The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 56 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.33% 0.50% -
As % of the General category 5.65% 1.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

General Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 167 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.53% 27.88% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 122 104
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Games Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (60.00%) Electronics
1 6 (60.00%) Line Management
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Xbox
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Debian
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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