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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 65 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 49 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.26% 1.38% 0.53%
As % of the General category 9.63% 4.22% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 7
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
509 498 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.82% 32.63% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 371 389 392
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 30 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Abingdon - 9 £40,000 - 1
Witney - 1 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (34.17%) Degree
2 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.67%) Android
4 35 (29.17%) C++
4 35 (29.17%) HTML
4 35 (29.17%) Linux
5 34 (28.33%) Game Development
6 33 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 30 (25.00%) Mobile Games
8 29 (24.17%) MVC
8 29 (24.17%) Apple iOS
9 28 (23.33%) MySQL
10 27 (22.50%) PHP
10 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
11 25 (20.83%) TDD
11 25 (20.83%) Subversion
12 24 (20.00%) CSS
13 20 (16.67%) Perforce
13 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 19 (15.83%) Scrum
14 19 (15.83%) SQL
15 18 (15.00%) C#
15 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (15.00%) .NET
15 18 (15.00%) QA
15 18 (15.00%) jQuery
15 18 (15.00%) Mobile App
15 18 (15.00%) Android Development
16 17 (14.17%) Social Gaming
16 17 (14.17%) Laravel

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (9.17%) Node.js
2 10 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.83%) Maya
2 7 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) DNS
2 6 (5.00%) SMTP
3 5 (4.17%) Firewall
3 5 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) MySQL
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Subversion
2 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.83%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.50%) Xcode
5 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Publishing
4 3 (2.50%) Electronics
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Military
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) Programmer
3 21 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 17 (14.17%) PHP Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Development Manager
6 11 (9.17%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Games Developer
7 10 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Junior
9 8 (6.67%) Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Designer
9 8 (6.67%) Senior Designer
10 7 (5.83%) Games Designer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Games Designer
10 7 (5.83%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) C++ Programmer
11 6 (5.00%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Gameplay Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) HTML
2 24 (20.00%) CSS
3 18 (15.00%) .NET
3 18 (15.00%) jQuery
4 17 (14.17%) Laravel
5 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.17%) WCF
6 11 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.17%) Ninject
7 10 (8.33%) Symfony
7 10 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 10 (8.33%) LAMP
7 10 (8.33%) Ajax
8 9 (7.50%) XML
8 9 (7.50%) Flash
8 9 (7.50%) HTML5
9 8 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 18 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 17 (14.17%) Social Gaming
5 16 (13.33%) User Experience
6 13 (10.83%) iPhone
6 13 (10.83%) Graphic Design
6 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
7 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (7.50%) Xbox
9 7 (5.83%) PlayStation
10 5 (4.17%) Physics
10 5 (4.17%) PMI
11 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (2.50%) Device Driver
12 3 (2.50%) Photography
12 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
12 3 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.67%) Android
2 35 (29.17%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.83%) Windows
5 5 (4.17%) UNIX
6 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.33%) Game Development
3 29 (24.17%) MVC
4 25 (20.83%) TDD
5 19 (15.83%) Scrum
6 18 (15.00%) Android Development
7 15 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 14 (11.67%) Web Development
9 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.17%) OOP
10 11 (9.17%) Web Application Development
10 11 (9.17%) Analytics
10 11 (9.17%) Kanban
10 11 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.50%) Business Development
12 8 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
12 8 (6.67%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.17%) C++
2 33 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.50%) PHP
4 19 (15.83%) SQL
5 18 (15.00%) C#
6 13 (10.83%) Python
7 11 (9.17%) C
8 8 (6.67%) MATLAB
8 8 (6.67%) ActionScript
8 8 (6.67%) Lua
8 8 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (5.83%) ActionScript 2.0
9 7 (5.83%) Ruby
10 5 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.17%) PHP5
11 4 (3.33%) Java
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Perforce
2 13 (10.83%) Google
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.83%) Facebook
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