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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 12 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury - 14.29% -
As % of the General category - 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
8 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 24.24% 78.57% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 0
Average salary £26,946 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.14% -
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 17 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree