Robotic process automation - RPA, is the use of software robots to handle high-volume, repeatable tasks that previously required humans to perform. Employees are spending more than half of their time doing mundane jobs like filling out spreadsheets and completing data entry. The companies want to increase productivity and efficiency by freeing employees to focus on more strategic and impactful work. A number of organizations have already started to automate their processes. The expansion of the use of automation tools is happening at an unprecedented pace, and the most successful organizations are pioneering creative ways to deal with this change by employing skilled RPA professionals.
Automation Anywhere allows organizations to automate the less productive processes which are performed by the humans. It is a Web-Based Management System which uses a Control Room to run the Automated Tasks. Automation Anywhere tool can automate end to end business processes for companies. Automation Anywhere caters to enterprises planning to deploy a digital workforce composed of computer software bots for end-to-end processes.
Automation Anywhere tool allows to combine conventional RPA with cognitive components such as organic language processing and reading unstructured data. Automation Anywhere can be deployed across the enterprise, in any environment, across Cloud, DataCenter, or Desktop. Automation Anywhere helps to construct scripts that execute repetitive tasks without having to write codes. It provides a choice to build a step-by-step process using its point-and-click activity builder, which makes the tool extremely user friendly. Automation Anywhere provides many plug and play modules and pre built bots, making it useful for a variety of business processes. Thus, Automation Anywhere is being preferred by organizations to automate their processes. This has led to a growing demand for skilled professionals in Automation Anywhere.
According to research reports, the volume of RPA jobs has already grown over fifteen times from 2016 to 2018. Each year, businesses show a 9% increase in their RPA budgets. Demand for Robotics and automation skills is expected to multiply further in the next two years. It is also indicated that 92% of companies will have deployed Robotic Process Automation (RPA) by the year 2021. There are various industries where the impact of Robotic Process Automation is already visible -- Health Care, BPO, Banking & Financial Institution sectors are some examples.
The pay for people with these skills is quite high in comparison to other job categories. Today, the average salary for "robotic process automation" in the United States is almost 30% higher than salaries for general programmers or software engineers, and two to three times higher than entry-level jobs for nontechnical workers. Demand for people skilled in RPA is set to skyrocket. Being certified and skilled in a popular, cutting edge tool like Automation Anywhere puts one on a career path with tremendous growth opportunities. Some of the popular roles in this domain are Automation analyst, Automation consultant, RPA Lead, RPA Analyst, Head of Automation, Automation Anywhere (AA)tech writers, AA process designers, AA production managers, AA developer, project manager, AA solution architect.
As a fresher, an Automation Anywhere professional can earn around INR 5,00,000 per annum. A person with 1–3 years and has good knowledge and skills can earn between 6,50,000 to 10,00,000 per annum. This is a booming field which means that there would be at least a 20 % hike each year. Salaries depend on location, education, experience and skills.