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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 70 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.92% 2.74% 2.28%
As % of the General category 2.78% 7.39% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
216 284 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 32.98% 37.03% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 190 230 244
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 7 (36.84%) Android
2 7 (36.84%) iOS Development
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Android Development
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) iPhone
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) IPTV
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Social Media
6 2 (10.53%) iPad
6 2 (10.53%) iOS SDK
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.53%) Chromecast
6 2 (10.53%) Apple TV
6 2 (10.53%) PlayStation
6 2 (10.53%) Xbox
6 2 (10.53%) Roku
6 2 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) InDesign
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Programmer
3 5 (26.32%) Games Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Programmer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Games Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Gameplay Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Games Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Games Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
1 2 (10.53%) Xbox
1 2 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (10.53%) Chromecast
1 2 (10.53%) Apple TV
1 2 (10.53%) PlayStation
1 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
1 2 (10.53%) STB
1 2 (10.53%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 7 (36.84%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) iOS Development
2 5 (26.32%) Android Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Game Development
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Apple
1 2 (10.53%) Roku
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe