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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 84 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.57% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
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 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
262 318 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.82% 38.73% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 295 245
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,894 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,920 £67,500 £62,500
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 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (28.57%) Moq
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (28.57%) Moq
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Foundry
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago