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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 88 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
401 340 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 38.34% 32.41% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 334 248 259
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) User Experience
3 7 (50.00%) Product Management
3 7 (50.00%) Advertising
3 7 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (28.57%) Xbox
5 3 (21.43%) Android SDK
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Google
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) PlayStation
6 2 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) Economics
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) Photoshop

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (7.14%) InDesign
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Product Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Xbox
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Economics
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Product Management
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe