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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 95 56 108
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +52
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 46 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 4.42% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.13% 13.33% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 37 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
442 345 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.33% 33.17% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 385 304 299
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,946 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells -12 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Game Development
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Mobile Development
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Bluemix
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) JDBC
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Development Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Development Project Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Development Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (38.89%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Games Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Junior
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Servlets
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Game Development
2 8 (44.44%) Mobile Development
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) AOP
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) RUP
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) AspectJ
2 2 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Kent
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago