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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 13 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 17.39% 21.43% -
As % of the General category 28.57% 35.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
14 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 60.87% 60.71% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 3
Average salary £32,292 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Magento
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) nginx

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
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
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
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%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 20 days ago