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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 9.09% 17.24% 7.14%
As % of the General category 27.27% 45.45% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 - £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 33.33% 37.93% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Average salary £48,000 £27,899 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.05% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,380 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £31,750 £29,417
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

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 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Oldham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Online Games
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience Design
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) WebGL
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) WebGL
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience Design
1 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification