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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 185 174 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.47% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 15
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £27,500 £27,376
10% offered a salary of more than £95,736 £65,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1238 1364 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.48% 33.65% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1086 1368
Average salary £45,000 £40,050 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Southampton +6 1 £81,840 +177.42%
Eastleigh - 1 £105,000 -
Havant - 1 £44,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) Game Development
3 8 (29.63%) Twitter
3 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
3 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) Node.js
6 4 (14.81%) Underscore.js
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX
7 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Android

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (14.81%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) QlikView
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (14.81%) UI Developer
3 4 (14.81%) UI Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.41%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) CSS3
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) Underscore.js
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Social Media
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Game Development
3 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNA
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) OSCP
2 2 (7.41%) OSCE
2 2 (7.41%) CEH
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Foundry
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
Andover, Hampshire
QA Apprenticeships
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