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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 248 260 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -52
Permanent jobs citing Games 207 207 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.90% 1.17%
As % of the General category 2.69% 2.44% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 163 179 183
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
7700 8480 8393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.81% 37.00% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6188 6237
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £68,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +35 71 £40,000 - 24
West Sussex +44 34 £50,000 +100.00% 6
Berkshire +4 27 £52,500 +49.99% 2
Surrey +3 24 £33,250 -26.11% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent +7 14 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire 0 11 £22,000 -35.29% 2
East Sussex -8 8 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 134 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (28.79%) HTML
3 92 (23.65%) JavaScript
4 85 (21.85%) CSS
5 81 (20.82%) Degree
6 79 (20.31%) MySQL
7 72 (18.51%) MVC
8 70 (17.99%) C#
9 68 (17.48%) Linux
10 67 (17.22%) .NET
10 67 (17.22%) SQL Server
11 66 (16.97%) C++
12 65 (16.71%) Computer Science
12 65 (16.71%) jQuery
13 57 (14.65%) ASP.NET
14 56 (14.40%) PHP
14 56 (14.40%) TDD
15 53 (13.62%) Software Engineering
16 52 (13.37%) Android
17 49 (12.60%) HTML5
18 46 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 45 (11.57%) OO
20 44 (11.31%) Java
21 42 (10.80%) Internet
22 41 (10.54%) BDD
23 39 (10.03%) SQL
24 38 (9.77%) Windows
24 38 (9.77%) Git (software)
24 38 (9.77%) Web Application Development
25 37 (9.51%) CSS3

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (5.66%) Apache
2 20 (5.14%) Node.js
3 12 (3.08%) IIS
4 9 (2.31%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.06%) nginx
5 8 (2.06%) CMS
6 7 (1.80%) WordPress
7 5 (1.29%) Drupal
8 4 (1.03%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.51%) Site Server
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (6.17%) Photoshop
2 22 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.57%) InDesign
5 10 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (2.31%) Acrobat
7 6 (1.54%) MS Visio
8 5 (1.29%) MS Project
9 3 (0.77%) MS Office
9 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.57%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (1.80%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.80%) SaaS
4 5 (1.29%) GitHub
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.80%) Internet
2 14 (3.60%) DNS
3 13 (3.34%) SSH
4 11 (2.83%) SMTP
5 10 (2.57%) Broadband
6 8 (2.06%) Telnet
6 8 (2.06%) FTP
6 8 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.80%) LAN
8 6 (1.54%) HTTP
9 4 (1.03%) IMAP
10 2 (0.51%) 4G
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.51%) 3G
10 2 (0.51%) WAN
10 2 (0.51%) DHCP
10 2 (0.51%) Firewall
10 2 (0.51%) Skype
11 1 (0.26%) IPsec
11 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.31%) MySQL
2 67 (17.22%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.14%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.57%) Big Data
6 9 (2.31%) MariaDB
6 9 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.29%) Sqoop
9 5 (1.29%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.29%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 38 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.74%) Subversion
3 13 (3.34%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.31%) NUnit
4 9 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.31%) Moq
5 8 (2.06%) PHPUnit
6 7 (1.80%) JUnit
7 6 (1.54%) Xcode
8 5 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.29%) PEAR
9 4 (1.03%) JIRA
10 3 (0.77%) Selenium
10 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.51%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 34 (8.74%) Marketing
2 29 (7.46%) Retail
3 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.40%) Finance
4 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.80%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Publishing
7 5 (1.29%) Legal
7 5 (1.29%) French Language
8 3 (0.77%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) Law
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 219 (56.30%) Developer
2 46 (11.83%) .NET Developer
3 37 (9.51%) Front-End Developer
4 36 (9.25%) Programmer
5 35 (9.00%) Web Developer
6 30 (7.71%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.20%) PHP Developer
8 27 (6.94%) Designer
9 25 (6.43%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.66%) C++ Developer
11 20 (5.14%) Graduate
12 18 (4.63%) Junior
13 17 (4.37%) PHP Web Developer
14 15 (3.86%) Games Developer
14 15 (3.86%) Analyst
14 15 (3.86%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.60%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.60%) Senior Developer
16 13 (3.34%) C++ Programmer
17 12 (3.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.79%) HTML
2 85 (21.85%) CSS
3 67 (17.22%) .NET
4 65 (16.71%) jQuery
5 57 (14.65%) ASP.NET
6 49 (12.60%) HTML5
7 46 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (9.51%) CSS3
9 34 (8.74%) WCF
10 27 (6.94%) Web Services
11 19 (4.88%) Laravel
11 19 (4.88%) Ajax
12 18 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (4.37%) Symfony
13 17 (4.37%) JSON
14 16 (4.11%) LAMP
15 14 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (3.60%) .NET Framework
15 14 (3.60%) WPF
16 13 (3.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.71%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 30 (7.71%) User Experience
4 28 (7.20%) Mobile App
5 23 (5.91%) Social Media
5 23 (5.91%) Mobile Games
5 23 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.66%) iPhone
7 21 (5.40%) Online Games
8 17 (4.37%) Xbox
9 15 (3.86%) Visualisation
10 14 (3.60%) Smartphone
11 10 (2.57%) Physics
12 8 (2.06%) Digital Media
12 8 (2.06%) Clustering
13 7 (1.80%) PlayStation
13 7 (1.80%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.80%) Social Gaming
14 5 (1.29%) PMI
14 5 (1.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.48%) Linux
2 52 (13.37%) Android
3 38 (9.77%) Windows
4 34 (8.74%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.31%) UNIX
7 5 (1.29%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.03%) CentOS
8 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.51%) MVC
3 56 (14.40%) TDD
4 53 (13.62%) Software Engineering
5 45 (11.57%) OO
6 41 (10.54%) BDD
7 38 (9.77%) Web Application Development
8 34 (8.74%) Web Development
9 32 (8.23%) Game Development
10 30 (7.71%) Scrum
11 28 (7.20%) Android Development
12 26 (6.68%) Analytics
13 24 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 24 (6.17%) OOD
13 24 (6.17%) Domain-Driven Design
14 23 (5.91%) Open Source
14 23 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.66%) Multithreading
16 19 (4.88%) Kanban
16 19 (4.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (23.65%) JavaScript
2 70 (17.99%) C#
3 66 (16.97%) C++
4 56 (14.40%) PHP
5 44 (11.31%) Java
6 39 (10.03%) SQL
7 28 (7.20%) Python
8 22 (5.66%) Ruby
9 18 (4.63%) C
10 13 (3.34%) Go
11 10 (2.57%) Perl
12 8 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.06%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.06%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.54%) PHP5
15 5 (1.29%) HiveQL
15 5 (1.29%) VB
15 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (20.82%) Degree
2 11 (2.83%) PhD
3 9 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.54%) CRISC
4 6 (1.54%) PCI QSA
4 6 (1.54%) CISSP
4 6 (1.54%) CISA
4 6 (1.54%) CISM
5 4 (1.03%) PMP
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CEH
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) OSCP
8 1 (0.26%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.40%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.06%) VMware ESX
2 7 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.29%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.03%) vSphere
4 4 (1.03%) Postfix
4 4 (1.03%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.57%) Puppet
2 8 (2.06%) Nagios
3 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.03%) Plesk
4 4 (1.03%) cPanel
4 4 (1.03%) Webmin
5 2 (0.51%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (8.48%) Google
2 28 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.37%) Adobe
4 16 (4.11%) Perforce
5 14 (3.60%) VMware
6 11 (2.83%) Zend
7 9 (2.31%) Facebook
7 9 (2.31%) SAP
8 7 (1.80%) Apple
9 6 (1.54%) Twitter
10 5 (1.29%) Talend
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco
10 5 (1.29%) Informatica
11 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.03%) Intel
12 3 (0.77%) Citrix
12 3 (0.77%) Sun
13 2 (0.51%) Netezza
13 2 (0.51%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.51%) Cognos
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Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum +Amazing Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 55-65k
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: plus shares
Posted: 8 days ago
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Telefonica
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