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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 34 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.55% 21.62% -
As % of the General category 9.26% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Median salary £31,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
54 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 49.09% 32.43% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 11
Median salary £33,000 £24,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £32,500
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 24 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Oldham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) SEO
7 1 (8.33%) Nagios
7 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (8.33%) Perl

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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 4 (33.33%) QA Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Games Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Games Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Games Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
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