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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 228 255 286
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Games 226 215 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the General category 3.45% 2.87% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 188 145 143
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
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
6557 7495 8242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.98% 36.54% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5326 5758 5724
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Berkshire +60 66 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Hampshire +16 33 £38,625 -22.75% 7
West Sussex +14 28 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Kent +23 26 £47,500 +58.33% 2
East Sussex -16 25 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Surrey +18 17 £45,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -41 13 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 206 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (39.70%) C#
3 172 (36.52%) JavaScript
4 150 (31.85%) C++
5 148 (31.42%) HTML
6 138 (29.30%) CSS
7 129 (27.39%) TDD
8 126 (26.75%) .NET
9 123 (26.11%) Software Engineering
10 121 (25.69%) Degree
11 119 (25.27%) SQL Server
12 110 (23.35%) SQL
13 109 (23.14%) Windows
14 101 (21.44%) Multithreading
15 100 (21.23%) Linux
16 95 (20.17%) Computer Science
17 91 (19.32%) ASP.NET
18 85 (18.05%) MVC
19 81 (17.20%) Java
20 79 (16.77%) OOD
21 71 (15.07%) Web Development
22 69 (14.65%) XML
23 66 (14.01%) JSON
24 65 (13.80%) WCF
25 64 (13.59%) OO
26 62 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
27 61 (12.95%) Web Services
28 58 (12.31%) XSLT
29 56 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
30 55 (11.68%) SQL Server 2014

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 32 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.76%) nginx
3 10 (2.12%) CMS
4 9 (1.91%) Apache
4 9 (1.91%) WordPress
5 5 (1.06%) Confluence
6 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.21%) Marvel
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.49%) 3ds Max
4 5 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.85%) Maya
6 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.42%) MS Office
7 2 (0.42%) MS Project
7 2 (0.42%) ZBrush
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.21%) FastStats
2 1 (0.21%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.46%) Google Play
2 14 (2.97%) GitHub
3 9 (1.91%) Sage Pay
4 6 (1.27%) Basecamp
5 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.06%) SaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.79%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.88%) Firewall
3 16 (3.40%) Internet
4 13 (2.76%) Network Security
5 7 (1.49%) BGP
6 6 (1.27%) DNS
6 6 (1.27%) VoIP
7 5 (1.06%) CTI
7 5 (1.06%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.06%) LAN
7 5 (1.06%) NetScreen
7 5 (1.06%) WAN
7 5 (1.06%) Wireless
8 3 (0.64%) DMZ
8 3 (0.64%) FTP
8 3 (0.64%) HTTP
8 3 (0.64%) MPLS
8 3 (0.64%) OSPF
8 3 (0.64%) VPN
8 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 43 (9.13%) MySQL
4 40 (8.49%) Big Data
5 33 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.85%) GIS
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.37%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.18%) Selenium
4 13 (2.76%) JIRA
5 12 (2.55%) NUnit
6 11 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.34%) Subversion
7 10 (2.12%) Maven
7 10 (2.12%) Ranorex
8 9 (1.91%) Moq
8 9 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.70%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.70%) JBehave
9 8 (1.70%) RSpec
10 7 (1.49%) Grunt
11 6 (1.27%) gulp
11 6 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.27%) Mocha
11 6 (1.27%) Yeoman
General
1 44 (9.34%) Finance
2 39 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.22%) Banking
4 32 (6.79%) Retail
5 29 (6.16%) Marketing
6 19 (4.03%) Music Industry
7 15 (3.18%) Advertising
8 14 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.27%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.06%) Military
11 4 (0.85%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.64%) Law
13 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.21%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 212 (45.01%) Developer
2 84 (17.83%) .NET Developer
3 78 (16.56%) Software Engineer
4 53 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 52 (11.04%) Software Developer
6 51 (10.83%) Senior Developer
7 47 (9.98%) Web Developer
8 38 (8.07%) PHP Developer
9 34 (7.22%) C++ Developer
10 29 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (6.16%) C# Software Developer
11 28 (5.94%) C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (5.94%) PHP Web Developer
12 27 (5.73%) Analyst
13 23 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
14 22 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (4.46%) C++ Software Developer
15 21 (4.46%) Digital Developer
16 20 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (4.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (31.42%) HTML
2 138 (29.30%) CSS
3 126 (26.75%) .NET
4 91 (19.32%) ASP.NET
5 69 (14.65%) XML
6 66 (14.01%) JSON
7 65 (13.80%) WCF
8 62 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (12.95%) Web Services
10 58 (12.31%) XSLT
11 56 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 50 (10.62%) HTML5
13 47 (9.98%) REST
14 45 (9.55%) .NET Framework
14 45 (9.55%) AngularJS
15 44 (9.34%) KnockoutJS
16 39 (8.28%) MFC
16 39 (8.28%) Node.js
17 36 (7.64%) OpenGL
18 30 (6.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.17%) Computer Science
2 51 (10.83%) Mathematics
3 45 (9.55%) Visualisation
4 38 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.07%) Physics
5 31 (6.58%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.52%) Online Games
6 26 (5.52%) User Experience
7 23 (4.88%) iPhone
8 19 (4.03%) Data Centre
9 16 (3.40%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.55%) 3D Graphics
10 12 (2.55%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.27%) Social Media
13 5 (1.06%) IVR
13 5 (1.06%) Replication
13 5 (1.06%) Robotics
14 4 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.14%) Windows
2 100 (21.23%) Linux
3 29 (6.16%) Android
4 26 (5.52%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.18%) CentOS
7 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.12%) Unix
9 7 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.85%) Solaris
11 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.64%) Debian
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.39%) TDD
3 123 (26.11%) Software Engineering
4 101 (21.44%) Multithreading
5 85 (18.05%) MVC
6 79 (16.77%) OOD
7 71 (15.07%) Web Development
8 64 (13.59%) OO
9 53 (11.25%) Web Application Development
10 49 (10.40%) BDD
11 43 (9.13%) OOA/OOD
12 42 (8.92%) E-Commerce
13 36 (7.64%) Data Visualisation
14 35 (7.43%) Analytics
15 31 (6.58%) OOP
16 28 (5.94%) Domain-Driven Design
17 23 (4.88%) Mentoring
17 23 (4.88%) Presales
18 21 (4.46%) Dependency Injection
18 21 (4.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 187 (39.70%) C#
2 172 (36.52%) JavaScript
3 150 (31.85%) C++
4 110 (23.35%) SQL
5 81 (17.20%) Java
6 52 (11.04%) PHP
7 30 (6.37%) Ruby
8 17 (3.61%) PHP 5
8 17 (3.61%) XPath
9 13 (2.76%) C
10 12 (2.55%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.34%) Python
11 11 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.12%) Go
12 10 (2.12%) HLSL
13 9 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.91%) VC++
14 7 (1.49%) R
15 4 (0.85%) Perl
15 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (25.69%) Degree
2 27 (5.73%) PhD
3 16 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.91%) CCNP
8 8 (1.70%) CCNA
9 5 (1.06%) ISEB
9 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.06%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.85%) CISA
10 4 (0.85%) CISSP
11 3 (0.64%) CCDA
11 3 (0.64%) CCDP
11 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.64%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.64%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.42%) CCIP
12 2 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) SLA
3 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.88%) Docker
3 15 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.12%) Firmware
5 5 (1.06%) vSphere
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.64%) XenApp
6 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.64%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.34%) Nessus
1 11 (2.34%) SCCM
2 9 (1.91%) Puppet
3 3 (0.64%) Ansible
3 3 (0.64%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.42%) Munin
4 2 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (9.77%) Google
2 24 (5.10%) VMware
3 15 (3.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.97%) Apple
4 14 (2.97%) Cisco
5 13 (2.76%) Oracle
6 10 (2.12%) Adobe
7 9 (1.91%) PayPal
8 8 (1.70%) Juniper
8 8 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.49%) HP
10 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.06%) Brocade
12 4 (0.85%) Autodesk
12 4 (0.85%) IBM
12 4 (0.85%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.85%) Zend
13 3 (0.64%) Facebook
13 3 (0.64%) Foundry
13 3 (0.64%) Meraki
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 22 days holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge
Experian
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge
Experian
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Eastbourne
Ortolan Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 26 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago