The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 872 871 858
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 7 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.002% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 14
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £63,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 - -

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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%

Kinect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
(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 +5 5 £34,500 -23.33%
London +25 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £34,500 -
North East - 2 £34,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £34,500 -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 6 (66.67%) User Experience
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Games
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) DOM
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) SEO
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter
4 4 (44.44%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Psychology
6 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Games Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Ajax
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) DOM
3 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (22.22%) Arduino
3 2 (22.22%) 3D Printing
3 2 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) Psychology
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SEO
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (22.22%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (44.44%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Sony