The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.82% 0.19% 3.64%
As % of the General category 4.89% 0.55% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 24
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,850 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Surrey

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

General Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 182 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 37.15% 35.27% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 222 158 250
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Games
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Games Salary Trend in Guildford

Games
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (47.83%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Online Games
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 7 (30.43%) IIS
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) Ajax
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.04%) Blog
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Programmer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Games Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) Ajax
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) CSS3
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) COM
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) Flash
6 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Online Games
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Blog
3 2 (8.70%) Xbox
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) CQRS
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft