The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 42 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.63% 1.24% 1.73%
As % of the General category 3.39% 3.80% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £60,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
177 158 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.23% 32.71% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 144 127 130
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
South East

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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (76.92%) Online Games
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Social Media
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Jetty
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Online Betting
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) Scientific Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) JBoss
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) Flash
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) EPoS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (30.77%) Jetty
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Online Betting
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Online Games
2 5 (38.46%) Social Media
3 3 (23.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Scientific Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) VMware