The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 41 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 1.79% 0.65% 7.14%
As % of the General category 16.67% 2.00% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Games
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Horsham region.

General Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 10.71% 32.26% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 41
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £66,250 £70,677
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Horsham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Games
Salary Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Horsham region.

Games Salary Trend in Horsham

Games
Salary Histogram in Horsham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Horsham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Horsham

Games
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree