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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Augmented Reality
Rank 827 859 868
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 53 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.047% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 24
Average salary £47,500 £29,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.01% -41.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,600 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -16.90%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Augmented Reality Salary Histogram in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 12 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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 50 £47,500 +61.01% 6
London +32 43 £50,000 +25.00% 4
City of London - 6 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £30,000 -
Scotland +12 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £30,000 -
Northampton - 3 £30,000 -
South East -12 2 £21,750 -20.90%
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -1 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Basingstoke -2 1 £20,500 -31.66%
Hampshire -20 1 £20,500 -31.66%

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 78 (70.91%) Degree
2 76 (69.09%) Computer Science
3 71 (64.55%) Mobile App
4 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (62.73%) User Experience
6 67 (60.91%) OO
7 64 (58.18%) Scrum
7 64 (58.18%) REST
7 64 (58.18%) Mobile Application Development
8 62 (56.36%) QA
9 61 (55.45%) Android
10 60 (54.55%) Git (software)
10 60 (54.55%) DevOps
11 59 (53.64%) iPhone
11 59 (53.64%) Android Development
12 56 (50.91%) SQLite
13 55 (50.00%) TDD
13 55 (50.00%) OAuth
14 53 (48.18%) HTML
15 51 (46.36%) Dell
16 47 (42.73%) Retail
17 46 (41.82%) OOP
18 39 (35.45%) Java
19 37 (33.64%) Sophis RISQUE
20 33 (30.00%) Games
21 29 (26.36%) OpenGL
21 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
22 24 (21.82%) C++
22 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
22 24 (21.82%) UX Design

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Photoshop
1 9 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.73%) InDesign
3 2 (1.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (33.64%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) VoIP
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) IPsec
3 2 (1.82%) VLAN
3 2 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (0.91%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.91%) SQLite
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.00%) Mockito
2 22 (20.00%) EasyMock
2 22 (20.00%) Robolectric
3 11 (10.00%) VTune
4 9 (8.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (42.73%) Retail
2 33 (30.00%) Games
3 15 (13.64%) Marketing
4 10 (9.09%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (79.09%) Developer
2 58 (52.73%) Android Developer
3 34 (30.91%) Senior Developer
4 29 (26.36%) Senior Android Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Flash Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Programmer
6 7 (6.36%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 5 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Designer
7 5 (4.55%) Digital Designer
7 5 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) UI Developer
8 3 (2.73%) iPhone Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Senior iPhone Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (0.91%) Junior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (58.18%) REST
2 55 (50.00%) OAuth
3 53 (48.18%) HTML
4 29 (26.36%) OpenGL
4 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
5 22 (20.00%) RoboSpice
6 18 (16.36%) CSS
7 12 (10.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 11 (10.00%) DirectX
9 9 (8.18%) Flash
9 9 (8.18%) WebGL
9 9 (8.18%) iOS SDK
9 9 (8.18%) Apache Flex
9 9 (8.18%) Adobe AIR
9 9 (8.18%) Stage3D
9 9 (8.18%) Away3D
10 8 (7.27%) Ajax
11 5 (4.55%) Qt
11 5 (4.55%) OpenCL
12 4 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (69.09%) Computer Science
2 71 (64.55%) Mobile App
3 69 (62.73%) User Experience
4 59 (53.64%) iPhone
5 19 (17.27%) Mathematics
6 17 (15.45%) 3D Graphics
6 17 (15.45%) Algorithms
7 16 (14.55%) Visualisation
8 9 (8.18%) iPad
9 5 (4.55%) Social Media
9 5 (4.55%) Physics
10 4 (3.64%) Mobile Games
10 4 (3.64%) Animation
10 4 (3.64%) Online Games
10 4 (3.64%) Kinect
10 4 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.73%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.73%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.45%) Android
2 12 (10.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (60.91%) OO
3 64 (58.18%) Scrum
3 64 (58.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 60 (54.55%) DevOps
5 59 (53.64%) Android Development
6 55 (50.00%) TDD
7 46 (41.82%) OOP
8 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
8 24 (21.82%) UX Design
9 22 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.73%) 3D Visualisation
11 13 (11.82%) MVC
12 12 (10.91%) Multithreading
13 11 (10.00%) 3D Rendering
13 11 (10.00%) Web Development
14 10 (9.09%) OOD
15 8 (7.27%) iOS Development
16 5 (4.55%) Image Processing
16 5 (4.55%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) Java
2 24 (21.82%) C++
3 17 (15.45%) C#
4 11 (10.00%) PHP
4 11 (10.00%) HLSL
5 9 (8.18%) Objective-C
6 8 (7.27%) Python
7 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.55%) C
8 5 (4.55%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (70.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) PhD
3 2 (1.82%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (56.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Nagios
1 2 (1.82%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Dell
2 16 (14.55%) Adobe
3 12 (10.91%) Twitter
4 5 (4.55%) Google
5 4 (3.64%) Facebook
6 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.82%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
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