Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 614 676 558
Rank change year-on-year +62 -118 +120
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 233 303 739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.70% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 131 223 578
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £28,450
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £74,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,000 £88,688
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +2.04% -2.00%

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 33,107 43,442 58,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.58% 38.64% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,456 33,855 44,741
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 15 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Robotics in the UK

Robotics
Top 17 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 15 April 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 +53 207 £52,500 -4.55% 86
UK excluding London +68 150 £43,750 -12.50% 83
London +64 74 £63,000 -3.08% 8
South West +48 48 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Work from Home -104 40 £54,500 -0.91% 8
South East +47 30 £40,000 -27.27% 20
East of England +34 24 £57,500 -8.00% 28
Scotland +16 19 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North of England +39 18 £45,000 +23.06% 5
Yorkshire +15 13 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Midlands +25 9 £47,500 -5.00% 14
West Midlands +15 5 £40,000 -20.00% 8
North West +28 4 £46,500 +27.16% 2
East Midlands +30 3 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Wales +33 1 £41,500 -13.54% 1
North East +18 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland 0 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 92 (39.48%) Degree
2 80 (34.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 62 (26.61%) Python
4 58 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (24.89%) Machine Learning
5 56 (24.03%) Robotic Process Automation
6 54 (23.18%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (22.75%) Computer Science
8 51 (21.89%) C
9 50 (21.46%) Software Engineering
10 41 (17.60%) C++
10 41 (17.60%) Computer Vision
11 35 (15.02%) C#
11 35 (15.02%) Mathematics
12 34 (14.59%) Algorithms
13 33 (14.16%) MATLAB
14 30 (12.88%) SQL
14 30 (12.88%) Systems Engineering
15 29 (12.45%) Finance
16 28 (12.02%) Linux
16 28 (12.02%) Azure
17 27 (11.59%) DevOps
17 27 (11.59%) Simulink
18 26 (11.16%) Blue Prism
18 26 (11.16%) AWS
19 25 (10.73%) Project Management
19 25 (10.73%) JavaScript
20 24 (10.30%) Java
20 24 (10.30%) Physics
21 23 (9.87%) PhD

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 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.72%) CMS
4 3 (1.29%) Appian
4 3 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (11.59%) Simulink
2 20 (8.58%) Stateflow
3 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.29%) Adobe XD
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.86%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.02%) Azure
2 26 (11.16%) AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.72%) GCP
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.29%) npm
4 3 (1.29%) Serverless
5 2 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.86%) GitHub
5 2 (0.86%) Google Workspace
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.43%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Internet
1 4 (1.72%) WAN
2 3 (1.29%) LAN
3 2 (0.86%) DHCP
3 2 (0.86%) HTTP
3 2 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.43%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.30%) Big Data
2 6 (2.58%) Data Mining
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.29%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.86%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.86%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.72%) GitLab
2 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.29%) webpack
4 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.86%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.86%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) NUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (12.45%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Games
3 18 (7.73%) Retail
4 16 (6.87%) Automotive
5 13 (5.58%) Banking
5 13 (5.58%) Manufacturing
6 12 (5.15%) Aerospace
6 12 (5.15%) Avionics
6 12 (5.15%) Law
7 10 (4.29%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.86%) Marketing
8 9 (3.86%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.58%) Electronics
10 5 (2.15%) Legal
11 4 (1.72%) International Banking
12 2 (0.86%) Local Government
12 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.43%) Bulgarian Language
13 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (24.89%) Developer
2 29 (12.45%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (11.59%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 27 (11.59%) Software Engineer
4 18 (7.73%) Consultant
5 11 (4.72%) Architect
6 9 (3.86%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (3.86%) Software Applications Engineer
7 7 (3.00%) .NET Developer
7 7 (3.00%) Analyst
7 7 (3.00%) Digital Transformation
7 7 (3.00%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (3.00%) React Developer
8 6 (2.58%) Digital Transformation Consultant
8 6 (2.58%) Junior
8 6 (2.58%) Transformation Consultant
9 5 (2.15%) Senior Architect
9 5 (2.15%) Senior Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.01%) .NET
1 21 (9.01%) TensorFlow
2 20 (8.58%) PyTorch
3 18 (7.73%) Natural Language Processing
4 15 (6.44%) HTML
5 13 (5.58%) CSS
6 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.29%) REST
8 9 (3.86%) OpenCV
9 8 (3.43%) HTML5
9 8 (3.43%) React
10 5 (2.15%) Babylonjs
10 5 (2.15%) CSS3
10 5 (2.15%) Node.js
10 5 (2.15%) RESTful
10 5 (2.15%) Spring
10 5 (2.15%) Unreal Engine
11 4 (1.72%) ADO
11 4 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.59%) Algorithms
2 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.01%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.72%) Industry 4.0
5 11 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.72%) Smart City
6 9 (3.86%) CAN bus
7 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.00%) User Experience
8 6 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.15%) SIMD
9 5 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.72%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.72%) NHS
10 4 (1.72%) SCADA
11 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.29%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.02%) Linux
2 18 (7.73%) Windows
3 14 (6.01%) Robot Operating System
4 6 (2.58%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.86%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 58 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.89%) Machine Learning
3 56 (24.03%) Robotic Process Automation
4 54 (23.18%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (22.75%) Computer Science
6 50 (21.46%) Software Engineering
7 41 (17.60%) Computer Vision
8 35 (15.02%) Mathematics
9 30 (12.88%) Systems Engineering
10 27 (11.59%) DevOps
11 25 (10.73%) Project Management
12 24 (10.30%) Physics
13 22 (9.44%) Validation
14 21 (9.01%) Model Validation
15 20 (8.58%) Analytics
15 20 (8.58%) Technical Analysis
15 20 (8.58%) Test Automation
16 19 (8.15%) Decision-Making
17 18 (7.73%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.61%) Python
2 51 (21.89%) C
3 41 (17.60%) C++
4 35 (15.02%) C#
5 33 (14.16%) MATLAB
6 30 (12.88%) SQL
7 25 (10.73%) JavaScript
8 24 (10.30%) Java
9 15 (6.44%) VBA
10 10 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.29%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.29%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.00%) Ada
11 7 (3.00%) Fortran
12 4 (1.72%) ES6
13 2 (0.86%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.86%) Go
13 2 (0.86%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (39.48%) Degree
2 23 (9.87%) PhD
3 21 (9.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (8.58%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.44%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.58%) Master's Degree
7 11 (4.72%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.15%) HND
9 4 (1.72%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.29%) HNC
11 2 (0.86%) CEH
11 2 (0.86%) CISSP
11 2 (0.86%) GPEN
11 2 (0.86%) OSCP
11 2 (0.86%) PMP
11 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) NIST
3 1 (0.43%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.43%) MISRA
3 1 (0.43%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.29%) Firmware
2 4 (1.72%) Docker
3 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.86%) Ansible
2 2 (0.86%) Grafana
2 2 (0.86%) Nessus
2 2 (0.86%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (11.16%) Blue Prism
2 23 (9.87%) UiPath
3 21 (9.01%) Kofax
4 18 (7.73%) Automation Anywhere
5 15 (6.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.00%) MathWorks
7 5 (2.15%) Google
7 5 (2.15%) Sun
8 4 (1.72%) Epiphany
9 3 (1.29%) Adobe
9 3 (1.29%) ANSYS
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle
10 2 (0.86%) Pega
10 2 (0.86%) Splunk
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco
11 1 (0.43%) Remedy
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) Xamarin