The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 11 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 19.30% - 4.92%
As % of the General category 64.71% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 29.82% 18.75% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 6
Average salary £32,500 £47,722 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.89% +27.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £71,356
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Games
Manchester

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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (45.45%) CQRS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) MCTS
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MCAD
3 5 (45.45%) MCSD
3 5 (45.45%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Flash
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (18.18%) Flash
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) WebGL
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) BDD
1 5 (45.45%) CQRS
1 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
1 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCTS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCAD
1 5 (45.45%) MCSD
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