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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 84 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.11% 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 751 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.46% 77.42% 69.38%
Number of salaries quoted 606 644 426
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Zend