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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 259 249 212
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Permanent jobs citing Games 202 226 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the General category 2.53% 2.59% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 164 194 200
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
7986 8726 8677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.55% 37.06% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5949 6390 6369
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Oxfordshire +21 60 £44,500 +11.25% 21
Berkshire -20 33 £60,000 +62.16% 4
West Sussex +26 27 £50,000 +48.14% 5
Surrey -7 20 £30,000 -33.33% 11
Kent +23 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Hampshire +4 14 £22,000 -49.13% 5
East Sussex -21 10 £31,250 -21.87% 3
Middlesex +7 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 123 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (24.68%) HTML
3 83 (21.34%) MySQL
4 80 (20.57%) JavaScript
5 76 (19.54%) CSS
6 75 (19.28%) .NET
6 75 (19.28%) C#
7 72 (18.51%) SQL Server
7 72 (18.51%) MVC
8 69 (17.74%) Degree
9 65 (16.71%) Linux
10 61 (15.68%) ASP.NET
11 60 (15.42%) TDD
12 54 (13.88%) Android
13 53 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (13.11%) C++
15 50 (12.85%) Internet
16 48 (12.34%) Computer Science
16 48 (12.34%) jQuery
17 47 (12.08%) PHP
18 46 (11.83%) Web Application Development
19 44 (11.31%) BDD
19 44 (11.31%) Software Engineering
20 43 (11.05%) HTML5
20 43 (11.05%) OO
21 42 (10.80%) Java
22 39 (10.03%) WCF
23 36 (9.25%) Apple iOS
23 36 (9.25%) Windows
24 34 (8.74%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 30 (7.71%) Apache
2 26 (6.68%) Node.js
3 15 (3.86%) IIS
4 12 (3.08%) nginx
5 9 (2.31%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.06%) CMS
7 7 (1.80%) WordPress
8 5 (1.29%) Drupal
8 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.03%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.77%) Lync
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.51%) Site Server
11 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (7.20%) Photoshop
2 23 (5.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (5.40%) MS Excel
4 16 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.57%) InDesign
5 10 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (2.31%) Acrobat
7 7 (1.80%) MS Visio
8 5 (1.29%) MS Project
9 4 (1.03%) MS Office
10 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.57%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (1.80%) SaaS
4 6 (1.54%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.29%) GitHub
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.85%) Internet
2 21 (5.40%) SSH
3 18 (4.63%) SMTP
4 17 (4.37%) DNS
5 16 (4.11%) Telnet
5 16 (4.11%) FTP
6 11 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.31%) Broadband
8 8 (2.06%) IMAP
8 8 (2.06%) LAN
9 5 (1.29%) HTTP
10 3 (0.77%) WAN
11 2 (0.51%) Skype
11 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.51%) DHCP
11 2 (0.51%) VPN
11 2 (0.51%) WLAN
11 2 (0.51%) Wireless
11 2 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.34%) MySQL
2 72 (18.51%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.60%) MariaDB
5 10 (2.57%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.57%) Big Data
6 9 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.29%) PowerCenter
8 5 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.29%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.29%) Sqoop
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.20%) Subversion
3 10 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.31%) NUnit
4 9 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.31%) Moq
5 7 (1.80%) JUnit
6 6 (1.54%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.29%) Xcode
7 5 (1.29%) PEAR
7 5 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.03%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.77%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.26%) Ant
11 1 (0.26%) Selenium
11 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (7.97%) Retail
2 30 (7.71%) Marketing
3 24 (6.17%) Finance
4 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.08%) Banking
7 8 (2.06%) French Language
8 7 (1.80%) Automotive
9 5 (1.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 207 (53.21%) Developer
2 56 (14.40%) .NET Developer
3 36 (9.25%) Front-End Developer
4 34 (8.74%) Designer
5 29 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 29 (7.46%) Programmer
6 26 (6.68%) PHP Developer
7 24 (6.17%) Web Developer
8 22 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 17 (4.37%) Junior
9 17 (4.37%) Graduate
10 16 (4.11%) C++ Developer
11 15 (3.86%) Java Developer
11 15 (3.86%) PHP Web Developer
12 14 (3.60%) Analyst
13 13 (3.34%) Consultant
13 13 (3.34%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.08%) Database Developer
14 12 (3.08%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.08%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (24.68%) HTML
2 76 (19.54%) CSS
3 75 (19.28%) .NET
4 61 (15.68%) ASP.NET
5 53 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (12.34%) jQuery
7 43 (11.05%) HTML5
8 39 (10.03%) WCF
9 32 (8.23%) CSS3
10 22 (5.66%) Web Services
11 19 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (4.37%) LAMP
13 16 (4.11%) WPF
14 14 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.60%) Ajax
14 14 (3.60%) RESTful
15 12 (3.08%) .NET Framework
16 11 (2.83%) Ninject
17 10 (2.57%) REST
17 10 (2.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.71%) User Experience
3 27 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 26 (6.68%) Mobile Games
5 24 (6.17%) Mathematics
6 23 (5.91%) iPhone
7 21 (5.40%) Open Source
7 21 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (5.14%) Social Media
8 20 (5.14%) Online Games
9 14 (3.60%) Smartphone
10 12 (3.08%) Xbox
10 12 (3.08%) Clustering
11 11 (2.83%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.54%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.54%) Social Gaming
12 6 (1.54%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.54%) Physics
12 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.71%) Linux
2 54 (13.88%) Android
3 36 (9.25%) Apple iOS
3 36 (9.25%) Windows
4 13 (3.34%) UNIX
5 10 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.29%) FreeBSD
6 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.03%) CentOS
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.51%) MVC
3 60 (15.42%) TDD
4 46 (11.83%) Web Application Development
5 44 (11.31%) BDD
5 44 (11.31%) Software Engineering
6 43 (11.05%) OO
7 28 (7.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (6.94%) Web Development
8 27 (6.94%) Scrum
9 26 (6.68%) Android Development
9 26 (6.68%) Game Development
10 24 (6.17%) Analytics
11 22 (5.66%) Multithreading
12 20 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.88%) PRINCE2
13 19 (4.88%) iOS Development
14 18 (4.63%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.63%) OOD
15 17 (4.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.57%) JavaScript
2 75 (19.28%) C#
3 51 (13.11%) C++
4 47 (12.08%) PHP
5 42 (10.80%) Java
6 34 (8.74%) SQL
7 28 (7.20%) Python
8 24 (6.17%) Ruby
9 14 (3.60%) Perl
10 13 (3.34%) Go
11 12 (3.08%) C
12 9 (2.31%) VB
12 9 (2.31%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.06%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.06%) VBScript
14 7 (1.80%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.29%) PHP5
15 5 (1.29%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 69 (17.74%) Degree
2 9 (2.31%) CISA
2 9 (2.31%) CISM
2 9 (2.31%) CISSP
2 9 (2.31%) PMI Certification
2 9 (2.31%) PCI QSA
2 9 (2.31%) CRISC
3 5 (1.29%) PhD
4 4 (1.03%) PMP
4 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.03%) CCNA
5 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) CCNP
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) CEH
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) OSCP
6 1 (0.26%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.34%) QA
2 10 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.08%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.06%) Postfix
2 8 (2.06%) Sendmail
2 8 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.29%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.03%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) XenServer
5 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.57%) Puppet
2 7 (1.80%) Nagios
3 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.03%) cPanel
4 4 (1.03%) Webmin
4 4 (1.03%) Plesk
5 2 (0.51%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 34 (8.74%) Google
2 29 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.14%) Adobe
4 18 (4.63%) VMware
5 12 (3.08%) Perforce
6 10 (2.57%) Zend
7 9 (2.31%) SAP
7 9 (2.31%) Facebook
8 8 (2.06%) Intel
9 6 (1.54%) Twitter
9 6 (1.54%) Cisco
10 5 (1.29%) Informatica
10 5 (1.29%) Talend
11 4 (1.03%) Apple
11 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.03%) Citrix
12 2 (0.51%) Birst
12 2 (0.51%) Netezza
12 2 (0.51%) Greenplum
12 2 (0.51%) Sun
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Up to £45,000 (neg) + regular
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bupa, Pension, 22 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPI Selection
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago