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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 212 303 293
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 204 167 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the General category 3.85% 2.18% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 156 137 159
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £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
5303 7651 7883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.75% 35.81% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 5950 5698
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +94 77 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Hampshire +34 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Oxfordshire +37 22 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 19 £40,000 -
Surrey +17 19 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Kent +17 14 £38,750 -16.21% 3
West Sussex +17 9 £52,000 +22.35%
East Sussex +7 6 £38,750 +43.51% 2
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 167 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (33.98%) Linux
3 132 (32.04%) JavaScript
4 113 (27.43%) Windows
5 99 (24.03%) C#
6 94 (22.82%) HTML
7 89 (21.60%) SQL Server
7 89 (21.60%) CSS
8 86 (20.87%) MVC
8 86 (20.87%) Degree
9 82 (19.90%) TDD
10 76 (18.45%) .NET
11 72 (17.48%) Web Development
12 70 (16.99%) AngularJS
13 66 (16.02%) ASP.NET
14 64 (15.53%) Software Engineering
15 62 (15.05%) SQL
15 62 (15.05%) C++
16 55 (13.35%) Git (software)
16 55 (13.35%) HTML5
17 53 (12.86%) BDD
18 52 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (12.38%) PHP
20 50 (12.14%) WCF
20 50 (12.14%) Computer Science
20 50 (12.14%) NoSQL
21 48 (11.65%) SQL Server 2014
22 47 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 47 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (11.41%) Web Application Development

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 46 (11.17%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.43%) nginx
2 10 (2.43%) WordPress
3 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.70%) CMS
5 3 (0.73%) Apache
5 3 (0.73%) Confluence
6 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.49%) Jetty
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Drupal
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) Marvel
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.49%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.49%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) FastStats
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.91%) GitHub
2 10 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.70%) Basecamp
5 5 (1.21%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.21%) Google Play
6 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.73%) SaaS
8 2 (0.49%) G Suite
8 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.49%) Heroku
8 2 (0.49%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.55%) Network Security
2 23 (5.58%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.34%) Internet
4 20 (4.85%) Firewall
5 8 (1.94%) VPN
6 6 (1.46%) SSH
7 5 (1.21%) DNS
8 4 (0.97%) BGP
8 4 (0.97%) DHCP
8 4 (0.97%) Wireless
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.49%) DMZ
9 2 (0.49%) FCoE
9 2 (0.49%) MPLS
9 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.24%) NAS
10 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.14%) NoSQL
3 48 (11.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 45 (10.92%) Big Data
5 35 (8.50%) MySQL
6 26 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.21%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.21%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.97%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.49%) Redis
14 1 (0.24%) DB2
14 1 (0.24%) Endeca
14 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.07%) Grunt
3 23 (5.58%) Maven
4 16 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.64%) gulp
6 13 (3.16%) JIRA
6 13 (3.16%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.18%) Ant
8 9 (2.18%) Mocha
8 9 (2.18%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.18%) Yeoman
9 8 (1.94%) Moq
9 8 (1.94%) NUnit
9 8 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (1.70%) Selenium
11 6 (1.46%) Bower
11 6 (1.46%) Ranorex
11 6 (1.46%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 39 (9.47%) Finance
2 38 (9.22%) Marketing
3 23 (5.58%) Retail
4 19 (4.61%) Music Industry
5 13 (3.16%) Banking
5 13 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.18%) German Language
7 9 (2.18%) Legal
7 9 (2.18%) Russian Language
8 8 (1.94%) Advertising
8 8 (1.94%) French Language
9 6 (1.46%) Avionics
9 6 (1.46%) Electronics
9 6 (1.46%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (41.02%) Developer
2 65 (15.78%) .NET Developer
3 47 (11.41%) Web Developer
4 45 (10.92%) Senior Developer
5 39 (9.47%) PHP Developer
6 32 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 31 (7.52%) Analyst
8 28 (6.80%) Support Engineer
9 26 (6.31%) PHP Web Developer
10 23 (5.58%) Security Engineer
11 22 (5.34%) Senior Web Developer
12 19 (4.61%) Security Analyst
13 18 (4.37%) Java Developer
14 16 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (3.64%) Administrator
15 15 (3.64%) C# Developer
15 15 (3.64%) Security Support Engineer
16 14 (3.40%) Agile Developer
16 14 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.82%) HTML
2 89 (21.60%) CSS
3 76 (18.45%) .NET
4 70 (16.99%) AngularJS
5 66 (16.02%) ASP.NET
6 55 (13.35%) HTML5
7 52 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (12.14%) WCF
9 47 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 44 (10.68%) CSS3
11 39 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (9.22%) RESTful
13 37 (8.98%) Web Services
14 29 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (7.04%) Node.js
15 26 (6.31%) .NET Framework
15 26 (6.31%) XML
16 24 (5.83%) Entity Framework
16 24 (5.83%) REST
17 23 (5.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.14%) Computer Science
2 47 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.71%) User Experience
4 38 (9.22%) Visualisation
5 32 (7.77%) Online Games
6 31 (7.52%) Management Information System
7 24 (5.83%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (5.83%) Mathematics
8 19 (4.61%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.88%) Data Centre
10 14 (3.40%) Physics
11 10 (2.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (2.18%) Animation
12 9 (2.18%) Xbox
13 8 (1.94%) iPhone
14 6 (1.46%) e-Learning
14 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.21%) Mobile Games
15 5 (1.21%) Social Media
15 5 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 140 (33.98%) Linux
2 113 (27.43%) Windows
3 31 (7.52%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.37%) CentOS
6 15 (3.64%) Android
7 10 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.43%) Unix
8 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.97%) AIX
9 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.49%) Debian
11 2 (0.49%) Solaris
11 2 (0.49%) VMS
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.87%) MVC
3 82 (19.90%) TDD
4 72 (17.48%) Web Development
5 64 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 53 (12.86%) BDD
7 47 (11.41%) Web Application Development
8 45 (10.92%) Analytics
9 37 (8.98%) OO
10 35 (8.50%) Information Security
10 35 (8.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (6.55%) Multithreading
11 27 (6.55%) SIEM
12 26 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 26 (6.31%) Scrum
13 25 (6.07%) Presales
13 25 (6.07%) Risk Management
14 24 (5.83%) OOP
15 23 (5.58%) SOLID
16 21 (5.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 132 (32.04%) JavaScript
2 99 (24.03%) C#
3 62 (15.05%) C++
3 62 (15.05%) SQL
4 51 (12.38%) PHP
5 45 (10.92%) Java
6 30 (7.28%) Ruby
7 17 (4.13%) PHP 5
7 17 (4.13%) XPath
8 13 (3.16%) PHP 7
9 12 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.67%) Python
11 10 (2.43%) C
12 8 (1.94%) R
12 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.46%) Groovy
13 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.46%) Scala
13 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.21%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 86 (20.87%) Degree
2 15 (3.64%) CISSP
3 12 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.94%) ISEB
6 7 (1.70%) PhD
7 6 (1.46%) CCNP
7 6 (1.46%) CEH
7 6 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.46%) GCIA
7 6 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.46%) MBA
8 5 (1.21%) CCNA
8 5 (1.21%) CISA
9 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.97%) MCP
9 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.73%) MCSE
11 2 (0.49%) CCDA
11 2 (0.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.97%) GCP
4 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (8.50%) Docker
2 34 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.21%) XenApp
4 5 (1.21%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.21%) XenServer
5 3 (0.73%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) Firmware
6 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.85%) Nessus
2 15 (3.64%) SCCM
3 10 (2.43%) Puppet
4 5 (1.21%) Grafana
5 4 (0.97%) Graphite
5 4 (0.97%) Kibana
6 3 (0.73%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.49%) logstash
7 2 (0.49%) Munin
7 2 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (10.92%) Google
2 24 (5.83%) VMware
3 19 (4.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.37%) Apple
5 12 (2.91%) Perforce
6 11 (2.67%) Adobe
6 11 (2.67%) LogRhythm
6 11 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle
8 9 (2.18%) Cisco
9 6 (1.46%) Citrix
10 5 (1.21%) HP
10 5 (1.21%) IBM
10 5 (1.21%) Tableau
11 3 (0.73%) Brocade
11 3 (0.73%) Facebook
11 3 (0.73%) Juniper
12 2 (0.49%) Coremetrics
12 2 (0.49%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.49%) Huawei
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Remote Work, Bonuses, + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable Graduate salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Remote Work, Bonuses, + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 39,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Polystream Ltd/Elektraglide Ltd
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Fordingbridge
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago