The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Augmented Reality
Rank 889 842 833
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 10 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.058% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 42
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -7.69%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45375 45225 43269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.85% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36433 35194 34921
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Augmented Reality
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Augmented Reality Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK.

Augmented Reality Salary Trend in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Augmented Reality Salary Histogram in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
England -34 9 £55,000 +15.78% 8
London -34 6 £55,000 +9.45% 1
East of England +1 3 £50,000 +18.34% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £67,500 +59.76% 3
Cambridge - 2 £67,500 - 3
Glasgow +5 1 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +5 1 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Essex -3 1 £35,000 - 1
Basildon - 1 £35,000 - 1

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Augmented Reality 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 Augmented Reality.

1 22 (62.86%) Apple iOS
1 22 (62.86%) iOS Development
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 15 (42.86%) REST
5 14 (40.00%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Retail
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 13 (37.14%) Mobile App
6 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) User Experience
6 13 (37.14%) Mobile Development
6 13 (37.14%) QA
7 12 (34.29%) C++
8 11 (31.43%) iOS SDK
9 10 (28.57%) iPad
9 10 (28.57%) iPhone
9 10 (28.57%) HTML
9 10 (28.57%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) OOP
9 10 (28.57%) OO
9 10 (28.57%) TDD
9 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.71%) SQLite
11 8 (22.86%) Apple
12 7 (20.00%) Python

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Augmented Reality 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 Augmented Reality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQLite
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 13 (37.14%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Multimedia Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) REST
2 11 (31.43%) iOS SDK
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) Google Maps API
4 5 (14.29%) OAuth
5 4 (11.43%) Middleware
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) Ajax
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.86%) OpenCV
8 1 (2.86%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.86%) OpenGL ES
8 1 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.86%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 13 (37.14%) Mobile App
2 13 (37.14%) User Experience
3 10 (28.57%) iPad
3 10 (28.57%) iPhone
4 5 (14.29%) Online Games
4 5 (14.29%) Social Gaming
4 5 (14.29%) Social Media
5 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Mobile Games
6 3 (8.57%) Mechatronics
7 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) iOS Development
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Mobile Development
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) OOP
4 10 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) API Development
5 5 (14.29%) API Design
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Memory Management
6 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 12 (34.29%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) C
8 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (11.43%) Ruby
10 2 (5.71%) R
11 1 (2.86%) Go
11 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
11 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Apple
2 5 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Facebook
2 5 (14.29%) Twitter
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