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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 73 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 0.90% 2.77%
As % of the General category 4.36% 2.66% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 28
Median salary £38,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £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
275 376 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.08% 33.69% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 247 333 344
Median salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 4 December 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
Chatham - 8 - - 2
Rochester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 27 (69.23%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
2 19 (48.72%) WCF
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (48.72%) BDD
2 19 (48.72%) Web Application Development
2 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
4 16 (41.03%) Web Development
5 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
6 13 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (30.77%) Google
8 10 (25.64%) Load Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.08%) Code First Entity Framework
9 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 9 (23.08%) Ruby
9 9 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 9 (23.08%) Node.js
9 9 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (23.08%) RESTful

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 8 (20.51%) WordPress
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (5.13%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
1 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
3 4 (10.26%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Moq
2 8 (20.51%) NUnit
2 8 (20.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (10.26%) Bower
3 4 (10.26%) Grunt
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) UI Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Games Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Digital
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Digital Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
1 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 19 (48.72%) WCF
2 13 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (23.08%) Code First Entity Framework
3 9 (23.08%) Entity Framework
3 9 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (23.08%) Node.js
3 9 (23.08%) RESTful
4 8 (20.51%) NHibernate
4 8 (20.51%) WinForms
4 8 (20.51%) WPF
5 6 (15.38%) J2EE
5 6 (15.38%) Servlets
5 6 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Xbox
4 3 (7.69%) Online Games
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) BDD
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) Web Application Development
3 16 (41.03%) Web Development
4 10 (25.64%) Load Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Kanban
5 8 (20.51%) MVVM
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Game Development
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) UML
9 3 (7.69%) Benchmarking
9 3 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (5.13%) Digital Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C#
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.08%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (15.38%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Google
2 8 (20.51%) Perforce
3 4 (10.26%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 5 days ago