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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 84 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.93% 0.91% 1.17%
As % of the General category 6.57% 2.95% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 21
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
411 474 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.40% 30.94% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 344 360 490
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 17 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Witney - 3 £35,000 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 16 (41.03%) HTML5
4 15 (38.46%) User Experience
5 13 (33.33%) CSS3
6 12 (30.77%) Online Games
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) C#
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) WPF
9 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) WinForms
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.82%) Mobile Games
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.82%) iOS Development
10 5 (12.82%) Marketing
11 4 (10.26%) Web Analytics
11 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (10.26%) Retail
11 4 (10.26%) Subversion

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (5.13%) Maya
5 1 (2.56%) MS Office
5 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.69%) Xcode
2 3 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Product Manager
4 4 (10.26%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) UX Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Junior
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) HTML5
4 13 (33.33%) CSS3
5 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) WinForms
6 6 (15.38%) WPF
6 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) UIKit
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) Flash
8 2 (5.13%) XHTML
9 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.56%) DirectX
9 1 (2.56%) Middleware
9 1 (2.56%) Symfony
9 1 (2.56%) Laravel
9 1 (2.56%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 12 (30.77%) Online Games
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile Games
5 4 (10.26%) Social Media
6 3 (7.69%) iPad
6 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
6 3 (7.69%) iPhone
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (5.13%) Animation
7 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.26%) Information Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) B2C
5 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
5 4 (10.26%) Web Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Game Development
7 2 (5.13%) Android Development
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Kanban
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.13%) Lua
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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