UiPath has released the State of RPA Developer Report 2020. The report – based on a survey of 1,500 RPA professions around the world – reveals that RPA professionals see tremendous career opportunities given the state of the red-hot automation market. Seventy percent of RPA professionals say their organization will hire more developers in the next year, and 84% agree that their job as an RPA developer will have a positive impact on their next career move.
From July 21 – August 10, UiPath surveyed RPA professionals across 84 countries, with the most representation from the United States, India, and Japan. While the majority (71%) of surveyed professionals’ job title was RPA developer, other surveyed respondents were RPA leads/managers, solution architects, RPA specialists and RPA infrastructure engineers. The survey found that:
- Ninety-six percent of RPA professionals are satisfied in their careers.
- Eighty percent of respondents feel their organization values the work they do.
- Ninety-two percent believe the RPA industry has a high potential for growth over the next five years, and 84% believe that their job as an RPA developer will have a positive impact on their next career move.
- Eighty-one percent of respondents feel challenged in their work.
Here are some highlights from the report: