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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / South East
Rank 260 260 284
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 139 191 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.99% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.91% 2.66% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 158 160
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4773 7171 7592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.19% 37.32% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 5768 5765
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,000
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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +21 34 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Hampshire +40 30 £35,000 +55.55% 6
Kent +32 23 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Surrey +28 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +8 15 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Sussex -2 9 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £41,250 -13.15% 2
West Sussex -25 2 £36,000 -15.29%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 130 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (36.50%) Linux
3 113 (33.53%) JavaScript
4 95 (28.19%) MVC
5 90 (26.71%) HTML
6 84 (24.93%) C#
6 84 (24.93%) SQL Server
7 82 (24.33%) CSS
8 74 (21.96%) .NET
9 73 (21.66%) Windows
10 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET
11 67 (19.88%) Web Development
11 67 (19.88%) Git (software)
12 64 (18.99%) Degree
12 64 (18.99%) AngularJS
13 61 (18.10%) TDD
14 60 (17.80%) PHP
15 56 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (16.32%) HTML5
17 49 (14.54%) WCF
17 49 (14.54%) Web Application Development
17 49 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 45 (13.35%) BDD
18 45 (13.35%) Java
19 43 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (12.46%) SQL Server 2014
20 42 (12.46%) SQL
20 42 (12.46%) CSS3
21 41 (12.17%) MySQL
22 40 (11.87%) Google

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 39 (11.57%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (5.34%) WordPress
3 10 (2.97%) CMS
4 9 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.78%) Apache
6 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.97%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.19%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.59%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.59%) Maya
4 2 (0.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) MotionBuilder
5 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.30%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.67%) Google App Engine
4 9 (2.67%) Google Play
5 4 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.89%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.89%) GitHub
6 3 (0.89%) Office 365
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) G Suite
7 2 (0.59%) Heroku
7 2 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.09%) Internet
2 20 (5.93%) Network Security
3 11 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.37%) Firewall
5 6 (1.78%) SSH
5 6 (1.78%) VPN
6 5 (1.48%) DNS
6 5 (1.48%) HTTP
7 3 (0.89%) DHCP
8 1 (0.30%) AMQP
8 1 (0.30%) Broadband
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) NAS
8 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.93%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (12.17%) MySQL
4 40 (11.87%) Big Data
5 36 (10.68%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.67%) BigQuery
8 8 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.78%) InfluxDB
11 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.19%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.89%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.59%) Redis
15 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.82%) Grunt
3 17 (5.04%) Maven
4 12 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.97%) gulp
6 9 (2.67%) Bower
7 8 (2.37%) JIRA
7 8 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.37%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.48%) Gradle
9 5 (1.48%) NUnit
9 5 (1.48%) Subversion
10 4 (1.19%) Ant
10 4 (1.19%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.19%) Mocha
10 4 (1.19%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.19%) webpack
10 4 (1.19%) Yeoman
General
1 32 (9.50%) Marketing
2 28 (8.31%) Finance
3 16 (4.75%) Legal
3 16 (4.75%) Retail
4 14 (4.15%) Music Industry
4 14 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.26%) Electronics
5 11 (3.26%) German Language
6 9 (2.67%) French Language
7 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.78%) Avionics
9 5 (1.48%) Banking
9 5 (1.48%) Russian Language
10 4 (1.19%) Advertising
10 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.89%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (46.59%) Developer
2 66 (19.58%) .NET Developer
3 41 (12.17%) Web Developer
4 31 (9.20%) PHP Developer
5 29 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.12%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 22 (6.53%) Analyst
9 19 (5.64%) PHP Web Developer
10 18 (5.34%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.75%) Java Developer
12 14 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.15%) Security Support Engineer
12 14 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (4.15%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (3.86%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.86%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.86%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.71%) HTML
2 82 (24.33%) CSS
3 74 (21.96%) .NET
4 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET
5 64 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 56 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (16.32%) HTML5
8 49 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 49 (14.54%) WCF
9 42 (12.46%) CSS3
10 27 (8.01%) Node.js
10 27 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (8.01%) Web Services
11 25 (7.42%) RESTful
12 24 (7.12%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (6.82%) jQuery
14 19 (5.64%) Ajax
15 17 (5.04%) .NET Framework
15 17 (5.04%) Regular Expression
16 16 (4.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 29 (8.61%) User Experience
4 22 (6.53%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.64%) Online Games
7 17 (5.04%) Xbox
8 13 (3.86%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (3.26%) Animation
11 10 (2.97%) iPhone
12 8 (2.37%) Data Centre
13 7 (2.08%) Mobile Games
14 6 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (1.78%) e-Learning
15 5 (1.48%) Kinect
15 5 (1.48%) Robotics
16 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (1.19%) Graphic Design
17 3 (0.89%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 123 (36.50%) Linux
2 73 (21.66%) Windows
3 24 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.82%) Android
5 16 (4.75%) CentOS
6 13 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.97%) Unix
8 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.19%) AIX
11 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.59%) VMS
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.19%) MVC
3 67 (19.88%) Web Development
4 61 (18.10%) TDD
5 49 (14.54%) Web Application Development
6 45 (13.35%) BDD
7 39 (11.57%) OO
8 35 (10.39%) Domain-Driven Design
9 28 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 27 (8.01%) OOP
11 26 (7.72%) Analytics
11 26 (7.72%) Information Security
11 26 (7.72%) Security Monitoring
11 26 (7.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (7.42%) CQRS
12 25 (7.42%) Data Protection
13 24 (7.12%) Visualisation
14 23 (6.82%) DevOps
14 23 (6.82%) Game Development
15 22 (6.53%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 113 (33.53%) JavaScript
2 84 (24.93%) C#
3 60 (17.80%) PHP
4 45 (13.35%) Java
5 42 (12.46%) SQL
6 35 (10.39%) C++
7 20 (5.93%) Ruby
8 15 (4.45%) C
9 14 (4.15%) PHP 5
9 14 (4.15%) PHP 7
9 14 (4.15%) XPath
10 9 (2.67%) Python
11 8 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.78%) Groovy
14 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.48%) Scala
14 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.19%) Korn
16 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (18.99%) Degree
2 19 (5.64%) CISSP
3 11 (3.26%) CEH
3 11 (3.26%) GCIA
4 5 (1.48%) MBA
4 5 (1.48%) MCP
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.19%) ISEB
5 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.19%) MCSE
6 3 (0.89%) CISA
6 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.59%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) CCIP
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) MCAD
8 1 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) GCP
3 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (9.20%) Docker
2 25 (7.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.89%) Xen
5 3 (0.89%) XenApp
5 3 (0.89%) XenServer
6 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.15%) Nessus
2 10 (2.97%) SCCM
3 7 (2.08%) Grafana
4 6 (1.78%) Graphite
5 4 (1.19%) Kibana
5 4 (1.19%) Puppet
5 4 (1.19%) Terraform
6 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (11.87%) Google
2 20 (5.93%) Perforce
3 13 (3.86%) VMware
4 12 (3.56%) Apple
5 11 (3.26%) LogRhythm
6 9 (2.67%) Tableau
7 8 (2.37%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.78%) Adobe
8 6 (1.78%) Cisco
8 6 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.48%) Citrix
9 5 (1.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.89%) HP
10 3 (0.89%) New Relic
11 2 (0.59%) Dell
11 2 (0.59%) Facebook
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle
11 2 (0.59%) Polycom
12 1 (0.30%) Coremetrics
12 1 (0.30%) Zend
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