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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 109 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.54% 1.51% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +62.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
713 662 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 39.41% 34.41% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 569 460 526
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +11.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +3 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Aylesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) MVC
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) HTML5
6 9 (29.03%) BDD
7 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (25.81%) Web Development
7 8 (25.81%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) Node.js
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.13%) NHibernate
10 5 (16.13%) NUnit
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
10 5 (16.13%) Physics
10 5 (16.13%) Kanban
10 5 (16.13%) WCF
10 5 (16.13%) WPF
10 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
10 5 (16.13%) LINQ
10 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (22.58%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
1 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (16.13%) Moq
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Junior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Graduate
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Django Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.13%) NHibernate
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
4 5 (16.13%) WCF
4 5 (16.13%) WPF
4 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
4 5 (16.13%) LINQ
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) LAMP
5 4 (12.90%) CSS3
5 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.68%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Physics
3 4 (12.90%) Xbox
4 3 (9.68%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) CAD
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) Game Development
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification