The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 5 3
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - 21.74% 43.64%
As % of the General category - 50.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Games
Manchester

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

General Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.14% 43.48% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 13
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £28,500 £46,127
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Games
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Games Salary Trend in Oldham