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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 116 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.04% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the General category 2.94% 0.94% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £23,940
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
817 850 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 35.38% 39.87% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 674 588 571
Average salary £44,750 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Milton Keynes +13 24 £40,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 16 (40.00%) HTML5
4 14 (35.00%) Web Development
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
5 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (22.50%) Windows
7 9 (22.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (22.50%) Mathematics
7 9 (22.50%) Physics
7 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
7 9 (22.50%) Google
7 9 (22.50%) Android
7 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (22.50%) Xbox
8 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (20.00%) Node.js
8 8 (20.00%) CSS3
8 8 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 6 (15.00%) PhD
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 6 (15.00%) WCF
9 6 (15.00%) WPF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (20.00%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) WordPress
3 4 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (10.00%) InDesign
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
1 1 (2.50%) 3G
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) OSPF
1 1 (2.50%) BGP
1 1 (2.50%) L2TP
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) IPsec
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
1 1 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) NUnit
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (10.00%) Moq
1 4 (10.00%) Grunt
General
1 9 (22.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Graduate
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Designer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) HTML5
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) WCF
6 6 (15.00%) WPF
6 6 (15.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (12.50%) Android SDK
8 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.00%) Ember.js
8 4 (10.00%) LINQ
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mathematics
1 9 (22.50%) Physics
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
1 9 (22.50%) Xbox
2 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.00%) User Experience
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) iPhone
4 4 (10.00%) Graphic Design
4 4 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 4 (10.00%) SCORM
5 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
1 9 (22.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Web Development
3 8 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Android Development
5 5 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Email Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
6 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (7.50%) Image Processing
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) PhD
3 3 (7.50%) PMP
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Google
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
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