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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Kinect
UK
Rank 848 908 946
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +38
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 10 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Median salary £40,000 £51,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £51,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +36.66%

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
34113 41962 41688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.58% 42.65% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27792 33656 33795
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +47 10 £40,000 -21.95% 2
North West - 9 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 9 £40,000 - 1
London +65 1 £36,000 -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) OpenGL
4 12 (63.16%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (42.11%) Android
5 8 (42.11%) 3D Modelling
5 8 (42.11%) 3D Programming
5 8 (42.11%) Unreal Engine
5 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
5 8 (42.11%) Direct3D
5 8 (42.11%) OOP
5 8 (42.11%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (42.11%) HoloLens
6 4 (21.05%) Xcode
6 4 (21.05%) DirectX
6 4 (21.05%) OpenCV
7 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Oculus Rift
7 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
7 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Automotive
7 3 (15.79%) PhD
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Games
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) CINEMA 4D

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 (5.26%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.26%) CINEMA 4D
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
1 3 (15.79%) Games
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 3D Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Unity 3D Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 13 (68.42%) OpenGL
3 8 (42.11%) Direct3D
3 8 (42.11%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (21.05%) DirectX
4 4 (21.05%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Augmented Reality
2 8 (42.11%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (42.11%) HoloLens
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Android
1 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) 3D Modelling
1 8 (42.11%) 3D Programming
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) OOP
2 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PhD
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