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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 95 107 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.49% 0.59% 1.83%
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.10% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 23
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £40,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £56,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
506 477 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.88% 28.16% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 395 391 403
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 £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Henley-on-Thames - 8 £50,000 -
Oxford -3 7 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (45.21%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) C#
3 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
4 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
5 23 (31.51%) C++
6 20 (27.40%) HTML
6 20 (27.40%) CSS
7 17 (23.29%) Python
7 17 (23.29%) MATLAB
8 16 (21.92%) OO
8 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
9 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.18%) Game Development
11 13 (17.81%) Big Data
12 12 (16.44%) Windows
12 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.44%) Degree
13 11 (15.07%) Mathematics
13 11 (15.07%) WCF
13 11 (15.07%) WPF
14 9 (12.33%) PhD
14 9 (12.33%) MySQL
14 9 (12.33%) Physics
14 9 (12.33%) Signal Processing
14 9 (12.33%) Image Processing
14 9 (12.33%) Video Processing
15 8 (10.96%) Hadoop
15 8 (10.96%) R

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (2.74%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 6 (8.22%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Big Data
3 9 (12.33%) MySQL
4 8 (10.96%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) Bugzilla
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) GDB
3 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Junior
4 12 (16.44%) Junior Developer
5 11 (15.07%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Graduate
7 9 (12.33%) Computer Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Junior Software Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Graduate Software Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
8 8 (10.96%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) .NET
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.40%) CSS
3 20 (27.40%) HTML
4 11 (15.07%) WCF
4 11 (15.07%) WPF
5 6 (8.22%) WinForms
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.85%) Silverlight
6 5 (6.85%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) Flash
8 2 (2.74%) XHTML
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) HTML5
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
9 1 (1.37%) Sass
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.37%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.07%) Mathematics
3 9 (12.33%) Physics
4 8 (10.96%) Statistics
5 5 (6.85%) Open Source
6 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.48%) Firmware
6 4 (5.48%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) CentOS
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Debian
4 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.74%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) OO
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.18%) Game Development
3 9 (12.33%) Signal Processing
3 9 (12.33%) Image Processing
3 9 (12.33%) Video Processing
4 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
4 8 (10.96%) Analytics
4 8 (10.96%) Machine Learning
4 8 (10.96%) Bayesian Methods
5 6 (8.22%) CQRS
5 6 (8.22%) Web Application Development
5 6 (8.22%) BDD
5 6 (8.22%) TDD
5 6 (8.22%) MVC
5 6 (8.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (6.85%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C#
2 23 (31.51%) C++
3 17 (23.29%) Python
3 17 (23.29%) MATLAB
4 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) R
6 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.85%) C
7 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) OSCP
3 2 (2.74%) OSCE
3 2 (2.74%) CEH
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) JTAG
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
1 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Twitter
2 4 (5.48%) Toshiba
3 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Brocade
4 1 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
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