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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 46 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 71 52 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.59% 3.01% 3.86%
As % of the General category 14.76% 10.16% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 23
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
481 512 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.07% 29.68% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 356 419 393
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +26 35 £44,500 +11.25% 5
Chinnor - 11 - -
Abingdon +12 4 £32,500 - 2
Witney - 2 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 40 (40.40%) HTML
2 37 (37.37%) CSS
3 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.35%) Degree
4 30 (30.30%) C++
5 28 (28.28%) Linux
6 25 (25.25%) MySQL
6 25 (25.25%) PHP
7 24 (24.24%) Subversion
8 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
8 23 (23.23%) Git (software)
9 21 (21.21%) jQuery
10 20 (20.20%) MVC
10 20 (20.20%) Game Development
11 19 (19.19%) HTML5
12 18 (18.18%) Apple iOS
12 18 (18.18%) Laravel
12 18 (18.18%) Mobile Games
13 17 (17.17%) Perforce
14 16 (16.16%) TDD
14 16 (16.16%) CSS3
15 15 (15.15%) Android
15 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
16 14 (14.14%) SQL
16 14 (14.14%) User Experience
17 13 (13.13%) Android Development
17 13 (13.13%) Analytics
17 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.13%) MS Excel

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (7.07%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.05%) MS Project
4 3 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) MySQL
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Subversion
2 23 (23.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.08%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.06%) Xcode
5 3 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.03%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.07%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Publishing
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (62.63%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Web Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Programmer
3 15 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (14.14%) PHP Developer
5 10 (10.10%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (10.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Development Manager
7 8 (8.08%) Games Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (7.07%) Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Product Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Video Game Developer
9 6 (6.06%) iOS Developer
10 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.05%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Programme Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Junior
11 4 (4.04%) Gameplay Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) HTML
2 37 (37.37%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) jQuery
4 19 (19.19%) HTML5
5 18 (18.18%) Laravel
6 16 (16.16%) CSS3
7 11 (11.11%) Symfony
8 10 (10.10%) CodeIgniter
8 10 (10.10%) LAMP
9 7 (7.07%) Ajax
9 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (6.06%) .NET
10 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.05%) UIKit
11 5 (5.05%) Web Services
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.03%) WPF
12 3 (3.03%) Qt
12 3 (3.03%) WinForms
13 2 (2.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.18%) Mobile Games
3 14 (14.14%) User Experience
4 12 (12.12%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.12%) Online Games
4 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.07%) iPhone
5 7 (7.07%) Social Gaming
6 6 (6.06%) Graphic Design
6 6 (6.06%) Xbox
6 6 (6.06%) Social Media
7 5 (5.05%) PlayStation
7 5 (5.05%) iPad
7 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
7 5 (5.05%) PMI
8 4 (4.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.04%) Physics
9 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.03%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 15 (15.15%) Android
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.20%) MVC
2 20 (20.20%) Game Development
3 16 (16.16%) TDD
4 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.13%) Android Development
5 13 (13.13%) Analytics
5 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.12%) OOP
7 10 (10.10%) Web Development
7 10 (10.10%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 8 (8.08%) Scrum
8 8 (8.08%) Business Development
8 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.08%) Kanban
9 7 (7.07%) Quantitative Analysis
10 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
10 6 (6.06%) B2C
10 6 (6.06%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 30 (30.30%) C++
3 25 (25.25%) PHP
4 14 (14.14%) SQL
5 10 (10.10%) C
6 8 (8.08%) MATLAB
6 8 (8.08%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.07%) Ruby
7 7 (7.07%) Python
8 6 (6.06%) C#
9 3 (3.03%) Java
9 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.02%) PHP5
11 1 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Perforce
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (2.02%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) Facebook
5 1 (1.01%) Apple
5 1 (1.01%) HP
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