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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 61 42 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.96% 5.15% 1.15%
As % of the General category 7.25% 15.38% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 4
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -6.66%
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
193 260 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.07% 33.46% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 174 170 166
Median salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Flash
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Online Games
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
6 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Physics
8 3 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.56%) Maya
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Data Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) DBA
1 7 (38.89%) SQL DBA
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Web Automation Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Flash
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Online Games
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Xbox
5 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Game Development
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Interactive Advertising
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Autodesk
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