The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 98 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the General category 3.05% 0.79% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 13
Average salary £33,750 £23,940 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.97% -66.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,588 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,292 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
South East

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

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
786 756 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 39.44% 40.34% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 524 626 504
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Games
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Games
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 12 £33,750 +40.97%
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
Marlow - 6 £32,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (43.33%) C#
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 10 (33.33%) Physics
3 10 (33.33%) PhD
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Node.js
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (20.00%) UML
7 6 (20.00%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) OOD
7 6 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
7 6 (20.00%) Automotive
7 6 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Ext JS
7 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) SaaS
7 6 (20.00%) User Experience
8 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) WPF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (26.67%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Research Scientist
6 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate
8 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Django Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) Ext JS
4 6 (20.00%) WCF
5 4 (13.33%) WPF
5 4 (13.33%) Silverlight
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) LAMP
7 2 (6.67%) Django
7 2 (6.67%) Ninject
7 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 10 (33.33%) Physics
3 6 (20.00%) User Experience
3 6 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Web Development
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) PhD
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Google
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