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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 187 188 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 31 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.74% 1.02%
As % of the General category 1.79% 2.05% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 51
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £50,000 £57,500
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
1729 1902 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.17% 35.90% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1518 1505
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +11 14 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Staines - 3 £35,000 -
Woking - 2 £65,000 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (41.86%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
4 14 (32.56%) .NET
5 13 (30.23%) C++
6 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
7 11 (25.58%) MVC
8 10 (23.26%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) Android
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) Game Development
11 7 (16.28%) iOS Development
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) Unreal Engine
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.95%) jQuery
12 6 (13.95%) OO
12 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.95%) Ajax
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
13 5 (11.63%) CSS
13 5 (11.63%) JSON
13 5 (11.63%) PlayStation
13 5 (11.63%) Xbox
13 5 (11.63%) Android Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.98%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) InDesign
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Programmer
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Games Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Programmer
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Games Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Games Programmer
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Graphics Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Gameplay Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
2 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (13.95%) jQuery
4 6 (13.95%) Ajax
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) CSS3
6 4 (9.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (6.98%) WCF
7 3 (6.98%) WPF
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
7 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.98%) JSP
7 3 (6.98%) DOM
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Xbox
3 5 (11.63%) PlayStation
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Games
5 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.65%) STB
5 2 (4.65%) IPTV
5 2 (4.65%) iPhone
5 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 2 (4.65%) iPad
5 2 (4.65%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.65%) Chromecast
5 2 (4.65%) Apple TV
6 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
2 10 (23.26%) Android
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) Game Development
3 7 (16.28%) iOS Development
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Android Development
6 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Multivariate Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
7 3 (6.98%) MVVM
7 3 (6.98%) BDD
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.98%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) C++
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Sun
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) Roku
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £50k-£58k pa + 29 days holiday + pension + share ops + more
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 22 days ago