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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 26
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - - 2.46%
As % of the General category - - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
12 20 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 24.49% 51.28% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 57
Average salary £62,960 £34,000 £49,911
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.17% -31.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £19,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,240 £40,686
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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) WebGL
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) WebGL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) UX Design
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree