The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 907 950 976
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +26
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.013% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
39684 45979 46744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.21% 42.11% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32471 36808 36431
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Kinect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Kinect as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Kinect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kinect
Salary Trend

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

Kinect Salary Trend in the UK

Kinect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West - 7 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 7 £37,500 - 1
North East +7 1 £32,500 -29.72%
Tyne and Wear -4 1 £32,500 -29.72%
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 1 £32,500 -29.72%

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Kinect also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Kinect.

1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
2 19 (86.36%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) PhD
3 2 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Arduino
4 1 (4.55%) GLSL
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (4.55%) Interactive Media
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) CSS

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (4.55%) CINEMA 4D
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Interactive Media
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (4.55%) Developer
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
1 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
1 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.55%) Sass
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Arduino
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) 3D Visualisation
1 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
1 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 19 (86.36%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) GLSL
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) PhD
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago