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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 170 197 172
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.41% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.24% 1.05% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1212 1239 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.96% 31.11% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 895 854 1057
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +14 9 £50,000 -38.90% 2
Basingstoke +25 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Farnborough - 1 £47,500 - 1
Alton - 1 £25,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Internet
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) CQRS
4 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
6 4 (15.38%) PCI QSA
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.85%) Simulink
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Social Media Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (23.08%) WCF
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) WebSockets
5 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (3.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (11.54%) VHDL
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) BDD
3 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (23.08%) CQRS
3 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (3.85%) Go
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) PCI QSA
2 4 (15.38%) CRISC
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CISA
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Altera
1 3 (11.54%) Synplicity
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Penta Consulting
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday