The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 84 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.72% 3.35% 0.26%
As % of the General category 2.60% 12.56% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 2
Median salary £41,500 £35,514 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.85% -36.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £51,700 £59,250
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 Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
231 207 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.80% 26.68% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 202 149 188
Median salary £42,655 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Games
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Games Salary Trend in Oxford

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Physics
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 4 (44.44%) GIS
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Game Development
3 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) PostGIS
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) 3ds Max
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (11.11%) Maya
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
1 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Data Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) C Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Video Editing
4 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Game Development
2 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Interactive Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PhD
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
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