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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 1.72% 2.03%
As % of the General category 5.43% 4.95% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 15
Median salary £39,000 £31,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.80% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
405 384 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.41% 34.85% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 370 329 320
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Kent

Games
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge +10 5 £39,000 -22.00%
Stansted - 5 £47,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +13 4 £38,500 +54.00%
Chatham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Games.

1 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 18 (54.55%) C#
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
4 10 (30.30%) Web Development
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) WCF
5 9 (27.27%) WordPress
5 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (27.27%) BDD
5 9 (27.27%) PHP
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) CMS
5 9 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 9 (27.27%) PayPal
5 9 (27.27%) Sage Pay
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 9 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 6 (18.18%) Game Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) CMS
1 9 (27.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Moq
1 5 (15.15%) NUnit
1 5 (15.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Games Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Producer
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) UI Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Games Developer
5 3 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate Games Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
1 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 9 (27.27%) WCF
4 5 (15.15%) NHibernate
4 5 (15.15%) WinForms
4 5 (15.15%) WPF
5 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.12%) Code First Entity Framework
5 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
5 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.12%) Node.js
5 4 (12.12%) RESTful
5 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.15%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Web Development
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 6 (18.18%) Game Development
5 5 (15.15%) Kanban
5 5 (15.15%) MVVM
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.06%) Android Development
8 1 (3.03%) Content Management
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) PHP
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) PayPal
2 5 (15.15%) Google
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