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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 249 266 305
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +39
Permanent jobs citing Games 215 198 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.88% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.36% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 145 145 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7497 8374 8141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.58% 37.12% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5756 5832 5996
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +27 50 £40,000 -20.00% 13
East Sussex +38 44 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Surrey +4 28 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 23 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Middlesex +19 18 £40,000 -36.00%
Kent -18 14 £30,000 -35.13% 2
Hampshire +20 13 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex -11 13 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Berkshire -17 10 £60,000 +37.14% 7
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 131 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (28.57%) HTML
3 117 (27.40%) Degree
4 115 (26.93%) JavaScript
5 103 (24.12%) C++
6 102 (23.89%) Computer Science
7 99 (23.19%) Game Development
8 92 (21.55%) jQuery
8 92 (21.55%) C#
8 92 (21.55%) CSS
9 91 (21.31%) Android
10 83 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 79 (18.50%) Web Development
12 72 (16.86%) .NET
13 65 (15.22%) MVC
14 64 (14.99%) MySQL
14 64 (14.99%) SQL Server
15 62 (14.52%) SQL
16 61 (14.29%) PHP
16 61 (14.29%) Linux
17 58 (13.58%) Git (software)
18 56 (13.11%) Node.js
19 54 (12.65%) Windows
20 52 (12.18%) ASP.NET
20 52 (12.18%) Mobile App
21 51 (11.94%) Java
21 51 (11.94%) Apple iOS
22 47 (11.01%) OO
23 44 (10.30%) TDD
24 43 (10.07%) Google

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 56 (13.11%) Node.js
2 33 (7.73%) Apache
3 22 (5.15%) nginx
4 15 (3.51%) Jetty
5 8 (1.87%) WordPress
6 6 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.17%) CMS
8 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) Drupal
9 2 (0.47%) IIS
10 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) Site Server
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Tornado
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (6.79%) Photoshop
2 25 (5.85%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (4.45%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.64%) Maya
7 6 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.41%) InDesign
7 6 (1.41%) MS Project
8 5 (1.17%) MS Office
8 5 (1.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (1.17%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.15%) GitHub
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.64%) SaaS
4 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.04%) SMTP
1 13 (3.04%) Internet
2 12 (2.81%) DNS
3 9 (2.11%) MPLS
4 8 (1.87%) OSPF
4 8 (1.87%) BGP
4 8 (1.87%) IPsec
4 8 (1.87%) VPN
5 7 (1.64%) IPv4
5 7 (1.64%) IPv6
5 7 (1.64%) SNMP
5 7 (1.64%) VLAN
5 7 (1.64%) Firewall
5 7 (1.64%) HSRP
6 5 (1.17%) Network Security
6 5 (1.17%) 3G
7 4 (0.94%) HTTP
7 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.70%) LAN
8 3 (0.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.99%) MySQL
1 64 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 30 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.39%) Riak
6 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.64%) Redis
9 6 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.17%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.94%) Big Data
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 58 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.96%) Subversion
3 27 (6.32%) Grunt
4 21 (4.92%) gulp
4 21 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.87%) JIRA
6 7 (1.64%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.41%) JUnit
8 4 (0.94%) Xcode
9 3 (0.70%) Selenium
9 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.47%) PEAR
10 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.47%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
General
1 29 (6.79%) Marketing
2 23 (5.39%) Finance
3 13 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.58%) Retail
5 9 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.64%) Publishing
7 5 (1.17%) Electronics
8 4 (0.94%) Legal
8 4 (0.94%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) German Language
9 3 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 209 (48.95%) Developer
2 56 (13.11%) Software Engineer
3 47 (11.01%) Programmer
4 46 (10.77%) Web Developer
5 33 (7.73%) Software Developer
5 33 (7.73%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.03%) Front-End Developer
7 29 (6.79%) C++ Developer
8 28 (6.56%) PHP Developer
9 21 (4.92%) Web Engineer
10 19 (4.45%) C++ Software Developer
11 18 (4.22%) Designer
11 18 (4.22%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (4.22%) Android Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Graduate
12 17 (3.98%) Junior
13 16 (3.75%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.51%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.28%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (28.57%) HTML
2 92 (21.55%) CSS
2 92 (21.55%) jQuery
3 72 (16.86%) .NET
4 52 (12.18%) ASP.NET
5 42 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 38 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (8.90%) HTML5
7 34 (7.96%) WCF
8 33 (7.73%) KnockoutJS
9 32 (7.49%) Sass
9 32 (7.49%) LESS
9 32 (7.49%) Ajax
10 29 (6.79%) Symfony
10 29 (6.79%) Backbone.js
10 29 (6.79%) Ember.js
11 27 (6.32%) CSS3
11 27 (6.32%) JSON
12 22 (5.15%) MFC
12 22 (5.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 52 (12.18%) Mobile App
3 42 (9.84%) Mathematics
4 36 (8.43%) Xbox
5 35 (8.20%) Mobile Games
6 34 (7.96%) iPhone
7 32 (7.49%) User Experience
8 27 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (4.45%) Social Media
9 19 (4.45%) Physics
9 19 (4.45%) Graphic Design
10 17 (3.98%) Visualisation
10 17 (3.98%) Social Gaming
10 17 (3.98%) PlayStation
11 12 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.81%) Online Games
12 8 (1.87%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.64%) iPad
13 7 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.31%) Android
2 61 (14.29%) Linux
3 54 (12.65%) Windows
4 51 (11.94%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.75%) UNIX
6 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.47%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.19%) Game Development
3 83 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 79 (18.50%) Web Development
5 65 (15.22%) MVC
6 47 (11.01%) OO
7 44 (10.30%) TDD
8 42 (9.84%) Android Development
9 36 (8.43%) Scrum
10 29 (6.79%) Web Application Development
11 28 (6.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 27 (6.32%) Multithreading
13 26 (6.09%) Integration Testing
13 26 (6.09%) OOD
14 24 (5.62%) iOS Development
15 23 (5.39%) Asset Management
16 21 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
17 20 (4.68%) E-Commerce
18 17 (3.98%) PRINCE2
18 17 (3.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.93%) JavaScript
2 103 (24.12%) C++
3 92 (21.55%) C#
4 62 (14.52%) SQL
5 61 (14.29%) PHP
6 51 (11.94%) Java
7 39 (9.13%) Python
8 30 (7.03%) Ruby
9 21 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.45%) C
11 10 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.11%) PHP5
13 8 (1.87%) Lua
13 8 (1.87%) ActionScript
13 8 (1.87%) ActionScript 3.0
14 7 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (0.94%) HLSL
16 2 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 117 (27.40%) Degree
2 18 (4.22%) PhD
3 8 (1.87%) CCNA
3 8 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.64%) CCNP
5 4 (0.94%) CISSP
5 4 (0.94%) CISA
5 4 (0.94%) CISM
5 4 (0.94%) PCI QSA
5 4 (0.94%) CRISC
6 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.32%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.92%) Varnish
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Firmware
2 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.58%) Nagios
2 3 (0.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (10.07%) Google
2 28 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.68%) Perforce
4 6 (1.41%) Adobe
4 6 (1.41%) SAP
5 5 (1.17%) Apple
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle
6 4 (0.94%) Zend
6 4 (0.94%) Facebook
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco
7 3 (0.70%) IBM
7 3 (0.70%) Sun
7 3 (0.70%) VMware
7 3 (0.70%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) Talend
8 2 (0.47%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.47%) Roku
8 2 (0.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.47%) Altera
8 2 (0.47%) Synplicity
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