The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 61 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.84% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.04% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £41,000 £30,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.42% +29.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
245 210 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 41.39% 38.82% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 179 180 193
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
South West

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 24 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
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