The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 12.20% 4.35% -
As % of the General category 34.48% 15.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Dartford region.

General Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 35.37% 28.26% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 5
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Games
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Games Salary Trend in Dartford

Games
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 17 (100.00%) Google
1 17 (100.00%) Android
1 17 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 17 (100.00%) iPhone
1 17 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (82.35%) Ninject
2 14 (82.35%) Node.js
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 14 (82.35%) WCF
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 14 (82.35%) Domain-Driven Design
2 14 (82.35%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (82.35%) Web Application Development
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 14 (82.35%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 14 (82.35%) WCF
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (82.35%) Ninject
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) iPhone
1 17 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
1 14 (82.35%) Domain-Driven Design
1 14 (82.35%) Dependency Injection
1 14 (82.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Google