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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 21.62% - 23.08%
As % of the General category 40.00% - 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Median salary £25,000 - £29,250
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
20 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 54.05% 34.62% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 8
Median salary £32,500 £21,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,100 £57,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5 Canvas
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) C
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Adobe
6 5 (27.78%) SOLID
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
6 5 (27.78%) CoreOS
6 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
6 5 (27.78%) React
6 5 (27.78%) gulp
6 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Java

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 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (27.78%) GitHub
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) gulp
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 5 (27.78%) iGaming
1 5 (27.78%) Law
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Games Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Graphic Artist
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Games Developer
6 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5 Canvas
1 8 (44.44%) REST
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
2 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
2 5 (27.78%) JAX-RS
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) Kafka
2 5 (27.78%) React
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (16.67%) CreateJS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) Spine.js
4 2 (11.11%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Animation
2 3 (16.67%) Handset
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
2 5 (27.78%) CoreOS
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
5 5 (27.78%) SOLID
5 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 3 (16.67%) 3D Animation
6 3 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Texturing
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) C
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Autodesk