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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 271 225 238
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 185 199 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.99% 1.04%
As % of the General category 2.47% 2.57% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 158 195
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
7478 7758 8661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.14% 38.68% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5786 6977
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Kent +38 47 £40,000 +81.81% 2
Hampshire +10 47 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Berkshire -56 24 £51,250 +46.42%
Oxfordshire +4 21 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Surrey -26 19 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East Sussex -9 13 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Middlesex +11 8 £52,500 -12.50%
West Sussex -3 4 £25,500 -47.42% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £32,500 -38.09% 3
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 118 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (32.96%) C#
3 108 (30.42%) .NET
4 96 (27.04%) HTML
5 92 (25.92%) ASP.NET
6 90 (25.35%) MVC
7 88 (24.79%) SQL Server
8 83 (23.38%) CSS
9 79 (22.25%) TDD
10 73 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (20.28%) Web Application Development
11 72 (20.28%) JavaScript
12 70 (19.72%) WCF
13 68 (19.15%) MySQL
14 60 (16.90%) HTML5
15 56 (15.77%) Internet
16 54 (15.21%) Linux
17 51 (14.37%) BDD
18 49 (13.80%) Android
19 47 (13.24%) Domain-Driven Design
20 46 (12.96%) CSS3
21 45 (12.68%) Node.js
22 44 (12.39%) OO
23 38 (10.70%) jQuery
24 37 (10.42%) Degree
25 36 (10.14%) Retail
26 34 (9.58%) PHP
27 33 (9.30%) Photoshop
28 31 (8.73%) Finance
29 30 (8.45%) Google

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (12.68%) Node.js
2 27 (7.61%) Apache
3 18 (5.07%) IIS
4 12 (3.38%) nginx
5 9 (2.54%) WordPress
6 6 (1.69%) CMS
7 5 (1.41%) Drupal
8 4 (1.13%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.13%) SilverStripe
9 3 (0.85%) Lync
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 28 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.10%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.54%) InDesign
4 9 (2.54%) Acrobat
4 9 (2.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.97%) MS Office
6 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.56%) Maya
8 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.77%) Internet
2 16 (4.51%) Telnet
2 16 (4.51%) SSH
2 16 (4.51%) SMTP
2 16 (4.51%) FTP
3 14 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.54%) Broadband
4 9 (2.54%) DNS
5 8 (2.25%) IMAP
6 7 (1.97%) HTTP
7 6 (1.69%) LAN
8 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) 4G
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) 3G
9 1 (0.28%) WLAN
9 1 (0.28%) WAN
9 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 68 (19.15%) MySQL
3 24 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.94%) MariaDB
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (5.92%) Subversion
2 17 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.23%) NUnit
4 14 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (3.94%) Moq
5 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.85%) JUnit
8 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.56%) JIRA
8 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
General
1 36 (10.14%) Retail
2 31 (8.73%) Finance
3 27 (7.61%) Marketing
4 26 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.35%) Banking
6 15 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.38%) Automotive
8 8 (2.25%) French Language
9 7 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.41%) Electronics
11 4 (1.13%) Military
12 3 (0.85%) Legal
13 2 (0.56%) Advertising
14 1 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 206 (58.03%) Developer
2 82 (23.10%) .NET Developer
3 43 (12.11%) Designer
4 35 (9.86%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (6.20%) Software Developer
6 21 (5.92%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.79%) Graduate
8 16 (4.51%) Consultant
8 16 (4.51%) Web Designer
9 15 (4.23%) Programmer
10 14 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.94%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.66%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.66%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Database Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Database Designer
12 12 (3.38%) Junior
13 11 (3.10%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.42%) .NET
2 96 (27.04%) HTML
3 92 (25.92%) ASP.NET
4 83 (23.38%) CSS
5 73 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (19.72%) WCF
7 60 (16.90%) HTML5
8 46 (12.96%) CSS3
9 38 (10.70%) jQuery
10 24 (6.76%) Ninject
10 24 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (5.92%) WPF
12 15 (4.23%) LINQ
13 14 (3.94%) NHibernate
13 14 (3.94%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.38%) LAMP
15 11 (3.10%) XML
16 10 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.82%) RESTful
17 9 (2.54%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.17%) iPhone
1 29 (8.17%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.48%) User Experience
3 22 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.35%) Online Games
5 15 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.94%) Mobile Games
7 12 (3.38%) Clustering
8 10 (2.82%) Smartphone
8 10 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.54%) Physics
10 7 (1.97%) Open Source
10 7 (1.97%) Social Media
11 5 (1.41%) iPad
11 5 (1.41%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.41%) DTV
12 4 (1.13%) Replication
12 4 (1.13%) Xbox
13 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.21%) Linux
2 49 (13.80%) Android
3 25 (7.04%) Windows
3 25 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.10%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.54%) UNIX
6 6 (1.69%) CentOS
7 4 (1.13%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.56%) Debian
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (25.35%) MVC
3 79 (22.25%) TDD
4 72 (20.28%) Web Application Development
5 51 (14.37%) BDD
6 47 (13.24%) Domain-Driven Design
7 44 (12.39%) OO
8 28 (7.89%) Scrum
9 26 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (7.04%) Web Development
11 24 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
12 23 (6.48%) CQRS
13 22 (6.20%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.79%) Kanban
15 16 (4.51%) SEO
15 16 (4.51%) PRINCE2
16 15 (4.23%) Game Development
17 14 (3.94%) E-Commerce
18 12 (3.38%) Multithreading
18 12 (3.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (32.96%) C#
2 72 (20.28%) JavaScript
3 34 (9.58%) PHP
4 29 (8.17%) Java
5 27 (7.61%) SQL
6 21 (5.92%) C++
7 18 (5.07%) Ruby
8 12 (3.38%) Python
8 12 (3.38%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.38%) Perl
9 11 (3.10%) Golang
10 10 (2.82%) VB
11 8 (2.25%) VBScript
12 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.56%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.56%) Fortran
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) Lua
13 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (10.42%) Degree
2 11 (3.10%) PCI QSA
3 10 (2.82%) CRISC
3 10 (2.82%) CISSP
3 10 (2.82%) CISA
3 10 (2.82%) CISM
4 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.97%) PhD
6 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.56%) OSCP
7 2 (0.56%) OSCE
7 2 (0.56%) CEH
7 2 (0.56%) PMP
7 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.97%) QA
4 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.38%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.25%) Postfix
2 8 (2.25%) Sendmail
2 8 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) XenApp
4 1 (0.28%) XenServer
4 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) Plesk
1 4 (1.13%) Puppet
1 4 (1.13%) cPanel
1 4 (1.13%) Webmin
2 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 30 (8.45%) Google
2 27 (7.61%) Adobe
3 23 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.38%) VMware
5 8 (2.25%) Twitter
5 8 (2.25%) Intel
6 5 (1.41%) SAP
6 5 (1.41%) Zend
7 4 (1.13%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.13%) Perforce
7 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.28%) Sun
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco
10 1 (0.28%) Apple
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) AppSense
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (OX14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 35k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, life assurance
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Auburn Rose
Salary: £30k-40k
Posted: 7 days ago
Whitstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Salary: Rewarding benefits and salary package available
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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