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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 36 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.75% 3.78% 0.19%
As % of the General category 2.06% 7.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
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
97 175 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 36.60% 50.87% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 146 108
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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%) Telecoms
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%) 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%) Magento
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) Zend
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) J2EE
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
1 7 (58.33%) Flash
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Zend