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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 80 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.27% - 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.65% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
309 262 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.98% 39.94% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 204 173 195
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) SSADM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects