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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 66 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.62% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the General category 4.55% 0.79% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
198 252 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 35.74% 39.31% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 215 231
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 14 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) MVC
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) Online Games
4 15 (68.18%) Web Development
4 15 (68.18%) IIS
4 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
4 15 (68.18%) PHP
5 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 14 (63.64%) Blog
5 14 (63.64%) jQuery
5 14 (63.64%) HTML5
5 14 (63.64%) Web Application Development
5 14 (63.64%) CSS3
6 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Classic ASP
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) Market Research
8 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
8 3 (13.64%) Node.js
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Developer
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) CSS
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) Ajax
3 14 (63.64%) CSS3
3 14 (63.64%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 12 (54.55%) Classic ASP
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Online Games
2 14 (63.64%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 15 (68.18%) Web Development
3 14 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Market Research
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft