Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 150 151
Rank change year-on-year +67 +1 -38
Permanent jobs citing Games 111 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.53% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the General category 12.54% 3.45% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 93 30 30
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,800 £18,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £56,375 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 885 812 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.13% 30.03% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 717 608 871
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +21 56 £43,500 -3.33% 8
Abingdon +7 22 £41,500 - 8
Kidlington - 8 £60,000 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 (36.04%) Degree
2 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (25.23%) Java
5 26 (23.42%) HTML
5 26 (23.42%) Linux
6 25 (22.52%) C++
6 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
7 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
8 21 (18.92%) Python
9 20 (18.02%) Broadband
9 20 (18.02%) Windows
9 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
11 17 (15.32%) User Experience
11 17 (15.32%) CSS
11 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.41%) C#
13 15 (13.51%) SQL
14 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
14 14 (12.61%) Mathematics
15 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
15 13 (11.71%) Office 365
15 13 (11.71%) OpenGL
15 13 (11.71%) Project Management
15 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
16 12 (10.81%) SQL Server

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 9 (8.11%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) 3ds Max
1 3 (2.70%) Blender
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) InVision
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (11.71%) Office 365
2 11 (9.91%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.60%) PaaS
5 3 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.90%) GitHub
6 1 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.90%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) Broadband
2 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.50%) VLAN
2 5 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) HTTP
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) SQLite
3 7 (6.31%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) GIS
4 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.70%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) CruiseControl
4 8 (7.21%) Gradle
4 8 (7.21%) Maven
5 7 (6.31%) Xcode
6 5 (4.50%) GitLab
7 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.60%) Selenium
7 4 (3.60%) Subversion
8 3 (2.70%) Grunt
8 3 (2.70%) gulp
8 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.70%) webpack
9 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Back Office
3 3 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Developer
2 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.11%) Junior
4 8 (7.21%) Agile Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Applications Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Digital Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Graphics Developer
4 8 (7.21%) HTML Developer
4 8 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Mobile Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Web Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Web Project Manager
5 7 (6.31%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (6.31%) iOS Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Objective-C Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) HTML
2 17 (15.32%) CSS
3 13 (11.71%) OpenGL
4 11 (9.91%) WebGL
5 9 (8.11%) HTML5
6 8 (7.21%) REST
6 8 (7.21%) Web Services
7 7 (6.31%) .NET
7 7 (6.31%) jQuery
7 7 (6.31%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (3.60%) Laravel
9 4 (3.60%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (2.70%) Node.js
10 3 (2.70%) PHP-FPM
10 3 (2.70%) Qt
10 3 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (15.32%) User Experience
4 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
5 10 (9.01%) CUDA
6 8 (7.21%) Animation
6 8 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (7.21%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (3.60%) Replication
8 3 (2.70%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.80%) Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.90%) Photography
10 1 (0.90%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Windows
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.60%) Android
6 3 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (12.61%) Mathematics
4 13 (11.71%) Project Management
5 12 (10.81%) TDD
5 12 (10.81%) Visualisation
6 11 (9.91%) User Stories
7 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.11%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (8.11%) Application Virtualisation
8 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.11%) Physics
8 9 (8.11%) Scrum
8 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.31%) Applied Mathematics
10 7 (6.31%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) Java
2 25 (22.52%) C++
2 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.92%) Python
4 16 (14.41%) C#
5 15 (13.51%) SQL
6 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.31%) Apple Swift
7 7 (6.31%) MATLAB
7 7 (6.31%) Objective-C
7 7 (6.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.41%) C
9 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 5 (4.50%) sed
9 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.70%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.41%) PhD
4 5 (4.50%) CCNA
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.70%) Xen
3 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 2 (1.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.41%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Salt
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Google
3 6 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.50%) Perforce
5 3 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Meraki