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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 244 259 282
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 214 208 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.81% 2.48% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 153 160 122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £22,525
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
7607 8372 8134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.72% 37.01% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5863 5965 5957
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Oxfordshire +38 54 £40,000 - 22
East Sussex +27 33 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Surrey -3 31 £45,000 - 5
West Sussex +8 23 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -12 15 £60,000 +108.69% 1
Middlesex +13 13 £40,000 -27.27%
Kent -12 13 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Hampshire +10 11 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 143 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (27.64%) HTML
3 109 (26.20%) Degree
4 106 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 98 (23.56%) C++
5 98 (23.56%) Computer Science
6 88 (21.15%) C#
7 85 (20.43%) jQuery
8 83 (19.95%) Android
9 82 (19.71%) CSS
10 79 (18.99%) Game Development
11 74 (17.79%) Software Engineering
12 70 (16.83%) Web Development
12 70 (16.83%) .NET
13 67 (16.11%) MVC
14 64 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 61 (14.66%) PHP
15 61 (14.66%) Linux
16 59 (14.18%) MySQL
17 55 (13.22%) SQL
17 55 (13.22%) Java
17 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET
18 54 (12.98%) Windows
19 52 (12.50%) OO
19 52 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 49 (11.78%) TDD
21 48 (11.54%) Apple iOS
22 46 (11.06%) Mobile App
23 44 (10.58%) Google
23 44 (10.58%) Mathematics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (10.34%) Node.js
2 25 (6.01%) Apache
3 13 (3.13%) Jetty
3 13 (3.13%) nginx
4 9 (2.16%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.68%) WordPress
6 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.72%) CMS
7 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) Drupal
8 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.48%) Site Server
8 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.24%) Tornado
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.44%) MS Project
6 5 (1.20%) InDesign
6 5 (1.20%) Maya
6 5 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.96%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.96%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.96%) MS Office
8 2 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.85%) GitHub
3 8 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (1.92%) SaaS
4 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.05%) Internet
2 13 (3.13%) DNS
3 12 (2.88%) SMTP
4 8 (1.92%) MPLS
5 7 (1.68%) OSPF
5 7 (1.68%) BGP
5 7 (1.68%) Firewall
5 7 (1.68%) IPsec
5 7 (1.68%) HTTP
5 7 (1.68%) VPN
6 6 (1.44%) IPv4
6 6 (1.44%) IPv6
6 6 (1.44%) SNMP
6 6 (1.44%) VLAN
6 6 (1.44%) HSRP
7 5 (1.20%) Network Security
7 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.20%) LAN
8 3 (0.72%) 3G
8 3 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.18%) MySQL
3 24 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.37%) Riak
7 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.16%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.16%) Big Data
9 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.20%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.20%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.20%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 52 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.89%) Subversion
3 22 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.09%) Grunt
5 13 (3.13%) gulp
6 7 (1.68%) JIRA
6 7 (1.68%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.44%) JUnit
7 6 (1.44%) Xcode
8 5 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.20%) PEAR
9 4 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.96%) Moq
9 4 (0.96%) NUnit
10 3 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.48%) FogBugz
General
1 31 (7.45%) Marketing
2 25 (6.01%) Finance
3 15 (3.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.68%) Publishing
7 5 (1.20%) Legal
7 5 (1.20%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) German Language
8 3 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Military
9 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 215 (51.68%) Developer
2 48 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 46 (11.06%) Programmer
4 44 (10.58%) Web Developer
5 37 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.17%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.21%) PHP Developer
7 30 (7.21%) Front-End Developer
8 29 (6.97%) C++ Developer
9 20 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (4.81%) Junior
10 19 (4.57%) Graduate
11 18 (4.33%) Android Developer
12 17 (4.09%) Games Developer
12 17 (4.09%) C++ Software Developer
13 16 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
13 16 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
13 16 (3.85%) Designer
13 16 (3.85%) Junior Developer
13 16 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.64%) HTML
2 85 (20.43%) jQuery
3 82 (19.71%) CSS
4 70 (16.83%) .NET
5 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET
6 42 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (9.62%) HTML5
8 34 (8.17%) WCF
9 31 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (7.45%) AngularJS
10 30 (7.21%) Symfony
10 30 (7.21%) Ajax
11 28 (6.73%) CSS3
12 27 (6.49%) Web Services
13 25 (6.01%) JSON
14 24 (5.77%) Sass
14 24 (5.77%) LESS
15 23 (5.53%) MFC
16 21 (5.05%) OpenGL
17 19 (4.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.56%) Computer Science
2 46 (11.06%) Mobile App
3 44 (10.58%) Mathematics
4 34 (8.17%) iPhone
5 32 (7.69%) User Experience
6 31 (7.45%) Xbox
6 31 (7.45%) Mobile Games
7 27 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (5.77%) Social Media
9 18 (4.33%) Visualisation
9 18 (4.33%) Physics
9 18 (4.33%) Graphic Design
10 15 (3.61%) Social Gaming
11 13 (3.13%) Online Games
12 12 (2.88%) PlayStation
13 11 (2.64%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.92%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.92%) iPad
15 7 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
16 5 (1.20%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.95%) Android
2 61 (14.66%) Linux
3 54 (12.98%) Windows
4 48 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.61%) UNIX
6 3 (0.72%) FreeBSD
6 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.99%) Game Development
3 74 (17.79%) Software Engineering
4 70 (16.83%) Web Development
5 67 (16.11%) MVC
6 52 (12.50%) OO
7 49 (11.78%) TDD
8 39 (9.38%) Android Development
9 37 (8.89%) Scrum
10 33 (7.93%) Web Application Development
11 29 (6.97%) OOD
12 28 (6.73%) Multithreading
12 28 (6.73%) Domain-Driven Design
13 25 (6.01%) BDD
14 24 (5.77%) iOS Development
15 23 (5.53%) Unit Testing
16 22 (5.29%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.05%) Analytics
18 19 (4.57%) Dependency Injection
18 19 (4.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (25.48%) JavaScript
2 98 (23.56%) C++
3 88 (21.15%) C#
4 61 (14.66%) PHP
5 55 (13.22%) SQL
5 55 (13.22%) Java
6 39 (9.38%) Python
7 24 (5.77%) Ruby
8 21 (5.05%) C
9 13 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.88%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.16%) PHP5
13 6 (1.44%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.44%) ActionScript 3.0
14 5 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.20%) HiveQL
14 5 (1.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 109 (26.20%) Degree
2 20 (4.81%) PhD
3 9 (2.16%) CCNA
3 9 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.68%) CCNP
4 7 (1.68%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.96%) CISA
5 4 (0.96%) CISM
5 4 (0.96%) CISSP
5 4 (0.96%) CRISC
5 4 (0.96%) PCI QSA
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) PMP
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) OSCP
7 1 (0.24%) OSCE
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) APMP
7 1 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.01%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.13%) Varnish
2 5 (1.20%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.64%) Nagios
2 6 (1.44%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (10.58%) Google
2 28 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.57%) Perforce
4 9 (2.16%) SAP
4 9 (2.16%) Facebook
5 7 (1.68%) Zend
5 7 (1.68%) Adobe
6 6 (1.44%) Cisco
6 6 (1.44%) Apple
6 6 (1.44%) Twitter
7 5 (1.20%) Talend
7 5 (1.20%) VMware
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle
7 5 (1.20%) Informatica
8 3 (0.72%) IBM
8 3 (0.72%) Sun
9 2 (0.48%) HP
9 2 (0.48%) Cognos
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix
9 2 (0.48%) Ericsson
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + £7000 Bonus + Incentives + Progres
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
New Wave Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago