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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 31 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.02% 1.61% 1.99%
As % of the General category 5.94% 3.49% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
101 172 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.01% 46.11% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 128 142
Average salary £51,250 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.59% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
1 7 (58.33%) JUnit
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
1 7 (58.33%) Flash
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
1 7 (58.33%) Online Games
1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Zend
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Magento
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
1 7 (58.33%) Flash
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Zend