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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 892 874 877
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.007% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kinect over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Kinect Salary Histogram in the UK

Kinect
Top 6 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 22 September 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 +7 2 £31,250 -24.24%
City of London -1 1 £40,000 +45.45%
London -7 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Reading - 1 £22,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
South East - 1 £22,500 -

Kinect
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sony
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sony