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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 59 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 52 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.58% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the General category 10.24% 4.42% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 10
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,250 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
508 498 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.94% 31.50% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 397 395 402
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 31 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 31 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 +20 25 £35,514 -36.86% 5
Abingdon - 10 £40,000 - 1
Witney - 1 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) Degree
3 34 (31.19%) Linux
4 31 (28.44%) C++
4 31 (28.44%) HTML
4 31 (28.44%) Android
5 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 27 (24.77%) PHP
6 27 (24.77%) MySQL
6 27 (24.77%) Subversion
6 27 (24.77%) Apple iOS
7 26 (23.85%) Game Development
7 26 (23.85%) MVC
8 25 (22.94%) Mobile Games
9 24 (22.02%) CSS
9 24 (22.02%) Computer Science
10 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
11 22 (20.18%) TDD
12 19 (17.43%) Perforce
12 19 (17.43%) jQuery
13 17 (15.60%) Laravel
14 16 (14.68%) Android Development
15 15 (13.76%) iOS Development
15 15 (13.76%) SQL
16 14 (12.84%) C#
16 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (12.84%) QA
16 14 (12.84%) iPhone
17 13 (11.93%) Social Gaming
17 13 (11.93%) Web Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (9.17%) Apache
2 9 (8.26%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.59%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.59%) MS Project
4 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.75%) Maya
5 2 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) DNS
2 6 (5.50%) SMTP
3 5 (4.59%) Internet
4 4 (3.67%) Firewall
4 4 (3.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.77%) MySQL
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (24.77%) Subversion
2 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.42%) PHPUnit
4 6 (5.50%) Xcode
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.83%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.59%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Publishing
4 3 (2.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (56.88%) Developer
2 22 (20.18%) Programmer
3 20 (18.35%) Web Developer
4 17 (15.60%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.17%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (9.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Development Manager
6 9 (8.26%) Games Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Junior
8 7 (6.42%) Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (5.50%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.50%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Video Game Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Junior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Designer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.44%) HTML
2 24 (22.02%) CSS
3 19 (17.43%) jQuery
4 17 (15.60%) Laravel
5 11 (10.09%) .NET
6 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.17%) LAMP
6 10 (9.17%) Ajax
6 10 (9.17%) Symfony
6 10 (9.17%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (9.17%) HTML5
7 9 (8.26%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (8.26%) Ninject
7 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.26%) WCF
8 7 (6.42%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (5.50%) Web Services
9 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.50%) CSS3
10 5 (4.59%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Mobile Games
2 24 (22.02%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.84%) iPhone
3 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.93%) Social Gaming
4 13 (11.93%) Mobile App
5 12 (11.01%) Mathematics
6 11 (10.09%) User Experience
7 9 (8.26%) Graphic Design
8 6 (5.50%) Xbox
9 5 (4.59%) Social Media
9 5 (4.59%) iPad
9 5 (4.59%) PlayStation
9 5 (4.59%) PMI
9 5 (4.59%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.67%) Physics
11 3 (2.75%) Photography
11 3 (2.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Linux
2 31 (28.44%) Android
3 27 (24.77%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.42%) Windows
5 4 (3.67%) UNIX
5 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) MVC
2 26 (23.85%) Game Development
3 22 (20.18%) TDD
4 16 (14.68%) Android Development
5 15 (13.76%) iOS Development
6 13 (11.93%) Web Development
7 12 (11.01%) Scrum
7 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.01%) Analytics
8 11 (10.09%) OOP
8 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (8.26%) Web Application Development
10 8 (7.34%) Kanban
10 8 (7.34%) Business Development
10 8 (7.34%) Project Management
11 7 (6.42%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.42%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) C++
2 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.77%) PHP
4 15 (13.76%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) C#
6 10 (9.17%) C
6 10 (9.17%) Python
7 9 (8.26%) Objective-C
8 8 (7.34%) MATLAB
9 7 (6.42%) Ruby
10 5 (4.59%) PHP5
11 4 (3.67%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (3.67%) Java
11 4 (3.67%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.75%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (2.75%) Lua
13 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Perforce
2 9 (8.26%) Google
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe
4 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.92%) Facebook
5 1 (0.92%) HP
5 1 (0.92%) Apple
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