The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 89 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.39% 0.39% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.18% 0.93% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £36,500 £41,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.97% +60.78%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Games
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
254 215 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.77% 41.43% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 179 161 153
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Games
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Games Salary Trend in Dorset

Games
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £36,500 - 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, helath care, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 26 days ago