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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 75 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.01% 1.27% 0.94%
As % of the General category 3.51% 3.60% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £24,627
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.27%
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
228 278 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.82% 35.41% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 184 256 220
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
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 24 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) NUnit
2 5 (45.45%) NHibernate
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 5 (45.45%) LINQ
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (45.45%) Moq
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (45.45%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) NHibernate
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
1 5 (45.45%) LINQ
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) YUI
4 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Foundry
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago