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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 276 240 200
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -40
Permanent jobs citing Games 170 227 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.01% 1.27%
As % of the General category 2.17% 2.69% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 145 200 203
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
7834 8438 8710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.39% 37.61% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5886 6199 6454
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +19 37 £35,000 -17.64% 21
Berkshire -58 31 £62,500 +68.91% 3
Hampshire +6 26 £22,000 -48.23% 8
Kent +35 19 £35,000 -6.66% 3
West Sussex +16 15 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Surrey -42 12 £35,000 -22.22% 6
East Sussex -23 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Middlesex +10 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.79%) C#
3 85 (23.42%) HTML
3 85 (23.42%) .NET
4 81 (22.31%) MVC
5 79 (21.76%) MySQL
6 77 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 73 (20.11%) TDD
8 72 (19.83%) ASP.NET
9 69 (19.01%) CSS
9 69 (19.01%) JavaScript
10 63 (17.36%) Linux
11 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (16.25%) Web Application Development
13 56 (15.43%) Internet
14 52 (14.33%) WCF
15 51 (14.05%) BDD
16 47 (12.95%) HTML5
17 45 (12.40%) Degree
17 45 (12.40%) OO
18 41 (11.29%) PHP
18 41 (11.29%) Android
19 39 (10.74%) jQuery
20 38 (10.47%) Domain-Driven Design
20 38 (10.47%) SQL
20 38 (10.47%) Java
21 37 (10.19%) CSS3
22 36 (9.92%) Retail
23 35 (9.64%) Software Engineering
24 33 (9.09%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (8.54%) Node.js
2 26 (7.16%) Apache
3 17 (4.68%) IIS
4 12 (3.31%) nginx
5 7 (1.93%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.65%) CMS
6 6 (1.65%) WordPress
7 5 (1.38%) Drupal
7 5 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.10%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.83%) Lync
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.55%) Site Server
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.28%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 26 (7.16%) Photoshop
2 21 (5.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (4.13%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.48%) InDesign
5 9 (2.48%) Acrobat
5 9 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.65%) MS Office
7 3 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.65%) SaaS
4 5 (1.38%) GitHub
4 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.38%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.43%) Internet
2 21 (5.79%) SSH
3 16 (4.41%) Telnet
3 16 (4.41%) SMTP
3 16 (4.41%) FTP
4 14 (3.86%) DNS
5 12 (3.31%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.48%) Broadband
6 9 (2.48%) LAN
7 8 (2.20%) IMAP
8 4 (1.10%) HTTP
9 2 (0.55%) DHCP
9 2 (0.55%) WLAN
9 2 (0.55%) WAN
9 2 (0.55%) VPN
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.55%) Wireless
9 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.28%) 4G
10 1 (0.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.76%) MySQL
2 77 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.86%) MariaDB
5 10 (2.75%) Big Data
6 9 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.93%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.38%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.38%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.38%) Sqoop
9 5 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.83%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.34%) Subversion
3 11 (3.03%) NUnit
3 11 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (3.03%) Moq
4 10 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.93%) JUnit
6 5 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.38%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.10%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.10%) Xcode
8 3 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.83%) PEAR
9 2 (0.55%) JIRA
10 1 (0.28%) Ant
10 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 36 (9.92%) Retail
2 26 (7.16%) Marketing
3 23 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.79%) Finance
5 18 (4.96%) Banking
6 13 (3.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.20%) Automotive
7 8 (2.20%) French Language
8 6 (1.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Military
9 2 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 194 (53.44%) Developer
2 68 (18.73%) .NET Developer
3 34 (9.37%) Designer
4 27 (7.44%) Front-End Developer
5 26 (7.16%) Software Developer
6 21 (5.79%) Programmer
7 18 (4.96%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.68%) Graduate
8 17 (4.68%) PHP Developer
9 16 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.41%) Web Developer
10 15 (4.13%) Consultant
11 14 (3.86%) Junior
12 13 (3.58%) Security Consultant
12 13 (3.58%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.58%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.58%) Test Engineer
13 12 (3.31%) Database Developer
13 12 (3.31%) Administrator
13 12 (3.31%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.42%) HTML
1 85 (23.42%) .NET
2 72 (19.83%) ASP.NET
3 69 (19.01%) CSS
4 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (14.33%) WCF
6 47 (12.95%) HTML5
7 39 (10.74%) jQuery
8 37 (10.19%) CSS3
9 18 (4.96%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (4.96%) Web Services
10 16 (4.41%) WPF
10 16 (4.41%) Ninject
11 15 (4.13%) RESTful
12 14 (3.86%) LAMP
13 12 (3.31%) Unreal Engine
14 11 (3.03%) LINQ
14 11 (3.03%) NHibernate
15 10 (2.75%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 23 (6.34%) Online Games
3 23 (6.34%) User Experience
4 22 (6.06%) iPhone
5 19 (5.23%) Mathematics
5 19 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.96%) Open Source
7 15 (4.13%) Social Media
7 15 (4.13%) Mobile Games
8 14 (3.86%) Smartphone
9 12 (3.31%) Clustering
9 12 (3.31%) Xbox
10 9 (2.48%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.38%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.38%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.10%) iPad
13 4 (1.10%) Physics
13 4 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.36%) Linux
2 41 (11.29%) Android
3 28 (7.71%) Apple iOS
3 28 (7.71%) Windows
4 14 (3.86%) UNIX
5 10 (2.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.65%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.10%) CentOS
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.31%) MVC
3 73 (20.11%) TDD
4 59 (16.25%) Web Application Development
5 51 (14.05%) BDD
6 45 (12.40%) OO
7 38 (10.47%) Domain-Driven Design
8 35 (9.64%) Software Engineering
9 25 (6.89%) Scrum
10 22 (6.06%) CQRS
11 20 (5.51%) PRINCE2
11 20 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.51%) Web Development
12 19 (5.23%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.68%) Analytics
13 17 (4.68%) Kanban
14 16 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (4.41%) Game Development
14 16 (4.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.79%) C#
2 69 (19.01%) JavaScript
3 41 (11.29%) PHP
4 38 (10.47%) SQL
4 38 (10.47%) Java
5 32 (8.82%) C++
6 25 (6.89%) Python
7 23 (6.34%) Ruby
8 14 (3.86%) Perl
8 14 (3.86%) Golang
9 10 (2.75%) VB
9 10 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.20%) VBScript
11 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.93%) C
11 7 (1.93%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.38%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.38%) HiveQL
13 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (12.40%) Degree
2 14 (3.86%) PCI QSA
3 13 (3.58%) CISA
3 13 (3.58%) CISM
3 13 (3.58%) CRISC
3 13 (3.58%) CISSP
4 6 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.38%) PhD
6 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.10%) PMP
6 4 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.10%) CCNA
7 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CCNP
8 2 (0.55%) MCSE
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) CEH
9 1 (0.28%) OSCP
9 1 (0.28%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.31%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.20%) Postfix
2 8 (2.20%) Sendmail
2 8 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.10%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) XenServer
5 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.03%) Puppet
2 5 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.10%) Plesk
3 4 (1.10%) cPanel
3 4 (1.10%) Webmin
4 3 (0.83%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 31 (8.54%) Google
2 28 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.61%) Adobe
4 17 (4.68%) VMware
5 8 (2.20%) Intel
5 8 (2.20%) Zend
5 8 (2.20%) Perforce
6 7 (1.93%) Facebook
6 7 (1.93%) SAP
7 5 (1.38%) Cisco
7 5 (1.38%) Informatica
7 5 (1.38%) Apple
7 5 (1.38%) Talend
8 4 (1.10%) Twitter
8 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.10%) Citrix
9 2 (0.55%) AppSense
9 2 (0.55%) Teradata
9 2 (0.55%) Cognos
9 2 (0.55%) Greenplum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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