The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 71 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.86% 0.88% 0.13%
As % of the General category 8.44% 2.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
403 442 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.89% 35.19% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 344 392 218
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Games
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Games Salary Trend in Kent

Games
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Kent

Games
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dartford +3 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Canterbury - 9 £30,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +14 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Whitstable - 5 £40,000 - 1
Chatham +11 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 36 (55.38%) Android
2 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) TDD
4 24 (36.92%) C#
5 23 (35.38%) Google
5 23 (35.38%) Node.js
5 23 (35.38%) Mobile App
6 22 (33.85%) Web Application Development
6 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (33.85%) WCF
6 22 (33.85%) .NET
6 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
6 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
6 22 (33.85%) MVC
7 20 (30.77%) iPhone
7 20 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (26.15%) Ninject
8 17 (26.15%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (26.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (24.62%) Photoshop
10 15 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (23.08%) Apple iOS
11 14 (21.54%) SEO
12 12 (18.46%) Adobe
12 12 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (18.46%) Time Management
13 10 (15.38%) Twitter
13 10 (15.38%) Project Management
14 9 (13.85%) MS Office
14 9 (13.85%) NoSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 23 (35.38%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Photoshop
2 15 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (13.85%) MS Office
4 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.62%) Maya
5 3 (4.62%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 5 (7.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.31%) Marketing
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Designer
4 12 (18.46%) Web Designer
5 4 (6.15%) Database Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Database Designer
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Administrator
8 1 (1.54%) 3D Artist
8 1 (1.54%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Software Support Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Games Artist
8 1 (1.54%) Games Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
1 22 (33.85%) WCF
1 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 17 (26.15%) Ninject
4 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 8 (12.31%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) XML
6 5 (7.69%) jQuery
6 5 (7.69%) RESTful
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.15%) OAuth
7 4 (6.15%) JSON
7 4 (6.15%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) CSS3
8 3 (4.62%) HTML5
8 3 (4.62%) Flash
8 3 (4.62%) Spring
8 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Mobile App
2 20 (30.77%) iPhone
3 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.23%) Physics
5 5 (7.69%) Animation
6 4 (6.15%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (6.15%) Clustering
7 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.62%) User Experience
8 2 (3.08%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.54%) Replication
9 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.54%) Statistics
9 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (55.38%) Android
2 15 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) TDD
3 22 (33.85%) MVC
3 22 (33.85%) Web Application Development
4 17 (26.15%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (26.15%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (21.54%) SEO
6 12 (18.46%) Time Management
6 12 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (9.23%) Workflow
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
9 5 (7.69%) Game Development
10 4 (6.15%) Android Development
10 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (4.62%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (4.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) C#
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) C++
3 5 (7.69%) VB
3 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (4.62%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Google
2 12 (18.46%) Adobe
3 10 (15.38%) Twitter
4 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.15%) Perforce
6 3 (4.62%) Facebook
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