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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 72 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.18% 0.45% 0.79%
As % of the General category 0.46% 1.32% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -10.97%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
218 227 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 39.64% 34.34% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 191
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,250 £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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £37,500 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Law
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Symfony
3 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Online Games
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Social Media
6 1 (12.50%) Kafka

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 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) B2C
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase