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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 238 248 285
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +37
Permanent jobs citing Games 202 234 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.11% 0.84%
As % of the General category 3.30% 3.10% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 166 157 133
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £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
6113 7545 8105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 35.90% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4906 5838 5583
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +54 57 £53,500 +9.74% 9
Hampshire +22 33 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire -25 22 £41,500 +3.75% 3
West Sussex +25 21 £40,000 -5.88%
East Sussex -17 21 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Kent +17 18 £50,000 +78.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Surrey +5 14 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 202 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.57%) C#
3 156 (33.84%) JavaScript
4 137 (29.72%) C++
4 137 (29.72%) HTML
5 124 (26.90%) CSS
6 122 (26.46%) Windows
7 121 (26.25%) Software Engineering
7 121 (26.25%) Degree
8 118 (25.60%) TDD
9 113 (24.51%) Linux
10 112 (24.30%) .NET
11 110 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 103 (22.34%) SQL
13 97 (21.04%) Computer Science
14 92 (19.96%) Multithreading
15 82 (17.79%) ASP.NET
16 81 (17.57%) MVC
17 73 (15.84%) Web Development
18 70 (15.18%) OOD
19 67 (14.53%) Java
20 65 (14.10%) OO
21 64 (13.88%) XML
22 59 (12.80%) WCF
22 59 (12.80%) JSON
23 56 (12.15%) Web Services
23 56 (12.15%) HTML5
24 55 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
25 54 (11.71%) PHP
26 52 (11.28%) Mathematics

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 35 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.82%) nginx
3 10 (2.17%) CMS
4 9 (1.95%) Apache
4 9 (1.95%) WordPress
5 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.43%) Jetty
7 1 (0.22%) Documentum
7 1 (0.22%) Marvel
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.43%) Maya
4 2 (0.43%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.22%) FastStats
2 1 (0.22%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.47%) GitHub
2 15 (3.25%) Google Play
3 9 (1.95%) Sage Pay
4 7 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.30%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Force.com
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.77%) Firewall
3 19 (4.12%) Network Security
4 18 (3.90%) Internet
5 7 (1.52%) BGP
5 7 (1.52%) VPN
6 5 (1.08%) Wireless
7 4 (0.87%) CTI
7 4 (0.87%) DNS
7 4 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.87%) LAN
7 4 (0.87%) SSH
7 4 (0.87%) VoIP
7 4 (0.87%) WAN
8 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) DMZ
8 3 (0.65%) FTP
8 3 (0.65%) LDAP
8 3 (0.65%) MPLS
8 3 (0.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (8.68%) MySQL
4 39 (8.46%) Big Data
5 30 (6.51%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.34%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.65%) GIS
12 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.04%) Maven
5 13 (2.82%) JIRA
6 12 (2.60%) Grunt
6 12 (2.60%) Selenium
7 11 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (2.17%) NUnit
9 9 (1.95%) Ant
9 9 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.95%) gulp
9 9 (1.95%) Mocha
9 9 (1.95%) Moq
9 9 (1.95%) Ranorex
9 9 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (1.95%) Yeoman
10 7 (1.52%) Subversion
11 6 (1.30%) RSpec
12 4 (0.87%) JBehave
General
1 35 (7.59%) Finance
2 29 (6.29%) Marketing
3 28 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.21%) Banking
5 22 (4.77%) Retail
6 20 (4.34%) Music Industry
7 14 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.82%) Advertising
9 6 (1.30%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.08%) Military
10 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.08%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 213 (46.20%) Developer
2 79 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 71 (15.40%) Software Engineer
4 54 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 51 (11.06%) Web Developer
6 50 (10.85%) Software Developer
7 45 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 40 (8.68%) PHP Developer
9 34 (7.38%) C++ Developer
10 30 (6.51%) Analyst
11 29 (6.29%) PHP Web Developer
12 28 (6.07%) C++ Software Engineer
13 27 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (4.99%) Senior Web Developer
16 22 (4.77%) Support Engineer
17 21 (4.56%) C++ Software Developer
18 20 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
18 20 (4.34%) Graduate
19 18 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (29.72%) HTML
2 124 (26.90%) CSS
3 112 (24.30%) .NET
4 82 (17.79%) ASP.NET
5 64 (13.88%) XML
6 59 (12.80%) JSON
6 59 (12.80%) WCF
7 56 (12.15%) HTML5
7 56 (12.15%) Web Services
8 55 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (10.63%) XSLT
10 48 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 44 (9.54%) AngularJS
12 40 (8.68%) REST
13 39 (8.46%) .NET Framework
13 39 (8.46%) MFC
14 36 (7.81%) OpenGL
15 34 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
16 33 (7.16%) CSS3
17 30 (6.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (21.04%) Computer Science
2 52 (11.28%) Mathematics
3 45 (9.76%) Visualisation
4 38 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (8.03%) Physics
6 32 (6.94%) Online Games
7 31 (6.72%) User Experience
8 28 (6.07%) Mobile App
9 24 (5.21%) Management Information System
10 19 (4.12%) Data Centre
11 18 (3.90%) iPhone
12 12 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
13 11 (2.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.08%) e-Learning
15 5 (1.08%) Robotics
15 5 (1.08%) Statistics
15 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.87%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 122 (26.46%) Windows
2 113 (24.51%) Linux
3 27 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.21%) Android
5 17 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.25%) CentOS
7 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.60%) Unix
9 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.87%) Solaris
11 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.65%) Debian
12 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (26.25%) Software Engineering
3 118 (25.60%) TDD
4 92 (19.96%) Multithreading
5 81 (17.57%) MVC
6 73 (15.84%) Web Development
7 70 (15.18%) OOD
8 65 (14.10%) OO
9 47 (10.20%) Web Application Development
10 46 (9.98%) BDD
11 40 (8.68%) E-Commerce
12 39 (8.46%) Data Visualisation
13 37 (8.03%) Analytics
13 37 (8.03%) OOA/OOD
14 27 (5.86%) OOP
15 25 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
15 25 (5.42%) Open Source
16 23 (4.99%) Information Security
16 23 (4.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 22 (4.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 164 (35.57%) C#
2 156 (33.84%) JavaScript
3 137 (29.72%) C++
4 103 (22.34%) SQL
5 67 (14.53%) Java
6 54 (11.71%) PHP
7 27 (5.86%) Ruby
8 16 (3.47%) PHP 5
8 16 (3.47%) XPath
9 13 (2.82%) Python
10 12 (2.60%) C
10 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.17%) Go
11 10 (2.17%) HLSL
12 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.95%) VC++
13 8 (1.74%) R
14 4 (0.87%) Groovy
14 4 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (26.25%) Degree
2 26 (5.64%) PhD
3 15 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.95%) CCNP
7 8 (1.74%) CCNA
7 8 (1.74%) ISEB
8 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.87%) CISA
9 4 (0.87%) CISSP
10 3 (0.65%) CCDA
10 3 (0.65%) CCDP
10 3 (0.65%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.65%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.43%) CCIP
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.43%) MBA
12 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.69%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (6.07%) Docker
2 26 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.17%) Firmware
5 5 (1.08%) vSphere
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.87%) XenApp
6 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.87%) XenServer
7 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.04%) Nessus
2 12 (2.60%) SCCM
3 9 (1.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 3 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.43%) Munin
5 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (9.11%) Google
2 27 (5.86%) VMware
3 17 (3.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.25%) Apple
5 13 (2.82%) Oracle
6 12 (2.60%) Cisco
7 9 (1.95%) PayPal
8 8 (1.74%) Adobe
8 8 (1.74%) HP
8 8 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.30%) Juniper
10 5 (1.08%) Brocade
10 5 (1.08%) Citrix
10 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.87%) IBM
11 4 (0.87%) LogRhythm
11 4 (0.87%) Zend
12 3 (0.65%) Foundry
12 3 (0.65%) Meraki
12 3 (0.65%) Rackspace
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 +Relocation Package
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50-55k plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,00 + Relocation Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Guru Careers
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Fantastic Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago