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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 88 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.39% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the General category 4.60% 2.30% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £23,940
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +67.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £32,500 £22,588
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £25,292
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
413 434 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.30% 38.65% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 320 285 256
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £62,500 £60,000
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
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 4 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (45.45%) C#
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) Web Development
2 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) jQuery
3 13 (39.39%) HTML5
4 11 (33.33%) Xbox
4 11 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 10 (30.30%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 9 (27.27%) Photoshop
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Physics
6 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) User Experience
7 7 (21.21%) WordPress
8 6 (18.18%) Android
8 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
8 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
8 6 (18.18%) Android Development
8 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 6 (18.18%) PhD
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.18%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (21.21%) WordPress
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 5 (15.15%) Acrobat
2 5 (15.15%) InDesign
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe Premiere
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (6.06%) MS Office
4 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Grunt
General
1 11 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Web Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Designer
5 4 (12.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) jQuery
2 13 (39.39%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.18%) WCF
4 6 (18.18%) WPF
4 6 (18.18%) Silverlight
4 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 5 (15.15%) CSS3
5 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
5 5 (15.15%) Ember.js
5 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 5 (15.15%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) XSLT
5 5 (15.15%) Ajax
5 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 11 (33.33%) Xbox
2 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 9 (27.27%) Physics
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.21%) User Experience
4 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.12%) E-Learning
5 4 (12.12%) SCORM
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Graphic Design
6 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Economics
7 2 (6.06%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) Web Development
2 10 (30.30%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) Android Development
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.15%) Email Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PHP5
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) PhD
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Google
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft