The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 125 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.44% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 12
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
809 623 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.31% 31.45% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 543 533 519
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Games
South East

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 5 £33,750 +35.00%
Newport Pagnell - 4 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) EPoS
3 4 (22.22%) EFT
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) FMCG
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Social Media
4 3 (16.67%) Brainbench
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) Game Development
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Blog
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) Flash
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Flash Builder
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Games Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Flash
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) EPoS
1 4 (22.22%) EFT
1 4 (22.22%) FMCG
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Blog
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Game Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) R
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Brainbench
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Logi Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Facebook
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