Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 104 136
Rank change year-on-year +23 +32 -28
Permanent jobs citing Games 79 68 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.02% 2.28% 1.21%
As % of the General category 12.48% 8.46% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 59 35
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £60,000 £55,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 633 804 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.23% 27.01% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 505 655 780
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -4.26% +9.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +22 49 £42,500 - 11
Abingdon +5 13 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Thame - 7 £50,000 -
Wallingford +3 3 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.18%) HTML
4 26 (32.91%) CSS
4 26 (32.91%) Degree
5 24 (30.38%) Python
5 24 (30.38%) C#
6 23 (29.11%) C++
7 21 (26.58%) TDD
7 21 (26.58%) Scrum
8 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 18 (22.78%) PHP
9 18 (22.78%) Linux
10 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
10 17 (21.52%) jQuery
11 16 (20.25%) AngularJS
12 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.99%) Java
13 14 (17.72%) MySQL
13 14 (17.72%) Broadband
13 14 (17.72%) MVC
13 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
14 13 (16.46%) Physics
14 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
14 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (13.92%) OpenGL
15 11 (13.92%) React
15 11 (13.92%) Visualisation
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure

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 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.27%) Drupal
2 1 (1.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Broadband
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.59%) Redis
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) Grunt
2 8 (10.13%) gulp
2 8 (10.13%) webpack
3 7 (8.86%) PHPUnit
3 7 (8.86%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) CMake
5 2 (2.53%) GitLab
5 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (15.19%) HTML CSS Developer
3 12 (15.19%) HTML Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Games Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (10.13%) React Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C++ Games Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) HTML
2 26 (32.91%) CSS
3 18 (22.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 17 (21.52%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.92%) OpenGL
6 11 (13.92%) React
7 10 (12.66%) WebGL
8 9 (11.39%) .NET
8 9 (11.39%) Node.js
9 8 (10.13%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.59%) HTML5
12 5 (6.33%) Laravel
13 3 (3.80%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Animation
4 3 (3.80%) CUDA
4 3 (3.80%) Fintech
4 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.53%) Robotics
5 2 (2.53%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Debian
4 1 (1.27%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Scrum
2 21 (26.58%) TDD
3 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 13 (16.46%) Physics
5 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) Visualisation
7 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.39%) OOP
7 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Web Development
8 7 (8.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (8.86%) SDLC
8 7 (8.86%) Task Automation
8 7 (8.86%) User Stories
8 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.38%) C#
2 24 (30.38%) Python
3 23 (29.11%) C++
4 18 (22.78%) PHP
5 15 (18.99%) Java
6 9 (11.39%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) GLSL
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
9 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby
10 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.80%) Java 8
11 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Salt
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Packer
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Google
2 8 (10.13%) Perforce
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Facebook
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Meraki
6 1 (1.27%) New Relic
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat