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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 95 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.83% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £30,000 £20,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -70.35%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -12.50%
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
1214 1325 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.92% 81.94% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1164 1155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Game Development Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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 0 6 - - 2
Abingdon - 1 £14,000 -
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (60.00%) C++
3 14 (56.00%) Mobile Games
3 14 (56.00%) Android
3 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (44.00%) Android Development
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Graphic Design
7 6 (24.00%) Xbox
7 6 (24.00%) User Experience
8 5 (20.00%) PlayStation
8 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) Perforce
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) MySQL
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) OOP
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (16.00%) QA
9 4 (16.00%) Subversion
9 4 (16.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) Git (software)

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.00%) Maya
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Programmer
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Games Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Games Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) Laravel
3 3 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (12.00%) Symfony
3 3 (12.00%) Flash
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.00%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Mobile Games
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (24.00%) Graphic Design
3 6 (24.00%) Xbox
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 5 (20.00%) PlayStation
4 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) Social Gaming
6 1 (4.00%) Physics
6 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
6 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Android
1 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Android Development
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) OOP
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) TDD
2 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
3 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) DSDM
4 1 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C++
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (12.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (12.00%) Lua
4 3 (12.00%) ActionScript
4 3 (12.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
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