Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 150 158
Rank change year-on-year +71 +8 -88
Permanent jobs citing Games 98 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.46% 0.92% 0.81%
As % of the General category 13.07% 3.16% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 92 31 31
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 750 792 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.48% 29.12% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 614 642 851
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £76,425 £75,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +30 65 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Abingdon +7 10 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Thame -10 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wallingford -8 3 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (46.94%) HTML
4 42 (42.86%) CSS
5 30 (30.61%) TDD
5 30 (30.61%) Git (software)
6 28 (28.57%) jQuery
7 26 (26.53%) Scrum
8 25 (25.51%) Degree
9 23 (23.47%) PHP
10 21 (21.43%) Python
10 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 20 (20.41%) C#
11 20 (20.41%) C++
11 20 (20.41%) OpenGL
12 19 (19.39%) MVC
12 19 (19.39%) Linux
12 19 (19.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
12 19 (19.39%) WebGL
13 18 (18.37%) User Experience
13 18 (18.37%) MySQL
14 17 (17.35%) Java
14 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
15 16 (16.33%) React
16 15 (15.31%) Front End Development
16 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
17 14 (14.29%) gulp
17 14 (14.29%) webpack
17 14 (14.29%) Unity DI Container

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 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.02%) Drupal
2 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 3 (3.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Broadband
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) MySQL
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.08%) SQLite
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.29%) Grunt
2 14 (14.29%) gulp
2 14 (14.29%) webpack
3 10 (10.20%) PHPUnit
3 10 (10.20%) Subversion
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.08%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.08%) Gradle
5 4 (4.08%) Maven
5 4 (4.08%) Xcode
6 2 (2.04%) GitLab
7 1 (1.02%) CMake
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
2 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (19.39%) HTML CSS Developer
3 19 (19.39%) HTML Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (14.29%) React Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.20%) PHP Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Web Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Agile Project Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Digital Project Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Mobile Project Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Web Project Manager
9 7 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Designer
9 7 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.94%) HTML
2 42 (42.86%) CSS
3 28 (28.57%) jQuery
4 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 20 (20.41%) OpenGL
6 19 (19.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 19 (19.39%) WebGL
7 16 (16.33%) React
8 14 (14.29%) Node.js
8 14 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (9.18%) .NET
9 9 (9.18%) HTML5
10 8 (8.16%) Laravel
11 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (5.10%) MEAN Stack
14 4 (4.08%) CSS3
14 4 (4.08%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) User Experience
2 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) CUDA
4 5 (5.10%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (4.08%) Animation
5 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Photography
6 1 (1.02%) Robotics
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.06%) Unix
5 2 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.61%) TDD
3 26 (26.53%) Scrum
4 19 (19.39%) MVC
4 19 (19.39%) Visualisation
5 15 (15.31%) Front End Development
5 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (13.27%) OOP
8 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.24%) Web Development
9 9 (9.18%) Physics
9 9 (9.18%) Programme Management
9 9 (9.18%) Project Management
9 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
11 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.47%) PHP
3 21 (21.43%) Python
4 20 (20.41%) C#
4 20 (20.41%) C++
5 17 (17.35%) Java
6 14 (14.29%) GLSL
7 8 (8.16%) SQL
8 5 (5.10%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.08%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.08%) C
9 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Degree
2 13 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.08%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Perforce
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Google
4 3 (3.06%) Facebook
5 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Meraki
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle