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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 65 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.57% 1.97% 1.32%
As % of the General category 5.65% 5.79% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 11
Average salary £37,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.58% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
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
177 242 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 27.83% 34.13% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 156 201 269
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 24 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (56.67%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) C++
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Web Development
6 9 (30.00%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) Online Games
6 9 (30.00%) PHP
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) HTML5
7 8 (26.67%) Game Development
7 8 (26.67%) CSS3
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) IIS
8 7 (23.33%) Classic ASP
9 6 (20.00%) Animation
10 5 (16.67%) Physics
10 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) MS Excel

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (23.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) 3ds Max
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.33%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Programmer
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Games Programmer
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Games Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Website Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Designer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate
9 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Junior
9 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
1 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) Ajax
4 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 8 (26.67%) CSS3
5 7 (23.33%) Classic ASP
6 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (13.33%) Havok
7 4 (13.33%) Flash
7 4 (13.33%) Middleware
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (6.67%) COM
9 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (3.33%) Direct3D
10 1 (3.33%) J2SE
10 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Online Games
2 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Animation
4 5 (16.67%) Physics
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.33%) Blog
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Games
7 2 (6.67%) Xbox
7 2 (6.67%) User Experience
8 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Web Development
3 8 (26.67%) Game Development
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.67%) CQRS
5 2 (6.67%) Android Development
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) C++
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago