The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

General Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 27.92% 10.59% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,060 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Games
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Abingdon region.

Games Salary Trend in Abingdon

Games
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JTAG
1 4 (100.00%) GDB
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) GDB
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Toshiba