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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 112 113 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.56% 1.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +144.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
713 694 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 39.50% 37.90% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 552 515 572
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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
Aylesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes -5 1 £27,500 -40.54% 3
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) Web Development
4 13 (37.14%) C#
5 12 (34.29%) Node.js
6 11 (31.43%) HTML5
6 11 (31.43%) jQuery
7 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
8 9 (25.71%) MVC
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.86%) OO
9 8 (22.86%) Ext JS
9 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.86%) SaaS
9 8 (22.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (22.86%) User Experience
10 7 (20.00%) WCF
10 7 (20.00%) WPF
10 7 (20.00%) Silverlight
10 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 7 (20.00%) Physics
10 7 (20.00%) MySQL
10 7 (20.00%) Windows
10 7 (20.00%) PhD
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) TDD
11 5 (14.29%) BDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (34.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.86%) Moq
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 2 (5.71%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Django Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 11 (31.43%) jQuery
3 11 (31.43%) HTML5
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.86%) Ext JS
6 7 (20.00%) WCF
6 7 (20.00%) WPF
6 7 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) LAMP
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) Django
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (20.00%) Physics
3 4 (11.43%) Xbox
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Web Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Game Development
6 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) PhD
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