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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Oculus in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Oculus over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Oculus
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1125 1000 758
Rank change year-on-year -125 -242 +364
Permanent jobs citing Oculus 91 9 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.019% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
10th Percentile £31,125 £36,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £38,438 £37,500 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £40,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year +34.38% +45.45% -45.00%
75th Percentile £70,938 £57,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,375 - £49,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -31.25% +45.45% -42.11%

Oculus is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77,736 47,345 22,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.37% 40.94% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33,842 28,605 18,252
10th Percentile £34,335 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Oculus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oculus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oculus in the UK

Oculus
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Oculus.

Salary trend for Oculus in the UK

Oculus
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Oculus over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Oculus in the UK

Oculus
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oculus within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -164 56 £80,000 +60.00% 1
England -137 37 £53,750 +7.50% 3
London - 35 - - 2
North East -14 1 £27,500 -21.43%
North of England -60 1 £27,500 -21.43% 1
UK excluding London -98 1 £27,500 -31.25% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Oculus 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 with a requirement for Oculus.

1 50 (54.95%) Games
2 41 (45.05%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (41.76%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (37.36%) Computer Science
5 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
6 31 (34.07%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (32.97%) C#
7 30 (32.97%) Facebook
7 30 (32.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 26 (28.57%) Java
9 24 (26.37%) C++
9 24 (26.37%) Open Source
10 23 (25.27%) Kotlin
11 21 (23.08%) Social Skills
12 20 (21.98%) Instagram
13 19 (20.88%) DevOps
13 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
13 19 (20.88%) Android
14 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
15 16 (17.58%) .NET
15 16 (17.58%) Product Roadmap
16 15 (16.48%) Decision-Making
16 15 (16.48%) TypeScript
17 14 (15.38%) AWS
17 14 (15.38%) Python
17 14 (15.38%) Degree
17 14 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
18 13 (14.29%) CI/CD
18 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
18 13 (14.29%) C

Oculus
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:

Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.20%) UXPin
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) AWS
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (7.69%) GCP
3 7 (7.69%) WhatsApp
4 6 (6.59%) Snowflake
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (4.40%) Figma
6 2 (2.20%) Google Play
7 1 (1.10%) Azure
7 1 (1.10%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) DynamoDB
2 6 (6.59%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (6.59%) BigQuery
2 6 (6.59%) Looker
2 6 (6.59%) Tableau
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.79%) HP UFT
2 8 (8.79%) Postman
2 8 (8.79%) REST Assured
2 8 (8.79%) Selenium
2 8 (8.79%) SoapUI
2 8 (8.79%) SpecFlow
2 8 (8.79%) Subversion
3 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Plastic SCM
4 3 (3.30%) Moq
4 3 (3.30%) MSTest
4 3 (3.30%) NUnit
4 3 (3.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.30%) Sikuli
4 3 (3.30%) TestRail
5 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq
6 1 (1.10%) kappa
General
1 50 (54.95%) Games
2 38 (41.76%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (23.08%) Social Skills
4 8 (8.79%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Games Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Android Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Games Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Compiler Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Compiler Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Android Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Audio Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Audio Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Product Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (17.58%) .NET
3 8 (8.79%) Node.js
3 8 (8.79%) Swagger
4 6 (6.59%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.30%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (2.20%) CSS
7 2 (2.20%) HTML
7 2 (2.20%) React Native
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Avro
8 1 (1.10%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.10%) Universal Windows Platform
8 1 (1.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) HTC Vive
1 12 (13.19%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.59%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Android
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.40%) Unix
5 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (37.36%) Computer Science
3 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
4 31 (34.07%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (26.37%) Open Source
6 19 (20.88%) DevOps
6 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
7 16 (17.58%) Product Roadmap
8 15 (16.48%) Decision-Making
9 13 (14.29%) CI/CD
9 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 12 (13.19%) Agile
10 12 (13.19%) SDLC
11 11 (12.09%) 3D Programming
11 11 (12.09%) Clean Code
11 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.09%) Creative Thinking
11 11 (12.09%) Critical Thinking
11 11 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (10.99%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) C#
2 26 (28.57%) Java
3 24 (26.37%) C++
4 23 (25.27%) Kotlin
5 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.48%) TypeScript
7 14 (15.38%) Python
8 13 (14.29%) C
9 11 (12.09%) SQL
10 10 (10.99%) PHP
11 9 (9.89%) Apple Swift
11 9 (9.89%) Objective-C
12 8 (8.79%) Scala
13 7 (7.69%) Erlang
13 7 (7.69%) Haskell
13 7 (7.69%) OCaml
13 7 (7.69%) Rust
14 6 (6.59%) Julia
14 6 (6.59%) R
15 5 (5.49%) Bash
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 7 (7.69%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (4.40%) GDPR
4 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.59%) Firmware
3 5 (5.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Grafana
1 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
1 5 (5.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Facebook
2 20 (21.98%) Instagram
3 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) Databricks
4 6 (6.59%) Google
5 4 (4.40%) Adobe
6 3 (3.30%) UiPath
7 1 (1.10%) PagerDuty