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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 71 72
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.98% 1.50%
As % of the General category - 2.88% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 10
Median salary - £33,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.19%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
173 208 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.46% 33.99% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 133 229
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Symfony
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) XML Parsing
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Sybase

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Angular Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase