Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 146 160
Rank change year-on-year +70 +14 -74
Permanent jobs citing Games 122 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.98% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the General category 14.35% 3.10% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 32 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £35,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £57,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%

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 850 839 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.74% 30.05% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 724 684 873
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.50% +16.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +25 79 £43,500 -0.57% 11
Abingdon +2 13 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Thame -13 6 £51,250 -6.82% 1
Wallingford -7 3 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Kidlington - 1 - -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
2 56 (45.90%) HTML
3 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (36.89%) CSS
5 33 (27.05%) Degree
6 32 (26.23%) Git (software)
7 26 (21.31%) jQuery
7 26 (21.31%) User Experience
7 26 (21.31%) TDD
7 26 (21.31%) Java
7 26 (21.31%) Linux
8 24 (19.67%) PHP
8 24 (19.67%) Scrum
9 23 (18.85%) Visualisation
10 22 (18.03%) WebGL
10 22 (18.03%) OpenGL
10 22 (18.03%) C++
11 21 (17.21%) Python
11 21 (17.21%) MVC
11 21 (17.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (16.39%) Computer Science
13 19 (15.57%) MySQL
13 19 (15.57%) C#
13 19 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (13.93%) AngularJS
15 15 (12.30%) HTML5
16 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.48%) QA
16 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.48%) Project Management

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 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) nginx
2 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.82%) InVision
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.38%) Office 365
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.28%) GitHub
5 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
6 2 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Broadband
2 5 (4.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) DHCP
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.82%) Firewall
4 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) MySQL
2 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.56%) SQLite
4 3 (2.46%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.02%) Grunt
2 11 (9.02%) gulp
2 11 (9.02%) PHPUnit
2 11 (9.02%) Subversion
2 11 (9.02%) webpack
3 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.56%) CruiseControl
4 8 (6.56%) Gradle
4 8 (6.56%) Maven
5 7 (5.74%) Xcode
6 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.82%) GitLab
6 1 (0.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.10%) Marketing
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (51.64%) Developer
2 22 (18.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (14.75%) HTML Developer
4 17 (13.93%) HTML CSS Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (11.48%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.48%) Web Manager
6 13 (10.66%) Agile Project Manager
6 13 (10.66%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 13 (10.66%) Digital Project Manager
6 13 (10.66%) Junior
6 13 (10.66%) Mobile Project Manager
6 13 (10.66%) Web Project Manager
7 11 (9.02%) Cloud Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Graphics Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (9.02%) React Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.20%) PHP Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.90%) HTML
2 45 (36.89%) CSS
3 26 (21.31%) jQuery
4 22 (18.03%) OpenGL
4 22 (18.03%) WebGL
5 17 (13.93%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.30%) HTML5
7 12 (9.84%) .NET
8 11 (9.02%) Node.js
8 11 (9.02%) React
8 11 (9.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 11 (9.02%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (8.20%) MEAN Stack
10 9 (7.38%) Laravel
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (3.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) User Experience
2 20 (16.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.02%) CUDA
4 11 (9.02%) Video\Live Streaming
5 10 (8.20%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.92%) Animation
7 4 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.64%) Photography
9 2 (1.64%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) Windows
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.10%) Android
6 3 (2.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) TDD
3 24 (19.67%) Scrum
4 23 (18.85%) Visualisation
5 21 (17.21%) MVC
6 19 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (11.48%) Project Management
8 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.66%) OOP
8 13 (10.66%) Programme Management
8 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
8 13 (10.66%) Web Development
9 12 (9.84%) Front End Development
10 11 (9.02%) Mathematics
10 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.38%) Applied Mathematics
11 9 (7.38%) Physics
12 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.74%) Analytics
13 7 (5.74%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.31%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) PHP
4 22 (18.03%) C++
5 21 (17.21%) Python
6 19 (15.57%) C#
7 11 (9.02%) GLSL
8 9 (7.38%) SQL
9 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.74%) Apple Swift
10 7 (5.74%) MATLAB
10 7 (5.74%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.92%) C
11 6 (4.92%) Perl
12 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.46%) Ruby
13 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) Degree
2 21 (17.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.82%) Xen
2 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Perforce
3 5 (4.10%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) Meraki
4 2 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Facebook