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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 21 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.23% 3.07% 1.26%
As % of the General category 10.91% 11.69% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
55 77 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.57% 26.28% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 115
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) Online Games
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
4 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) JUnit
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) JSP
4 4 (18.18%) Flash
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) XHTML
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) NUnit
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Web Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) BGP
1 1 (4.55%) HSRP
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
1 1 (4.55%) IPv4
1 1 (4.55%) IPv6
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) OSPF
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Grunt
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Account Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Games Developer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Games Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Sales Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Trainee
2 5 (22.73%) Trainee Account Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) Flash
2 4 (18.18%) Java EE
2 4 (18.18%) JSP
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) LINQ
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XHTML
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Online Games
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile First
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft