The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 178 188 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 49 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.93% 1.71%
As % of the General category 1.45% 2.50% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 74
Average salary £33,250 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £49,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1656 1961 2193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.53% 37.13% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1577 1581
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Games Salary Trend in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +10 13 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Staines - 3 £35,000 - 1
Woking +16 2 £100,000 +156.41%
Reigate - 1 £50,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 18 (51.43%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (31.43%) MVC
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) C++
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (20.00%) Android
6 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.14%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (17.14%) WPF
7 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 6 (17.14%) MVVM
7 6 (17.14%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Ajax
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (14.29%) Android Development
8 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 4 (11.43%) CSS3
9 4 (11.43%) Financial Modelling

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Games Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C++ Games Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Gameplay Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Designer
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (17.14%) WPF
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 6 (17.14%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) JSP
6 3 (8.57%) DOM
6 3 (8.57%) XHTML
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) WCF
6 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Chromecast
3 2 (5.71%) Apple TV
3 2 (5.71%) PlayStation
3 2 (5.71%) Xbox
3 2 (5.71%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (5.71%) IPTV
3 2 (5.71%) STB
3 2 (5.71%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Android
2 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (17.14%) MVVM
3 6 (17.14%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Android Development
4 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 4 (11.43%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Web Design
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Multivariate Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Sun
3 2 (5.71%) Roku
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
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