UK Sensors and Actuators Market Outlook to 2028

Segmented by Type of Product (Sensors and Actuators), Type of End-User (Automotive, Healthcare, Aerospace and Defense) and Region (North, South, East and West)


Author(s):Rakib Das

Product Code:KROD228

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September 2023

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About the Report

About the Report

Market Overview:

The UK Sensors and Actuators Market is one of the most diversified market due to its vast use from Automotive industry to Aerospace and Defense industry, providing finest sensors required both for mechanical functioning and security, as well as actuators, which serve as the main functionality part of diverse mechanics. Every industry with heavy machinery is to be needing Actuators and sensors in order for the proper coordinated work flow.

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Revenue

With the advancements in technologies differing in software and hardware, different types of actuators and sensors are required for various functioning, making this market one of the most needed at the present time. With gyroscopes, accelerometers, position sensors, temperature sensors etc. almost all of the companies in the UK are required to be having these two technologies in order to complete their workflow and maintain a steady updraft of growth. Due to the region being heavily populated by industries, official building and many more, actuators and sensors are both being heavily administered so that no flaw is kept in the technology used. With the rise of better and advanced sensors, it’s being used in security to machine functioning as well.

Ecosystem of Top Players in UK Sensors and Actuators Market

UK Sensors and Actuator Market Analysis

  • Starting from machines like electronic door on an automobile to an aileron in an aircraft, actuators are used in its clamping objective in order to close and open the doors.
  • Sensors having their objective to sense objects whether it’s for security purpose for sensing the presence of a finger in a scanner, to even helping the actuators by triggering the clamp mechanism by sensing of the desired lock in position.
  • With multiple purposes in under a single fraction, actuators and sensors goes hand in hand, marking the hardware technologies function with higher efficiency.
  • With the technological advancements, newer sensors and actuators are at the moment required for better functioning, improving their basic utilities and enhancing them to function in a smart way by enhancing the sensing capabilities of a sensor and improving the mechanism in an actuator.

Key Trends by Market Segment:

By Type of Product: Of the type of products that are flourishing in this market being Actuators and Sensors, Sensors are dominating the market with 85% usage in all types of today’s machines and technologies, present in security systems, telecommunication or smart phones, automobiles and more, applying various sensing capabilities like temperature sensing, motion sensing, position sensing, location sensing and more, proving the greater dominancy in the market. With advancements in sensing like improvement in hardware of the sensors, enabling them to get accurate and send real time data.

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Segmentation By Type of Product

By End-User: Amongst the various segments under the end-user industry, Automotive and Healthcare segments dominate others in the UK. Owing to the presence of heavy industries and hospitals, these two segments are staying on the top of the leaderboard. Automotive LiDAR sensors have been introduced for automation in the automotive industry assisted with Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (TPMS) and Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) having cameras and radar like sensors. For Healthcare a similar domination in this market having technological advancements like bio-sensors, wearable sensors for real time health monitoring and implantable patient sensors for remote patient health monitoring. This way the Healthcare and the automotive industries require a greater number of sensors and actuators to help in getting their day-to-day workforce into action.

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Segmentation By End-User

By Regional Split: Amongst the several regions in the UK, London, present in the Southeastern region in UK, having high concentration of technology companies, research centers, hospitals and financial centers. These places require a lot number of sensors assisted with actuators, leading to a high demand of this market over this region. Apart from this, the Northern region, western and eastern also have their own growth in this particular market, reigning from fintech companies, hospitability sectors, technology companies etc.

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Segmentation By Regional Split

Competitive Landscape:

  • With multiple players contributing to the factors that brings the UK Sensors and Actuators Market together, are always in a competitive mood, rendering them to compete and make themselves better than others by increasing their efficiency and productivity.
  • BAE Systems is a major player in the Aerospace and Defense sectors, involvement in the making of the advanced sensors for the military aircraft, land vehicles and ships.
  • Renishaw is a leading company for precision measurement and metrology solutions, requiring very accurate and pinpoint precision in everything. Renishaw has been in the frontline for manufacturing of 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies, having sensor and actuator applications in manufacturing.
  • Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) is such a leading company that specializes on small satellites production and space missions. SSTL has been innovative in developing the CubeSats and microsatellites for Earth observation, climate monitoring etc. from outer space.
  • Peratech is a company which specializes in touch-sensitive materials and sensors like fingerprint sensors. This company is working on the development of touch sensitive sensors which can enable force-sensing, enabling enhanced human to machine interactions.

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Ecosystem

Recent Developments:

      • With the advancing technologies, many newer sensors such as the Amperometric biosensors which are used on toothbrushes. The sensor shows an excellent detection performance for glucose with a concentration ranging from 0.18 mM to 5.22 mM. This can help doctors to detect diabetes from a very early stage.
      • To address to the concern of not only wastage of food but for the prevention of foodborne diseases, a Colorimetric Sensor Array (CSA) has been made which are fabricated from chitin nanocrystals (O-ChNCs), combined with convolutional neural network (CNN) has been developed for real time monitoring of beef freshness.
      • The Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG) has been a sufficient replacement for traditional humidity sensors, as it converts mechanical energy into electrical energy without the need for an external power source to sense the humidity changes.

Future Outlook:

The UK Sensor and Actuators Market is growing every year with a successive change into their workforce and manpower, with an expected CAGR of ~7%, within the time period 2022 to 2028.

      • The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to continue driving the demand for sensors and actuators, with the integration of sensors into devices and systems for data retrieval and real time monitoring.
      • A positive chance of increase in demand for sensors and actuators is with the adoption of the new Industry 4.0, hoping for the development of predictive sensors, and more advanced actuators.
      • With the rise in electronic vehicles (EVs), connected vehicles and autonomous driving, the rise in demand for high end actuators and promising sensors will increase, leading to a much more sophisticated rise of the automotive industry.
      • Advancements in technology has seen the rise for the need of advanced medical equipment. Wearable sensors for health monitoring is in demand in present times, meeting many health related problems with real time health data collection and real time scanning. With the rise of such sensors, remote health monitoring is also going to rise with the advancements.
      • With the integration of AI and deep Machine Learning, sensors taking in data will be able to be stored and managed in a smart way. This way of making AI to handle the sensors and actuators will minimize faults and errors, while Machine learning will allow for the new learning of functions so that previous mistakes are not repeated.

Scope Of The Report

Scope of the Report

UK Sensors and Actuators Market Segmentation

By Product Type

Sensors - Pressure Sensors

                 Temperature Sensors

                 Position Sensors

Actuators –

                  Type of Power – Hydraulic



                  Type of Motion – Linear


By End-User



Aerospace and Defense

By Regional Split





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Time Period Captured in the Report:

  • Historical Period: 2017-2022
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Forecast Period: 2022-2028


Major Players Mentioned in the Report:

  • STMicroelectronics
  • Siemens AG
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • ABB Ltd.
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • BAE Systems plc.
  • TT Electronics plc

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. UK Sensors and Actuators Market Overview

2.1 Taxonomy of the UK Sensors and Actuators Market

2.2 UK Sensors and Actuators Industry Value Chain

2.3 UK Sensors and Actuators Market Ecosystem

2.4 Government Regulations/Initiatives for the UK Sensors and Actuators Market 

2.5 Growth Drivers of the UK Sensors and Actuators Market

2.6 Issues and Challenges of the UK Sensors and Actuators Market

2.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the UK Sensors and Actuators Market

2.8 SWOT Analysis

3. UK Sensors and Actuators Market Size, 2017 – 2022

4. UK Sensors and Actuators Market Segmentation

4.1 By Product Type, 2017 - 2022

4.2 By End-User, 2017 – 2022

4.3 By Regional Split (South, East, West, North), 2017-2022

5. Competitive Landscape of UK Sensors and Actuators Market.

5.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

5.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players of UK Sensors and Actuators Market.

5.3 Company Profiles 

5.3.1 STMicroelectronics

5.3.2 Siemens AG

5.3.3 Honeywell International Inc.

5.3.4 ABB Ltd.

5.3.5 Schneider Electric SE

5.3.6 BAE Systems plc.

5.3.7 TT Electronics plc

6. UK Sensors and Actuators Market Size, 2022 – 2028

7. UK Sensors and Actuators Future Market Segmentation

7.1 By Product Type, 2022 - 2028

7.2 By End-User, 2022 – 2028

7.3 By Regional Shift (South, East, West, North), 2022-2028 

8. Analyst Recommendations

9. Research Methodology

10. Disclaimer

11. Contact Us

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Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Step: 1 Identifying Key Variables:

Identifying the main problems hindering the sensing capabilities and providing with proper solution as soon as possible, making sure a seamless transfer of data occurs and a smooth sensor functioning is maintained.

Step: 2 Market Building:

With the growth of the key players, increased internet penetration and competitors, sensors and actuators market is being built on the foundation of participants. With high end technologies going on in the current time, market is rising every day.

Step: 3 Validating and Finalizing:

The budding market is soon to make its mark with the flourished technologies and due to increased customers actively participating and investing revenue to the companies offers a proper all-rounder growth of the market.

Step: 4 Research Output:

Our researchers have broadly researched and put technological analysis to find out that the market will rise through proper increase towards online betting and with the availability of live-cash out, leading to a broader market expansion and presumably enter as one of the global market giants.

Research Methodology for UK Sensors and Actuators Industry

Research Methodology for UK Sensors and Actuators Market

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

01 How big is the UK Sensors & Actuators Market?

The UK Sensors & Actuators market has the market size of $125.2 million in 2023

02 Who are the major players in UK Sensors & Actuators Market?

Major players in the UK Sensors & Actuators market include Texas Instruments, NXP Semiconductors, ST Microelectronics to name a few

03 What is the future outlook for UK Sensors & Actuators market?

UK Sensors & Actuators Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~5% between 2022-2028

04 What are the major types of sensors & actuators?

Pressure Sensors, Temperature Sensors, Image Sensors, Hydraulic Actuators, Pneumatic Actuators are types of sensors & actuators available in the market.

05 What are the applications of sensors & actuators?

Sensors are often used to measure asset temperature, vibration, pressure or fluid levels. Actuators' industrial applications are operating dampers, valves & couplings

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