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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 26 44
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 5.11% 0.29%
As % of the General category - 10.91% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 1
Median salary - £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
46 165 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.17% 46.88% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 121 109
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of job ads across the Middlesex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA