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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 41 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.34% -
As % of the General category - 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
124 113 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.66% 38.70% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 98 88 131
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Online Games
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft