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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 111 108 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.69% 0.83% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £35,500 £23,940 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.28% +2.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,588 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £25,292 £34,200
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
829 722 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 40.76% 39.63% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 555 586 515
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 9 £40,000 +67.08% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Node.js
2 7 (38.89%) PhD
2 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (38.89%) Physics
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 6 (33.33%) Automotive
3 6 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (33.33%) OOD
3 6 (33.33%) UML
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (27.78%) Ext JS
4 5 (27.78%) SaaS
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) iPhone
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (38.89%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 6 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Research Scientist
4 6 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Ext JS
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Ninject
5 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.56%) Django
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
1 7 (38.89%) Physics
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) OOD
1 6 (33.33%) UML
1 6 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) PhD
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + shares + bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Profiles Creative
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago