The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 46 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.37% - 1.03%
As % of the General category 0.88% - 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
London

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

General Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
113 83 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 41.70% 41.71% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 91 60 131
Average salary £44,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Games
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Games Salary Trend in Croydon

Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA