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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 62 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.46% 1.09% 0.77%
As % of the General category 9.01% 3.00% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 3
Average salary £35,875 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
233 333 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.32% 36.20% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 173 270 199
Average salary £42,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Apache
2 16 (55.17%) SMTP
2 16 (55.17%) FTP
2 16 (55.17%) Telnet
2 16 (55.17%) SSH
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) MySQL
4 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) Intel
4 8 (27.59%) VBScript
4 8 (27.59%) Perl
4 8 (27.59%) UNIX
4 8 (27.59%) IIS
4 8 (27.59%) IMAP
4 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) French Language
4 8 (27.59%) Postfix
4 8 (27.59%) Sendmail
4 8 (27.59%) nginx
4 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) .NET

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 8 (27.59%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) SMTP
1 16 (55.17%) FTP
1 16 (55.17%) Telnet
1 16 (55.17%) SSH
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) IMAP
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
1 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.24%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (27.59%) French Language
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Account Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Account Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
2 5 (17.24%) CSS3
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
2 5 (17.24%) LINQ
3 4 (13.79%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) YUI
4 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
4 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.24%) BDD
3 5 (17.24%) Kanban
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) VBScript
1 8 (27.59%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Golang
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CISSP
1 2 (6.90%) CISA
1 2 (6.90%) CISM
1 2 (6.90%) CRISC
1 2 (6.90%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
1 8 (27.59%) Postfix
1 8 (27.59%) Sendmail
1 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Intel
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago