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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
London / Croydon
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.57% 0.39% -
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86 112 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 49.14% 44.09% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 89 65
Median salary £52,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft