Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Oculus Rift
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1072 1125 1148
Rank change year-on-year +53 +23 +81
Permanent jobs citing Oculus Rift 8 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 21
England median annual salary £64,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.76% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £44,150 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £64,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +51.76% +13.33% -16.67%

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 58,919 65,507 65,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.03% 40.69% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45,580 51,015 54,242
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,613 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 21 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +44 5 £64,500 -4.44%
North of England +39 2 - -
North West +31 2 - -
East of England +22 1 - -
Oculus Rift
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 5 (62.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Animation
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) HTC Vive
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (25.00%) HLSL
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (12.50%) Sony
5 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (12.50%) Facebook
5 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (12.50%) Music Industry

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 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Animation
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) HTC Vive
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) HLSL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Sony