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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 58 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.19% 0.81% 2.29%
As % of the General category 6.86% 2.79% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 17
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
204 215 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.97% 28.94% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 148 168 152
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £85,000
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 19 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (41.38%) PHP
5 12 (41.38%) MySQL
5 12 (41.38%) Marketing
5 12 (41.38%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
11 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
11 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 4 (13.79%) jQuery
11 4 (13.79%) Online Games
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
11 4 (13.79%) Ranorex

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 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Ranorex
3 3 (10.34%) CruiseControl
3 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 12 (41.38%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Technical Director
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Data Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Web Tester
5 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) Flash
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) WinForms
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) Laravel
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.45%) DirectX
8 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.45%) Spring
8 1 (3.45%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Online Games
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Social Gaming
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
2 12 (41.38%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) DSDM
8 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) PHP
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Facebook
2 2 (6.90%) Perforce
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