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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 128 53 91
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +38
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.30% 4.01% 2.33%
As % of the General category 0.95% 12.38% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 48 37
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
529 517 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.02% 32.37% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 429 397 412
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,750
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 24 June 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 24 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
Oxford -29 5 £42,500 -4.49% 2
Abingdon -32 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wallingford - 3 £42,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (44.83%) C++
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) OOP
2 9 (31.03%) OO
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (27.59%) Web Development
3 8 (27.59%) Game Development
4 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) Marketing
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Business Development
5 6 (20.69%) Physics
5 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
5 6 (20.69%) Android
5 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
5 6 (20.69%) Line Management
6 5 (17.24%) User Experience
6 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
6 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (17.24%) iOS Development
6 5 (17.24%) Facebook
6 5 (17.24%) Twitter
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) Core Animation

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 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) 3ds Max
3 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
3 3 (10.34%) ZBrush
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.45%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 4 (13.79%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.34%) CMake
3 3 (10.34%) GCC
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Development Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
3 5 (17.24%) iOS Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning Developer
4 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) QA Automation Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Development Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Core Animation
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) PostGIS
3 3 (10.34%) LLVM
4 1 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
1 6 (20.69%) Physics
2 5 (17.24%) Animation
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) Social Media
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Xbox
5 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) Photography
6 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.45%) PlayStation
6 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (31.03%) OO
2 9 (31.03%) OOP
3 8 (27.59%) Game Development
3 8 (27.59%) Web Development
4 6 (20.69%) Business Development
4 6 (20.69%) Line Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) iOS Development
5 5 (17.24%) Memory Management
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
6 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Apple
1 5 (17.24%) Facebook
1 5 (17.24%) Twitter
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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