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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 88 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.76% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the General category 6.15% 3.57% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 12
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
390 644 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.57% 33.25% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 304 514 388
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,000
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +24 16 £41,500 -1.19% 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
5 13 (35.14%) Data Protection
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Web Development
8 9 (24.32%) HTML5
9 8 (21.62%) jQuery
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.62%) ISEB
9 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
10 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) Open Source
10 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (18.92%) Marketing
10 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
11 6 (16.22%) Online Games
11 6 (16.22%) Animation
11 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.22%) MySQL

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 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
1 2 (5.41%) Heroku
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SSH
1 6 (16.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Ranorex
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Grunt
4 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
4 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (10.81%) webpack
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.41%) RSpec
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) TestRail
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Data Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) DBA
2 7 (18.92%) SQL DBA
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Mobile Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Web Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Director
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.41%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 8 (21.62%) jQuery
5 6 (16.22%) Flash
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) React
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (8.11%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) .NET
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.41%) JSON
8 2 (5.41%) Laravel
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) Spring
9 1 (2.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Animation
1 6 (16.22%) e-Learning
1 6 (16.22%) Online Games
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Neural Network
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Data Protection
2 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 10 (27.03%) Web Development
4 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (18.92%) Open Source
5 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Pair Programming
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.81%) Game Development
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Typography
9 2 (5.41%) Content Development
9 2 (5.41%) Game Theory
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 3 (8.11%) R
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
2 2 (5.41%) Perforce
3 1 (2.70%) Autodesk
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