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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.38% 2.08% -
As % of the General category 13.89% 5.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £22,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.68% -
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
72 75 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 38.71% 39.06% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 70 60
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Games
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Golang
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Golang
2 2 (20.00%) Java