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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 242 286 258
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -28
Permanent jobs citing Games 216 183 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.17% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 166 155 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
7853 8436 8059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.00% 36.73% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6036 6096 5949
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +41 62 £40,000 - 18
West Sussex +33 33 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Surrey +2 33 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 22 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Sussex +12 19 £30,000 -17.24% 6
Kent -1 19 £31,250 -34.21%
Berkshire -20 17 £58,750 +80.76% 3
Hampshire -7 8 £40,750 +50.92% 2
Middlesex +5 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 147 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (28.39%) HTML
3 99 (25.32%) Degree
4 98 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 86 (21.99%) C++
6 84 (21.48%) Computer Science
7 83 (21.23%) CSS
8 80 (20.46%) C#
9 77 (19.69%) jQuery
10 69 (17.65%) MVC
11 67 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 66 (16.88%) .NET
12 66 (16.88%) SQL Server
13 63 (16.11%) Android
14 62 (15.86%) MySQL
15 57 (14.58%) PHP
16 56 (14.32%) ASP.NET
16 56 (14.32%) Linux
17 55 (14.07%) Game Development
18 52 (13.30%) Web Development
18 52 (13.30%) TDD
19 47 (12.02%) SQL
19 47 (12.02%) Java
20 45 (11.51%) OO
20 45 (11.51%) Git (software)
21 43 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 43 (11.00%) HTML5
21 43 (11.00%) Windows
22 40 (10.23%) Mathematics
23 39 (9.97%) Google

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (7.42%) Node.js
2 18 (4.60%) Apache
3 9 (2.30%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.79%) WordPress
4 7 (1.79%) nginx
5 6 (1.53%) Jetty
6 5 (1.28%) CMS
6 5 (1.28%) IIS
7 4 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.51%) Drupal
8 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.51%) Site Server
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Lync
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Tornado
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (5.37%) Photoshop
1 21 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.28%) MS Project
5 5 (1.28%) InDesign
5 5 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (1.02%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.77%) MS Office
7 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.81%) GitHub
3 10 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.53%) SaaS
4 6 (1.53%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.28%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.91%) Internet
2 12 (3.07%) DNS
3 7 (1.79%) LAN
4 6 (1.53%) HTTP
5 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.28%) SMTP
5 5 (1.28%) SSH
6 3 (0.77%) 4G
6 3 (0.77%) Firewall
6 3 (0.77%) 3G
7 2 (0.51%) DHCP
7 2 (0.51%) UMTS
7 2 (0.51%) Broadband
7 2 (0.51%) GSM
7 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.51%) Skype
7 2 (0.51%) LTE
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.51%) WAN
8 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.86%) MySQL
3 15 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (3.84%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.84%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.56%) Big Data
6 9 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.53%) Riak
9 5 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.28%) Sqoop
9 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.28%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 45 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.95%) Subversion
3 19 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.30%) NUnit
4 9 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.30%) Moq
4 9 (2.30%) Grunt
5 8 (2.05%) PHPUnit
6 6 (1.53%) gulp
6 6 (1.53%) JUnit
6 6 (1.53%) Xcode
7 5 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.28%) PEAR
8 4 (1.02%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) Selenium
9 3 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.51%) FogBugz
General
1 34 (8.70%) Marketing
2 25 (6.39%) Finance
3 18 (4.60%) Retail
4 12 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.79%) Publishing
8 6 (1.53%) Legal
9 5 (1.28%) Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) German Language
11 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 216 (55.24%) Developer
2 45 (11.51%) Programmer
3 42 (10.74%) Web Developer
3 42 (10.74%) .NET Developer
4 39 (9.97%) Software Engineer
5 35 (8.95%) Front-End Developer
6 30 (7.67%) Software Developer
7 29 (7.42%) PHP Developer
8 24 (6.14%) C++ Developer
9 22 (5.63%) Junior
10 21 (5.37%) Graduate
11 20 (5.12%) C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (4.86%) Junior Developer
13 17 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
13 17 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.35%) Android Developer
14 16 (4.09%) Games Developer
14 16 (4.09%) C++ Programmer
15 14 (3.58%) Analyst
15 14 (3.58%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.39%) HTML
2 83 (21.23%) CSS
3 77 (19.69%) jQuery
4 66 (16.88%) .NET
5 56 (14.32%) ASP.NET
6 43 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (11.00%) HTML5
7 32 (8.18%) CSS3
8 31 (7.93%) WCF
9 29 (7.42%) Ajax
10 27 (6.91%) Web Services
11 25 (6.39%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (6.14%) JSON
12 24 (6.14%) Symfony
13 22 (5.63%) OpenGL
13 22 (5.63%) AngularJS
14 20 (5.12%) Laravel
15 19 (4.86%) MFC
16 18 (4.60%) Sass
17 17 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.48%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.23%) Mathematics
3 37 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 30 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (7.16%) Social Media
5 28 (7.16%) iPhone
6 27 (6.91%) Xbox
7 26 (6.65%) User Experience
8 23 (5.88%) Mobile Games
9 17 (4.35%) Visualisation
9 17 (4.35%) Online Games
10 14 (3.58%) Physics
11 12 (3.07%) Graphic Design
12 11 (2.81%) PlayStation
13 9 (2.30%) Social Gaming
14 8 (2.05%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.79%) iPad
15 7 (1.79%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
17 5 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.11%) Android
2 56 (14.32%) Linux
3 43 (11.00%) Windows
4 36 (9.21%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.30%) UNIX
6 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.28%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.65%) MVC
3 67 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 55 (14.07%) Game Development
5 52 (13.30%) Web Development
5 52 (13.30%) TDD
6 45 (11.51%) OO
7 35 (8.95%) Web Application Development
8 34 (8.70%) BDD
9 33 (8.44%) Android Development
10 32 (8.18%) Scrum
11 25 (6.39%) E-Commerce
11 25 (6.39%) OOD
12 24 (6.14%) Multithreading
12 24 (6.14%) Analytics
12 24 (6.14%) Domain-Driven Design
13 23 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.12%) Open Source
15 18 (4.60%) iOS Development
15 18 (4.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.06%) JavaScript
2 86 (21.99%) C++
3 80 (20.46%) C#
4 57 (14.58%) PHP
5 47 (12.02%) SQL
5 47 (12.02%) Java
6 34 (8.70%) Python
7 22 (5.63%) Ruby
8 19 (4.86%) C
9 12 (3.07%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.56%) Go
10 10 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.05%) PHP5
11 8 (2.05%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.28%) HiveQL
15 4 (1.02%) HLSL
16 3 (0.77%) Perl
17 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (25.32%) Degree
2 19 (4.86%) PhD
3 8 (2.05%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.02%) CISA
4 4 (1.02%) CISM
4 4 (1.02%) PCI QSA
4 4 (1.02%) CISSP
4 4 (1.02%) CRISC
5 3 (0.77%) PMP
5 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 2 (0.51%) MCSE
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) OSCP
7 1 (0.26%) OSCE
7 1 (0.26%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.88%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) Varnish
3 5 (1.28%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) XenServer
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.56%) Puppet
1 10 (2.56%) Nagios
2 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.26%) cPanel
4 1 (0.26%) Webmin
4 1 (0.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (9.97%) Google
2 24 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.86%) Perforce
4 9 (2.30%) Adobe
4 9 (2.30%) SAP
4 9 (2.30%) Facebook
5 7 (1.79%) Apple
5 7 (1.79%) Zend
5 7 (1.79%) VMware
6 6 (1.53%) Twitter
7 5 (1.28%) Talend
7 5 (1.28%) Informatica
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco
8 4 (1.02%) Sun
9 3 (0.77%) Citrix
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle
10 2 (0.51%) Netezza
10 2 (0.51%) Roku
10 2 (0.51%) Birst
10 2 (0.51%) Greenplum
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