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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 152 174 181
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 35 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.04% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the General category 3.05% 1.20% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -49.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,800 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1146 1168 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.01% 31.26% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 958 923 1100
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 13 £33,000 +50.00% 2
Farnborough -6 7 £21,500 -49.41%
Portsmouth +2 3 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Petersfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Andover - 2 - -
Fareham - 1 £47,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (46.67%) MySQL
2 19 (42.22%) HTML
3 18 (40.00%) Linux
4 17 (37.78%) PHP
4 17 (37.78%) CSS
4 17 (37.78%) Web Development
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) HTML5
6 14 (31.11%) CSS3
7 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.00%) Ruby
8 9 (20.00%) Music Industry
8 9 (20.00%) XPath
8 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) PHP 5
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (20.00%) Docker
8 9 (20.00%) Regular Expression
8 9 (20.00%) Big Data
9 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
10 7 (15.56%) Project Management
11 6 (13.33%) Electronics
11 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (13.33%) Line Management
11 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
12 5 (11.11%) Go
12 5 (11.11%) C#
12 5 (11.11%) Unix

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.11%) WordPress
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
1 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) BGP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Music Industry
2 6 (13.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Junior
4 11 (24.44%) Junior Developer
4 11 (24.44%) PHP Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
6 9 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Graduate
9 3 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
3 14 (31.11%) CSS3
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.67%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.44%) Online Games
5 2 (4.44%) Robotics
6 1 (2.22%) BBC
6 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Web Development
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Line Management
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) OOP
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) SOLID
5 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.67%) Web Design
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) PHP
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 9 (20.00%) Ruby
3 9 (20.00%) XPath
4 5 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Go
5 4 (8.89%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Delphi
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) APMP
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
1 4 (8.89%) Juniper
2 2 (4.44%) Brocade
2 2 (4.44%) Citrix
2 2 (4.44%) Foundry
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
2 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) Sony
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago