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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 127 55
Rank change year-on-year +23 -72  
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 6 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.19% 0.36% 3.91%
As % of the General category 3.63% 1.13% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 47
Median salary £49,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.47% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 441 531 517
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 32.76% 32.16% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 369 431 400
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 11 £49,500 +17.85% 4
Thame - 5 £55,000 -
Abingdon +37 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Wallingford +17 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (40.00%) RESTful
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
5 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) PhD
6 9 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
7 7 (23.33%) Computational Linguistics
7 7 (23.33%) Computational Biology
7 7 (23.33%) Game Theory
7 7 (23.33%) Biology
7 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
7 7 (23.33%) Maven
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) RDF
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Ant
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) Node.js

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.33%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (3.33%) Houdini
1 1 (3.33%) Maya
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) ATM
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) Ant
2 7 (23.33%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Director
4 3 (10.00%) Research Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Director
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) RESTful
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (16.67%) Node.js
6 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (16.67%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) WinForms
8 2 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (6.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.33%) EPoS
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Photography
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
3 9 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (23.33%) Biology
4 7 (23.33%) Computational Biology
4 7 (23.33%) Computational Linguistics
4 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Game Theory
4 7 (23.33%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) RDF
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.67%) Game Development
8 2 (6.67%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) PhD
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E3D Online Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Share Options
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago