The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 263 258 231
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Games 191 199 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.44% 2.36% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,250 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7836 8422 8947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.86% 38.89% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5753 6231 7349
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Games
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Games Salary Trend in the South East

Games
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in the South East

Games
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +32 44 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Hampshire -8 40 £33,500 -10.66% 8
Berkshire -18 35 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Surrey -8 34 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -1 15 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
East Sussex -14 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Middlesex 0 4 - - 1
West Sussex -9 1 £25,500 -47.42%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 146 (38.93%) C#
2 141 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (34.40%) .NET
4 108 (28.80%) ASP.NET
5 104 (27.73%) MVC
6 103 (27.47%) SQL Server
7 97 (25.87%) HTML
8 95 (25.33%) Web Application Development
9 91 (24.27%) TDD
10 87 (23.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (22.67%) CSS
12 82 (21.87%) WCF
13 73 (19.47%) JavaScript
14 64 (17.07%) Android
15 60 (16.00%) HTML5
15 60 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 56 (14.93%) Node.js
17 55 (14.67%) BDD
17 55 (14.67%) Internet
18 51 (13.60%) Degree
19 50 (13.33%) MySQL
20 49 (13.07%) OO
21 48 (12.80%) CSS3
22 43 (11.47%) iPhone
22 43 (11.47%) jQuery
23 42 (11.20%) Linux
23 42 (11.20%) Mobile App
24 41 (10.93%) Google
25 37 (9.87%) Photoshop
25 37 (9.87%) Finance

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 56 (14.93%) Node.js
2 24 (6.40%) Apache
3 17 (4.53%) IIS
4 10 (2.67%) nginx
5 7 (1.87%) WordPress
6 5 (1.33%) CMS
7 4 (1.07%) SilverStripe
7 4 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.53%) Lync
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (9.87%) Photoshop
2 31 (8.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.27%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.67%) MS Office
5 6 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.33%) InDesign
6 5 (1.33%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.07%) Maya
8 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.47%) SaaS
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.67%) Internet
2 14 (3.73%) Telnet
2 14 (3.73%) SSH
2 14 (3.73%) SMTP
2 14 (3.73%) FTP
3 13 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.13%) HTTP
4 8 (2.13%) DNS
5 7 (1.87%) IMAP
6 5 (1.33%) Broadband
7 4 (1.07%) LAN
8 2 (0.53%) 4G
8 2 (0.53%) 3G
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.27%) WLAN
9 1 (0.27%) WAN
9 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.33%) MySQL
3 19 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.93%) MariaDB
5 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.27%) Redis
10 1 (0.27%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.80%) NUnit
2 18 (4.80%) Subversion
3 16 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (4.27%) Moq
4 13 (3.47%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (1.07%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.53%) JIRA
7 2 (0.53%) Selenium
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (9.87%) Finance
2 33 (8.80%) Retail
3 28 (7.47%) Marketing
4 21 (5.60%) Banking
5 20 (5.33%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.27%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.73%) Automotive
8 8 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.87%) Military
9 7 (1.87%) French Language
10 6 (1.60%) Electronics
11 4 (1.07%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 219 (58.40%) Developer
2 97 (25.87%) .NET Developer
3 40 (10.67%) Designer
4 29 (7.73%) Front-End Developer
5 28 (7.47%) Software Developer
6 26 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 22 (5.87%) Graduate
8 18 (4.80%) Junior
9 17 (4.53%) Programmer
9 17 (4.53%) Junior Developer
10 16 (4.27%) Consultant
11 15 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.73%) Web Designer
12 14 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.47%) Junior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.47%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Security Consultant
14 11 (2.93%) PHP Developer
15 10 (2.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (34.40%) .NET
2 108 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 97 (25.87%) HTML
4 87 (23.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (22.67%) CSS
6 82 (21.87%) WCF
7 60 (16.00%) HTML5
8 48 (12.80%) CSS3
9 43 (11.47%) jQuery
10 36 (9.60%) KnockoutJS
11 33 (8.80%) Ninject
12 20 (5.33%) WPF
13 17 (4.53%) LINQ
14 16 (4.27%) NHibernate
14 16 (4.27%) .NET Framework
15 13 (3.47%) XML
16 12 (3.20%) Unreal Engine
17 11 (2.93%) REST
17 11 (2.93%) AngularJS
17 11 (2.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.47%) iPhone
2 42 (11.20%) Mobile App
3 34 (9.07%) Computer Science
4 33 (8.80%) User Experience
5 24 (6.40%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.27%) Physics
7 15 (4.00%) Mobile Games
8 12 (3.20%) Online Games
9 9 (2.40%) Clustering
10 7 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.60%) DTV
11 6 (1.60%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.60%) Animation
11 6 (1.60%) Xbox
11 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.33%) iPad
13 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.07%) Replication
13 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.07%) Android
2 42 (11.20%) Linux
3 29 (7.73%) Windows
3 29 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.13%) UNIX
5 6 (1.60%) CentOS
5 6 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.53%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.73%) MVC
3 95 (25.33%) Web Application Development
4 91 (24.27%) TDD
5 60 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 55 (14.67%) BDD
7 49 (13.07%) OO
8 33 (8.80%) Dependency Injection
9 31 (8.27%) Scrum
10 29 (7.73%) Web Development
11 27 (7.20%) CQRS
12 24 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (5.87%) Game Development
14 20 (5.33%) Project Management
15 19 (5.07%) Kanban
16 18 (4.80%) Software Engineering
17 17 (4.53%) SEO
18 16 (4.27%) PRINCE2
19 14 (3.73%) Time Management
20 13 (3.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 146 (38.93%) C#
2 73 (19.47%) JavaScript
3 33 (8.80%) C++
4 32 (8.53%) PHP
5 24 (6.40%) SQL
6 21 (5.60%) Java
7 12 (3.20%) Python
7 12 (3.20%) Ruby
8 11 (2.93%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.93%) Perl
9 9 (2.40%) VB
10 8 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.87%) VBScript
12 4 (1.07%) Golang
13 3 (0.80%) Lua
14 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.53%) Fortran
14 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.53%) C
14 2 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 51 (13.60%) Degree
2 11 (2.93%) PCI QSA
3 10 (2.67%) CISA
3 10 (2.67%) CISM
3 10 (2.67%) CISSP
3 10 (2.67%) CRISC
4 9 (2.40%) PhD
5 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.53%) CEH
7 2 (0.53%) PMP
7 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.53%) OSCP
7 2 (0.53%) OSCE
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.47%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.87%) QA
4 4 (1.07%) SLA
5 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (1.87%) Postfix
2 7 (1.87%) Sendmail
2 7 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Plesk
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
1 3 (0.80%) cPanel
1 3 (0.80%) Webmin
Vendors
1 41 (10.93%) Google
2 26 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.60%) Adobe
3 21 (5.60%) Twitter
4 10 (2.67%) VMware
5 7 (1.87%) Intel
6 6 (1.60%) SAP
7 5 (1.33%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.07%) Zend
8 4 (1.07%) Perforce
8 4 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle
10 2 (0.53%) Apple
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix
11 1 (0.27%) Juniper
11 1 (0.27%) Foundry
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rebellion Developments
Salary: Competitive, depending in experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago