Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 142 108
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34 +32
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.26% 1.20% 2.34%
As % of the General category 8.35% 3.85% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 63
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,875 £58,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

Games is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 802 908 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.99% 31.15% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 650 763 859
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +8.05% +6.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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 25 £42,500 +4.29% 7
Abingdon +26 24 £45,000 +150.00% 2
Kidlington - 3 £60,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £45,000 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 31 (46.27%) Degree
2 30 (44.78%) Broadband
3 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.36%) Linux
4 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
5 18 (26.87%) C++
6 17 (25.37%) SQL
7 13 (19.40%) Java
7 13 (19.40%) Web Services
7 13 (19.40%) JIRA
7 13 (19.40%) Mathematics
7 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
8 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (17.91%) User Stories
8 12 (17.91%) Confluence
8 12 (17.91%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (16.42%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (14.93%) Python
11 9 (13.43%) C#
11 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
12 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
12 8 (11.94%) Windows
12 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) TDD
12 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.94%) GIS
12 8 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.45%) Workflow
13 7 (10.45%) CCNA

Games
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 12 (17.91%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.49%) Maya
3 1 (1.49%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Silverpop
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) Broadband
2 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.96%) VLAN
2 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) IPv4
3 3 (4.48%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.49%) BGP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) IPsec
5 1 (1.49%) L2TP
5 1 (1.49%) MPLS
5 1 (1.49%) PPP
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) GIS
1 8 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) JIRA
2 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.45%) GitLab
5 5 (7.46%) Ant
5 5 (7.46%) Maven
5 5 (7.46%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Marketing
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) Programmer
2 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Head of Design
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Junior
4 6 (8.96%) Python Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Python Programmer
4 6 (8.96%) Python Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Programmer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Python Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Python Programmer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Web Services
2 7 (10.45%) REST
3 6 (8.96%) .NET
4 5 (7.46%) RESTful
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.99%) Qt
6 2 (2.99%) WinForms
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) Laravel
7 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.49%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (1.49%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) Animation
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) CUDA
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.99%) Xbox
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.49%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Mathematics
2 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.91%) Acceptance Criteria
3 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (17.91%) User Stories
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.94%) TDD
5 7 (10.45%) Workflow
6 6 (8.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (8.96%) Game Development
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.46%) Biology
7 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
7 5 (7.46%) Game Theory
7 5 (7.46%) Kanban
7 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) C++
2 17 (25.37%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) Python
5 9 (13.43%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) sed
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) CCNA
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.96%) PhD
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) CCIE
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) Firmware
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Cacti
1 3 (4.48%) Nagios
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
1 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Apple
4 4 (5.97%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce