The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 17.24% 21.05% -
As % of the General category 45.45% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11 20 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 37.93% 52.63% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,950 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oldham

Games
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Oldham.

Salary trend for Games in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oldham region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) 3G

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) 802.11
1 2 (22.22%) ADSL
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) DSL
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) GPRS
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) SDH
1 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) QA Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (22.22%) CCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
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