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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 55 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.48% 1.87% 0.80%
As % of the General category 9.25% 6.09% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 5
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £41,500
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
173 279 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 26.82% 30.66% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 145 224 163
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
7 7 (28.00%) Open Source
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (24.00%) ISEB
8 6 (24.00%) Flash
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Multimedia
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Online Games
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
8 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (20.00%) Selenium
9 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (24.00%) Multimedia
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) Data Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) DBA
1 7 (28.00%) SQL DBA
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Web Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Director
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) Flash
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) Laravel
6 2 (8.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Online Games
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) DSDM
9 2 (8.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Facebook
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
Oxford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago