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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 31 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames - 2.16% -
As % of the General category - 6.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
72 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 29.88% 30.94% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 53
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £90,000
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 20 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Xbox
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft