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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 76 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 0.12% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.15% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
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
581 677 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 81.72% 78.72% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 470 579 712
Average salary £46,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.04% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
2 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Xbox
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Gameplay Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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