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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 86 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the General category 4.16% 1.30% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
457 460 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.05% 38.24% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 372 318 265
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) Web Development
3 12 (42.86%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (21.43%) Physics
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (21.43%) Xbox
7 5 (17.86%) User Experience
7 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) WPF
7 5 (17.86%) Silverlight
7 5 (17.86%) LINQ
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (17.86%) Moq
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) WordPress
7 5 (17.86%) Kanban

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (17.86%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (10.71%) InDesign
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.86%) Moq
2 3 (10.71%) Grunt
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Graduate
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) HTML5
2 10 (35.71%) jQuery
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) WCF
3 5 (17.86%) WPF
3 5 (17.86%) Silverlight
3 5 (17.86%) LINQ
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
4 3 (10.71%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) XSLT
4 3 (10.71%) Ajax
4 3 (10.71%) CSS3
4 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
4 3 (10.71%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 6 (21.43%) Physics
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 6 (21.43%) Xbox
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) E-Learning
3 4 (14.29%) SCORM
3 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
6 4 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Email Marketing
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) Android Development
7 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) PhD
3 3 (10.71%) PMP
3 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
1 3 (10.71%) Google