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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 42 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.03% 1.81% 0.46%
As % of the General category 9.30% 4.98% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86 201 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 32.58% 36.28% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 152 210
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Maya
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Game Development
3 2 (16.67%) G Suite
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
3 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maya
2 1 (8.33%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior
1 5 (41.67%) Junior Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Animator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Artist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) PlayStation
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Game Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Polycom
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Dell