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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 88 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.40% 0.60% 0.18%
As % of the General category 4.89% 1.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £23,940
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
409 440 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.72% 38.00% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 335 290 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,526
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 5 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (51.61%) C#
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Web Development
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) HTML5
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
5 9 (29.03%) Physics
5 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Xbox
6 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
6 8 (25.81%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) Photoshop
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) PhD
7 6 (19.35%) WCF
7 6 (19.35%) WPF
7 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
7 6 (19.35%) User Experience
7 6 (19.35%) WordPress
8 5 (16.13%) Android
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
8 5 (16.13%) Android Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (19.35%) WordPress
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.90%) Acrobat
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (12.90%) InDesign
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Grunt
2 3 (9.68%) NUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (9.68%) Moq
General
1 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Graduate
2 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) HTML5
2 12 (38.71%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) WCF
4 6 (19.35%) WPF
4 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
5 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
6 4 (12.90%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
6 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) XSLT
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) MFC
7 3 (9.68%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
1 9 (29.03%) Physics
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
1 9 (29.03%) Xbox
2 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
3 6 (19.35%) User Experience
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) E-Learning
5 4 (12.90%) SCORM
5 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
6 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Web Development
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Android Development
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
5 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Image Processing
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) PhD
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe