The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 72 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.25% 0.94% 0.36%
As % of the General category 7.00% 2.62% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
357 381 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.13% 35.94% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 288 302 273
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 9 £50,000 - 2
Chatham - 8 £41,250 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 3 - - 1
Canterbury - 2 £30,000 - 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (33.33%) C#
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
1 12 (33.33%) TDD
1 12 (33.33%) Android
2 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 11 (30.56%) Google
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) PHP
3 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.00%) Marketing
5 8 (22.22%) iPhone
5 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (19.44%) Time Management
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
6 7 (19.44%) WCF
6 7 (19.44%) Workflow
7 6 (16.67%) Spring
7 6 (16.67%) Use Case
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) Physics
7 6 (16.67%) Web Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (16.67%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) Maya
3 3 (8.33%) 3ds Max
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Games Artist
6 2 (5.56%) 3D Artist
6 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Artist
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (19.44%) WCF
6 6 (16.67%) Spring
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) Ninject
8 4 (11.11%) J2EE
8 4 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (8.33%) OAuth
9 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 8 (22.22%) iPhone
3 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
4 6 (16.67%) Physics
5 5 (13.89%) Animation
5 5 (13.89%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) TDD
2 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Time Management
4 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
4 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (19.44%) Workflow
5 6 (16.67%) Use Case
5 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 5 (13.89%) Game Development
6 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) Android Development
7 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) PHP
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Twitter
4 3 (8.33%) Facebook
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce
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