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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 124 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.96% 0.57% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £23,940 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.08% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £22,588 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £25,292 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
833 700 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 39.93% 35.81% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 574 570 549
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 7 £40,000 +67.08%
Aylesbury - 1 £36,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) PhD
3 6 (37.50%) OOD
3 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
3 6 (37.50%) Automotive
3 6 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (37.50%) Physics
3 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 3 (18.75%) Social Media
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) EPoS
5 3 (18.75%) EFT
5 3 (18.75%) FMCG
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (12.50%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
1 6 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Research Scientist
3 3 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Games Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (12.50%) Flash
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Ninject
2 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 6 (37.50%) Physics
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
2 3 (18.75%) EPoS
2 3 (18.75%) EFT
2 3 (18.75%) FMCG
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) UML
1 6 (37.50%) OOD
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Game Development
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
1 2 (12.50%) Facebook
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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