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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 80 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.70% 0.68% 4.06%
As % of the General category 6.38% 2.45% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 29
Median salary £47,250 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.17% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 188 204 195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 26.67% 27.87% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 151 181 141
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
5 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) PhD
5 8 (34.78%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Maven
6 6 (26.09%) RDF
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Ant
6 6 (26.09%) PHP
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 6 (26.09%) Biology
6 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Computational Linguistics
6 6 (26.09%) Computational Biology
6 6 (26.09%) Game Theory
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.35%) Houdini
1 1 (4.35%) Maya
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
3 3 (13.04%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Director
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Research Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Algorithm Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Maya Artist
6 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) WinForms
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) PostGIS
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) DirectX
7 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
7 1 (4.35%) Laravel
7 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
7 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Social Gaming
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (34.78%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Biology
4 6 (26.09%) Computational Biology
4 6 (26.09%) Computational Linguistics
4 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Game Theory
4 6 (26.09%) RDF
5 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
5 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Physics
7 2 (8.70%) Visual Effects
7 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) PhD
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Equity Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E3D Online Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Share Options
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago