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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Kent
Rank 66 97 63
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.74% 0.82% 4.16%
As % of the General category 7.49% 1.97% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 35
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,700 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
307 456 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.55% 41.34% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 238 388 285
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 - 16 - -
Rochester - 1 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) MVC
2 21 (65.63%) AngularJS
3 20 (62.50%) Load Testing
4 19 (59.38%) Web Development
4 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (56.25%) WordPress
5 18 (56.25%) Perforce
6 17 (53.13%) Java
7 15 (46.88%) PHP
7 15 (46.88%) Linux
7 15 (46.88%) Legal
8 14 (43.75%) SQL
8 14 (43.75%) DevOps
8 14 (43.75%) Game Development
9 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
9 12 (37.50%) HTML
9 12 (37.50%) CSS
10 11 (34.38%) Servlets
10 11 (34.38%) Web Services
10 11 (34.38%) J2EE
10 11 (34.38%) OAuth
10 11 (34.38%) Visualisation
11 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (31.25%) Degree
12 9 (28.13%) Google App Engine
12 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (28.13%) Ajax
12 9 (28.13%) Google

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 18 (56.25%) WordPress
2 9 (28.13%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (3.13%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Google App Engine
1 9 (28.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 9 (28.13%) Big Data
2 9 (28.13%) BigQuery
3 3 (9.38%) MariaDB
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Bower
2 9 (28.13%) Grunt
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) JMeter
3 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (46.88%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) HTML Developer
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3D Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) AngularJS
2 12 (37.50%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) J2EE
3 11 (34.38%) OAuth
3 11 (34.38%) Servlets
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (28.13%) Ajax
5 9 (28.13%) CSS3
5 9 (28.13%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (9.38%) FFmpeg
6 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 9 (28.13%) Xbox
3 2 (6.25%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) MVC
2 20 (62.50%) Load Testing
3 19 (59.38%) Web Development
4 14 (43.75%) DevOps
4 14 (43.75%) Game Development
5 11 (34.38%) Visualisation
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (28.13%) UML
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.38%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) OOP
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
9 2 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (6.25%) CQRS
9 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.25%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) PHP
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby
8 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Perforce
2 9 (28.13%) Google
2 9 (28.13%) Tableau
3 3 (9.38%) New Relic
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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