The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 88 77 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -45
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 10 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.92% 1.36% 6.73%
As % of the General category 4.39% 4.85% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 56
Average salary £41,250 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.24% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,650 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Games
East Sussex

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

General Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
228 206 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 20.96% 28.07% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 189 188 179
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Games
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Games Salary Trend in Brighton

Games
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Brighton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 29 (76.32%) C#
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 26 (68.42%) WCF
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) MVC
4 14 (36.84%) OO
4 14 (36.84%) Internet
4 14 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (36.84%) BDD
4 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
4 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
4 14 (36.84%) CQRS
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) XML
6 12 (31.58%) C
6 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 12 (31.58%) OOD
6 12 (31.58%) OOP
6 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Web Development
9 3 (7.89%) Physics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maya
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 12 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 12 (31.58%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 1 (2.63%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
1 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
1 26 (68.42%) WCF
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 14 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.63%) XNA
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Physics
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile Games
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Animation
3 1 (2.63%) Social Network
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) MVC
3 14 (36.84%) OO
3 14 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
3 14 (36.84%) BDD
3 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
3 14 (36.84%) CQRS
4 12 (31.58%) OOD
4 12 (31.58%) OOP
4 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Information Management
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Clojure
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Erlang
6 1 (2.63%) Lua
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft