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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 73 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the General category 3.43% 1.14% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £39,065 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.80% +27.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
379 350 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.65% 37.63% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 253 290 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,617 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,750
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
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 1 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
3 12 (63.16%) Physics
3 12 (63.16%) PhD
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) UML
6 6 (31.58%) Aerospace
6 6 (31.58%) Automotive
6 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (31.58%) OOD
6 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) WCF
6 6 (31.58%) WPF
6 6 (31.58%) Silverlight
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) Python
8 2 (10.53%) Django
8 2 (10.53%) Android
9 1 (5.26%) BDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Aerospace
1 6 (31.58%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Software Developer
2 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
3 12 (63.16%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Research Scientist
4 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Django Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 6 (31.58%) WPF
3 6 (31.58%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.53%) Django
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
2 12 (63.16%) Physics
3 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.26%) Xbox
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) UML
2 6 (31.58%) OOD
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Game Development
3 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) PhD
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
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