The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 177 161 140
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.94% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 41
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £17,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1417 1340 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.24% 35.42% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 938 1232
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -3 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Basingstoke +6 3 £44,000 -12.00%
Fareham - 3 £47,000 -
Romsey - 1 £45,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) QA
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Testing
3 11 (34.38%) ISEB
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) Internet
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) MySQL
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Python
6 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Selenium
6 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Kindle
9 4 (12.50%) Clustering
9 4 (12.50%) Google
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) C
9 4 (12.50%) C++
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) UNIX
9 4 (12.50%) CCNA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
1 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) NetScreen
2 2 (6.25%) OSPF
2 2 (6.25%) BGP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.88%) QA Manager
2 7 (21.88%) QA Test Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Development Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Kindle
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
2 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Game Development
7 2 (6.25%) Android Development
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) RAD
8 1 (3.13%) SSADM
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Process Management
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 11 (34.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Foundry
2 2 (6.25%) Brocade
2 2 (6.25%) Juniper
2 2 (6.25%) MKS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) VMware