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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 103 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.92% 1.70% 2.43%
As % of the General category 3.26% 4.92% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 29
Median salary £46,250 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £19,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +2.56%  

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 399 488 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 28.26% 34.51% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 302 405 317
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +7 11 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Abingdon +13 1 - - 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 21 (70.00%) CSS
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) Data Protection
5 14 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (46.67%) Marketing
5 14 (46.67%) PHP
5 14 (46.67%) MySQL
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) Web Development
6 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Internet
9 4 (13.33%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.33%) HTML5
10 3 (10.00%) Social Gaming
10 3 (10.00%) CSS3
10 3 (10.00%) Laravel
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.00%) Typography
10 3 (10.00%) PowerShell

Games
Top Related 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 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) webpack
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 14 (46.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Director
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Video Game Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 21 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) Laravel
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Flash
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) React
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Animation
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Social Gaming
2 2 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
3 1 (3.33%) Photography
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Data Protection
3 14 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) OOP
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.00%) Typography
9 2 (6.67%) DSDM
9 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.67%) Game Development
9 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Facebook
1 2 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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