Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Oculus Rift
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1150 1123 1226
Rank change year-on-year -27 +103 +46
Permanent jobs citing Oculus Rift 13 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.038% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 17
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,375 £66,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +21.21%

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 71,237 68,646 84,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.87% 42.54% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 56,543 56,198 69,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -17 11 £47,500 -29.63%
South East - 2 £37,500 - 1
Oculus Rift
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (84.62%) Games
2 9 (69.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (46.15%) HoloLens
3 6 (46.15%) Maya
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (38.46%) Game Development
4 5 (38.46%) User Experience
4 5 (38.46%) HTC Vive
5 4 (30.77%) Docker
5 4 (30.77%) Samsung
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Kinect
5 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) 3ds Max
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Animation
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Maya
2 4 (30.77%) 3ds Max
3 2 (15.38%) Blender
3 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) CMake
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Xcode
General
1 11 (84.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Audio Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Designer
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Modeller
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Games Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Games Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Games Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Development
4 2 (15.38%) Head of User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) HoloLens
2 5 (38.46%) Augmented Reality
2 5 (38.46%) HTC Vive
2 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
3 4 (30.77%) Kinect
4 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (23.08%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Game Development
2 3 (23.08%) Content Development
2 3 (23.08%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
3 2 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Samsung