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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 183 164 172
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.90% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 22
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,200 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,104 £66,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1202 1318 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.08% 34.48% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1059 1400
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -1 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
2 10 (41.67%) User Experience
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) Game Development
4 8 (33.33%) Twitter
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) CSS3
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (16.67%) Node.js
6 4 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 4 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (16.67%) Underscore.js
6 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) SaaS
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) NUnit

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) QlikView
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) Underscore.js
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Debian
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
3 9 (37.50%) Game Development
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Product Management
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CEH
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) OSCP
1 2 (8.33%) OSCE
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Foundry
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago