The first 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 25 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 Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 178 171 166
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.35% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.86% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 16
Average salary £53,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £93,420 £67,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1312 1345 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.11% 34.16% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1067 1289
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 2 £52,170 +91.44%
Portsmouth -14 1 £19,000 -55.29%
Eastleigh - 1 £105,000 -
Havant - 1 £44,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) Game Development
3 8 (28.57%) Twitter
3 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 6 (21.43%) ISEB
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) QA
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Testing
6 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (14.29%) Node.js
7 4 (14.29%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
7 4 (14.29%) Underscore.js
7 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.71%) Android

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Sales Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) CSS3
2 5 (17.86%) jQuery
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 4 (14.29%) REST
3 4 (14.29%) Underscore.js
3 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Social Media
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Game Development
3 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Product Management
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Android Development
8 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum-ban
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Twitter
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Foundry
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
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