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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 83 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% 3.83% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.03% 15.27% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 9
Median salary £42,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £54,500 £54,000
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
198 203 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 26.44% 25.09% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 176 150 202
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Game Development
2 6 (50.00%) Physics
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) PhD
4 4 (33.33%) GIS
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) PostGIS
5 3 (25.00%) Xbox
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (8.33%) Maya
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 4 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C++ Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Physics
3 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Xbox
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
6 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Game Development
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Interactive Advertising
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) PhD
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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