The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 38 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.41% 1.98% 0.94%
As % of the General category 8.82% 7.69% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £22,000 £47,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.68% -25.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Hampshire

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

General Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 27.31% 25.74% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 54
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Games
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Games Salary Trend in Farnborough

Games
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL