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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 107 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 13
Average salary £37,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1179 1379 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.70% 76.27% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1196 1301
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Maya
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Graduate
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Junior
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Social Gaming
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) Lua
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe