The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 897 925 915
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.010% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -46.92%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £34,500 -
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -
Kinect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Kinect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kinect across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Kinect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Kinect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kinect across the England region.

Kinect Salary Trend in England

Kinect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kinect across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Kinect Salary Histogram in England

Kinect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East +9 8 £50,000 +44.92%
London +11 4 - -
Kinect
UK

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Kinect also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kinect.

1 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
1 20 (86.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (78.26%) Oculus Rift
3 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
3 17 (73.91%) Automotive
3 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
3 17 (73.91%) Retail
4 15 (65.22%) 3D Graphics
4 15 (65.22%) Games
4 15 (65.22%) OpenGL
5 11 (47.83%) DirectX
5 11 (47.83%) HLSL
5 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Maya
7 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
7 4 (17.39%) Animation
7 4 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Printing
7 4 (17.39%) Android Development
7 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
7 4 (17.39%) Blender
7 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Programming
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreading

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Kinect also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kinect. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
1 4 (17.39%) Blender
1 4 (17.39%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
General
1 17 (73.91%) Automotive
1 17 (73.91%) Retail
2 15 (65.22%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Programmer
2 11 (47.83%) Graphics Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Tools Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) PC Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (65.22%) OpenGL
3 11 (47.83%) DirectX
4 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Oculus Rift
2 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
3 15 (65.22%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Printing
4 4 (17.39%) Animation
4 4 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (17.39%) iPhone
5 2 (8.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
2 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) HLSL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Google