The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 72 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.22% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.59% 1.87% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £19,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
169 107 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.42% 25.54% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 104 95 120
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Hampshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Games
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Portsmouth region.

Games Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Games
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java