Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 175 178
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.033% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,500 £43,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% +13.33%

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 2,773 2,519 2,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.92% 89.74% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,474 2,126 2,339
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.73% -5.79% +9.20%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) QML
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Algebra
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) QML
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Algebra
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB