Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 582 800 1135
Rank change year-on-year +218 +335 +84
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 691 407 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.23% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.52% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 568 306 86
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,250
% change year-on-year +8.11% +14.91% -10.56%

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 72,505 78,040 81,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.56% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56,102 58,684 66,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +252 582 £57,500 - 169
UK excluding London +144 435 £50,000 +8.11% 143
London +163 247 £67,500 -6.90% 35
South East +83 127 £60,000 +14.29% 32
East of England +81 110 £57,500 - 39
Scotland +4 97 £38,500 +20.31% 5
North of England +29 35 £41,000 +17.14% 14
South West +22 35 £30,000 -27.27% 27
Midlands +30 27 £47,980 -8.61% 22
North West +14 21 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands +21 19 £49,750 -5.24% 17
Yorkshire +17 11 £33,000 -5.71% 2
East Midlands +6 8 £47,980 +66.89% 5
North East - 3 £32,000 - 4
Wales - 3 £37,500 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 353 (51.09%) Artificial Intelligence
2 255 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (35.31%) Java
4 238 (34.44%) C++
5 231 (33.43%) Python
5 231 (33.43%) Machine Learning
6 211 (30.54%) Software Engineering
7 177 (25.62%) C#
8 160 (23.15%) Linux
9 150 (21.71%) Big Data
10 148 (21.42%) Robotic Process Automation
11 145 (20.98%) JavaScript
12 142 (20.55%) Degree
13 131 (18.96%) SQL
14 125 (18.09%) Microsoft
15 124 (17.95%) Finance
16 122 (17.66%) Windows
17 117 (16.93%) .NET
18 114 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
19 101 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
20 100 (14.47%) Deep Learning
21 98 (14.18%) C
22 87 (12.59%) Git (software)
23 83 (12.01%) Computer Vision
24 82 (11.87%) Mathematics
24 82 (11.87%) Computer Science
25 81 (11.72%) DevOps
26 76 (11.00%) OpenCV
27 75 (10.85%) Algorithms
28 74 (10.71%) Blue Prism

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 38 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.30%) WordPress
3 6 (0.87%) Kinematics
4 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.72%) Appian
5 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.43%) JBoss
6 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.29%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) IIS
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.88%) Chatbot
4 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (2.89%) GitHub
5 15 (2.17%) SaaS
6 11 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.16%) PaaS
8 7 (1.01%) IaaS
9 6 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.58%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.58%) Serverless
11 3 (0.43%) Slack
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (1.88%) Ethernet
3 13 (1.88%) Internet
4 12 (1.74%) DNS
5 9 (1.30%) Wireless
6 8 (1.16%) Bluetooth
6 8 (1.16%) RS-232
7 7 (1.01%) SSL
8 6 (0.87%) SMS
8 6 (0.87%) VoIP
9 5 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (0.72%) Firewall
9 5 (0.72%) H.323
9 5 (0.72%) HTTP
9 5 (0.72%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.72%) Network Security
9 5 (0.72%) PBX
9 5 (0.72%) VLAN
9 5 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (21.71%) Big Data
2 68 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 42 (6.08%) Hadoop
4 41 (5.93%) MySQL
5 38 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (4.20%) Data Mining
7 27 (3.91%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.76%) GIS
9 19 (2.75%) Blockchain
10 8 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.72%) HBase
12 5 (0.72%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 87 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.07%) TeamCity
4 34 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.76%) NetBeans
6 25 (3.62%) MSBuild
7 23 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (3.18%) Hudson
9 17 (2.46%) JIRA
10 15 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 14 (2.03%) Maven
11 14 (2.03%) Subversion
12 7 (1.01%) Grunt
12 7 (1.01%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.72%) GitLab
13 5 (0.72%) gulp
13 5 (0.72%) Phabricator
13 5 (0.72%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 124 (17.95%) Finance
2 56 (8.10%) Banking
3 45 (6.51%) Retail
4 33 (4.78%) Electronics
5 28 (4.05%) Games
5 28 (4.05%) Military
6 27 (3.91%) Legal
7 24 (3.47%) Marketing
8 18 (2.60%) Automotive
9 15 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 15 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 14 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.03%) Publishing
11 12 (1.74%) French Language
12 11 (1.59%) Back Office
13 8 (1.16%) German Language
13 8 (1.16%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.87%) Advertising
15 5 (0.72%) Local Government
15 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 228 (33.00%) Developer
2 127 (18.38%) Software Engineer
3 68 (9.84%) Java Developer
4 39 (5.64%) Junior
5 33 (4.78%) C# Software Engineer
5 33 (4.78%) Consultant
5 33 (4.78%) Java Engineer
6 32 (4.63%) Graduate
6 32 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 30 (4.34%) Software Developer
8 29 (4.20%) Python Engineer
9 27 (3.91%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.62%) Junior Software Engineer
11 24 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (3.18%) Computer Engineer
12 22 (3.18%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 22 (3.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 22 (3.18%) Python Developer
13 21 (3.04%) Architect
13 21 (3.04%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (16.93%) .NET
2 76 (11.00%) OpenCV
3 74 (10.71%) HTML
4 69 (9.99%) CSS
5 63 (9.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 61 (8.83%) AngularJS
7 58 (8.39%) React
8 51 (7.38%) Web Services
9 44 (6.37%) TensorFlow
10 39 (5.64%) CSS3
10 39 (5.64%) WPF
11 38 (5.50%) HTML5
12 37 (5.35%) SailPoint
13 35 (5.07%) SOAP
13 35 (5.07%) STL
14 29 (4.20%) Node.js
14 29 (4.20%) RESTful
15 26 (3.76%) Natural Language Processing
15 26 (3.76%) Swing
16 21 (3.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.87%) Computer Science
2 75 (10.85%) Algorithms
3 52 (7.53%) Tandem
4 46 (6.66%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.18%) Smart City
7 22 (3.18%) User Experience
8 15 (2.17%) Fintech
9 13 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (1.88%) Internet of Things
9 13 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
11 10 (1.45%) Life Science
12 8 (1.16%) CAN bus
12 8 (1.16%) CUDA
12 8 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.01%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (23.15%) Linux
2 122 (17.66%) Windows
3 28 (4.05%) Robot Operating System
4 17 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.46%) Ubuntu
5 16 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.17%) Android
7 12 (1.74%) CentOS
7 12 (1.74%) Unix
8 10 (1.45%) Fedora
8 10 (1.45%) SUSE
9 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.01%) Debian
10 7 (1.01%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (51.09%) Artificial Intelligence
2 255 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (33.43%) Machine Learning
4 211 (30.54%) Software Engineering
5 148 (21.42%) Robotic Process Automation
6 101 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 100 (14.47%) Deep Learning
8 83 (12.01%) Computer Vision
9 82 (11.87%) Mathematics
10 81 (11.72%) DevOps
11 73 (10.56%) Decision-Making
12 68 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (9.70%) TDD
14 62 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
16 54 (7.81%) Innovative Thinking
17 52 (7.53%) Risk Management
18 47 (6.80%) Front End Development
19 46 (6.66%) Information Security
20 45 (6.51%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 244 (35.31%) Java
2 238 (34.44%) C++
3 231 (33.43%) Python
4 177 (25.62%) C#
5 145 (20.98%) JavaScript
6 131 (18.96%) SQL
7 98 (14.18%) C
8 65 (9.41%) PowerShell
9 37 (5.35%) BeanShell
10 34 (4.92%) Java 8
11 26 (3.76%) Go
11 26 (3.76%) Ruby
12 23 (3.33%) Perl
13 22 (3.18%) Bourne shell
13 22 (3.18%) Korn
14 15 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.59%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.59%) VBA
16 9 (1.30%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 142 (20.55%) Degree
2 58 (8.39%) Numerate Degree
3 50 (7.24%) PhD
4 23 (3.33%) MPhil
5 15 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.16%) PMP
7 8 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.72%) CISSP
8 5 (0.72%) HND
8 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.43%) MBA
10 2 (0.29%) CISM
10 2 (0.29%) CRISC
10 2 (0.29%) HNC
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.03%) QA
2 9 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.87%) SLA
5 4 (0.58%) PMO
6 2 (0.29%) COBIT
6 2 (0.29%) GDPR
6 2 (0.29%) MISRA
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) JTAG
7 1 (0.14%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 56 (8.10%) Docker
2 17 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.45%) Firmware
4 5 (0.72%) Dovecot
4 5 (0.72%) iptables
4 5 (0.72%) Postfix
4 5 (0.72%) QEMU
4 5 (0.72%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.72%) Xen
5 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (7.24%) Ansible
2 26 (3.76%) Puppet
2 26 (3.76%) Terraform
3 23 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.45%) Grafana
5 9 (1.30%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.72%) Proxmox
7 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.71%) Blue Prism
3 39 (5.64%) Google
3 39 (5.64%) ServiceNow
4 37 (5.35%) Tableau
5 36 (5.21%) Oracle
6 29 (4.20%) UiPath
7 25 (3.62%) Automation Anywhere
8 17 (2.46%) VMware
9 16 (2.32%) Adobe
10 10 (1.45%) Aruba
10 10 (1.45%) Cisco
10 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.45%) Siemens
11 9 (1.30%) SAP
12 8 (1.16%) Assembla
12 8 (1.16%) IBM
12 8 (1.16%) Micro Focus
13 6 (0.87%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.87%) Workday