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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 28 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.17% 0.44% 3.31%
As % of the General category 10.98% 0.95% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
82 105 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 37.96% 46.46% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 84 65
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) MySQL
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 8 (38.10%) Golang
4 8 (38.10%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
1 13 (61.90%) Test Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) Golang
2 8 (38.10%) Java