The 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 69 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 1.45% 2.51%
As % of the General category 4.17% 4.98% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 24
Average salary £36,250 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
216 281 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.50% 29.03% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 177 230 337
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) Game Development
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Twitter
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) Online Games
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Maya
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) Flash
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Online Games
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
4 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (5.88%) Social Gaming
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.88%) New Media
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.88%) Animation
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Debian
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) Game Development
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Lua
3 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CEH
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) OSCP
1 2 (11.76%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rebellion Developments
Salary: Competitive, depending in experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago