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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 175 174 149
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.36% 0.36% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.06% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 20
Average salary £22,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £22,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £52,600 £53,250
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
1169 1327 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.24% 33.85% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1052 915
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 8 £22,000 -2.22%
Basingstoke +19 2 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £19,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) MySQL
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Go
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.52%) SSH
7 10 (18.52%) Retail
7 10 (18.52%) Telnet
7 10 (18.52%) Java
7 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.52%) Apache
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
7 10 (18.52%) SMTP
7 10 (18.52%) FTP
8 9 (16.67%) Marketing
8 9 (16.67%) Open Source
8 9 (16.67%) HTML5
9 8 (14.81%) DevOps
9 8 (14.81%) Ruby
10 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.96%) Banking
10 7 (12.96%) Migration
10 7 (12.96%) LAMP
10 7 (12.96%) Information Security
10 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (12.96%) Google
10 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
10 7 (12.96%) PCI QSA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 6 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) nginx
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SSH
1 10 (18.52%) Telnet
1 10 (18.52%) SMTP
1 10 (18.52%) FTP
2 5 (9.26%) IMAP
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (18.52%) Retail
2 9 (16.67%) Marketing
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.26%) French Language
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Linux Support
2 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Security Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Principal Security Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Account Manager
4 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) HTML5
4 7 (12.96%) LAMP
5 6 (11.11%) CSS3
6 4 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Ajax
8 1 (1.85%) .NET
8 1 (1.85%) XML
8 1 (1.85%) Sass
8 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) Social Network
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Xbox
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 5 (9.26%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Information Security
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) SIEM
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
1 13 (24.07%) Go
2 10 (18.52%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) VBScript
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) PCI QSA
1 7 (12.96%) CISSP
1 7 (12.96%) CISA
1 7 (12.96%) CISM
1 7 (12.96%) CRISC
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.26%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
1 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (9.26%) Postfix
1 5 (9.26%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
2 5 (9.26%) Intel
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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