The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 168 99 183
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +84
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 127 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.94% 2.40% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.34% 5.55% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 102 54
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2133 2288 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 40.15% 43.22% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1587 2262
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £30,659
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Caterham - 12 £45,000 - 1
Guildford -57 11 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £43,250 -
Woking 0 7 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Reigate - 1 £45,000 -
Egham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (39.78%) .NET
2 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 35 (37.63%) C#
3 35 (37.63%) Scrum
4 32 (34.41%) Subversion
5 30 (32.26%) MVC
5 30 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce
7 28 (30.11%) Internet
7 28 (30.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (29.03%) Web Application Development
8 27 (29.03%) WCF
9 26 (27.96%) LINQ
9 26 (27.96%) MCTS
9 26 (27.96%) NHibernate
9 26 (27.96%) Ajax
9 26 (27.96%) TDD
9 26 (27.96%) NUnit
9 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (27.96%) MCP
9 26 (27.96%) MCAD
9 26 (27.96%) MCSD
9 26 (27.96%) Razor View Engine
9 26 (27.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (27.96%) Castle Windsor
9 26 (27.96%) MonoRail
10 23 (24.73%) Degree
11 20 (21.51%) Project Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (2.15%) EPiServer CMS
1 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) nginx
2 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Maya
1 6 (6.45%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (30.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Subversion
2 26 (27.96%) NUnit
2 26 (27.96%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.45%) PhoneGap
General
1 10 (10.75%) Marketing
2 2 (2.15%) Publishing
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) French Language
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Consultant
4 14 (15.05%) Graduate
5 9 (9.68%) Trainee
5 9 (9.68%) Trainee Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Interactive Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Programmer
8 5 (5.38%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Games Programmer
8 5 (5.38%) Server Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) .NET
2 36 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 27 (29.03%) WCF
6 26 (27.96%) LINQ
6 26 (27.96%) NHibernate
6 26 (27.96%) Ajax
6 26 (27.96%) Razor View Engine
6 26 (27.96%) Castle Windsor
6 26 (27.96%) MonoRail
7 11 (11.83%) HTML
7 11 (11.83%) CSS
8 9 (9.68%) HTML5
9 8 (8.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (6.45%) Android SDK
10 6 (6.45%) WebGL
10 6 (6.45%) iOS SDK
10 6 (6.45%) Flash
11 5 (5.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Social Media
2 11 (11.83%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.68%) Online Games
4 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.45%) W3C
6 5 (5.38%) Physics
6 5 (5.38%) Animation
6 5 (5.38%) Xbox
7 3 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.23%) CUDA
8 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile Games
8 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Economics
9 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 8 (8.60%) Android
3 8 (8.60%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Scrum
2 30 (32.26%) MVC
3 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce
4 27 (29.03%) Web Application Development
5 26 (27.96%) TDD
6 20 (21.51%) Project Management
7 16 (17.20%) Analytics
8 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.45%) Game Development
9 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.45%) Change Management
9 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.30%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.23%) Web Development
11 3 (3.23%) Web Design
11 3 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) C#
2 19 (20.43%) SQL
3 10 (10.75%) C++
3 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.60%) Java
5 6 (6.45%) PHP
6 5 (5.38%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) MCTS
1 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (27.96%) MCP
1 26 (27.96%) MCAD
1 26 (27.96%) MCSD
2 23 (24.73%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) SAP
2 6 (6.45%) Adobe
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (2.15%) Splunk
4 2 (2.15%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Facebook
Woking, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 8 days ago
Egham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago