Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Oculus Rift in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Oculus Rift over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Oculus Rift
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1115 1213
Rank change year-on-year -5 +98 +35
Permanent jobs citing Oculus Rift 7 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.010% 0.058% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 4 43 13
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,400 £22,900
90th Percentile £74,150 £72,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -12.50%

Oculus Rift 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 advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,827 73,572 77,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,641 64,107
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Oculus Rift
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oculus Rift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oculus Rift in England

Oculus Rift
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Oculus Rift in England

Oculus Rift
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Oculus Rift in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Oculus Rift in England

Oculus Rift
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oculus Rift within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
London +18 4 £68,500 +5.38% 4
West Midlands +27 2 £32,500 -17.72%
Midlands +11 2 £32,500 -17.72%
East of England +20 1 - -
Oculus Rift
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Oculus Rift also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Oculus Rift.

1 6 (85.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (71.43%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Games
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Facebook
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Three.js
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (28.57%) Go
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 2 (28.57%) Animation
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Ext JS
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Blender
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Memcached
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) WebGL
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3

Oculus Rift
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (71.43%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Ext JS
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Memcached
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Three.js
3 2 (28.57%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) PlayStation
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Physics
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Vision
2 1 (14.29%) Game Development
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Go
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Sony