Augmented Reality (AR)
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Augmented Reality over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 758 881 811
Rank change year-on-year +123 -70 -136
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 80 152 350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 77 125
10th Percentile £37,944 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,083 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.97% +8.47% +33.33%
75th Percentile £76,250 £87,500 £71,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £115,000 £96,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,050
% change year-on-year - +17.53% +20.12%

All Generic Skills
UK

Augmented Reality is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,051 47,100 64,652
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.51% 42.35% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,602 25,511 33,248
10th Percentile £28,750 £35,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,087 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £83,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Augmented Reality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Augmented Reality.

Salary trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Augmented Reality over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +114 70 £60,000 -13.98% 65
UK excluding London +59 58 £60,000 - 36
Work from Home +104 25 £72,500 -3.33% 32
London +145 22 £85,000 +13.33% 31
South East +76 19 £72,500 +16.00% 6
Scotland -12 10 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Midlands +69 9 £42,500 -5.56% 6
North of England +94 7 £41,235 -17.53% 6
East Midlands +9 7 £42,500 +54.55% 2
South West -15 7 £37,500 -46.24% 7
North West +47 6 £41,235 -38.91% 5
East of England +45 6 £45,000 -18.18% 8
West Midlands +53 2 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1

Augmented Reality
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) AutoCAD
2 12 (15.00%) Revit
3 7 (8.75%) 3ds Max
3 7 (8.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (8.75%) Photoshop
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.00%) Mudbox
4 4 (5.00%) ZBrush
5 3 (3.75%) Maya
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.50%) Sketch
6 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (8.75%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) Figma
3 2 (2.50%) Google Sheets
3 2 (2.50%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.25%) AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Azure AKS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.25%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DMZ
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
1 2 (2.50%) Power BI
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (31.25%) Games
2 16 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 15 (18.75%) Legal
4 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (8.75%) Finance
6 6 (7.50%) Electronics
6 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (7.50%) Multimedia
7 5 (6.25%) Military
8 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.50%) Automotive
9 2 (2.50%) Health Technology
9 2 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.25%) Advertising
10 1 (1.25%) Law
10 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
10 1 (1.25%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 13 (16.25%) Lead
3 12 (15.00%) Head of IT
4 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.50%) 3D Developer
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Senior
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Games Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Procurement Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) Unreal Engine
2 16 (20.00%) V-Ray
3 11 (13.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (7.50%) CSS
4 6 (7.50%) Node.js
4 6 (7.50%) React
4 6 (7.50%) WebGL
5 2 (2.50%) DirectX
5 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 65 (81.25%) Virtual Reality
2 13 (16.25%) e-Learning
3 12 (15.00%) HoloLens
3 12 (15.00%) HTC Vive
3 12 (15.00%) Oculus
3 12 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 10 (12.50%) IoT
5 9 (11.25%) Animation
6 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
7 5 (6.25%) Robotics
8 3 (3.75%) Blockchain
8 3 (3.75%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.50%) Mixed Reality
9 2 (2.50%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (2.50%) Social Media
10 1 (1.25%) SCADA
10 1 (1.25%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Mentoring
2 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (22.50%) Visualisation
3 17 (21.25%) Agile
4 16 (20.00%) Project Management
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 12 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
5 12 (15.00%) Technology Strategy
6 11 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (13.75%) Project Delivery
7 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 10 (12.50%) Situational Awareness
8 9 (11.25%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (10.00%) 3D Rendering
9 8 (10.00%) Machine Learning
10 7 (8.75%) Digital Twin
10 7 (8.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C#
2 15 (18.75%) Python
3 13 (16.25%) C
4 10 (12.50%) C++
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.75%) R
7 2 (2.50%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) GDPR
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Adobe
2 12 (15.00%) Autodesk
3 5 (6.25%) Apple
4 3 (3.75%) Sculptor
4 3 (3.75%) Spotify
5 2 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle