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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 65 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.08% - 1.61%
As % of the General category 2.94% - 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 12
Median salary £35,000 - £39,250
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
204 277 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 36.56% 35.93% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 174 168 206
Median salary £37,750 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.20% -17.89%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 30 September 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 - 6 £35,000 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) CakePHP
2 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 5 (83.33%) WordPress
2 5 (83.33%) Magento
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Social Media
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) WebSockets
2 5 (83.33%) Laravel
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Drupal
1 5 (83.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) CakePHP
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
1 5 (83.33%) Laravel
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) WebSockets
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft