The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 71 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £70,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 707 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.23% 73.26% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 538 611 453
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
Oxfordshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OPM Response Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago