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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 53 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 62 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.90% 1.74% 2.77%
As % of the General category 11.70% 5.61% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
530 517 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.35% 30.96% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 414 414 395
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 July 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 July 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 29 £44,500 +11.25% 6
Abingdon - 9 £40,000 - 1
Chinnor - 7 - -
Witney - 1 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.63%) Degree
3 34 (33.66%) HTML
4 31 (30.69%) C++
4 31 (30.69%) Linux
5 30 (29.70%) CSS
5 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
6 27 (26.73%) PHP
6 27 (26.73%) MySQL
7 26 (25.74%) Subversion
8 25 (24.75%) MVC
9 24 (23.76%) Computer Science
10 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
11 21 (20.79%) jQuery
11 21 (20.79%) TDD
12 20 (19.80%) Android
12 20 (19.80%) Game Development
13 19 (18.81%) Perforce
14 18 (17.82%) Mobile Games
14 18 (17.82%) Apple iOS
14 18 (17.82%) Laravel
15 15 (14.85%) SQL
15 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
15 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (13.86%) HTML5
17 13 (12.87%) Analytics
17 13 (12.87%) Android Development
18 12 (11.88%) iPhone
18 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
18 12 (11.88%) OOP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (8.91%) Apache
2 7 (6.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.95%) MS Project
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.97%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.97%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) DNS
2 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) SMTP
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) MySQL
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Subversion
2 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) PHPUnit
4 6 (5.94%) Xcode
5 3 (2.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.97%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.93%) Retail
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Publishing
5 3 (2.97%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (62.38%) Developer
2 21 (20.79%) Web Developer
2 21 (20.79%) Programmer
3 16 (15.84%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.90%) PHP Web Developer
4 10 (9.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Games Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Development Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (5.94%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Junior
8 6 (5.94%) Video Game Developer
8 6 (5.94%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) HTML
2 30 (29.70%) CSS
3 21 (20.79%) jQuery
4 18 (17.82%) Laravel
5 14 (13.86%) HTML5
6 11 (10.89%) Symfony
7 10 (9.90%) CodeIgniter
7 10 (9.90%) LAMP
7 10 (9.90%) CSS3
8 9 (8.91%) .NET
8 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
8 9 (8.91%) Ajax
9 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (6.93%) WCF
9 7 (6.93%) Ninject
9 7 (6.93%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.95%) UIKit
11 5 (4.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Computer Science
2 18 (17.82%) Mobile Games
3 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.88%) iPhone
4 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
5 9 (8.91%) Social Gaming
5 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.92%) User Experience
7 7 (6.93%) Social Media
8 6 (5.94%) Xbox
8 6 (5.94%) Graphic Design
8 6 (5.94%) Online Games
9 5 (4.95%) PMI
9 5 (4.95%) Smartphone
9 5 (4.95%) iPad
9 5 (4.95%) PlayStation
10 4 (3.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.96%) Physics
11 3 (2.97%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) Android
3 18 (17.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) MVC
3 21 (20.79%) TDD
4 20 (19.80%) Game Development
5 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.87%) Analytics
6 13 (12.87%) Android Development
7 12 (11.88%) OOP
7 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.88%) Web Development
8 10 (9.90%) iOS Development
9 8 (7.92%) Business Development
9 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
9 8 (7.92%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) Kanban
10 7 (6.93%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (6.93%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.93%) Quantitative Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) C++
2 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.73%) PHP
4 15 (14.85%) SQL
5 11 (10.89%) C#
6 10 (9.90%) C
7 9 (8.91%) Objective-C
7 9 (8.91%) Python
8 8 (7.92%) MATLAB
9 7 (6.93%) Ruby
10 4 (3.96%) PHP5
10 4 (3.96%) Java
11 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 37 (36.63%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Perforce
2 7 (6.93%) Google
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) Facebook
Oxford
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago