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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 64 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.43% 2.38% 5.37%
As % of the General category 6.55% 6.00% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 29
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
General Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
290 350 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 37.08% 39.68% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 233 251 202
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,250 £60,500
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 22 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (46.67%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (33.33%) Flash
4 10 (33.33%) Android
4 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 10 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) MySQL
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) Adobe
6 8 (26.67%) 3ds Max
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Subversion
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) Maya
7 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
7 7 (23.33%) Game Development
8 6 (20.00%) W3C
8 6 (20.00%) Animation
8 6 (20.00%) WebGL
8 6 (20.00%) iOS SDK

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) 3ds Max
2 7 (23.33%) Maya
3 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (26.67%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Programmer
4 6 (20.00%) Interactive Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Games Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Games Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Website Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Designer
9 1 (3.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) Flash
2 10 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) WebGL
4 6 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 6 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 4 (13.33%) Middleware
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) COM
8 1 (3.33%) J2SE
8 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.33%) Direct3D
8 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) W3C
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.00%) Animation
3 5 (16.67%) Physics
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.00%) Blog
5 3 (10.00%) Online Games
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Games
6 2 (6.67%) Xbox
7 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Android
2 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 7 (23.33%) Game Development
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) Android Development
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 10 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) C++
4 9 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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