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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 78 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.18% 0.17% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.77% 0.42% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 11
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
265 474 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.29% 39.34% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 233 385 270
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 12 (63.16%) C++
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
1 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
5 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
5 7 (36.84%) Physics
6 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
6 6 (31.58%) OpenCV
6 6 (31.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Vision
7 5 (26.32%) Redux
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) gulp
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (26.32%) Gradle
7 5 (26.32%) Hazelcast
7 5 (26.32%) Grunt
7 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) CSS3

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Hazelcast
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Gradle
2 5 (26.32%) Grunt
2 5 (26.32%) gulp
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Graduate
3 6 (31.58%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Agile Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
3 6 (31.58%) OpenCV
3 6 (31.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Grails
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) Redux
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.26%) MFC
5 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 7 (36.84%) Physics
3 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
3 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Vision
4 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Groovy
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle