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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 82 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.00% 2.49% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
350 402 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.31% 38.21% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 264 312 275
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (73.68%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) HTML5
3 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) PhD
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
4 9 (47.37%) Physics
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Web Development
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) WCF
6 7 (36.84%) WPF
6 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) BDD
9 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) Node.js

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
3 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Research Scientist
6 2 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Django Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) HTML5
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) WPF
4 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Django
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 9 (47.37%) Physics
3 4 (21.05%) Xbox
4 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) PhD
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago