The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 28 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.76% 1.78% 0.22%
As % of the General category 9.22% 4.14% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
141 145 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.75% 43.03% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 107 115 100
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Games
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Games Salary Trend in Middlesex

Games
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 6 (35.29%) VLAN
3 6 (35.29%) Java EE
3 6 (35.29%) Online Games
3 6 (35.29%) HSRP
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
3 6 (35.29%) SMTP
3 6 (35.29%) SNMP
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) IPv4
3 6 (35.29%) IPv6
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) Flash
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) JUnit
3 6 (35.29%) JSP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SMTP
1 6 (35.29%) SNMP
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
1 6 (35.29%) IPv4
1 6 (35.29%) IPv6
1 6 (35.29%) MPLS
1 6 (35.29%) OSPF
1 6 (35.29%) BGP
1 6 (35.29%) IPsec
1 6 (35.29%) VLAN
1 6 (35.29%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Support
3 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Support Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
1 6 (35.29%) JSP
1 6 (35.29%) Flash
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
1 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle