The first 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 31 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 251 280 247
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -33
Permanent jobs citing Games 208 159 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.72% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.48% 1.95% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 160 122 174
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,525 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8372 8134 8754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.01% 36.97% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5957 7166
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey -2 49 £45,000 +9.75% 6
Berkshire +2 38 £28,750 -17.85% 8
East Sussex -5 28 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent +8 26 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Oxfordshire +4 24 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Sussex +11 15 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -16 13 £62,500 +85.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £40,000 +67.08% 4
Middlesex +12 6 £55,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 188 (43.32%) C#
2 175 (40.32%) .NET
3 168 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 146 (33.64%) ASP.NET
5 110 (25.35%) MVC
6 104 (23.96%) Web Application Development
7 102 (23.50%) WCF
8 99 (22.81%) TDD
8 99 (22.81%) HTML
9 96 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 85 (19.59%) CSS
11 82 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
12 74 (17.05%) Internet
13 70 (16.13%) C++
14 69 (15.90%) Degree
14 69 (15.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 66 (15.21%) Computer Science
16 65 (14.98%) Windows
17 64 (14.75%) SQL
18 63 (14.52%) Scrum
19 60 (13.82%) Android
20 58 (13.36%) Domain-Driven Design
20 58 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 57 (13.13%) OO
22 55 (12.67%) Software Engineering
22 55 (12.67%) Razor View Engine
23 52 (11.98%) Mobile App
24 51 (11.75%) Game Development
25 49 (11.29%) Mathematics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (8.06%) Node.js
2 12 (2.76%) CMS
3 6 (1.38%) IIS
4 4 (0.92%) Lync
4 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.92%) Apache
4 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (0.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.61%) Photoshop
3 15 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.53%) Maya
4 11 (2.53%) 3ds Max
5 6 (1.38%) MS Office
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Magento
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) GitHub
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (17.05%) Internet
2 19 (4.38%) SAN
3 7 (1.61%) LAN
3 7 (1.61%) WAN
3 7 (1.61%) VPN
4 6 (1.38%) HTTP
5 4 (0.92%) Firewall
6 3 (0.69%) Wireless
7 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.46%) 4G
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.46%) 3G
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 69 (15.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (8.76%) MySQL
4 19 (4.38%) Big Data
5 17 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.46%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.69%) Redis
13 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.23%) Essbase
14 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.23%) QlikView
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (9.68%) Subversion
2 34 (7.83%) NUnit
3 32 (7.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.53%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.61%) Selenium
6 7 (1.61%) Moq
6 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.38%) PhoneGap
8 5 (1.15%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.92%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.92%) GDB
9 4 (0.92%) JIRA
9 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.69%) Maven
10 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (8.29%) Marketing
2 24 (5.53%) Finance
3 14 (3.23%) Retail
4 8 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.38%) Advertising
5 6 (1.38%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.38%) Automotive
6 5 (1.15%) Military
7 4 (0.92%) Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.69%) Publishing
8 3 (0.69%) German Language
8 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 245 (56.45%) Developer
2 126 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 52 (11.98%) C# Developer
4 42 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 41 (9.45%) Software Developer
6 34 (7.83%) Graduate
7 33 (7.60%) Junior
8 31 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 28 (6.45%) Programmer
10 25 (5.76%) C# Software Engineer
11 22 (5.07%) Designer
12 21 (4.84%) Web Developer
12 21 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (4.61%) Junior .NET Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Games Programmer
14 18 (4.15%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
16 13 (3.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (40.32%) .NET
2 146 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 102 (23.50%) WCF
4 99 (22.81%) HTML
5 96 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (19.59%) CSS
7 58 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 55 (12.67%) Razor View Engine
9 35 (8.06%) HTML5
10 32 (7.37%) NHibernate
10 32 (7.37%) Ajax
10 32 (7.37%) LINQ
11 29 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (6.22%) Flash
12 27 (6.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 25 (5.76%) Castle Windsor
13 25 (5.76%) MonoRail
13 25 (5.76%) jQuery
14 24 (5.53%) Ninject
14 24 (5.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.21%) Computer Science
2 52 (11.98%) Mobile App
3 49 (11.29%) Mathematics
4 37 (8.53%) Physics
5 36 (8.29%) iPhone
6 22 (5.07%) Online Games
7 19 (4.38%) Mobile Games
8 17 (3.92%) Animation
9 15 (3.46%) 3D Graphics
10 11 (2.53%) Open Source
11 10 (2.30%) Social Media
12 8 (1.84%) Statistics
13 7 (1.61%) Life Science
14 6 (1.38%) W3C
15 5 (1.15%) IPTV
16 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.92%) Kindle
16 4 (0.92%) EqualLogic
16 4 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.98%) Windows
2 60 (13.82%) Android
3 44 (10.14%) Linux
4 33 (7.60%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.15%) UNIX
8 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.35%) MVC
2 104 (23.96%) Web Application Development
3 99 (22.81%) TDD
4 82 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (14.52%) Scrum
6 58 (13.36%) Domain-Driven Design
7 57 (13.13%) OO
8 55 (12.67%) Software Engineering
9 51 (11.75%) Game Development
10 44 (10.14%) BDD
11 39 (8.99%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.83%) Project Management
12 34 (7.83%) CQRS
13 26 (5.99%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (5.30%) Analytics
14 23 (5.30%) Web Development
15 22 (5.07%) OOD
16 20 (4.61%) Time Management
17 19 (4.38%) OOP
18 18 (4.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 188 (43.32%) C#
2 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 70 (16.13%) C++
4 64 (14.75%) SQL
5 36 (8.29%) PHP
6 25 (5.76%) Python
6 25 (5.76%) Java
7 19 (4.38%) C
8 17 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.07%) R
11 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.92%) Lua
12 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.69%) Ruby
13 3 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (15.90%) Degree
2 33 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (7.60%) MCP
3 29 (6.68%) MCAD
3 29 (6.68%) MCSD
3 29 (6.68%) MCTS
4 15 (3.46%) PhD
5 9 (2.07%) ISEB
6 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.92%) APMP
8 4 (0.92%) CCNA
9 3 (0.69%) MCSE
9 3 (0.69%) PMP
9 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.00%) QA
2 9 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.92%) JTAG
4 3 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.76%) vSphere
2 9 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Puppet
2 6 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.76%) Google
3 24 (5.53%) Twitter
4 14 (3.23%) VMware
5 10 (2.30%) Adobe
6 9 (2.07%) Facebook
7 6 (1.38%) Cisco
8 4 (0.92%) NetApp
8 4 (0.92%) Perforce
8 4 (0.92%) Sony
8 4 (0.92%) Toshiba
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle
9 3 (0.69%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.46%) Splunk
10 2 (0.46%) HP
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.23%) Business Objects
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