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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 51 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.01% 0.71% 2.28%
As % of the General category 11.01% 2.23% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 15
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
227 224 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.44% 31.95% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 139 207 180
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 25 (67.57%) Docker
2 24 (64.86%) MySQL
3 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) PHP
3 23 (62.16%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (62.16%) Big Data
3 23 (62.16%) SOLID
4 21 (56.76%) Web Development
5 20 (54.05%) Music Industry
6 19 (51.35%) Linux
7 18 (48.65%) HTML
7 18 (48.65%) CSS
7 18 (48.65%) HTML5
8 17 (45.95%) CSS3
8 17 (45.95%) Regular Expression
8 17 (45.95%) OOP
8 17 (45.95%) XPath
8 17 (45.95%) PHP 5
9 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (32.43%) PHP 7
11 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (24.32%) Spring
12 9 (24.32%) Maven
12 9 (24.32%) Java
13 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
13 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
13 8 (21.62%) Retail
14 6 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (62.16%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) BGP
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) MySQL
2 23 (62.16%) Big Data
3 6 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.41%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Bower
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (54.05%) Music Industry
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
2 8 (21.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) PHP Developer
3 22 (59.46%) Senior Developer
4 17 (45.95%) PHP Web Developer
4 17 (45.95%) Web Developer
5 14 (37.84%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (37.84%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 14 (37.84%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) CSS
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
1 18 (48.65%) HTML5
2 17 (45.95%) CSS3
2 17 (45.95%) Regular Expression
3 9 (24.32%) Spring
4 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) SOLID
2 21 (56.76%) Web Development
3 17 (45.95%) OOP
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) High Availability
8 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
1 23 (62.16%) PHP
2 17 (45.95%) PHP 5
2 17 (45.95%) XPath
3 12 (32.43%) PHP 7
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNP
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) Brocade
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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