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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 179 178 170
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.70% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 15
Average salary £40,750 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.92% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £21,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £86,472 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
1134 1291 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.15% 32.93% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 822 925 1006
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 4 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Basingstoke - 2 - - 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) MySQL
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (28.13%) Go
5 7 (21.88%) Google
5 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) LAMP
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Puppet
7 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 5 (15.63%) Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) QA
7 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (15.63%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) FreeBSD
7 5 (15.63%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) CISSP
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Broadband
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
2 5 (15.63%) QA Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
4 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) CSS3
3 6 (18.75%) LAMP
4 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) WCF
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Social Network
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) FreeBSD
3 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) SIEM
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) CQRS
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
1 9 (28.13%) Go
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CISSP
1 4 (12.50%) CISA
1 4 (12.50%) CISM
1 4 (12.50%) PCI QSA
1 4 (12.50%) CRISC
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 15000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago