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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 174 174 161
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.32% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.53% 0.94% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 18
Average salary £22,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
1180 1388 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.64% 33.99% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1120 939
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 10 £22,000 -36.69% 3
Farnborough - 3 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +26 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £19,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) MySQL
3 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.87%) HTML
5 16 (26.23%) Apache
5 16 (26.23%) SMTP
5 16 (26.23%) FTP
5 16 (26.23%) Telnet
5 16 (26.23%) SSH
6 13 (21.31%) Go
7 12 (19.67%) CSS
7 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.67%) Retail
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 10 (16.39%) Migration
10 9 (14.75%) LAMP
10 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
10 9 (14.75%) CISA
10 9 (14.75%) CISM
10 9 (14.75%) Java
10 9 (14.75%) ITIL
10 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.75%) CISSP
10 9 (14.75%) PHP
10 9 (14.75%) Marketing
10 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (14.75%) TOGAF
10 9 (14.75%) Banking
10 9 (14.75%) Information Security

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (26.23%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 8 (13.11%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) SMTP
1 16 (26.23%) FTP
1 16 (26.23%) Telnet
1 16 (26.23%) SSH
2 8 (13.11%) IMAP
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (19.67%) Retail
2 9 (14.75%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) French Language
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
2 9 (14.75%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Account Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Account Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Linux Support
4 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Principal Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Principal Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 12 (19.67%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) LAMP
3 9 (14.75%) HTML5
4 6 (9.84%) CSS3
5 4 (6.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) Sass
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Open Source
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.64%) Social Network
3 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.39%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) TOGAF
4 9 (14.75%) ITIL
4 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.75%) Information Security
4 9 (14.75%) SIEM
5 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Resource Management
6 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Go
2 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
5 8 (13.11%) VBScript
5 8 (13.11%) Ruby
6 5 (8.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) CISSP
1 9 (14.75%) CISA
1 9 (14.75%) CISM
1 9 (14.75%) PCI QSA
1 9 (14.75%) CRISC
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.56%) QA
3 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware ESX
1 8 (13.11%) Postfix
1 8 (13.11%) Sendmail
1 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
2 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Intel
1 8 (13.11%) VMware
2 6 (9.84%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) AppSense
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
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