Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Robotics
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 513 618 871
Rank change year-on-year +105 +253 +296
Permanent jobs citing Robotics 733 652 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.99% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 528 528 264
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,375 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 54,069 65,573 71,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,519 50,202 53,067
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +88 571 £52,500 -8.70% 140
UK excluding London +104 485 £42,500 -15.00% 124
London +112 240 £68,300 -2.43% 28
Scotland +51 151 £38,500 - 9
South West +71 96 £45,000 +44.00% 19
North of England +65 91 £43,375 +5.79% 8
South East -10 91 £41,633 -30.61% 22
North West +64 62 £40,000 -2.44% 5
Midlands +41 36 £45,000 -6.21% 21
West Midlands +46 27 £42,500 -14.57% 17
North East +36 19 £39,087 +62.86% 1
East of England -23 17 £68,750 +19.57% 42
Yorkshire -1 10 £49,000 +48.48% 2
East Midlands +24 9 £60,000 +25.05% 4
Wales +8 2 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Northern Ireland -5 1 £35,000 +7.69%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 329 (44.88%) C#
2 287 (39.15%) Software Engineering
3 262 (35.74%) Artificial Intelligence
4 258 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (35.06%) C++
6 253 (34.52%) Degree
7 229 (31.24%) Machine Learning
8 201 (27.42%) .NET
9 200 (27.29%) Python
10 195 (26.60%) Java
11 162 (22.10%) SQL
12 151 (20.60%) Windows
13 149 (20.33%) Algorithms
14 143 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 143 (19.51%) Mathematics
15 142 (19.37%) Robotic Process Automation
16 136 (18.55%) JavaScript
17 122 (16.64%) SQL Server
18 109 (14.87%) Mentoring
19 102 (13.92%) Computer Vision
19 102 (13.92%) Innovative Thinking
19 102 (13.92%) Linux
20 101 (13.78%) Analytics
21 99 (13.51%) Git (software)
22 97 (13.23%) C
22 97 (13.23%) Big Data
23 95 (12.96%) Numerate Degree
24 89 (12.14%) Deep Learning
25 84 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
26 83 (11.32%) HTML

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 34 (4.64%) IIS
1 34 (4.64%) Umbraco
2 24 (3.27%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.36%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.36%) Kinematics
4 9 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.68%) Apache
6 3 (0.41%) SAS
7 2 (0.27%) Resin
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 23 (3.14%) Chatbot
2 14 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.64%) Simulink
5 9 (1.23%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.95%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.41%) SPSS
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 78 (10.64%) Azure
2 74 (10.10%) AWS
3 39 (5.32%) GCP
4 16 (2.18%) Office 365
5 10 (1.36%) G Suite
6 9 (1.23%) GitHub
6 9 (1.23%) Power Platform
7 6 (0.82%) Trello
8 5 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.27%) Broadband
2 18 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.18%) Ethernet
4 13 (1.77%) Internet
5 11 (1.50%) Firewall
5 11 (1.50%) WAN
6 8 (1.09%) MPLS
6 8 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.95%) RS-232
8 3 (0.41%) DNS
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) RS-485
8 3 (0.41%) Wireless
9 2 (0.27%) DHCP
9 2 (0.27%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.14%) HTTP
10 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.14%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 97 (13.23%) Big Data
3 42 (5.73%) Data Mining
4 32 (4.37%) GIS
5 25 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.05%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.23%) Power BI
10 7 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.82%) MySQL
12 5 (0.68%) MS Access
13 4 (0.55%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 99 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 39 (5.32%) TeamCity
4 37 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 34 (4.64%) NetBeans
6 32 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.32%) JIRA
8 14 (1.91%) Selenium
9 10 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.36%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.95%) GitLab
10 7 (0.95%) Subversion
11 5 (0.68%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.68%) Robot Framework
11 5 (0.68%) TestRail
12 4 (0.55%) JMeter
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 52 (7.09%) Retail
2 51 (6.96%) Banking
3 50 (6.82%) Electronics
3 50 (6.82%) Finance
4 28 (3.82%) Military
5 25 (3.41%) Automotive
6 23 (3.14%) Games
7 22 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.86%) French Language
8 21 (2.86%) German Language
9 14 (1.91%) Legal
10 12 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.64%) Public Sector
11 10 (1.36%) Front Office
12 9 (1.23%) Law
13 8 (1.09%) Marketing
14 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.55%) Billing
15 4 (0.55%) Digital Economy
15 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (25.65%) Developer
2 178 (24.28%) Software Engineer
3 52 (7.09%) C# Developer
4 49 (6.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 48 (6.55%) Consultant
6 46 (6.28%) C# Software Engineer
6 46 (6.28%) Graduate
7 41 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 40 (5.46%) C++ Software Engineer
9 38 (5.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 34 (4.64%) Java Engineer
10 34 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
11 30 (4.09%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.41%) Embedded Engineer
13 24 (3.27%) Automation Engineer
13 24 (3.27%) Pega Developer
13 24 (3.27%) Research Engineer
14 22 (3.00%) Analyst
14 22 (3.00%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
15 21 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (27.42%) .NET
2 83 (11.32%) HTML
3 79 (10.78%) AngularJS
4 75 (10.23%) CSS
5 71 (9.69%) ASP.NET
6 66 (9.00%) Natural Language Processing
7 64 (8.73%) jQuery
8 58 (7.91%) WPF
9 53 (7.23%) RESTful
10 52 (7.09%) Web Services
11 51 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (6.55%) React
13 38 (5.18%) OpenCV
14 34 (4.64%) ASP.NET Core
15 33 (4.50%) SOAP
16 30 (4.09%) Swing
17 27 (3.68%) .NET Framework
18 24 (3.27%) scikit-learn
19 23 (3.14%) TensorFlow
19 23 (3.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (20.33%) Algorithms
2 72 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (8.19%) User Experience
4 30 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.27%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.86%) Equities
9 19 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.18%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
12 14 (1.91%) CUDA
12 14 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (1.64%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.50%) Driving Licence
15 10 (1.36%) Analogue Electronics
15 10 (1.36%) Lidar
16 8 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
16 8 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 151 (20.60%) Windows
2 102 (13.92%) Linux
3 36 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.86%) Unix
5 16 (2.18%) Android
6 13 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.64%) Robot Operating System
8 11 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.68%) FreeRTOS
10 5 (0.68%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (39.15%) Software Engineering
2 262 (35.74%) Artificial Intelligence
3 258 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (31.24%) Machine Learning
5 143 (19.51%) Mathematics
6 142 (19.37%) Robotic Process Automation
7 109 (14.87%) Mentoring
8 102 (13.92%) Computer Vision
8 102 (13.92%) Innovative Thinking
9 101 (13.78%) Analytics
10 89 (12.14%) Deep Learning
11 84 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
12 74 (10.10%) DevOps
13 71 (9.69%) Computer Science
13 71 (9.69%) Test Automation
14 59 (8.05%) OO
15 56 (7.64%) Data Analytics
15 56 (7.64%) Image Processing
16 54 (7.37%) SDLC
17 53 (7.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 329 (44.88%) C#
2 257 (35.06%) C++
3 200 (27.29%) Python
4 195 (26.60%) Java
5 162 (22.10%) SQL
6 136 (18.55%) JavaScript
7 97 (13.23%) C
8 55 (7.50%) MATLAB
9 38 (5.18%) PL/SQL
9 38 (5.18%) VB
10 35 (4.77%) VBA
11 33 (4.50%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.27%) Java 8
13 13 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.64%) Ruby
15 11 (1.50%) Go
15 11 (1.50%) R
16 10 (1.36%) Embedded C
16 10 (1.36%) Scala
17 9 (1.23%) Cython
Qualifications
1 253 (34.52%) Degree
2 95 (12.96%) Numerate Degree
3 52 (7.09%) PhD
4 30 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 29 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (3.55%) DBS Check
7 10 (1.36%) HNC
8 7 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.82%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.41%) PMP
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB
12 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.68%) QA
2 34 (4.64%) WAI
3 20 (2.73%) IEC 61131
4 13 (1.77%) ISAE 3402
5 9 (1.23%) DICOM
6 7 (0.95%) SLA
7 5 (0.68%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.68%) ISO 26262
8 4 (0.55%) SEPA
9 2 (0.27%) GDPR
9 2 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (6.96%) Docker
2 25 (3.41%) Firmware
3 13 (1.77%) IAG
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (5.05%) Ansible
2 28 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 24 (3.27%) CA Service Virtualization
4 22 (3.00%) Terraform
5 8 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) Puppet
7 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 143 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.23%) Google
3 48 (6.55%) Blue Prism
4 47 (6.41%) Oracle
5 40 (5.46%) UiPath
6 28 (3.82%) IBM
7 25 (3.41%) CA
7 25 (3.41%) Pega
8 17 (2.32%) Automation Anywhere
9 13 (1.77%) Fidessa
10 12 (1.64%) Adobe
10 12 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.36%) Lauterbach
12 8 (1.09%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.95%) Genesys
14 6 (0.82%) EMC
15 5 (0.68%) VMware
16 4 (0.55%) Splunk
17 3 (0.41%) Kofax
17 3 (0.41%) ServiceNow