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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 79 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.45% 1.54% 0.78%
As % of the General category 4.90% 5.37% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 7
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -12.50%
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
245 410 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.63% 28.77% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 208 323 289
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
1 20 (76.92%) Mathematics
1 20 (76.92%) Physics
1 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) C++
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) OpenGL
3 12 (46.15%) PhD
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) Degree
4 8 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (30.77%) MFC
4 8 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 8 (30.77%) Image Processing
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) STL
6 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
6 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 6 (23.08%) Prototyping
6 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) WCF
6 6 (23.08%) WPF
6 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
6 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Gradle
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Graduate
2 8 (30.77%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) WCF Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) OpenGL
3 8 (30.77%) MFC
4 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) OpenCV
4 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 6 (23.08%) STL
4 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) Grails
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
1 20 (76.92%) Mathematics
1 20 (76.92%) Physics
2 8 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Online Games
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 2 (7.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Image Processing
2 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 8 (30.77%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 6 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Presales
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
1 12 (46.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau