The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 99 64 93
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 54 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.28% 3.42% 1.46%
As % of the General category 4.08% 10.33% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 17
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
466 523 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.34% 33.16% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 403 362 390
Median salary £47,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Oxford -20 12 £40,750 -2.97% 2
Abingdon -22 1 £18,000 -55.00%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (26.92%) ISEB
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 7 (26.92%) Open Source
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Flash
6 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Online Games
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
6 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
7 4 (15.38%) Game Development
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium

Games
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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.85%) Maya
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Heroku
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SSH
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Grunt
4 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.69%) RSpec
4 2 (7.69%) TestRail
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
1 7 (26.92%) Data Administrator
1 7 (26.92%) DBA
1 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Web Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Web Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Flash
2 5 (19.23%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) PostGIS
3 2 (7.69%) React
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Online Games
2 4 (15.38%) Animation
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) e-Learning
3 3 (11.54%) Physics
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Neural Network
4 2 (7.69%) Xbox
5 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Open Source
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 4 (15.38%) Game Development
5 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Content Development
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Game Theory
6 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) R
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Autodesk
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