Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 651 639 500
Rank change year-on-year -12 -139 +181
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 356 166 829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.66% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123 127 612
10th Percentile £30,050 £40,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £37,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £57,500 £50,750
Median % change year-on-year -17.39% +13.30% -7.73%
75th Percentile £71,000 £72,173 £71,250
90th Percentile £86,500 £88,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +26.44% -13.00%

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 43,951 25,091 50,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.08% 35.46% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26,616 19,967 38,838
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 334 £50,000 -14.89% 93
UK excluding London +2 213 £42,500 -22.73% 83
London -83 130 £59,500 -4.80% 17
South East -59 60 £40,000 -27.27% 23
South West -16 59 £51,250 -14.58% 16
East of England +4 50 £59,500 -4.80% 16
Work from Home -236 30 £44,000 -23.48% 6
North of England -57 16 £40,000 - 11
Midlands -57 14 £45,000 -18.18% 10
North West -36 12 £38,433 - 6
Scotland -59 12 £45,000 -18.18% 6
West Midlands -57 7 £40,250 -26.82% 7
East Midlands - 6 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -36 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £41,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 155 (43.54%) Artificial Intelligence
2 121 (33.99%) Python
3 103 (28.93%) Degree
4 100 (28.09%) Software Engineering
5 94 (26.40%) Machine Learning
6 92 (25.84%) Algorithms
7 91 (25.56%) Problem-Solving
8 89 (25.00%) Social Skills
8 89 (25.00%) Retail
9 84 (23.60%) Computer Science
10 82 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (20.79%) Robotic Process Automation
12 72 (20.22%) DevOps
13 66 (18.54%) Computer Vision
14 64 (17.98%) Java
15 58 (16.29%) C++
16 57 (16.01%) Windows
17 54 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (14.89%) Docker
18 53 (14.89%) AWS
19 52 (14.61%) Manufacturing
20 50 (14.04%) JavaScript
21 49 (13.76%) MATLAB
22 48 (13.48%) C
22 48 (13.48%) Mathematics
23 45 (12.64%) Kubernetes
23 45 (12.64%) TensorFlow
24 44 (12.36%) Azure
25 42 (11.80%) Validation
25 42 (11.80%) Simulink

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 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.84%) Appian
2 3 (0.84%) Confluence
2 3 (0.84%) Jupyter
2 3 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (11.80%) Simulink
2 33 (9.27%) Stateflow
3 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) Chatbot
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.28%) Sketch
7 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Primavera
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.89%) AWS
2 44 (12.36%) Azure
3 23 (6.46%) GCP
4 21 (5.90%) SaaS
5 20 (5.62%) IaaS
5 20 (5.62%) PaaS
6 12 (3.37%) Slack
7 8 (2.25%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (1.40%) Workato
9 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.84%) GitHub
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.28%) Azure LUIS
12 1 (0.28%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.28%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.28%) NuGet
12 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) HTTP
2 5 (1.40%) RFID
3 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) DSL
4 3 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.56%) 3G
5 2 (0.56%) 4G
5 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.56%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.52%) Big Data
2 39 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.81%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.25%) Power BI
6 7 (1.97%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.69%) Tableau
8 4 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) MySQL
10 2 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (6.46%) JIRA
2 14 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.65%) GitLab
4 8 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.40%) Maven
6 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.56%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.56%) Snyk
8 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (25.00%) Retail
1 89 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 54 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (14.61%) Manufacturing
4 35 (9.83%) Games
5 29 (8.15%) Organisational Skills
6 28 (7.87%) Presentation Skills
7 27 (7.58%) Automotive
8 23 (6.46%) Finance
9 15 (4.21%) Banking
10 14 (3.93%) Electronics
11 12 (3.37%) Marketing
12 11 (3.09%) Aerospace
12 11 (3.09%) Avionics
13 9 (2.53%) Public Sector
14 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.40%) Legal
15 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 4 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (16.85%) Software Engineer
2 59 (16.57%) Developer
3 30 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
4 29 (8.15%) Architect
4 29 (8.15%) Team Leader
5 27 (7.58%) Java Engineer
6 24 (6.74%) Python Developer
6 24 (6.74%) Support Team Leader
6 24 (6.74%) Technical Leader
6 24 (6.74%) Technical Support
6 24 (6.74%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 24 (6.74%) Technical Team Leader
7 21 (5.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 20 (5.62%) Consultant
8 20 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (4.49%) Python Engineer
10 14 (3.93%) Backend Developer
11 13 (3.65%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
12 12 (3.37%) JIRA Specialist
13 11 (3.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.64%) TensorFlow
2 40 (11.24%) PyTorch
3 28 (7.87%) React
4 22 (6.18%) .NET
5 18 (5.06%) scikit-learn
6 17 (4.78%) RESTful
7 15 (4.21%) Django
8 14 (3.93%) Celery
8 14 (3.93%) Flask
8 14 (3.93%) pytest
8 14 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (3.93%) SQLAlchemy
9 13 (3.65%) Node.js
9 13 (3.65%) OpenCV
10 11 (3.09%) Akka
10 11 (3.09%) Play Framework
10 11 (3.09%) Redux
11 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.53%) HTML
12 9 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 92 (25.84%) Algorithms
2 25 (7.02%) Virtual Team
3 24 (6.74%) Data Structures
3 24 (6.74%) Industry 4.0
4 20 (5.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.81%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 9 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.25%) Smart City
9 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.97%) User Experience
10 5 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.40%) FMCG
10 5 (1.40%) NHS
10 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.40%) SIMD
11 4 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.12%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.01%) Windows
2 34 (9.55%) Linux
3 7 (1.97%) Robot Operating System
4 3 (0.84%) Android
4 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.84%) Unix
5 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (43.54%) Artificial Intelligence
2 100 (28.09%) Software Engineering
3 94 (26.40%) Machine Learning
4 91 (25.56%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (23.60%) Computer Science
6 82 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (20.79%) Robotic Process Automation
8 72 (20.22%) DevOps
9 66 (18.54%) Computer Vision
10 48 (13.48%) Mathematics
11 42 (11.80%) Validation
12 41 (11.52%) Decision-Making
13 35 (9.83%) E-Commerce
14 34 (9.55%) Model Validation
15 33 (9.27%) Algorithmic Trading
15 33 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (9.27%) Pair Programming
15 33 (9.27%) Physics
16 31 (8.71%) Data Science
16 31 (8.71%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 121 (33.99%) Python
2 64 (17.98%) Java
3 58 (16.29%) C++
4 50 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 49 (13.76%) MATLAB
6 48 (13.48%) C
7 39 (10.96%) SQL
8 35 (9.83%) C#
9 18 (5.06%) Go
10 14 (3.93%) VBA
11 11 (3.09%) Ada
11 11 (3.09%) Fortran
11 11 (3.09%) Scala
12 10 (2.81%) Ruby
13 9 (2.53%) Java 8
13 9 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.97%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.12%) VB
16 3 (0.84%) ES6
16 3 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 103 (28.93%) Degree
2 41 (11.52%) PhD
3 24 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.97%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.69%) HND
7 6 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.12%) HNC
9 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.56%) PMP
10 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.28%) CISA
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) GLP
2 2 (0.56%) GMP
2 2 (0.56%) Good Clinical Practice
2 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.28%) DICOM
3 1 (0.28%) GRC
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (14.89%) Docker
2 26 (7.30%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.34%) Grafana
2 19 (5.34%) Prometheus
3 10 (2.81%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (2.53%) Ansible
5 3 (0.84%) Istio
Vendors
1 26 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.18%) OpenAI
3 17 (4.78%) Blue Prism
4 14 (3.93%) UiPath
5 13 (3.65%) Instagram
6 12 (3.37%) MathWorks
6 12 (3.37%) New Relic
6 12 (3.37%) PagerDuty
7 10 (2.81%) Autodesk
7 10 (2.81%) Google
8 8 (2.25%) Automation Anywhere
9 7 (1.97%) Kofax
10 6 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle
12 3 (0.84%) ABBYY
12 3 (0.84%) ANSYS
12 3 (0.84%) Epiphany
12 3 (0.84%) SAP
13 2 (0.56%) Pega
13 2 (0.56%) Splunk