The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Kinect
UK
Rank 841 941 956
Rank change year-on-year +100 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Kinect 16 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.017% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 3
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  

Kinect 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 32601 42162 41037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.37% 40.95% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26238 33707 32424
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 £29,671 £28,000
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%  

Kinect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kinect in the UK

Kinect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Kinect in the UK

Kinect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kinect over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Kinect in the UK

Kinect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +108 16 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -11 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Manchester -14 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire - 6 £36,500 -
Wokingham - 6 £36,500 -
South East - 6 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
St Albans - 2 £35,000 -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Kinect 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 Kinect.

1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) Android
2 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
3 17 (68.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 16 (64.00%) C++
4 16 (64.00%) OpenGL
5 15 (60.00%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (60.00%) Gesture Recognition
6 14 (56.00%) HoloLens
7 12 (48.00%) 3D Modelling
7 12 (48.00%) 3D Programming
7 12 (48.00%) Direct3D
7 12 (48.00%) OOP
7 12 (48.00%) OO
7 12 (48.00%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
9 9 (36.00%) Games
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (24.00%) RAD
11 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (24.00%) MVC
11 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) HTML
11 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (24.00%) Banking

Kinect
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) 3ds Max
2 2 (8.00%) Maya
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.00%) CINEMA 4D
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Xcode
General
1 9 (36.00%) Games
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) 3D Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Augmented Reality Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Unity 3D Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (64.00%) OpenGL
3 12 (48.00%) Direct3D
4 10 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) Ajax
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) DirectX
6 3 (12.00%) OpenCV
7 2 (8.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Augmented Reality
2 14 (56.00%) HoloLens
3 12 (48.00%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (24.00%) Xbox
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (8.00%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (4.00%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Android
1 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Gesture Recognition
2 12 (48.00%) 3D Modelling
2 12 (48.00%) 3D Programming
2 12 (48.00%) OO
2 12 (48.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Android Development
3 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (24.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) RAD
4 2 (8.00%) Game Development
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Samsung