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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 38 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.85% 2.41% 1.14%
As % of the General category 5.45% 6.82% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £61,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
110 132 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.85% 35.39% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 115 128
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £68,150 £70,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Design
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Zend
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Zend
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