The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 98 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 16 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.06% 0.52% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.65% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £38,000 £21,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.95% -70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Game Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1264 1237 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.99% 81.06% 77.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1048 1164
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 15 £36,000 - 2
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 34 (100.00%) Games
2 21 (61.76%) Mobile Games
2 21 (61.76%) Android
2 21 (61.76%) Apple iOS
3 16 (47.06%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) Android Development
4 14 (41.18%) User Experience
5 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 10 (29.41%) Graphic Design
6 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 8 (23.53%) Lua
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (20.59%) Maya
8 7 (20.59%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
8 7 (20.59%) ActionScript
8 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
8 7 (20.59%) Flash
8 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
8 7 (20.59%) iOS Development
8 7 (20.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (20.59%) Social Gaming
8 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (20.59%) Xbox
9 6 (17.65%) PlayStation
9 6 (17.65%) Perforce

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
1 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
1 7 (20.59%) Maya
1 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 34 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Programmer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Games Designer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Games Designer
3 7 (20.59%) Designer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Designer
4 5 (14.71%) C++ Programmer
5 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Gameplay Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Gameplay Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Games Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Tools Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) XML
2 7 (20.59%) Flash
2 7 (20.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) jQuery
3 4 (11.76%) Laravel
4 3 (8.82%) Symfony
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Mobile Games
2 14 (41.18%) User Experience
3 10 (29.41%) Graphic Design
3 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.59%) Social Gaming
4 7 (20.59%) Xbox
5 6 (17.65%) PlayStation
6 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.94%) Physics
7 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Android
1 21 (61.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Android Development
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) iOS Development
3 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Web Design
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Kanban
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C++
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Lua
4 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 3.0
4 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 2.0
4 7 (20.59%) ActionScript
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Perforce
2 1 (2.94%) Facebook
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago