Period
to 16 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 71 146
Rank change year-on-year -26 +75 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 117 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.28% 3.80% 0.99%
As % of the General category 8.88% 13.73% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 34
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

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 507 852 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.70% 27.64% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 378 722 709
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,625 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,500 £71,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -3 29 £57,500 +32.18% 10
Abingdon 0 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 20 (44.44%) C#
3 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (37.78%) REST
5 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.11%) Ajax
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) .NET
6 14 (31.11%) Java
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.11%) Linux
6 14 (31.11%) JSON
6 14 (31.11%) WCF
6 14 (31.11%) jQuery
7 13 (28.89%) Python
8 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
9 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Microservices
11 9 (20.00%) Ansible
11 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (17.78%) DevOps
12 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
12 8 (17.78%) C++
12 8 (17.78%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
14 6 (13.33%) Docker

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 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (11.11%) Serverless
4 3 (6.67%) GitHub
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Travis CI
2 5 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.67%) Ant
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) REST
2 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) Ajax
2 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
2 14 (31.11%) jQuery
2 14 (31.11%) JSON
2 14 (31.11%) WCF
3 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) React
4 6 (13.33%) Vue.js
5 2 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.44%) Qt
5 2 (4.44%) STL
6 1 (2.22%) Akka
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Acoustics
1 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
1 2 (4.44%) Animation
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) Robotics
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
4 10 (22.22%) Microservices
5 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Physics
10 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Python
5 8 (17.78%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Go
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Ansible
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Salt
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Facebook
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard