The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Surbiton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 23 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surbiton 1.45% 14.55% -
As % of the General category 5.26% 25.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
London

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

General Category
Surbiton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surbiton 27.54% 56.36% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 14
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surbiton

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Surbiton

Games
Salary Trend in Surbiton

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

Games Salary Trend in Surbiton

Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Surbiton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surbiton 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 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 14 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Physics
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (100.00%) Qt
1 14 (100.00%) OpenCL
2 8 (57.14%) MFC
2 8 (57.14%) PhD
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Video Processing
2 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (57.14%) CUDA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surbiton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surbiton 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.

Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 14 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 14 (100.00%) Qt
1 14 (100.00%) OpenCL
2 8 (57.14%) MFC
2 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Physics
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Video Processing
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) PhD
1 8 (57.14%) Degree