The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 84 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £19,000 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
Game Development
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 650 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.78% 87.01% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 545 534 524
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Game Development
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxford region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Oxford

Game Development
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Lua

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) UAT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Lua
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago