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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 115 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.90% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 9
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
738 736 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 37.87% 39.72% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 567 541 558
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 24 December 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 -6 6 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Marlow - 2 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Web Development
4 11 (34.38%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) HTML5
5 10 (31.25%) Node.js
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (25.00%) PhD
7 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 8 (25.00%) Physics
7 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (21.88%) MySQL
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) WCF
8 7 (21.88%) WPF
8 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
9 6 (18.75%) Ext JS
9 6 (18.75%) SaaS
9 6 (18.75%) User Experience
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.50%) PHP
11 4 (12.50%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
5 8 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Graduate
8 2 (6.25%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Django Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Research Scientist
9 1 (3.13%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) jQuery
3 11 (34.38%) HTML5
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) WCF
6 7 (21.88%) WPF
6 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
7 6 (18.75%) Ext JS
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) LAMP
9 2 (6.25%) Django
10 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (25.00%) Physics
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) Xbox
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Web Development
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) OOP
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) UML
5 1 (3.13%) OOD
5 1 (3.13%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) PhD
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