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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 163 149 164
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 26 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.85% 0.80%
As % of the General category 2.52% 2.47% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 28
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1033 1172 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.45% 34.54% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 806 938 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +6 15 £38,500 +2.66% 3
Farnborough +6 6 £22,000 -53.68%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) MySQL
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.51%) Game Development
8 8 (20.51%) Twitter
8 8 (20.51%) User Experience
9 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 6 (15.38%) PHP
10 6 (15.38%) Apache
10 6 (15.38%) SMTP
10 6 (15.38%) FTP
10 6 (15.38%) Telnet
10 6 (15.38%) SSH
11 5 (12.82%) TDD
11 5 (12.82%) NUnit
11 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
11 5 (12.82%) WCF
11 5 (12.82%) LINQ
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (12.82%) Moq
11 5 (12.82%) BDD
11 5 (12.82%) Kanban

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SMTP
1 6 (15.38%) FTP
1 6 (15.38%) Telnet
1 6 (15.38%) SSH
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) IMAP
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (12.82%) Moq
2 5 (12.82%) NUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) French Language
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.26%) UI Programmer
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Account Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) CSS3
3 7 (17.95%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) LINQ
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (12.82%) LAMP
4 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
4 5 (12.82%) WCF
4 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) Underscore.js
5 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.26%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (2.56%) YUI
6 1 (2.56%) COM
6 1 (2.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) FreeBSD
3 2 (5.13%) Debian
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 8 (20.51%) Game Development
4 5 (12.82%) Kanban
4 5 (12.82%) BDD
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) SIEM
6 2 (5.13%) Test Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.13%) Security Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) Golang
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PCI QSA
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CRISC
2 2 (5.13%) OSCP
2 2 (5.13%) OSCE
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) CISA
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.69%) Postfix
1 3 (7.69%) Sendmail
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Twitter
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (5.13%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Foundry
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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