The 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.42% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.25% 2.01% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Games
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
320 448 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.61% 32.49% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 222 359 305
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) CRM
1 7 (70.00%) Advertising
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Product Management
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (10.00%) SCORM
3 1 (10.00%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
General
1 7 (70.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Product Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) MFC
1 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (10.00%) STL
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (10.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) CRM
1 7 (70.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
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