The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 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 terms in our General category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 64 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.30% 3.21% 0.14%
As % of the General category 8.61% 10.67% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
244 300 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 26.75% 30.09% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 207 232 212
Average salary £44,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Oxfordshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Games
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Games Salary Trend in Oxford

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Games 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 Games.

1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (38.71%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) Image Processing
4 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
5 9 (29.03%) Physics
5 9 (29.03%) Video Processing
5 9 (29.03%) Signal Processing
5 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) Python
5 9 (29.03%) PhD
5 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) Android Development
7 6 (19.35%) Android
8 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.90%) C#
9 4 (12.90%) OOP
9 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Firewall
10 3 (9.68%) VMware
10 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) JPA
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) Symfony
6 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 9 (29.03%) Physics
4 3 (9.68%) Online Games
5 2 (6.45%) 3D Printing
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Image Processing
2 9 (29.03%) Video Processing
2 9 (29.03%) Signal Processing
3 6 (19.35%) Android Development
4 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) OOP
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Game Development
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) DSDM
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) PhD
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
1 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Perforce
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
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