The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 91 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.18% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.36% 0.62% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £23,940 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.08% -20.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
441 325 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 37.69% 28.97% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 298 255 301
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Buckinghamshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Games
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Milton Keynes region.

Games Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) PhD
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) Physics
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (60.00%) Automotive
3 6 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (20.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Game Development
4 2 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (60.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (70.00%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Research Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Games Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) Flash
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (70.00%) Physics
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) OOD
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe