0.47%) Brocade
11 2 (0.47%) Cloudera