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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 104 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.37% 0.83% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
380 601 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.69% 49.42% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 315 502 271
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Marketing
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Node.js
4 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) J2SE
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) J2SE
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) Ninject
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) MCAD
1 2 (14.29%) MCSD
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
1 2 (14.29%) Google
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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