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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 918 952 952
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -46.92%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £34,500 -
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -

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
42638 42282 43116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.53% 40.28% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34145 34218 33541
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Kinect Salary Histogram 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 13 February 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
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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 12 £50,000 +44.92%
North East +13 8 £50,000 +44.92%
Tyne and Wear +9 8 £50,000 +44.92%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 8 £50,000 +44.92%
London - 4 - -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
1 20 (86.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (78.26%) Oculus Rift
3 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
3 17 (73.91%) Automotive
3 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
3 17 (73.91%) Retail
4 15 (65.22%) 3D Graphics
4 15 (65.22%) Games
4 15 (65.22%) OpenGL
5 11 (47.83%) DirectX
5 11 (47.83%) HLSL
5 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Maya
7 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
7 4 (17.39%) Animation
7 4 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Printing
7 4 (17.39%) Android Development
7 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
7 4 (17.39%) Blender
7 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Programming
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreading

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
1 4 (17.39%) Blender
1 4 (17.39%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
General
1 17 (73.91%) Automotive
1 17 (73.91%) Retail
2 15 (65.22%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Programmer
2 11 (47.83%) Graphics Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Tools Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) PC Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (65.22%) OpenGL
3 11 (47.83%) DirectX
4 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Oculus Rift
2 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
3 15 (65.22%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Printing
4 4 (17.39%) Animation
4 4 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (17.39%) iPhone
5 2 (8.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
2 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) 3D Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) HLSL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Google