The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 127 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.00% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 10
Median salary £42,500 £54,500 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.01% +162.65%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Game Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1304 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.61% 81.45% 85.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1071 1317
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxfordshire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon -24 3 £42,500 +203.57%
Oxford -8 2 £42,500 -22.01%
Wallingford - 2 £42,500 -
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (66.67%) PostGIS
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) TestRail
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Games Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Video Game Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Content Development
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Around £17,000 initially increased to £19,000 after 6 months
Posted: 13 hours ago