The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 16 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 12.90% 10.53% -
As % of the General category 20.00% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
Games
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canterbury region.

General Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 64.52% 26.32% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 1
Average salary £32,396 £37,500 £15,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.61% +145.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Canterbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

Games
Salary Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Canterbury region.

Games Salary Trend in Canterbury

Games
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL