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 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 86 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.47% 0.88% 4.20%
As % of the General category 6.02% 3.59% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 31
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
299 167 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.41% 24.63% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 251 155 178
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,800 £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 2 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Brighton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (82.98%) C#
2 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
3 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
3 30 (63.83%) WCF
4 20 (42.55%) OO
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 18 (38.30%) MVC
5 18 (38.30%) Internet
5 18 (38.30%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (38.30%) BDD
5 18 (38.30%) Razor View Engine
5 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (38.30%) CQRS
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) Finance
8 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (29.79%) HTML
9 14 (29.79%) OOP
10 12 (25.53%) OOD
10 12 (25.53%) XML
10 12 (25.53%) C
10 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
10 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) Physics
12 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
12 5 (10.64%) Mathematics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.91%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Graduate Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Graduate
7 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Information Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
1 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
2 30 (63.83%) WCF
3 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (38.30%) Razor View Engine
3 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (29.79%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (4.26%) Flash
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) Django
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) XNA
8 1 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Physics
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) OO
1 20 (42.55%) TDD
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Domain-Driven Design
2 18 (38.30%) BDD
2 18 (38.30%) CQRS
2 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) OOP
5 12 (25.53%) OOD
5 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) User Stories
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Information Management
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) C
4 5 (10.64%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) Lua
7 1 (2.13%) Erlang
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Clojure
7 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft