The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 45 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.76% 5.26% -
As % of the General category 3.85% 38.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £18,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

General Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 19.85% 13.53% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 37
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Games
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Abingdon region.

Games Salary Trend in Abingdon

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Content Development
2 2 (50.00%) TestRail
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) PhD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) TestRail
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Video Game Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Content Development
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA