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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 122 61 104
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +43
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 57 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 3.84% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.99% 10.90% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 21
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
553 523 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.70% 35.20% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 462 410 405
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -30 7 £41,500 +16.85% 1
Abingdon -28 3 £18,000 -55.00%
Wallingford - 1 £42,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) OOP
3 6 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) Business Development
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Game Development
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 5 (20.83%) Facebook
4 5 (20.83%) Twitter
4 5 (20.83%) Social Media
4 5 (20.83%) Physics
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Apache
5 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (16.67%) PhD
5 4 (16.67%) GIS
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence

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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) 3ds Max
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.33%) ZBrush
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.17%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) GIS
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (8.33%) Core Animation
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) Social Media
3 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Animation
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Neural Network
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Xbox
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Photography
5 1 (4.17%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Business Development
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (25.00%) Game Development
2 6 (25.00%) Line Management
2 6 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) R
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) PhD
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Facebook
1 5 (20.83%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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