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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 60 83
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the General category - 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
175 162 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.65% 35.68% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 149 137 198
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (85.71%) Electronics
1 6 (85.71%) Line Management
1 6 (85.71%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 6 (85.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA