The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 82 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% 0.33% 1.70%
As % of the General category 2.08% 0.99% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 13
Average salary £27,000 £27,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% -27.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,904 £31,450 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
General Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
240 302 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.07% 33.71% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 200 272 258
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,700 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £82,788 £55,000 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Hampshire

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 11 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) COM
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Manager
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Foundry
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £66,880 - £96,800 OTE + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago