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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 63 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.40% 3.29% 0.28%
As % of the General category 8.66% 10.58% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £52,000
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
254 312 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.67% 31.08% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 213 242 209
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 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 18 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%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
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%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
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
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Games Designer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
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%) Symfony
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
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%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
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%) OOP
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Game Development
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) DSDM
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%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
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%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Zend
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