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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Augmented Reality
Rank 878 859 829
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 14 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 47
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +76.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Augmented Reality Salary Histogram in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 6 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 31 July 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 -32 14 £55,000 +1.85% 4
London -9 11 £55,000 - 2
South East +3 3 £44,250 +18.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £44,250 -
City of London +9 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Oxford - 1 - -

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (58.54%) Java
1 24 (58.54%) Apple iOS
1 24 (58.54%) iOS Development
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) REST
4 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
4 16 (39.02%) OO
4 16 (39.02%) Mobile Development
5 15 (36.59%) C++
5 15 (36.59%) Objective-C
5 15 (36.59%) iPhone
5 15 (36.59%) User Experience
6 14 (34.15%) Mobile App
6 14 (34.15%) iOS SDK
6 14 (34.15%) iPad
6 14 (34.15%) OOP
7 13 (31.71%) Games
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) Retail
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (31.71%) DevOps
7 13 (31.71%) QA
7 13 (31.71%) Degree
8 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.83%) HTML
9 11 (26.83%) MVC
10 10 (24.39%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) C#
11 9 (21.95%) Google
11 9 (21.95%) Online Games

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.76%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQLite
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (31.71%) Games
1 13 (31.71%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) iOS Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior iOS Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Producer
6 1 (2.44%) Designer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) REST
2 14 (34.15%) iOS SDK
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) Google Maps API
5 7 (17.07%) JSON
6 6 (14.63%) Ajax
7 5 (12.20%) OAuth
8 4 (9.76%) Middleware
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
9 2 (4.88%) Qt
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
9 2 (4.88%) jQuery
9 2 (4.88%) OpenCL
9 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
10 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 15 (36.59%) iPhone
2 15 (36.59%) User Experience
3 14 (34.15%) Mobile App
3 14 (34.15%) iPad
4 9 (21.95%) Social Media
4 9 (21.95%) Online Games
5 8 (19.51%) Social Gaming
6 7 (17.07%) Mobile Games
7 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Mechatronics
8 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.32%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
9 2 (4.88%) Physics
10 1 (2.44%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) iOS Development
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) OO
3 16 (39.02%) Mobile Development
4 14 (34.15%) OOP
5 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 13 (31.71%) DevOps
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
7 10 (24.39%) TDD
8 9 (21.95%) Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (12.20%) API Development
9 5 (12.20%) API Design
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.76%) Android Development
11 3 (7.32%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) Objective-C
2 15 (36.59%) C++
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Python
6 6 (14.63%) C
6 6 (14.63%) PHP
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) R
8 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Google
1 9 (21.95%) Facebook
1 9 (21.95%) Twitter
2 8 (19.51%) Apple
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