Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 117 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.25% 0.14% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.15% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,625 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £30,000 £43,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £18,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +150.00% -40.00% +42.86%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1453 1296 1385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.21% 87.92% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1130 1106
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £64,375
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +8.75%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Oxford

Game Development
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Oxford.

Salary trend for Game Development in Oxford

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Animation
3 2 (50.00%) 3ds Max
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Blender
4 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Maya
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) OOP

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (25.00%) Blender
2 1 (25.00%) Maya
2 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Animator
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Games Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Maya Animator
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD