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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 93 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% 1.69% 1.87%
As % of the General category 4.00% 5.10% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 25
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
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 Oxfordshire region.

General Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
375 490 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.39% 33.18% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 271 402 351
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +11 14 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Abingdon +7 1 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) HTML
3 23 (60.53%) CSS
4 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (52.63%) Data Protection
5 19 (50.00%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) MySQL
6 14 (36.84%) PHP
6 14 (36.84%) Marketing
6 14 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (28.95%) Web Development
7 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.68%) jQuery
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) Animation
10 7 (18.42%) HTML5
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
11 6 (15.79%) SSH
11 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
11 6 (15.79%) e-Learning
11 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) VPN
12 5 (13.16%) MVC
12 5 (13.16%) Web Services
12 5 (13.16%) OOP

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SSH
1 6 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Grunt
2 4 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (10.53%) Ranorex
2 4 (10.53%) webpack
3 3 (7.89%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.26%) RSpec
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Technical Director
3 4 (10.53%) Angular Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.89%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 23 (60.53%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) jQuery
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 5 (13.16%) .NET
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) Flash
6 4 (10.53%) React
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Laravel
7 3 (7.89%) WinForms
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) Spring
9 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Animation
2 6 (15.79%) e-Learning
3 4 (10.53%) Online Games
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Social Gaming
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Data Protection
3 14 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (28.95%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
8 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
9 3 (7.89%) Typography
10 2 (5.26%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) PHP
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Facebook
2 2 (5.26%) Perforce
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