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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 10.34% - -
As % of the General category 31.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
19 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.76% 3.77% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 11
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 £62,960
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £30,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

The demand trend of job ads across the Oldham region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

Games
Salary Histogram in Oldham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Oldham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Oldham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oldham region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) Servlets
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
8 2 (15.38%) Tomcat

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) 3ds Max
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Graduate
1 4 (30.77%) Server Support
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate C++ Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Games Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Games Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate Games Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) QA Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Animation
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
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