Period
to 24 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Virtual Reality Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Reality (VR) Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 696 1044 1117
Rank change year-on-year +348 +73 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtual Reality Developer 13 15 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.012% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 43
Median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -41.86% +22.86%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £46,150 £45,775 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +36.36% -26.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 51,968 128,107 154,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,311 102,489 124,495
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Virtual Reality Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Virtual Reality Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Reality Developer in the UK

Virtual Reality Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Reality Developer.

Salary trend for Virtual Reality Developer in the UK

Virtual Reality Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Reality Developer over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Reality Developer in the UK

Virtual Reality Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Reality Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2020. 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
England +345 13 £35,000 -6.67% 2
UK excluding London +273 9 £33,750 -10.00% 4
North of England +150 9 £33,750 -32.50%
North East - 7 £27,500 -
Work from Home - 4 £39,250 -
North West +118 2 £35,000 -30.00%

Virtual Reality Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, Virtual Reality Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Virtual Reality Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 9 (69.23%) Games
3 7 (53.85%) Oculus Rift
3 7 (53.85%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Android
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Physics
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team

Virtual Reality Developer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Azure
General
1 9 (69.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) OOP
1 4 (30.77%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#