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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 175 151 162
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 1.26% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.34% 4.63% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 14
Average salary £20,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.29% -10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
968 1036 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.25% 27.19% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 784 811 901
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £64,600 £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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Basingstoke +16 7 £20,000 -9.09% 2
Portsmouth +16 3 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Andover - 2 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) QA
3 6 (18.18%) Line Management
3 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (9.09%) Altera
6 3 (9.09%) Synplicity

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (9.09%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) IT Sales Executive
2 6 (18.18%) Sales Executive
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) QA Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) VHDL Design Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) VHDL Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) WebGL
7 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.09%) VHDL
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Line Management
2 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.12%) Test Management
3 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) CQRS
5 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
1 5 (15.15%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Altera
1 3 (9.09%) Synplicity
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi Hours, Training, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago