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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 209 270 302
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +32
Permanent jobs citing Games 264 215 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the General category 4.09% 2.73% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 227 165 161
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
6459 7888 8582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.34% 37.13% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5305 6066 6208
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +59 65 £43,750 -23.91% 7
West Sussex +27 62 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Surrey +37 40 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Hampshire +31 36 £37,500 +19.04% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Kent +16 22 £39,000 +24.80% 3
East Sussex -7 11 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire -67 7 £42,500 -2.29% 5
Middlesex +6 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 221 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (43.03%) C#
3 183 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 167 (34.22%) HTML
5 163 (33.40%) CSS
6 159 (32.58%) C++
7 147 (30.12%) .NET
8 142 (29.10%) TDD
9 123 (25.20%) SQL Server
10 120 (24.59%) Software Engineering
11 110 (22.54%) ASP.NET
11 110 (22.54%) SQL
12 108 (22.13%) Multithreading
13 100 (20.49%) Degree
14 97 (19.88%) Java
15 94 (19.26%) MVC
16 90 (18.44%) OOD
17 88 (18.03%) Windows
18 87 (17.83%) Computer Science
19 84 (17.21%) XML
20 80 (16.39%) JSON
21 77 (15.78%) WCF
22 75 (15.37%) Linux
23 74 (15.16%) Web Development
24 73 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
25 72 (14.75%) OO
25 72 (14.75%) Web Services
26 70 (14.34%) XSLT
26 70 (14.34%) Web Application Development
27 68 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 23 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.87%) WordPress
3 9 (1.84%) Apache
3 9 (1.84%) CMS
3 9 (1.84%) nginx
4 6 (1.23%) Confluence
5 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.66%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.64%) 3ds Max
4 6 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.82%) Maya
6 3 (0.61%) MS Office
6 3 (0.61%) ZBrush
7 2 (0.41%) MS Project
8 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.58%) Google Play
2 9 (1.84%) Sage Pay
3 8 (1.64%) GitHub
3 8 (1.64%) SaaS
4 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.51%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.48%) Internet
3 15 (3.07%) Firewall
4 9 (1.84%) Network Security
5 6 (1.23%) DNS
5 6 (1.23%) VoIP
6 5 (1.02%) BGP
6 5 (1.02%) CTI
6 5 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.02%) LAN
6 5 (1.02%) WAN
7 4 (0.82%) HTTP
7 4 (0.82%) NetScreen
8 3 (0.61%) DHCP
8 3 (0.61%) FTP
8 3 (0.61%) LDAP
9 2 (0.41%) MPLS
9 2 (0.41%) OSPF
9 2 (0.41%) SAN
9 2 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 66 (13.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 43 (8.81%) MySQL
4 31 (6.35%) Big Data
5 23 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.82%) GIS
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.89%) Selenium
4 16 (3.28%) Subversion
5 14 (2.87%) JIRA
6 13 (2.66%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.46%) HP UFT
7 12 (2.46%) JBehave
7 12 (2.46%) Ranorex
7 12 (2.46%) RSpec
8 10 (2.05%) NUnit
9 9 (1.84%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.02%) Moq
10 5 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.82%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.82%) Maven
11 4 (0.82%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 53 (10.86%) Finance
2 46 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.99%) Banking
4 37 (7.58%) Retail
5 18 (3.69%) Advertising
6 16 (3.28%) Marketing
7 14 (2.87%) Music Industry
8 10 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (1.02%) Military
11 4 (0.82%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 230 (47.13%) Developer
2 99 (20.29%) .NET Developer
3 82 (16.80%) Software Engineer
4 63 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 55 (11.27%) Software Developer
6 47 (9.63%) Web Developer
7 42 (8.61%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.79%) Digital Developer
9 35 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
11 31 (6.35%) C++ Developer
11 31 (6.35%) Junior
12 30 (6.15%) Analyst
13 26 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (5.33%) PHP Developer
14 25 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
15 24 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
16 23 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
16 23 (4.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (34.22%) HTML
2 163 (33.40%) CSS
3 147 (30.12%) .NET
4 110 (22.54%) ASP.NET
5 84 (17.21%) XML
6 80 (16.39%) JSON
7 77 (15.78%) WCF
8 73 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (14.75%) Web Services
10 70 (14.34%) XSLT
11 68 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 57 (11.68%) KnockoutJS
13 55 (11.27%) REST
14 53 (10.86%) Node.js
15 46 (9.43%) HTML5
16 45 (9.22%) .NET Framework
17 41 (8.40%) MFC
18 37 (7.58%) Ninject
19 36 (7.38%) AngularJS
20 31 (6.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.81%) Mobile App
3 39 (7.99%) Mathematics
4 37 (7.58%) iPhone
5 34 (6.97%) Visualisation
6 31 (6.35%) Physics
7 26 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (4.92%) User Experience
9 16 (3.28%) Online Games
10 15 (3.07%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.46%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.05%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (1.84%) Xbox
14 8 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.23%) Replication
17 5 (1.02%) Animation
17 5 (1.02%) Blog
17 5 (1.02%) IVR
17 5 (1.02%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.03%) Windows
2 75 (15.37%) Linux
3 50 (10.25%) Android
4 17 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.25%) CentOS
7 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.84%) Unix
9 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.61%) Solaris
11 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.41%) Debian
12 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.10%) TDD
3 120 (24.59%) Software Engineering
4 108 (22.13%) Multithreading
5 94 (19.26%) MVC
6 90 (18.44%) OOD
7 74 (15.16%) Web Development
8 72 (14.75%) OO
9 70 (14.34%) Web Application Development
10 50 (10.25%) OOA/OOD
11 47 (9.63%) Domain-Driven Design
12 44 (9.02%) BDD
13 40 (8.20%) OOP
14 37 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
15 34 (6.97%) E-Commerce
16 30 (6.15%) Logistics
16 30 (6.15%) Project Management
17 28 (5.74%) Data Visualisation
17 28 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 210 (43.03%) C#
2 183 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 159 (32.58%) C++
4 110 (22.54%) SQL
5 97 (19.88%) Java
6 50 (10.25%) PHP
7 23 (4.71%) Ruby
8 14 (2.87%) PHP 5
8 14 (2.87%) XPath
9 11 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.05%) C
10 10 (2.05%) Go
11 8 (1.64%) Python
11 8 (1.64%) VC++
12 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.23%) HLSL
13 6 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (20.49%) Degree
2 26 (5.33%) PhD
3 19 (3.89%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.02%) CCNA
7 5 (1.02%) CCNP
7 5 (1.02%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.82%) APMP
8 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.61%) ISEB
10 2 (0.41%) CCDA
10 2 (0.41%) CCDP
10 2 (0.41%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.41%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.20%) MCITP
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.69%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 16 (3.28%) Docker
2 13 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.84%) Firmware
4 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.82%) vSphere
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.84%) Nessus
1 9 (1.84%) SCCM
2 5 (1.02%) Puppet
3 3 (0.61%) Ansible
3 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 52 (10.66%) Google
2 19 (3.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.69%) VMware
4 14 (2.87%) Apple
5 10 (2.05%) Cisco
6 9 (1.84%) PayPal
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle
8 6 (1.23%) Adobe
8 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.02%) Facebook
9 5 (1.02%) Juniper
9 5 (1.02%) Twitter
10 4 (0.82%) HP
10 4 (0.82%) IBM
10 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.61%) Autodesk
11 3 (0.61%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.41%) Foundry
12 2 (0.41%) Meraki
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Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Around £17,000 initially increased to £19,000 after 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
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Southampton
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Surrey
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Oxfordshire
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Oxfordshire
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