The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 61 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.66% 2.33% 4.36%
As % of the General category 7.22% 5.83% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 23
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £59,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
277 343 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 36.79% 40.02% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 226 239 192
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Surrey

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 1 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (41.18%) .NET
1 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 12 (35.29%) CSS
4 10 (29.41%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) Flash
4 10 (29.41%) Android
4 10 (29.41%) HTML5
4 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (29.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (26.47%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) MySQL
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) 3ds Max
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Subversion
6 8 (23.53%) Adobe
6 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
7 7 (20.59%) Game Development
7 7 (20.59%) Maya
8 6 (17.65%) MVC
8 6 (17.65%) W3C
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) PhoneGap

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) 3ds Max
2 7 (20.59%) Maya
3 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.65%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) Interactive Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Games Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Games Developer
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Website Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Gameplay Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
1 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 12 (35.29%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) Flash
3 10 (29.41%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (17.65%) WebGL
4 6 (17.65%) iOS SDK
4 6 (17.65%) Android SDK
5 5 (14.71%) Ajax
6 4 (11.76%) Middleware
6 4 (11.76%) Classic ASP
6 4 (11.76%) CSS3
6 4 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) COM
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (2.94%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
2 6 (17.65%) W3C
2 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) Animation
3 5 (14.71%) Physics
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Blog
4 4 (11.76%) Online Games
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Games
6 2 (5.88%) Xbox
7 1 (2.94%) Social Media
7 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Scrum
2 7 (20.59%) Game Development
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Web Development
4 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.88%) CQRS
7 2 (5.88%) Android Development
7 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 10 (29.41%) C++
4 9 (26.47%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Adobe
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
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