The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 78 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 37 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.60% 1.92% 1.78%
As % of the General category 9.27% 6.37% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 17
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
399 534 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.08% 30.08% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 317 398 448
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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 16 £44,750 +11.87% 10
Witney - 4 £35,000 - 2
Chinnor - 4 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 30 (55.56%) HTML
2 28 (51.85%) CSS
3 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) HTML5
6 14 (25.93%) User Experience
7 13 (24.07%) CSS3
8 12 (22.22%) Online Games
9 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
9 11 (20.37%) Subversion
9 11 (20.37%) jQuery
9 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
9 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.52%) Linux
10 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.67%) PHP
11 9 (16.67%) MySQL
11 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (14.81%) SQL
12 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (14.81%) Perforce
12 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
12 8 (14.81%) Game Development
13 7 (12.96%) C++
13 7 (12.96%) .NET
13 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.96%) MVC
13 7 (12.96%) TDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) PHPUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Xcode
3 4 (7.41%) Axure RP
4 3 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Development Manager
6 4 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Development Manager
7 3 (5.56%) UX Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) HTML
2 28 (51.85%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) HTML5
4 13 (24.07%) CSS3
5 11 (20.37%) jQuery
6 7 (12.96%) .NET
6 7 (12.96%) Laravel
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.11%) WinForms
7 6 (11.11%) WPF
8 4 (7.41%) Symfony
8 4 (7.41%) LAMP
8 4 (7.41%) Web Services
8 4 (7.41%) UIKit
9 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
11 1 (1.85%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 12 (22.22%) Online Games
3 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.11%) Mobile Games
5 6 (11.11%) Social Media
6 4 (7.41%) iPad
6 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.41%) Smartphone
6 4 (7.41%) iPhone
7 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
7 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.70%) Social Gaming
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.85%) 3D Printing
9 1 (1.85%) Xbox
9 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
3 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.81%) Game Development
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 7 (12.96%) Analytics
5 7 (12.96%) MVC
6 6 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) B2C
6 6 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 6 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) Web Development
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Web Design
8 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
9 3 (5.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) PHP
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) C++
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Perforce
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chinnor, Oxfordshire, South West
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago