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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Kent
Rank 65 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 5 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.65% 0.50% 4.37%
As % of the General category 7.59% 1.27% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 39
Median salary £38,750 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +15.62%
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

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
290 394 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.98% 39.13% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 240 344 328
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,946 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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
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 16 January 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 - 18 - -
Rochester - 2 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 26 (78.79%) MVC
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 24 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 22 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 20 (60.61%) Web Development
4 20 (60.61%) Load Testing
4 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (54.55%) WordPress
5 18 (54.55%) Perforce
6 15 (45.45%) Legal
6 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
7 13 (39.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (33.33%) DevOps
8 11 (33.33%) Game Development
8 11 (33.33%) OAuth
8 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
8 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 11 (33.33%) Google
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (33.33%) J2EE
8 11 (33.33%) Servlets
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) UML
9 9 (27.27%) C++
9 9 (27.27%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) PHP
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) CMS

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 (54.55%) WordPress
2 9 (27.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (6.06%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Google App Engine
1 9 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) Big Data
2 9 (27.27%) BigQuery
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) Bower
2 9 (27.27%) Grunt
3 2 (6.06%) Moq
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (45.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) HTML Developer
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Digital
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Digital Analytics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 13 (39.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (33.33%) J2EE
3 11 (33.33%) OAuth
3 11 (33.33%) Servlets
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) Ajax
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) CSS3
4 9 (27.27%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) HTML5
4 9 (27.27%) REST
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.12%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 9 (27.27%) User Experience
3 9 (27.27%) Xbox
4 3 (9.09%) Online Games
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) MVC
2 20 (60.61%) Load Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) DevOps
3 11 (33.33%) Game Development
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (27.27%) UML
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) MVVM
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) C++
3 9 (27.27%) PHP
4 8 (24.24%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MBA
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Perforce
2 11 (33.33%) Google
3 9 (27.27%) Tableau
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
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