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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 56 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.23% 0.27% -
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
122 303 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.79% 41.51% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 198 168
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Google