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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 8.62% - -
As % of the General category 25.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
39 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 33.62% 27.50% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,750 £36,060
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Google
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) iPhone
2 9 (81.82%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (81.82%) Node.js
2 9 (81.82%) Ninject
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Game Development
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) WCF
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (81.82%) Ninject
1 9 (81.82%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) iPhone
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
1 9 (81.82%) Domain-Driven Design
1 9 (81.82%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Abingdon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago