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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 58 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.98% 0.14% 2.62%
As % of the General category 7.63% 0.54% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 17
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £27,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
249 185 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.03% 25.98% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 172 168 162
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 17 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (69.70%) Docker
2 21 (63.64%) Big Data
2 21 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (63.64%) SOLID
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) MySQL
3 18 (54.55%) Web Development
4 16 (48.48%) Music Industry
5 15 (45.45%) Linux
6 14 (42.42%) OOP
6 14 (42.42%) HTML
6 14 (42.42%) CSS
6 14 (42.42%) PHP 5
6 14 (42.42%) HTML5
6 14 (42.42%) CSS3
6 14 (42.42%) Regular Expression
6 14 (42.42%) XPath
6 14 (42.42%) PHP 7
7 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
9 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
9 8 (24.24%) Java
9 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (24.24%) Retail
9 8 (24.24%) Spring
9 8 (24.24%) Maven
10 7 (21.21%) Vagrant

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 21 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) BGP
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
1 1 (3.03%) OSPF
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) Big Data
1 21 (63.64%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Maven
2 7 (21.21%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (48.48%) Music Industry
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 17 (51.52%) Senior Developer
4 14 (42.42%) PHP Web Developer
4 14 (42.42%) Web Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Senior PHP Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Senior Agile Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) CSS
1 14 (42.42%) CSS3
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
1 14 (42.42%) HTML5
1 14 (42.42%) Regular Expression
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) SOLID
2 18 (54.55%) Web Development
3 14 (42.42%) OOP
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 21 (63.64%) PHP
2 14 (42.42%) PHP 5
2 14 (42.42%) PHP 7
2 14 (42.42%) XPath
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) CCNP
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
1 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Brocade
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Foundry
2 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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