Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HoloLens in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HoloLens over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft HoloLens
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1187 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - -
Permanent jobs citing HoloLens 45 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.006% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 0
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 -
% change year-on-year -2.60% - -

HoloLens 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 76817 75941 90716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.76% 40.93% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58291 62376 73012
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 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HoloLens in the UK

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Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HoloLens in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HoloLens over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for HoloLens in the UK

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Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HoloLens within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +52 45 £42,500 +11.11% 5
London +18 23 £67,500 +77.63% 3
UK excluding London +40 22 £37,500 -2.60% 2
Midlands +36 11 £39,500 -
West Midlands - 11 £39,500 -
North of England -1 4 £32,500 -18.75%
South West +6 3 £37,500 +1.35%
North West -14 2 £40,000 -
South East - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing HoloLens 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 HoloLens.

1 30 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) Oculus Rift
3 23 (51.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 23 (51.11%) HTC Vive
4 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) Games
5 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (20.00%) C++
8 9 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
9 8 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (17.78%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (17.78%) SaaS
9 8 (17.78%) GCP
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 7 (15.56%) Automotive
10 7 (15.56%) NHS
10 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
10 7 (15.56%) SOA
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
10 7 (15.56%) Physics
10 7 (15.56%) User Experience
10 7 (15.56%) BDD

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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 3 (6.67%) CMS
1 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) 3ds Max
1 4 (8.89%) Autodesk Inventor
1 4 (8.89%) Maya
2 3 (6.67%) Revit
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.22%) Siemens NX
3 1 (2.22%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (17.78%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Babel
2 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) webpack
General
1 18 (40.00%) Games
2 7 (15.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Head of Development
5 7 (15.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Head of User Experience
7 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.67%) 3D Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Unity 3D Developer
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Games Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) NoSQL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.89%) CSS3
5 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 4 (8.89%) LINQ
6 3 (6.67%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
7 2 (4.44%) Node.js
7 2 (4.44%) React
7 2 (4.44%) Sass
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.22%) DirectX
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.22%) REST
8 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Oculus Rift
2 23 (51.11%) HTC Vive
3 8 (17.78%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
4 7 (15.56%) Kinect
4 7 (15.56%) NHS
4 7 (15.56%) User Experience
5 4 (8.89%) Animation
5 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
6 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) Online Games
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) BDD
4 7 (15.56%) Physics
4 7 (15.56%) SOA
4 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
5 6 (13.33%) Game Development
5 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Computer Vision
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) OOD
8 3 (6.67%) OOP
8 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) C++
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) GLSL
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Lua
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) GCP
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Samsung
3 3 (6.67%) Autodesk