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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 105 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.55% 2.88% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 11
Median salary £26,250 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
548 799 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 35.96% 35.50% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 437 632 564
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Games
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 12 £22,500 -35.71%
Marlow - 2 £55,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (60.61%) Windows
1 20 (60.61%) Mathematics
1 20 (60.61%) Physics
1 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) Degree
4 16 (48.48%) C++
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) PhD
6 12 (36.36%) OpenGL
7 11 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 10 (30.30%) OO
9 8 (24.24%) MFC
9 8 (24.24%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (24.24%) WCF
9 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
9 8 (24.24%) Image Processing
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) HTML
11 6 (18.18%) STL
11 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) WPF
11 6 (18.18%) Silverlight
11 6 (18.18%) OpenCV
11 6 (18.18%) SDLC
11 6 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) 3ds Max
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (9.09%) Maya
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Gradle
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Graduate
3 8 (24.24%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) WCF Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Animator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) OpenGL
4 11 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 8 (24.24%) MFC
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 6 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 6 (18.18%) OpenCV
6 6 (18.18%) Silverlight
6 6 (18.18%) STL
6 6 (18.18%) WPF
7 5 (15.15%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) Grails
9 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
1 20 (60.61%) Mathematics
1 20 (60.61%) Physics
2 8 (24.24%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (9.09%) Online Games
5 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
5 2 (6.06%) Graphic Design
5 2 (6.06%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) OO
3 8 (24.24%) Image Processing
3 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
4 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 6 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 6 (18.18%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) CAD
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) CQRS
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) PhD
3 5 (15.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe
1 3 (9.09%) Autodesk
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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