The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 94 75 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 9 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.08% 1.10% 5.22%
As % of the General category 4.64% 3.81% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 54
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Games
South East

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

General Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
302 236 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.25% 28.82% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 247 221 269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Games
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Games Salary Trend in East Sussex

Games
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Games
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(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
Brighton -19 13 £40,000 +31.14%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 33 (75.00%) C#
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
2 27 (61.36%) WCF
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
5 15 (34.09%) OO
5 15 (34.09%) Internet
5 15 (34.09%) MVC
5 15 (34.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (34.09%) BDD
5 15 (34.09%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (34.09%) Web Application Development
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (34.09%) CQRS
6 13 (29.55%) HTML
7 12 (27.27%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) OOP
7 12 (27.27%) C
7 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 12 (27.27%) OOD
7 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) Physics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Maya
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
2 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 1 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.27%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
1 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
1 27 (61.36%) WCF
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (34.09%) Razor View Engine
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 12 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.27%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.27%) XNA
6 1 (2.27%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Physics
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile Games
2 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Animation
3 1 (2.27%) Social Network
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 15 (34.09%) OO
3 15 (34.09%) MVC
3 15 (34.09%) Domain-Driven Design
3 15 (34.09%) BDD
3 15 (34.09%) Web Application Development
3 15 (34.09%) CQRS
4 12 (27.27%) OOP
4 12 (27.27%) OOD
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) C
4 3 (6.82%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Lua
6 1 (2.27%) Erlang
6 1 (2.27%) Clojure
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) VMware
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) Citrix