The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 174 157 152
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the General category 1.51% 2.38% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 35
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

General Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1062 1217 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.93% 33.53% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 807 970 1415
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,050 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Games
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Hampshire region.

Games Salary Trend in Hampshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Games
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +3 8 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Farnborough -4 4 £22,000 -53.68%
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Web Application Development
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) Game Development
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (31.03%) User Experience
6 8 (27.59%) Twitter
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (17.24%) Moq
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
8 5 (17.24%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) LINQ
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) NUnit
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (17.24%) Moq
2 5 (17.24%) NUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
3 4 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) CSS3
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
4 5 (17.24%) WCF
4 5 (17.24%) LINQ
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) Underscore.js
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.45%) YUI
6 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Web Application Development
3 9 (31.03%) Game Development
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Kanban
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (3.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Golang
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CEH
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) OSCP
1 2 (6.90%) OSCE
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Twitter
2 1 (3.45%) Foundry
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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