The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 24 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.93% - 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.94% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

General Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34 28 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.48% 24.35% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 41
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Games
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Stevenage region.

Games Salary Trend in Stevenage

Games
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft