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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 260 232 214
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 185 198 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.94% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.49% 2.50% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 154 166 204
Average salary £38,375 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
7442 7911 8755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.43% 37.74% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5624 5837 6759
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Hampshire +24 40 £33,500 -21.17% 4
Kent - 39 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire -61 32 £62,500 +78.57% 3
Oxfordshire +13 26 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £30,000 -14.28%
East Sussex -14 11 £42,000 +7.00% 4
Surrey -35 11 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Middlesex +18 9 £52,500 -25.00%
West Sussex +6 7 £25,500 -47.42% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 123 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (30.34%) C#
3 101 (28.37%) .NET
4 94 (26.40%) HTML
5 86 (24.16%) SQL Server
5 86 (24.16%) ASP.NET
5 86 (24.16%) MVC
6 78 (21.91%) TDD
7 76 (21.35%) CSS
8 72 (20.22%) MySQL
9 70 (19.66%) JavaScript
10 69 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (19.38%) Web Application Development
11 67 (18.82%) WCF
12 61 (17.13%) Internet
13 57 (16.01%) HTML5
14 56 (15.73%) Linux
15 55 (15.45%) BDD
16 51 (14.33%) OO
17 45 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
18 43 (12.08%) Android
18 43 (12.08%) CSS3
19 39 (10.96%) Node.js
19 39 (10.96%) jQuery
19 39 (10.96%) Java
20 38 (10.67%) Degree
21 37 (10.39%) PHP
22 34 (9.55%) SQL
23 33 (9.27%) Google
24 32 (8.99%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 39 (10.96%) Node.js
2 28 (7.87%) Apache
3 17 (4.78%) IIS
4 12 (3.37%) nginx
5 9 (2.53%) WordPress
6 6 (1.69%) CMS
7 5 (1.40%) Drupal
8 4 (1.12%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.12%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.84%) Lync
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) Site Server
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Photoshop
2 24 (6.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.09%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.53%) InDesign
4 9 (2.53%) Acrobat
4 9 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.40%) MS Office
6 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.56%) SPSS
8 2 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Magento
2 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.97%) SaaS
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (1.12%) GitHub
3 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.13%) Internet
2 20 (5.62%) SSH
3 16 (4.49%) Telnet
3 16 (4.49%) SMTP
3 16 (4.49%) FTP
4 14 (3.93%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.81%) DNS
6 9 (2.53%) Broadband
7 8 (2.25%) LAN
7 8 (2.25%) HTTP
7 8 (2.25%) IMAP
8 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless
8 2 (0.56%) WLAN
8 2 (0.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.28%) DHCP
9 1 (0.28%) VPN
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 72 (20.22%) MySQL
3 24 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.93%) MariaDB
5 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.97%) Big Data
7 6 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.84%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.84%) Sqoop
10 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (7.02%) Subversion
2 21 (5.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.93%) NUnit
3 14 (3.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (3.93%) Moq
4 5 (1.40%) JUnit
4 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.12%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.84%) PEAR
7 2 (0.56%) Xcode
7 2 (0.56%) JIRA
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.28%) Ant
8 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (8.99%) Retail
2 27 (7.58%) Finance
3 24 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.90%) Marketing
5 17 (4.78%) Banking
6 11 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.09%) Automotive
7 8 (2.25%) French Language
8 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.12%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (58.43%) Developer
2 78 (21.91%) .NET Developer
3 37 (10.39%) Designer
4 33 (9.27%) Front-End Developer
5 25 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 18 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.78%) Programmer
8 16 (4.49%) Graduate
8 16 (4.49%) PHP Developer
9 15 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.93%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.65%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) Web Designer
11 13 (3.65%) Consultant
11 13 (3.65%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Database Designer
12 12 (3.37%) Junior
12 12 (3.37%) Database Developer
12 12 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (28.37%) .NET
2 94 (26.40%) HTML
3 86 (24.16%) ASP.NET
4 76 (21.35%) CSS
5 69 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 67 (18.82%) WCF
7 57 (16.01%) HTML5
8 43 (12.08%) CSS3
9 39 (10.96%) jQuery
10 21 (5.90%) Ninject
10 21 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (5.62%) WPF
12 14 (3.93%) LINQ
12 14 (3.93%) NHibernate
12 14 (3.93%) RESTful
13 13 (3.65%) .NET Framework
13 13 (3.65%) LAMP
14 12 (3.37%) Web Services
14 12 (3.37%) Unreal Engine
15 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) Mobile App
2 27 (7.58%) iPhone
2 27 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.74%) User Experience
4 21 (5.90%) Online Games
5 18 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.93%) Mobile Games
6 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.93%) Open Source
7 12 (3.37%) Social Media
7 12 (3.37%) Clustering
7 12 (3.37%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.25%) Physics
9 6 (1.69%) iPad
9 6 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.40%) Xbox
11 4 (1.12%) Animation
11 4 (1.12%) Replication
12 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.73%) Linux
2 43 (12.08%) Android
3 27 (7.58%) Windows
4 24 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.65%) UNIX
6 10 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.40%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.12%) CentOS
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.16%) MVC
3 78 (21.91%) TDD
4 69 (19.38%) Web Application Development
5 55 (15.45%) BDD
6 51 (14.33%) OO
7 45 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 25 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 25 (7.02%) Scrum
9 24 (6.74%) CQRS
10 23 (6.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (5.90%) Web Development
11 21 (5.90%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (4.78%) Kanban
13 16 (4.49%) DevOps
14 15 (4.21%) PRINCE2
15 14 (3.93%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.93%) Multithreading
15 14 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 108 (30.34%) C#
2 70 (19.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.96%) Java
4 37 (10.39%) PHP
5 34 (9.55%) SQL
6 24 (6.74%) C++
7 23 (6.46%) Python
8 20 (5.62%) Ruby
9 14 (3.93%) Perl
10 13 (3.65%) Golang
11 11 (3.09%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.81%) VB
13 8 (2.25%) VBScript
14 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.12%) C
16 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.84%) HiveQL
17 2 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (10.67%) Degree
2 11 (3.09%) PCI QSA
3 10 (2.81%) CISA
3 10 (2.81%) CISM
3 10 (2.81%) CRISC
3 10 (2.81%) CISSP
4 8 (2.25%) PhD
5 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.84%) CCNA
7 2 (0.56%) PMP
7 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) CCNP
7 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CEH
8 1 (0.28%) VCP4
8 1 (0.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.97%) QA
4 3 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.37%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.25%) Postfix
2 8 (2.25%) Sendmail
2 8 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.12%) vSphere
4 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.56%) XenApp
6 2 (0.56%) XenServer
6 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.53%) Puppet
2 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.12%) cPanel
2 4 (1.12%) Webmin
2 4 (1.12%) Plesk
3 2 (0.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (9.27%) Google
2 26 (7.30%) Adobe
3 23 (6.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.49%) VMware
5 8 (2.25%) Intel
5 8 (2.25%) Zend
6 5 (1.40%) Facebook
7 4 (1.12%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.12%) Citrix
7 4 (1.12%) SAP
7 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.84%) Apple
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle
8 3 (0.84%) Cisco
8 3 (0.84%) Informatica
8 3 (0.84%) Twitter
8 3 (0.84%) Talend
9 2 (0.56%) Birst
9 2 (0.56%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.56%) Cognos
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastbourne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Celebrus Technologies
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago