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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 272 281 256
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 181 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.92% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.52% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 146 156 160
Average salary £42,500 £38,375 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.74% -0.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
7140 7653 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.10% 36.66% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5700 5805 5796
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Berkshire +10 49 £42,500 -29.16% 8
West Sussex +28 37 £42,500 +66.66% 10
Surrey +33 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire -5 22 £40,000 -8.57% 3
East Sussex +9 13 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Hampshire -11 13 £20,000 -40.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Middlesex +12 6 £58,750 +11.90%
Kent -39 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (33.95%) HTML
2 128 (33.95%) JavaScript
3 126 (33.42%) C#
4 116 (30.77%) CSS
5 105 (27.85%) SQL
6 87 (23.08%) .NET
7 80 (21.22%) C++
8 76 (20.16%) Software Engineering
9 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
9 74 (19.63%) TDD
10 70 (18.57%) MVC
10 70 (18.57%) ASP.NET
11 67 (17.77%) Java
12 63 (16.71%) Degree
13 58 (15.38%) Node.js
14 56 (14.85%) Web Services
14 56 (14.85%) jQuery
15 53 (14.06%) Git (software)
15 53 (14.06%) Mobile App
16 52 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (13.26%) XML
18 49 (13.00%) Web Application Development
19 48 (12.73%) Computer Science
20 47 (12.47%) JSON
21 46 (12.20%) Windows
22 45 (11.94%) Finance
23 44 (11.67%) Android
23 44 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
24 43 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 58 (15.38%) Node.js
2 19 (5.04%) Apache
3 18 (4.77%) nginx
4 15 (3.98%) IIS
5 6 (1.59%) WordPress
6 5 (1.33%) Drupal
7 4 (1.06%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.24%) MS Office
3 10 (2.65%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.27%) Maya
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) HFM
2 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (5.57%) GitHub
2 13 (3.45%) SaaS
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.53%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Heroku
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.92%) Internet
2 8 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.80%) 3G
4 2 (0.53%) SAN
4 2 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) BGP
5 1 (0.27%) HSRP
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) IPsec
5 1 (0.27%) IPv4
5 1 (0.27%) IPv6
5 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.27%) MPLS
5 1 (0.27%) NAS
5 1 (0.27%) OSPF
5 1 (0.27%) SMTP
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (10.88%) MySQL
4 24 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.57%) MongoDB
7 20 (5.31%) Redis
7 20 (5.31%) Riak
8 11 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.06%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.53%) Big Data
14 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 53 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.57%) Grunt
4 18 (4.77%) gulp
5 17 (4.51%) Subversion
6 14 (3.71%) JIRA
7 12 (3.18%) Selenium
8 11 (2.92%) NUnit
9 9 (2.39%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.39%) RSpec
10 8 (2.12%) HP UFT
10 8 (2.12%) JBehave
10 8 (2.12%) Ranorex
11 6 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.06%) CMake
12 4 (1.06%) GCC
12 4 (1.06%) JUnit
13 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (11.94%) Finance
2 42 (11.14%) Telecoms
3 39 (10.34%) Retail
4 29 (7.69%) Banking
5 22 (5.84%) Marketing
6 17 (4.51%) Electronics
7 14 (3.71%) Advertising
8 7 (1.86%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Avionics
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (40.85%) Developer
2 64 (16.98%) .NET Developer
3 58 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 38 (10.08%) C# Developer
5 31 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (8.22%) Digital Developer
6 29 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (6.63%) Analyst
8 24 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (5.84%) Web Developer
10 20 (5.31%) Development Manager
10 20 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 20 (5.31%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.04%) Programmer
12 18 (4.77%) Test Analyst
13 17 (4.51%) Junior
14 16 (4.24%) Graduate
14 16 (4.24%) Project Manager
14 16 (4.24%) Web Engineer
15 15 (3.98%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (33.95%) HTML
2 116 (30.77%) CSS
3 87 (23.08%) .NET
4 70 (18.57%) ASP.NET
5 56 (14.85%) jQuery
5 56 (14.85%) Web Services
6 52 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (13.26%) XML
8 47 (12.47%) JSON
9 43 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 41 (10.88%) AngularJS
11 36 (9.55%) Ajax
11 36 (9.55%) REST
12 35 (9.28%) WCF
13 32 (8.49%) HTML5
13 32 (8.49%) XSLT
14 26 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (6.63%) CSS3
16 23 (6.10%) Backbone.js
17 22 (5.84%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.06%) Mobile App
2 48 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 28 (7.43%) iPhone
4 25 (6.63%) Online Games
5 22 (5.84%) Xbox
6 19 (5.04%) User Experience
7 17 (4.51%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (3.18%) Blog
10 11 (2.92%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.65%) Physics
12 9 (2.39%) Animation
13 8 (2.12%) PlayStation
14 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.33%) N-Tier
15 5 (1.33%) Visualisation
16 4 (1.06%) iPad
16 4 (1.06%) Mobile Games
17 3 (0.80%) Economics
17 3 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.20%) Windows
2 44 (11.67%) Android
3 42 (11.14%) Linux
4 16 (4.24%) Unix
5 15 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.16%) Software Engineering
3 74 (19.63%) TDD
4 70 (18.57%) MVC
5 49 (13.00%) Web Application Development
6 41 (10.88%) Game Development
6 41 (10.88%) Web Development
7 35 (9.28%) OO
7 35 (9.28%) OOD
8 34 (9.02%) Multithreading
9 32 (8.49%) Domain-Driven Design
10 29 (7.69%) Logistics
10 29 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 24 (6.37%) BDD
11 24 (6.37%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.10%) OOP
13 22 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
13 22 (5.84%) Software Testing
14 21 (5.57%) Integration Testing
14 21 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 128 (33.95%) JavaScript
2 126 (33.42%) C#
3 105 (27.85%) SQL
4 80 (21.22%) C++
5 67 (17.77%) Java
6 42 (11.14%) PHP
7 23 (6.10%) Python
8 22 (5.84%) Ruby
9 17 (4.51%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.65%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.39%) R
13 7 (1.86%) VB
14 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.06%) C
16 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.53%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.53%) Lua
16 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (16.71%) Degree
2 11 (2.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (1.06%) ISEB
5 3 (0.80%) MCSE
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.80%) PhD
6 2 (0.53%) CCNA
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) CISA
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) GSEC
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (4.51%) Varnish
2 6 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.80%) Firmware
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.55%) Google
3 13 (3.45%) Oracle
4 5 (1.33%) Apple
4 5 (1.33%) VMware
5 4 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.06%) Tableau
6 3 (0.80%) Altera
6 3 (0.80%) IBM
6 3 (0.80%) New Relic
6 3 (0.80%) Synplicity
7 2 (0.53%) Citrix
7 2 (0.53%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.53%) Perforce
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.27%) Lotus
8 1 (0.27%) Polycom
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Trillium
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi Hours, Training, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Navitas
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago