The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.72% 0.93% 2.26%
As % of the General category 6.86% 3.17% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 16
Median salary £39,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.84% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £19,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 175 189 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 25.14% 29.21% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 136 155 126
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,750 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oxford

Games
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Games in Oxford

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) PHP
5 13 (50.00%) MySQL
5 13 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) Marketing
6 12 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) Social Gaming
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 3 (11.54%) Laravel
10 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (11.54%) T-SQL

Games
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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) CruiseControl
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 12 (46.15%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Technical Director
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) Laravel
5 3 (11.54%) WinForms
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.85%) DirectX
7 1 (3.85%) Flash
7 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
7 1 (3.85%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Social Gaming
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 12 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) DSDM
7 2 (7.69%) Game Development
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Facebook
1 2 (7.69%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LGM Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago