The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.52% - -
As % of the General category 8.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 28.30% 15.33% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 27
Average salary £37,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Oxfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) MCP
1 6 (60.00%) MCAD
1 6 (60.00%) MCSD
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Google
1 6 (60.00%) MCTS
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) WCF
1 6 (60.00%) Android
1 6 (60.00%) iPhone
1 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
1 6 (60.00%) Ninject
1 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (40.00%) GDB
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) JTAG
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) GDB
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) WCF
1 6 (60.00%) Ninject
1 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) iPhone
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCP
1 6 (60.00%) MCAD
1 6 (60.00%) MCSD
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCTS
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) Toshiba