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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 52 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.41% 1.09% 1.92%
As % of the General category 7.69% 3.69% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 13
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
208 244 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.33% 29.47% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 152 196 166
Median salary £42,500 £45,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% -6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £83,750
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 20 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (36.67%) Marketing
6 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (36.67%) Data Protection
7 8 (26.67%) HTML5
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Flash
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) Multimedia
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Online Games
8 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Ranorex
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 5 (16.67%) Selenium

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 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 11 (36.67%) Marketing
2 6 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Director
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Data Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Web Tester
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) Flash
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) Laravel
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.33%) DirectX
8 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.33%) Spring
8 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
8 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Online Games
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) Social Gaming
4 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Data Protection
2 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Game Development
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Typography
8 2 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Facebook
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) Autodesk
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