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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 17 28
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - 4.88% 0.80%
As % of the General category - 11.11% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
11 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 25.00% 43.90% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 39
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -6.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,240 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago