Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 666 937 1187
Rank change year-on-year +271 +250 +13
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 572 230 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.32% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 464 165 67
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +11.84%

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 74,016 72,084 87,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.61% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57,741 58,056 71,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 +258 492 £57,500 +4.55% 139
UK excluding London +181 373 £50,000 +11.11% 113
London +92 193 £60,000 -9.43% 33
East of England +100 132 £57,500 +4.55% 38
South East +14 97 £50,000 - 29
Scotland +12 70 £32,000 -28.89% 6
South West +9 32 £45,000 +60.71% 23
North of England +11 27 £34,500 -4.17% 7
North West +15 17 £39,750 +13.57% 5
Midlands +26 12 £41,250 -2.94% 10
West Midlands +18 7 £47,500 - 6
Yorkshire +27 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North East -15 5 £24,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 4 £25,000 -41.18% 4
Wales - 3 £43,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +6 2 £33,000 -37.14%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 241 (42.13%) Artificial Intelligence
2 178 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (30.42%) Python
4 169 (29.55%) Java
5 165 (28.85%) C++
6 150 (26.22%) Machine Learning
7 138 (24.13%) Degree
8 136 (23.78%) Software Engineering
9 127 (22.20%) C#
10 122 (21.33%) JavaScript
11 94 (16.43%) Robotic Process Automation
12 92 (16.08%) .NET
13 90 (15.73%) Computer Science
14 89 (15.56%) Linux
15 88 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 85 (14.86%) Windows
17 83 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
17 83 (14.51%) Big Data
18 82 (14.34%) SQL
19 78 (13.64%) React
20 73 (12.76%) Git (software)
21 72 (12.59%) Finance
22 68 (11.89%) C
22 68 (11.89%) HTML
23 67 (11.71%) Microsoft
24 63 (11.01%) CSS
25 61 (10.66%) TDD
26 60 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
26 60 (10.49%) Algorithms
27 59 (10.31%) Mathematics

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 19 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.40%) WordPress
4 5 (0.87%) DNN
5 4 (0.70%) Apache
6 3 (0.52%) Confluence
6 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.35%) WildFly
8 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.17%) OnBase
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.97%) Chatbot
2 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.35%) InVision
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 83 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.85%) SaaS
4 19 (3.32%) GitHub
5 10 (1.75%) NuGet
6 8 (1.40%) IBM Blueworks
7 7 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.70%) BrowserStack
9 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.70%) PaaS
10 3 (0.52%) IaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.35%) Serverless
11 2 (0.35%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.97%) SMS
2 13 (2.27%) Internet
3 8 (1.40%) WAN
4 7 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.87%) Network Security
5 5 (0.87%) SSL
6 4 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.70%) Firewall
6 4 (0.70%) H.323
6 4 (0.70%) HTTP
6 4 (0.70%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.70%) PBX
6 4 (0.70%) VLAN
6 4 (0.70%) VoIP
6 4 (0.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.52%) RS-232
8 2 (0.35%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.51%) Big Data
2 28 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 23 (4.02%) Hadoop
5 22 (3.85%) MySQL
6 21 (3.67%) Data Mining
7 15 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.45%) GIS
8 14 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.57%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.52%) Text Mining
16 2 (0.35%) BigQuery
16 2 (0.35%) Mahout
16 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.94%) MSBuild
3 26 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.20%) TeamCity
5 23 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.50%) Maven
7 16 (2.80%) Grunt
7 16 (2.80%) gulp
8 14 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.45%) Hudson
8 14 (2.45%) NetBeans
8 14 (2.45%) Phabricator
8 14 (2.45%) Selenium
9 11 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.92%) webpack
10 10 (1.75%) Artifactory
10 10 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 10 (1.75%) CMake
10 10 (1.75%) Ranorex
10 10 (1.75%) SonarQube
General
1 72 (12.59%) Finance
2 55 (9.62%) Banking
3 47 (8.22%) Electronics
4 37 (6.47%) Retail
5 34 (5.94%) Legal
6 23 (4.02%) Games
7 16 (2.80%) Back Office
7 16 (2.80%) Marketing
8 13 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.22%) Advertising
10 6 (1.05%) Local Government
11 5 (0.87%) Billing
11 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.70%) Automotive
12 4 (0.70%) Military
12 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 217 (37.94%) Developer
2 104 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 45 (7.87%) Java Developer
4 38 (6.64%) Senior Developer
5 31 (5.42%) C# Software Engineer
6 28 (4.90%) .NET Developer
7 26 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 24 (4.20%) Analyst
9 23 (4.02%) Consultant
9 23 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.67%) Java Engineer
10 21 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (3.67%) Python Developer
11 20 (3.50%) Embedded Engineer
12 19 (3.32%) Python Engineer
13 18 (3.15%) Test Engineer
14 17 (2.97%) Junior
14 17 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.08%) .NET
2 88 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 78 (13.64%) React
4 68 (11.89%) HTML
5 63 (11.01%) CSS
6 49 (8.57%) HTML5
7 42 (7.34%) CSS3
8 32 (5.59%) XML
9 26 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 24 (4.20%) OpenCV
11 21 (3.67%) Web Services
12 20 (3.50%) RESTful
13 17 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 17 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (2.80%) JSON
14 16 (2.80%) TensorFlow
14 16 (2.80%) WPF
15 14 (2.45%) SOAP
15 14 (2.45%) Swing
16 13 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.73%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.49%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.94%) Tandem
4 29 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.20%) Mobile App
7 23 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.10%) Fintech
10 12 (2.10%) Internet of Things
10 12 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.92%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.75%) User Experience
13 9 (1.57%) CUDA
14 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.22%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.22%) Life Science
16 6 (1.05%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.56%) Linux
2 85 (14.86%) Windows
3 33 (5.77%) Robot Operating System
4 16 (2.80%) Debian
4 16 (2.80%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.62%) CentOS
6 14 (2.45%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.27%) Fedora
8 10 (1.75%) Android
8 10 (1.75%) SUSE
9 8 (1.40%) VMS
10 7 (1.22%) Unix
11 6 (1.05%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (42.13%) Artificial Intelligence
2 178 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (26.22%) Machine Learning
4 136 (23.78%) Software Engineering
5 94 (16.43%) Robotic Process Automation
6 61 (10.66%) TDD
7 60 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 59 (10.31%) Mathematics
9 58 (10.14%) Deep Learning
10 53 (9.27%) Analytics
11 52 (9.09%) DevOps
12 48 (8.39%) Computer Vision
12 48 (8.39%) E-Commerce
13 45 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 44 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (7.34%) OO
16 41 (7.17%) Multithreading
17 40 (6.99%) Scrum
18 38 (6.64%) Innovative Thinking
19 36 (6.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (30.42%) Python
2 169 (29.55%) Java
3 165 (28.85%) C++
4 127 (22.20%) C#
5 122 (21.33%) JavaScript
6 82 (14.34%) SQL
7 68 (11.89%) C
8 35 (6.12%) Ruby
9 33 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 24 (4.20%) Scala
11 18 (3.15%) Perl
11 18 (3.15%) R
12 17 (2.97%) Java 8
13 16 (2.80%) MATLAB
14 14 (2.45%) Bourne shell
14 14 (2.45%) Korn
14 14 (2.45%) PHP
15 12 (2.10%) VB
16 11 (1.92%) BeanShell
16 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (24.13%) Degree
2 48 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (5.77%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (4.20%) PhD
5 15 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.10%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.75%) HND
8 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.70%) MBA
12 3 (0.52%) CISA
12 3 (0.52%) CISM
12 3 (0.52%) CISSP
12 3 (0.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.35%) MAPM
14 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.10%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.87%) PMO
4 3 (0.52%) ECSS
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (9.27%) Docker
2 34 (5.94%) Firmware
3 8 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.70%) Dovecot
4 4 (0.70%) iptables
4 4 (0.70%) Postfix
4 4 (0.70%) QEMU
4 4 (0.70%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.70%) Xen
5 3 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.20%) Terraform
2 14 (2.45%) Ansible
2 14 (2.45%) Puppet
3 6 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.70%) Proxmox
5 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.17%) Grafana
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 67 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.29%) Blue Prism
3 26 (4.55%) Oracle
4 23 (4.02%) Google
5 17 (2.97%) IBM
5 17 (2.97%) Pega
6 15 (2.62%) Automation Anywhere
7 13 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.10%) Tableau
9 11 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.57%) VMware
11 8 (1.40%) Capita
11 8 (1.40%) webMethods
12 5 (0.87%) ABBYY
12 5 (0.87%) Adobe
12 5 (0.87%) Cognos
12 5 (0.87%) Facebook
12 5 (0.87%) Kofax
12 5 (0.87%) SAP
13 3 (0.52%) EMC