Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 172 163
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 6 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £18,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% -40.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £32,900 £17,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £27,700 £41,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +78.57%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2656 2564 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.27% 88.57% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 2050 2385
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,705
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.96% +9.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Game Development in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 3 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Abingdon +7 2 £45,000 +150.00%
Wallingford - 1 £45,000 -
Game Development
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Monetization
4 1 (16.67%) ZBrush
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Maya
4 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

Game Development
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) Maya
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Animator
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Games Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematician
2 1 (16.67%) Maya Animator
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Economics
2 2 (33.33%) Monetization
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD