BBC.com – Will a robot take your job?
About 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerisation over the following 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte.
‚The Future of Employment: How susceptible are jobs to automation‘. Data supplied by Michael Osborne and Carl Frey, from Oxford University’s Martin School. Figures on UK job numbers and average wages from the Office for National Statistics and Deloitte UK.
Oxford University academics Michael Osborne and Carl Frey calculated how susceptible to automation each job is based on nine key skills required to perform it; social perceptiveness, negotiation, persuasion, assisting and caring for others, originality, fine arts, finger dexterity, manual dexterity and the need to work in a cramped work space.