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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / South East
Rank 227 287 282
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 170 174 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the General category 3.48% 2.43% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 133 140 141
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4886 7172 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 36.77% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3745 5670 5548
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +56 53 £40,000 -3.03% 8
Hampshire +35 33 £37,500 +87.50% 6
Surrey +18 24 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Kent +28 22 £38,750 -16.21% 1
Oxfordshire +21 16 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +24 11 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East Sussex 0 5 £52,500 +50.00% 3
West Sussex -15 5 £52,000 +22.35%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Games.

1 148 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (33.43%) Linux
3 117 (32.32%) JavaScript
4 88 (24.31%) MVC
5 86 (23.76%) HTML
6 81 (22.38%) CSS
6 81 (22.38%) Windows
7 78 (21.55%) C#
8 77 (21.27%) Degree
9 76 (20.99%) SQL Server
10 69 (19.06%) Web Development
11 67 (18.51%) AngularJS
12 66 (18.23%) TDD
13 65 (17.96%) .NET
14 59 (16.30%) ASP.NET
14 59 (16.30%) Git (software)
15 55 (15.19%) PHP
16 54 (14.92%) HTML5
17 51 (14.09%) SQL
17 51 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 45 (12.43%) BDD
20 44 (12.15%) WCF
20 44 (12.15%) Web Application Development
20 44 (12.15%) SQL Server 2014
20 44 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 43 (11.88%) CSS3
21 43 (11.88%) C++
22 42 (11.60%) Computer Science
23 41 (11.33%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (10.77%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.97%) WordPress
3 11 (3.04%) CMS
4 8 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.55%) Jetty
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Marvel
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.66%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.83%) MS Office
5 2 (0.55%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.55%) Maya
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) MotionBuilder
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.55%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) FastStats
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.49%) Google App Engine
4 8 (2.21%) Google Play
4 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.66%) GitHub
6 5 (1.38%) Basecamp
7 4 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.83%) SaaS
9 2 (0.55%) G Suite
9 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.55%) Heroku
9 2 (0.55%) Office 365
10 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.28%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.18%) Internet
2 21 (5.80%) Network Security
3 16 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.04%) Firewall
5 7 (1.93%) VPN
6 6 (1.66%) SSH
7 4 (1.10%) DNS
8 3 (0.83%) DHCP
8 3 (0.83%) Wireless
9 2 (0.55%) BGP
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.55%) HTTP
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.28%) DMZ
10 1 (0.28%) MPLS
10 1 (0.28%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.28%) OSPF
10 1 (0.28%) RFID
10 1 (0.28%) SAN
10 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (11.05%) Big Data
4 39 (10.77%) NoSQL
5 38 (10.50%) MySQL
6 19 (5.25%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.49%) BigQuery
10 8 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.66%) InfluxDB
11 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.38%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.55%) Redis
15 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.28%) DB2
15 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.18%) Grunt
3 20 (5.52%) Maven
4 14 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.59%) gulp
6 11 (3.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (2.49%) Bower
8 8 (2.21%) JIRA
8 8 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.93%) Ant
9 7 (1.93%) Mocha
9 7 (1.93%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.93%) Yeoman
10 6 (1.66%) Ranorex
10 6 (1.66%) Selenium
11 5 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.38%) Gradle
11 5 (1.38%) NUnit
12 4 (1.10%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 41 (11.33%) Marketing
2 28 (7.73%) Finance
3 18 (4.97%) Retail
4 16 (4.42%) Legal
4 16 (4.42%) Music Industry
5 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.04%) German Language
7 9 (2.49%) French Language
7 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.49%) Russian Language
8 8 (2.21%) Electronics
9 7 (1.93%) Advertising
10 6 (1.66%) Avionics
10 6 (1.66%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (44.20%) Developer
2 59 (16.30%) .NET Developer
3 42 (11.60%) Web Developer
4 36 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 34 (9.39%) PHP Developer
6 25 (6.91%) Analyst
7 24 (6.63%) Support Engineer
8 21 (5.80%) Security Engineer
9 19 (5.25%) PHP Web Developer
10 17 (4.70%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (4.42%) Senior Web Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.87%) Agile Developer
13 14 (3.87%) Agile Java Developer
13 14 (3.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (3.59%) Senior Agile Developer
14 13 (3.59%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 13 (3.59%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (23.76%) HTML
2 81 (22.38%) CSS
3 67 (18.51%) AngularJS
4 65 (17.96%) .NET
5 59 (16.30%) ASP.NET
6 54 (14.92%) HTML5
7 48 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 44 (12.15%) WCF
9 43 (11.88%) CSS3
10 34 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (8.84%) Web Services
12 29 (8.01%) RESTful
13 26 (7.18%) Node.js
14 24 (6.63%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (5.52%) REST
16 19 (5.25%) .NET Framework
17 17 (4.70%) Ajax
17 17 (4.70%) jQuery
17 17 (4.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.60%) Computer Science
3 41 (11.33%) User Experience
4 35 (9.67%) Visualisation
5 29 (8.01%) Online Games
6 23 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
7 21 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 21 (5.80%) Mathematics
7 21 (5.80%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.59%) Xbox
9 11 (3.04%) Animation
10 10 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.76%) iPhone
11 8 (2.21%) Physics
12 7 (1.93%) Mobile Games
13 6 (1.66%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (1.66%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.66%) Social Media
13 6 (1.66%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.43%) Linux
2 81 (22.38%) Windows
3 24 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.25%) Android
5 11 (3.04%) CentOS
6 10 (2.76%) Unix
6 10 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.10%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.55%) VMS
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Debian
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (24.31%) MVC
3 69 (19.06%) Web Development
4 66 (18.23%) TDD
5 45 (12.43%) BDD
6 44 (12.15%) Web Application Development
7 39 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 38 (10.50%) Analytics
9 37 (10.22%) OO
10 27 (7.46%) Information Security
10 27 (7.46%) Security Monitoring
10 27 (7.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (7.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 23 (6.35%) Data Protection
12 23 (6.35%) Scrum
12 23 (6.35%) SIEM
13 21 (5.80%) OOP
13 21 (5.80%) SOLID
14 20 (5.52%) Load Testing
15 18 (4.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (32.32%) JavaScript
2 78 (21.55%) C#
3 55 (15.19%) PHP
4 51 (14.09%) SQL
5 43 (11.88%) C++
6 41 (11.33%) Java
7 23 (6.35%) Ruby
8 14 (3.87%) PHP 5
8 14 (3.87%) PHP 7
8 14 (3.87%) XPath
9 13 (3.59%) C
10 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.66%) Groovy
11 6 (1.66%) R
11 6 (1.66%) Scala
12 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.10%) Korn
14 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (21.27%) Degree
2 20 (5.52%) CISSP
3 9 (2.49%) CEH
3 9 (2.49%) GCIA
4 6 (1.66%) CISA
4 6 (1.66%) ISEB
4 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.66%) MBA
5 5 (1.38%) MCP
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) CCNA
6 4 (1.10%) CCNP
6 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.10%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) PhD
7 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) CCIP
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) CCDA
9 1 (0.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.21%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.10%) GCP
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 34 (9.39%) Docker
2 25 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.10%) XenApp
4 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.10%) XenServer
5 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.87%) Nessus
2 9 (2.49%) SCCM
3 7 (1.93%) Grafana
4 6 (1.66%) Graphite
4 6 (1.66%) Puppet
5 4 (1.10%) Kibana
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.55%) Munin
6 2 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (11.33%) Google
2 20 (5.52%) Perforce
3 15 (4.14%) VMware
4 14 (3.87%) LogRhythm
5 11 (3.04%) Apple
6 10 (2.76%) Adobe
6 10 (2.76%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.49%) Tableau
8 8 (2.21%) Cisco
8 8 (2.21%) Oracle
8 8 (2.21%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.38%) Citrix
9 5 (1.38%) IBM
10 4 (1.10%) HP
11 3 (0.83%) Brocade
11 3 (0.83%) Facebook
11 3 (0.83%) Juniper
12 2 (0.55%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.55%) Huawei
12 2 (0.55%) Palo Alto
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 p.a DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20155 - £33140 per annum + 50 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + unbeatable package and work culture
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + 6% Salary bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + 50 days holiday, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + 50 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago