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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Augmented Reality
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 910 923
Rank change year-on-year +128 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Augmented Reality 82 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.038% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.092% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 19
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -28.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.28%  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Augmented Reality as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 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 +135 75 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East of England - 24 £45,000 - 5
London +85 22 £52,500 +31.25%
Cambridgeshire - 20 £57,500 - 5
Cambridge - 20 £57,500 - 5
South East +77 10 £37,500 - 2
North West -14 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Manchester -25 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
East Sussex - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 7 £37,500 - 2
Hastings - 7 £37,500 - 1
South West - 7 £37,500 - 4
Scotland +17 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Edinburgh - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +51 2 £52,500 +38.15%
West Midlands +30 2 £30,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey - 2 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £30,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £35,000 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £31,500 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (46.27%) C#
2 59 (44.03%) C++
3 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
4 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (32.09%) Mathematics
5 43 (32.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 36 (26.87%) HTML
7 32 (23.88%) OOP
7 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
8 31 (23.13%) Degree
8 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
8 31 (23.13%) Machine Learning
9 30 (22.39%) Apple iOS
10 29 (21.64%) PhD
11 28 (20.90%) CSS
11 28 (20.90%) Android
12 25 (18.66%) Computer Science
13 24 (17.91%) Node.js
13 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
14 22 (16.42%) HTML5
14 22 (16.42%) User Experience
14 22 (16.42%) Algorithms
15 21 (15.67%) Animation
15 21 (15.67%) TDD
15 21 (15.67%) Windows
15 21 (15.67%) HoloLens
16 19 (14.18%) Python
16 19 (14.18%) Java
17 18 (13.43%) Games
18 17 (12.69%) Scrum

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 7 (5.22%) WordPress
2 4 (2.99%) Apache
2 4 (2.99%) CMS
2 4 (2.99%) IIS
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Marvel
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (2.99%) InDesign
3 4 (2.99%) MS Office
4 3 (2.24%) 3ds Max
4 3 (2.24%) Maya
4 3 (2.24%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.49%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (1.49%) Mathcad
5 2 (1.49%) Revit
5 2 (1.49%) Simulink
6 1 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.75%) InVision
6 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (2.99%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) Broadband
3 2 (1.49%) 5G
3 2 (1.49%) Telepresence
3 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.73%) Blockchain
3 4 (2.99%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.49%) Big Data
5 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.72%) gulp
3 6 (4.48%) Xcode
4 4 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.49%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (13.43%) Games
2 6 (4.48%) Automotive
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.99%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.24%) Finance
6 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (51.49%) Developer
2 27 (20.15%) Senior Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) Computer Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) 3D Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Digital Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Research Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Lead Software Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Interactive Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.73%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 36 (26.87%) HTML
3 28 (20.90%) CSS
4 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
4 24 (17.91%) Node.js
5 22 (16.42%) HTML5
6 17 (12.69%) OpenGL
7 14 (10.45%) Unreal Engine
8 10 (7.46%) Direct3D
9 9 (6.72%) .NET
9 9 (6.72%) DirectX
9 9 (6.72%) HTML5 Canvas
9 9 (6.72%) JSON
10 7 (5.22%) CSS3
10 7 (5.22%) REST
10 7 (5.22%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (4.48%) Backbone.js
12 5 (3.73%) jQuery
12 5 (3.73%) React
12 5 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Computer Science
2 22 (16.42%) Algorithms
2 22 (16.42%) User Experience
3 21 (15.67%) Animation
3 21 (15.67%) HoloLens
4 15 (11.19%) Kinect
5 14 (10.45%) Mobile App
6 13 (9.70%) Oculus Rift
7 11 (8.21%) HTC Vive
8 10 (7.46%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (7.46%) Internet of Things
9 8 (5.97%) e-Learning
10 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
11 4 (2.99%) Learning Management System
11 4 (2.99%) Motion Graphics
11 4 (2.99%) Social Media
12 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.75%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Apple iOS
2 28 (20.90%) Android
3 21 (15.67%) Windows
4 12 (8.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.49%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.09%) Mathematics
3 32 (23.88%) OOP
3 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
4 31 (23.13%) Machine Learning
5 21 (15.67%) TDD
6 17 (12.69%) Front End Development
6 17 (12.69%) Image Processing
6 17 (12.69%) Scrum
7 15 (11.19%) 3D Modelling
8 14 (10.45%) OO
9 13 (9.70%) Gesture Recognition
10 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.96%) Mobile Development
10 12 (8.96%) Physics
11 11 (8.21%) Project Management
12 10 (7.46%) 3D Programming
13 9 (6.72%) BDD
13 9 (6.72%) Software Testing
14 8 (5.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) C#
2 59 (44.03%) C++
3 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.18%) Java
4 19 (14.18%) Python
5 14 (10.45%) MATLAB
5 14 (10.45%) PHP
6 12 (8.96%) Apple Swift
7 10 (7.46%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.99%) C
8 4 (2.99%) R
8 4 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.99%) XAML
9 2 (1.49%) ES6
9 2 (1.49%) GLSL
9 2 (1.49%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Degree
2 29 (21.64%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Ansible
1 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Adobe
2 6 (4.48%) Google
3 4 (2.99%) Intel
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.24%) Autodesk
5 2 (1.49%) Samsung
5 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
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