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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 60 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 61 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.98% 2.73% 3.16%
As % of the General category 13.99% 9.28% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 20
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
436 528 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.44% 29.40% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 319 414 395
Average salary £46,034 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.27% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +13 28 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Chinnor - 11 - -
Witney - 4 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon +7 1 £25,000 - 1
Henley-on-Thames +4 1 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (40.96%) HTML
2 31 (37.35%) CSS
3 29 (34.94%) Degree
4 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (27.71%) C++
7 19 (22.89%) Linux
7 19 (22.89%) Mobile Games
8 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
8 17 (20.48%) Apple iOS
8 17 (20.48%) Game Development
9 16 (19.28%) Subversion
9 16 (19.28%) MySQL
9 16 (19.28%) PHP
10 15 (18.07%) HTML5
11 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.87%) User Experience
12 13 (15.66%) Android Development
12 13 (15.66%) Analytics
12 13 (15.66%) Android
12 13 (15.66%) jQuery
12 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.46%) Perforce
13 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.46%) Online Games
13 12 (14.46%) CSS3
14 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.25%) SQL
14 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (7.23%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Project
4 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.61%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) DNS
2 4 (4.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Subversion
2 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.02%) Xcode
5 4 (4.82%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.23%) Retail
1 6 (7.23%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Programmer
2 15 (18.07%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.25%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Development Manager
6 8 (9.64%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (9.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Data Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Product Manager
9 5 (6.02%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Programme Manager
9 5 (6.02%) iOS Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) HTML
2 31 (37.35%) CSS
3 15 (18.07%) HTML5
4 13 (15.66%) jQuery
5 12 (14.46%) CSS3
6 10 (12.05%) Laravel
7 8 (9.64%) LAMP
8 6 (7.23%) .NET
8 6 (7.23%) Ajax
9 5 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (6.02%) WPF
9 5 (6.02%) Symfony
9 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.02%) WinForms
10 4 (4.82%) UIKit
10 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.82%) Web Services
10 4 (4.82%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (3.61%) Qt
12 2 (2.41%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Mobile Games
2 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.87%) User Experience
4 12 (14.46%) Online Games
5 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.23%) Social Media
7 6 (7.23%) Social Gaming
8 5 (6.02%) PMI
9 4 (4.82%) Smartphone
9 4 (4.82%) Graphic Design
9 4 (4.82%) iPad
9 4 (4.82%) iPhone
9 4 (4.82%) Xbox
10 3 (3.61%) PlayStation
10 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.61%) 3D Printing
10 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (3.61%) Photography
10 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Apple iOS
3 13 (15.66%) Android
4 5 (6.02%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) Game Development
3 13 (15.66%) Analytics
3 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.66%) Android Development
4 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 10 (12.05%) MVC
6 9 (10.84%) Web Development
6 9 (10.84%) iOS Development
7 8 (9.64%) Business Development
7 8 (9.64%) Project Management
8 7 (8.43%) Quantitative Analysis
9 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Web Analytics
9 6 (7.23%) Kanban
9 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture
9 6 (7.23%) B2C
9 6 (7.23%) Benchmarking
9 6 (7.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
2 23 (27.71%) C++
3 16 (19.28%) PHP
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) MATLAB
6 7 (8.43%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.23%) Python
7 6 (7.23%) C
7 6 (7.23%) C#
8 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 3 (3.61%) Java
10 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.20%) PHP5
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Perforce
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) Apple
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
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