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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 30 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 5.42% 0.61% 1.01%
As % of the General category 33.33% 1.52% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
27 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 16.27% 40.24% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 66 20
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Horsham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (76.92%) C++
1 30 (76.92%) Software Engineering
1 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 22 (56.41%) Degree
3 20 (51.28%) OOD
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) MFC
4 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 18 (46.15%) Windows
5 16 (41.03%) Multithreading
5 16 (41.03%) Visualisation
6 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 12 (30.77%) UML
6 12 (30.77%) OO
7 10 (25.64%) OpenGL
7 10 (25.64%) PhD
7 10 (25.64%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) Google
8 9 (23.08%) Android
8 9 (23.08%) iPhone
8 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
9 8 (20.51%) Web Development
9 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.38%) STL
10 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.38%) .NET

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C++ Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Graduate
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Graphics Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) C++ Programmer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) MFC
2 10 (25.64%) OpenGL
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) STL
4 6 (15.38%) Ajax
4 6 (15.38%) WCF
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 6 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.38%) Ninject
4 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (10.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (10.26%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (41.03%) Visualisation
3 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 9 (23.08%) iPhone
4 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (10.26%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (10.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) OOD
3 16 (41.03%) Multithreading
4 12 (30.77%) UML
4 12 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
5 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 6 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) 3D Programming
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) HLSL
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Google