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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 216 256 285
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 248 214 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.03% 0.87%
As % of the General category 3.78% 2.79% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 207 156 157
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6568 7664 8339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.67% 36.81% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5418 5875 5971
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +58 66 £45,000 -25.00% 13
West Sussex +15 48 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hampshire +30 38 £38,625 -22.75% 5
Kent +27 27 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Surrey +23 26 £45,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +26 23 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex -15 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -66 10 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 208 (42.98%) C#
2 206 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (38.43%) JavaScript
4 163 (33.68%) HTML
5 161 (33.26%) C++
6 158 (32.64%) CSS
7 144 (29.75%) .NET
8 137 (28.31%) TDD
9 127 (26.24%) Software Engineering
10 122 (25.21%) SQL Server
11 113 (23.35%) Degree
12 109 (22.52%) SQL
13 108 (22.31%) Multithreading
14 106 (21.90%) ASP.NET
15 102 (21.07%) Windows
16 94 (19.42%) Computer Science
17 93 (19.21%) Java
18 91 (18.80%) MVC
19 90 (18.60%) Linux
20 89 (18.39%) OOD
21 79 (16.32%) Web Development
22 78 (16.12%) XML
23 75 (15.50%) JSON
24 72 (14.88%) WCF
25 69 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
26 67 (13.84%) XSLT
26 67 (13.84%) Web Services
27 66 (13.64%) OO
28 64 (13.22%) Web Application Development
29 63 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 31 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.69%) nginx
2 13 (2.69%) WordPress
3 9 (1.86%) Apache
3 9 (1.86%) CMS
4 5 (1.03%) Confluence
5 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.45%) 3ds Max
4 6 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.83%) Maya
6 2 (0.41%) MS Office
6 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.20%) Google Play
2 12 (2.48%) GitHub
3 9 (1.86%) Sage Pay
4 5 (1.03%) Basecamp
4 5 (1.03%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.13%) Firewall
3 14 (2.89%) Internet
4 13 (2.69%) Network Security
5 6 (1.24%) BGP
5 6 (1.24%) DNS
5 6 (1.24%) VoIP
6 5 (1.03%) CTI
6 5 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.03%) LAN
6 5 (1.03%) NetScreen
6 5 (1.03%) WAN
7 4 (0.83%) HTTP
8 3 (0.62%) DHCP
8 3 (0.62%) FTP
8 3 (0.62%) LDAP
8 3 (0.62%) OSPF
9 2 (0.41%) DMZ
9 2 (0.41%) MPLS
9 2 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (9.50%) MySQL
4 39 (8.06%) Big Data
5 30 (6.20%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.83%) GIS
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.85%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.72%) Selenium
4 16 (3.31%) Subversion
5 13 (2.69%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.69%) NUnit
6 12 (2.48%) HP UFT
6 12 (2.48%) JBehave
6 12 (2.48%) Ranorex
6 12 (2.48%) RSpec
7 11 (2.27%) JIRA
8 10 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.65%) Moq
9 8 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.03%) Maven
11 4 (0.83%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.83%) Grunt
11 4 (0.83%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.62%) Yeoman
General
1 51 (10.54%) Finance
2 43 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.85%) Banking
4 37 (7.64%) Retail
5 19 (3.93%) Marketing
6 18 (3.72%) Music Industry
7 14 (2.89%) Advertising
7 14 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.24%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.03%) Military
10 4 (0.83%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (46.69%) Developer
2 94 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 84 (17.36%) Software Engineer
4 60 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 57 (11.78%) Software Developer
6 48 (9.92%) Web Developer
7 47 (9.71%) Senior Developer
8 34 (7.02%) C++ Developer
9 33 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (6.82%) PHP Developer
10 31 (6.40%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (6.20%) Digital Developer
12 29 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
14 27 (5.58%) Analyst
15 26 (5.37%) PHP Web Developer
16 25 (5.17%) Junior
16 25 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (4.75%) C++ Software Developer
17 23 (4.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (33.68%) HTML
2 158 (32.64%) CSS
3 144 (29.75%) .NET
4 106 (21.90%) ASP.NET
5 78 (16.12%) XML
6 75 (15.50%) JSON
7 72 (14.88%) WCF
8 69 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (13.84%) Web Services
9 67 (13.84%) XSLT
10 63 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 53 (10.95%) KnockoutJS
12 52 (10.74%) REST
13 48 (9.92%) .NET Framework
13 48 (9.92%) HTML5
13 48 (9.92%) Node.js
14 43 (8.88%) MFC
15 40 (8.26%) AngularJS
16 39 (8.06%) OpenGL
17 31 (6.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.42%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.88%) Mathematics
3 39 (8.06%) Visualisation
4 35 (7.23%) Physics
5 33 (6.82%) Mobile App
6 31 (6.40%) iPhone
7 30 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.93%) User Experience
9 18 (3.72%) Data Centre
10 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (3.31%) Online Games
11 12 (2.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (1.45%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.45%) Xbox
15 5 (1.03%) IVR
15 5 (1.03%) Replication
15 5 (1.03%) Robotics
15 5 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (21.07%) Windows
2 90 (18.60%) Linux
3 41 (8.47%) Android
4 20 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.10%) CentOS
7 14 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.07%) Unix
10 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.62%) Solaris
11 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.41%) Debian
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.31%) TDD
3 127 (26.24%) Software Engineering
4 108 (22.31%) Multithreading
5 91 (18.80%) MVC
6 89 (18.39%) OOD
7 79 (16.32%) Web Development
8 66 (13.64%) OO
9 64 (13.22%) Web Application Development
10 47 (9.71%) BDD
10 47 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
11 40 (8.26%) OOP
12 39 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 36 (7.44%) Domain-Driven Design
14 34 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
15 30 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (5.17%) Project Management
18 24 (4.96%) Logistics
19 22 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 208 (42.98%) C#
2 186 (38.43%) JavaScript
3 161 (33.26%) C++
4 109 (22.52%) SQL
5 93 (19.21%) Java
6 52 (10.74%) PHP
7 26 (5.37%) Ruby
8 17 (3.51%) PHP 5
8 17 (3.51%) XPath
9 12 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.27%) Python
11 10 (2.07%) C
11 10 (2.07%) Go
12 9 (1.86%) HLSL
12 9 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.65%) VC++
14 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.83%) Perl
16 3 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 113 (23.35%) Degree
2 29 (5.99%) PhD
3 19 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.24%) CCNP
7 6 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.03%) CCNA
8 5 (1.03%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.83%) APMP
9 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.62%) ISEB
10 3 (0.62%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.62%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.41%) CCDA
11 2 (0.41%) CCDP
12 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.51%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.13%) Docker
3 14 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.07%) Firmware
5 5 (1.03%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.27%) Nessus
1 11 (2.27%) SCCM
2 7 (1.45%) Puppet
3 3 (0.62%) Ansible
3 3 (0.62%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Kibana
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (10.74%) Google
2 20 (4.13%) VMware
3 16 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.10%) Apple
5 11 (2.27%) Cisco
6 9 (1.86%) PayPal
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle
8 6 (1.24%) Adobe
8 6 (1.24%) Juniper
8 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.03%) Facebook
9 5 (1.03%) HP
9 5 (1.03%) Twitter
10 4 (0.83%) IBM
11 3 (0.62%) Autodesk
11 3 (0.62%) Brocade
11 3 (0.62%) Citrix
11 3 (0.62%) Foundry
11 3 (0.62%) Rackspace
Berkshire
itecopeople
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
itecopeople
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Amazing Salary, Commission and Benefits packages + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-50,000 Depending on level
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 16 days ago