The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.97% 1.66% 0.82%
As % of the General category 6.49% 4.56% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 1
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
231 307 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.39% 36.33% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 177 268 213
Average salary £42,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Games
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Southampton region.

Games Salary Trend in Southampton

Games
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) SSH
3 6 (37.50%) SMTP
3 6 (37.50%) FTP
3 6 (37.50%) Telnet
3 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) NUnit
4 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
4 5 (31.25%) LINQ
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (31.25%) Moq
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) IIS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SMTP
1 6 (37.50%) FTP
1 6 (37.50%) Telnet
1 6 (37.50%) SSH
2 3 (18.75%) IMAP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) NUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (31.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) French Language
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Account Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Account Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
1 5 (31.25%) LINQ
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) COM
5 1 (6.25%) YUI
5 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
5 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) FreeBSD
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Kanban
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Golang
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) Postfix
1 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Intel
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Foundry
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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