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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 226 268 271
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 246 206 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the General category 3.81% 2.65% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 199 163 187
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6464 7760 8476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.50% 37.54% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5191 5941 6210
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex +31 67 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire +44 54 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Surrey +31 44 £55,000 +65.41% 15
Hampshire +35 38 £35,000 +59.09% 11
Buckinghamshire +23 16 £40,000 - 2
Kent +4 11 £38,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -59 9 £42,500 - 5
East Sussex +19 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Middlesex +9 3 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 209 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (45.23%) C#
3 166 (37.73%) JavaScript
4 160 (36.36%) HTML
5 157 (35.68%) CSS
6 145 (32.95%) C++
7 137 (31.14%) .NET
7 137 (31.14%) TDD
8 113 (25.68%) SQL Server
9 104 (23.64%) SQL
10 103 (23.41%) Software Engineering
11 102 (23.18%) Java
12 101 (22.95%) ASP.NET
13 97 (22.05%) Multithreading
14 90 (20.45%) MVC
15 86 (19.55%) OOD
15 86 (19.55%) Degree
16 82 (18.64%) XML
17 78 (17.73%) JSON
18 72 (16.36%) Computer Science
18 72 (16.36%) WCF
19 71 (16.14%) Web Services
20 70 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
21 69 (15.68%) XSLT
21 69 (15.68%) Web Application Development
22 67 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 65 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
23 65 (14.77%) OO
24 64 (14.55%) Web Development
25 58 (13.18%) Domain-Driven Design

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 54 (12.27%) Node.js
2 14 (3.18%) WordPress
3 11 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.05%) CMS
5 8 (1.82%) Apache
6 7 (1.59%) Confluence
7 4 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) Documentum
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.82%) 3ds Max
4 6 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.36%) MS Office
5 4 (0.91%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.91%) Maya
6 3 (0.68%) ZBrush
7 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) HFM
1 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.00%) Google Play
2 9 (2.05%) SaaS
2 9 (2.05%) Sage Pay
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.09%) Internet
2 11 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.36%) VoIP
4 5 (1.14%) CTI
4 5 (1.14%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.14%) LAN
4 5 (1.14%) WAN
5 4 (0.91%) Firewall
5 4 (0.91%) NetScreen
6 3 (0.68%) FTP
6 3 (0.68%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) BGP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) OSPF
7 2 (0.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) 3G
8 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 37 (8.41%) MySQL
4 19 (4.32%) Big Data
5 6 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.91%) GIS
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.32%) Selenium
4 17 (3.86%) Subversion
5 15 (3.41%) JIRA
6 14 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.18%) HP UFT
6 14 (3.18%) JBehave
6 14 (3.18%) Ranorex
6 14 (3.18%) RSpec
7 7 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.59%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.14%) NUnit
10 4 (0.91%) CMake
10 4 (0.91%) GCC
11 3 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.45%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.45%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 49 (11.14%) Finance
3 43 (9.77%) Retail
4 34 (7.73%) Banking
5 16 (3.64%) Advertising
5 16 (3.64%) Marketing
6 11 (2.50%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.36%) Electronics
8 5 (1.14%) Law
8 5 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.91%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.91%) Military
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 208 (47.27%) Developer
2 93 (21.14%) .NET Developer
3 73 (16.59%) Software Engineer
4 62 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 46 (10.45%) Digital Developer
5 46 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 37 (8.41%) Web Developer
7 36 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (7.27%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.82%) Junior
11 28 (6.36%) Analyst
11 28 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (6.14%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 24 (5.45%) C++ Developer
15 23 (5.23%) Junior Developer
16 22 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
17 21 (4.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (36.36%) HTML
2 157 (35.68%) CSS
3 137 (31.14%) .NET
4 101 (22.95%) ASP.NET
5 82 (18.64%) XML
6 78 (17.73%) JSON
7 72 (16.36%) WCF
8 71 (16.14%) Web Services
9 70 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (15.68%) XSLT
11 67 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 56 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
13 54 (12.27%) REST
14 44 (10.00%) Ninject
15 38 (8.64%) HTML5
16 36 (8.18%) .NET Framework
17 31 (7.05%) Ajax
17 31 (7.05%) MFC
18 27 (6.14%) AngularJS
19 24 (5.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 49 (11.14%) Mobile App
3 44 (10.00%) iPhone
4 33 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 29 (6.59%) Visualisation
6 24 (5.45%) Physics
7 22 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (4.77%) User Experience
9 12 (2.73%) Online Games
10 10 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.27%) Xbox
11 8 (1.82%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.36%) Replication
13 5 (1.14%) Animation
13 5 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (1.14%) Blog
13 5 (1.14%) IVR
13 5 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.95%) Android
2 53 (12.05%) Windows
3 45 (10.23%) Linux
4 14 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.36%) Unix
7 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.14%) TDD
3 103 (23.41%) Software Engineering
4 97 (22.05%) Multithreading
5 90 (20.45%) MVC
6 86 (19.55%) OOD
7 69 (15.68%) Web Application Development
8 65 (14.77%) OO
9 64 (14.55%) Web Development
10 58 (13.18%) Domain-Driven Design
11 51 (11.59%) OOA/OOD
12 44 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
13 39 (8.86%) OOP
14 36 (8.18%) BDD
15 34 (7.73%) Logistics
16 29 (6.59%) Project Management
17 26 (5.91%) Mentoring
18 24 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (5.45%) SDLC
19 22 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 199 (45.23%) C#
2 166 (37.73%) JavaScript
3 145 (32.95%) C++
4 104 (23.64%) SQL
5 102 (23.18%) Java
6 42 (9.55%) PHP
7 15 (3.41%) Ruby
8 11 (2.50%) PHP 5
8 11 (2.50%) XPath
9 9 (2.05%) C
9 9 (2.05%) Go
10 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.36%) VC++
12 5 (1.14%) HLSL
13 4 (0.91%) Python
13 4 (0.91%) R
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (19.55%) Degree
2 21 (4.77%) PhD
3 19 (4.32%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.14%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.91%) APMP
7 4 (0.91%) ISEB
7 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.68%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) CCNP
9 2 (0.45%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.45%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.86%) QA
2 8 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (2.95%) Docker
2 6 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.14%) Firmware
4 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Ansible
1 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Nessus
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (10.00%) Google
2 13 (2.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.05%) Oracle
3 9 (2.05%) PayPal
3 9 (2.05%) VMware
4 7 (1.59%) Cisco
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe
5 5 (1.14%) Apple
5 5 (1.14%) Facebook
5 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.14%) Twitter
6 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.91%) Juniper
7 3 (0.68%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.68%) Tableau
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix
8 2 (0.45%) HP
8 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £37500 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking
SFW
Salary: £25,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago