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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 74 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.17% 0.12%
As % of the General category 5.02% 3.59% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £81,840
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -38.90%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
239 223 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.43% 32.55% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 225 177 203
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +13.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,644
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £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 26 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Southampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) MySQL
2 21 (75.00%) PHP
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 20 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (67.86%) Docker
4 19 (67.86%) Big Data
4 19 (67.86%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (67.86%) Music Industry
4 19 (67.86%) Web Development
5 18 (64.29%) HTML5
5 18 (64.29%) CSS
6 17 (60.71%) CSS3
6 17 (60.71%) Regular Expression
6 17 (60.71%) PHP 5
6 17 (60.71%) XPath
7 14 (50.00%) SOLID
8 12 (42.86%) OOP
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) CCNP
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.71%) Juniper
10 3 (10.71%) CCNA
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco
10 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) OSPF
10 3 (10.71%) NetScreen

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 19 (67.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) BGP
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) NetScreen
2 3 (10.71%) OSPF
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) MySQL
2 19 (67.86%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) Bower
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Grunt
2 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (67.86%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 17 (60.71%) PHP Web Developer
3 17 (60.71%) Web Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Senior PHP Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior PHP Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior PHP Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 18 (64.29%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) HTML5
3 17 (60.71%) CSS3
3 17 (60.71%) Regular Expression
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Web Development
2 14 (50.00%) SOLID
3 12 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (75.00%) PHP
2 17 (60.71%) PHP 5
2 17 (60.71%) XPath
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNP
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
2 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Brocade
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
1 3 (10.71%) Foundry
1 3 (10.71%) Juniper
2 2 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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