The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 241 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 230 282 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.26% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.56% 3.22% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 195 210 224
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8997 8763 9379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.42% 39.04% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6565 6434 7827
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 61 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Surrey -69 50 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Oxfordshire -10 48 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex -3 24 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire -16 12 £44,000 +10.00%
Kent -12 10 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £33,750 +35.00% 2
Middlesex +5 6 £42,500 -32.00%
West Sussex +8 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Thames Valley - 1 £37,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 164 (37.27%) C#
2 157 (35.68%) SQL Server
3 140 (31.82%) .NET
4 118 (26.82%) ASP.NET
5 115 (26.14%) Internet
6 114 (25.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 113 (25.68%) MVC
8 104 (23.64%) WCF
9 98 (22.27%) Web Application Development
10 97 (22.05%) TDD
11 96 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 95 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 89 (20.23%) Degree
13 89 (20.23%) Scrum
14 86 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 86 (19.55%) MCP
15 84 (19.09%) E-Commerce
16 82 (18.64%) MCAD
16 82 (18.64%) MCSD
16 82 (18.64%) MCTS
16 82 (18.64%) Razor View Engine
17 80 (18.18%) Subversion
18 71 (16.14%) HTML
19 69 (15.68%) SQL
20 67 (15.23%) C++
21 57 (12.95%) Ajax
22 55 (12.50%) CSS
23 54 (12.27%) NUnit
23 54 (12.27%) Computer Science
23 54 (12.27%) NHibernate

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (3.86%) Node.js
2 13 (2.95%) CMS
3 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.14%) IIS
5 4 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.91%) Jetty
5 4 (0.91%) Lync
5 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.36%) Maya
2 6 (1.36%) 3ds Max
3 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.68%) SPSS
5 2 (0.45%) MS Office
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.14%) HFM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (26.14%) Internet
2 21 (4.77%) HTTP
3 19 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.41%) SAN
5 13 (2.95%) Firewall
6 4 (0.91%) DNS
7 3 (0.68%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.68%) BGP
7 3 (0.68%) Wireless
8 2 (0.45%) NetScreen
8 2 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.45%) VPN
8 2 (0.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.45%) OSPF
9 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) VLAN
9 1 (0.23%) DMZ
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 114 (25.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (9.09%) MySQL
4 25 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.86%) Big Data
8 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.91%) Essbase
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (18.18%) Subversion
2 54 (12.27%) NUnit
2 54 (12.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.82%) Selenium
5 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.36%) PhoneGap
6 5 (1.14%) Maven
7 4 (0.91%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.91%) JIRA
7 4 (0.91%) GDB
8 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.68%) Toad
9 2 (0.45%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.23%) Flash Builder
10 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 41 (9.32%) Marketing
2 27 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (4.32%) Finance
4 15 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.82%) Retail
6 6 (1.36%) Back Office
7 5 (1.14%) Banking
7 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.91%) German Language
8 4 (0.91%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 216 (49.09%) Developer
2 108 (24.55%) .NET Developer
3 30 (6.82%) Graduate
4 28 (6.36%) Programmer
4 28 (6.36%) C# Developer
5 27 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.91%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.45%) Analyst
7 24 (5.45%) Consultant
8 17 (3.86%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (3.64%) Designer
10 15 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (3.41%) Administrator
11 14 (3.18%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (2.95%) Graduate Developer
12 13 (2.95%) Web Developer
12 13 (2.95%) Junior
12 13 (2.95%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (31.82%) .NET
2 118 (26.82%) ASP.NET
3 104 (23.64%) WCF
4 96 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 95 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 82 (18.64%) Razor View Engine
7 71 (16.14%) HTML
8 57 (12.95%) Ajax
9 55 (12.50%) CSS
10 54 (12.27%) NHibernate
10 54 (12.27%) LINQ
11 53 (12.05%) Castle Windsor
11 53 (12.05%) MonoRail
12 39 (8.86%) HTML5
13 30 (6.82%) Flash
14 22 (5.00%) XML
14 22 (5.00%) jQuery
15 21 (4.77%) CSS3
16 20 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 15 (3.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 37 (8.41%) iPhone
4 33 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 29 (6.59%) Social Media
5 29 (6.59%) Online Games
6 25 (5.68%) Physics
7 16 (3.64%) Open Source
8 15 (3.41%) iPad
8 15 (3.41%) Mobile Games
9 11 (2.50%) Statistics
10 9 (2.05%) Kindle
10 9 (2.05%) Animation
11 8 (1.82%) Machine Learning
12 7 (1.59%) Life Science
12 7 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.59%) PMI
12 7 (1.59%) EPoS
13 6 (1.36%) W3C
13 6 (1.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.68%) Windows
1 47 (10.68%) Android
2 45 (10.23%) Linux
3 26 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.86%) UNIX
5 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.36%) AIX
8 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.91%) CentOS
9 4 (0.91%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (25.68%) MVC
2 98 (22.27%) Web Application Development
3 97 (22.05%) TDD
4 89 (20.23%) Scrum
5 84 (19.09%) E-Commerce
6 48 (10.91%) OO
6 48 (10.91%) Project Management
7 47 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (9.77%) Software Engineering
9 40 (9.09%) Analytics
10 38 (8.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 34 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (7.05%) BDD
13 28 (6.36%) CQRS
14 17 (3.86%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.86%) Game Development
15 16 (3.64%) Web Development
15 16 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (3.18%) PRINCE2
16 14 (3.18%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 164 (37.27%) C#
2 69 (15.68%) SQL
3 67 (15.23%) C++
4 49 (11.14%) JavaScript
5 33 (7.50%) Java
6 32 (7.27%) PHP
6 32 (7.27%) Python
7 21 (4.77%) C
7 21 (4.77%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.32%) MATLAB
9 14 (3.18%) R
10 11 (2.50%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.05%) Ruby
13 8 (1.82%) Perl
14 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.91%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.91%) Lua
16 3 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (20.23%) Degree
2 86 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (19.55%) MCP
3 82 (18.64%) MCAD
3 82 (18.64%) MCSD
3 82 (18.64%) MCTS
4 15 (3.41%) PhD
5 12 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.50%) ISEB
7 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.36%) APMP
9 5 (1.14%) PMP
9 5 (1.14%) CCNA
10 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.68%) Brainbench
10 3 (0.68%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.68%) MCSE
10 3 (0.68%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 20 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) JTAG
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.05%) vSphere
3 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.50%) Puppet
2 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (7.05%) Google
2 24 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.18%) SAP
4 13 (2.95%) Oracle
4 13 (2.95%) VMware
5 12 (2.73%) Adobe
6 7 (1.59%) Cisco
6 7 (1.59%) IBM
6 7 (1.59%) Sony
7 6 (1.36%) JBoss
8 5 (1.14%) Informatica
8 5 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.91%) Toshiba
9 4 (0.91%) NetApp
9 4 (0.91%) Facebook
10 3 (0.68%) Twitter
10 3 (0.68%) Juniper
11 2 (0.45%) MKS
11 2 (0.45%) Perforce
11 2 (0.45%) Apple
Woking, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 3 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum £70,000 + regular bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 11 days ago
Egham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago