The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

General Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 31.17% 20.49% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 66
Average salary £55,000 £59,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £35,250 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Games
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Games Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Games
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Real Time Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware