Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Augmented Reality
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 986 1097 1244
Rank change year-on-year +111 +147 -27
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 203 122 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 157 111 56
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -33.33% +100.00%

Augmented Reality is in the Generic IT 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.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Augmented Reality.

Salary trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Augmented Reality over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 13 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 20 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +125 189 £50,000 +25.00% 18
UK excluding London +55 105 £35,000 -12.50% 14
London +54 96 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East of England +32 53 £30,000 -60.00% 3
North of England -17 18 £46,250 +15.63% 1
North West -32 13 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland -17 12 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Midlands - 9 £42,000 - 3
East Midlands - 7 £42,000 -
South East - 7 £37,500 -
South West +15 6 £35,000 -5.41% 6
Yorkshire +9 5 £30,000 +20.00%
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Augmented Reality 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 Augmented Reality.

1 80 (39.41%) C++
2 69 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (29.56%) Mathematics
4 59 (29.06%) Java
5 57 (28.08%) Python
6 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
7 46 (22.66%) Algorithms
8 45 (22.17%) Physics
9 44 (21.67%) Software Engineering
10 43 (21.18%) Computer Science
11 42 (20.69%) C#
11 42 (20.69%) Computer Vision
12 41 (20.20%) MATLAB
13 39 (19.21%) Android
14 38 (18.72%) HTML
15 36 (17.73%) Games
16 35 (17.24%) CSS
17 32 (15.76%) Apple iOS
17 32 (15.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 29 (14.29%) Scrum
19 26 (12.81%) C
20 25 (12.32%) Node.js
20 25 (12.32%) Machine Learning
20 25 (12.32%) React
21 24 (11.82%) Retail
22 23 (11.33%) Google
22 23 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (10.84%) OpenGL
23 22 (10.84%) Mobile First
24 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

Augmented Reality
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.49%) Marvel
2 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Chatbot
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.97%) 3ds Max
3 4 (1.97%) Autodesk Inventor
3 4 (1.97%) Maya
3 4 (1.97%) Revit
3 4 (1.97%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.48%) Abaqus
4 3 (1.48%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.49%) InVision
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) Google Play
2 5 (2.46%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (2.46%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.48%) GitHub
4 3 (1.48%) iTunes
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.43%) Big Data
2 8 (3.94%) MySQL
3 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.48%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.99%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.99%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.97%) JIRA
2 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.48%) JUnit
4 2 (0.99%) gulp
4 2 (0.99%) Xcode
5 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (17.73%) Games
2 24 (11.82%) Retail
3 15 (7.39%) Marketing
4 5 (2.46%) Advertising
4 5 (2.46%) Automotive
5 4 (1.97%) Electronics
6 3 (1.48%) Finance
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (29.56%) Developer
2 38 (18.72%) Graduate
3 32 (15.76%) Computer Engineer
4 30 (14.78%) Software Engineer
5 29 (14.29%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 23 (11.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 19 (9.36%) Research Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) JavaScript Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Android Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Android Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.94%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.94%) Digital Project Manager
11 8 (3.94%) Games Artist
11 8 (3.94%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Digital Project Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) HTML
2 35 (17.24%) CSS
3 32 (15.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 25 (12.32%) Node.js
4 25 (12.32%) React
5 22 (10.84%) OpenGL
6 20 (9.85%) React Native
7 16 (7.88%) RESTful
8 12 (5.91%) HTML5
9 10 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.93%) TensorFlow
10 8 (3.94%) .NET
10 8 (3.94%) OpenCV
10 8 (3.94%) RxJava
10 8 (3.94%) Unreal Engine
11 7 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (3.45%) Web Services
12 6 (2.96%) Cocoa
12 6 (2.96%) Cocoa Touch
12 6 (2.96%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.66%) Algorithms
2 43 (21.18%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (9.36%) Mobile App
5 17 (8.37%) User Experience
6 11 (5.42%) Animation
7 10 (4.93%) Oculus Rift
8 9 (4.43%) HoloLens
9 7 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (2.96%) e-Learning
11 5 (2.46%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.97%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.97%) HTC Vive
12 4 (1.97%) Kinect
13 3 (1.48%) CUDA
13 3 (1.48%) iPad
13 3 (1.48%) iPhone
13 3 (1.48%) Robotics
13 3 (1.48%) STB
13 3 (1.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.21%) Android
2 32 (15.76%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.43%) Linux
4 3 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.56%) Mathematics
3 45 (22.17%) Physics
4 44 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 42 (20.69%) Computer Vision
6 29 (14.29%) Scrum
7 25 (12.32%) Machine Learning
8 23 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (10.84%) Mobile First
10 18 (8.87%) Android Development
10 18 (8.87%) Mobile Development
11 17 (8.37%) Image Processing
12 13 (6.40%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.40%) iOS Development
12 13 (6.40%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.91%) OO
13 12 (5.91%) Project Management
14 10 (4.93%) Analytics
14 10 (4.93%) Game Development
14 10 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.41%) C++
2 59 (29.06%) Java
3 57 (28.08%) Python
4 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
5 42 (20.69%) C#
6 41 (20.20%) MATLAB
7 26 (12.81%) C
8 13 (6.40%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.42%) PHP
10 10 (4.93%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.97%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.97%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (1.97%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.97%) GLSL
11 4 (1.97%) SQL
12 3 (1.48%) R
12 3 (1.48%) Ruby
13 2 (0.99%) Go
13 2 (0.99%) Scala
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) PhD
2 8 (3.94%) Degree
3 7 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 23 (11.33%) Google
2 8 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.45%) Adobe
4 6 (2.96%) Apple
5 5 (2.46%) Coremetrics
6 4 (1.97%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.97%) Facebook
6 4 (1.97%) Samsung
7 3 (1.48%) ANSYS
8 2 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.49%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.49%) Zend