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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 183 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.68% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.93% 1.90% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £46,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1558 1844 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 35.43% 37.94% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1404 1283
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Leatherhead +3 14 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Guildford -9 3 £45,000 +21.62% 5
Woking +2 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (60.38%) C#
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) C++
3 19 (35.85%) .NET
3 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.19%) MVC
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (28.30%) Android
6 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
7 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.87%) HTML
8 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 8 (15.09%) UNIX
8 8 (15.09%) Linux
8 8 (15.09%) iPhone
9 7 (13.21%) jQuery
9 7 (13.21%) Game Development
9 7 (13.21%) Node.js
9 7 (13.21%) Windows
9 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
10 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.32%) CSS
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.32%) Ninject
10 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
10 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
10 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (11.32%) Domain-Driven Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (13.21%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) Tornado
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) InDesign
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) French Language
3 2 (3.77%) German Language
3 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Programmer
2 11 (20.75%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) C++ Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (13.21%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Games Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Graphics Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
2 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
5 6 (11.32%) WCF
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
5 6 (11.32%) Ajax
5 6 (11.32%) Ninject
5 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (9.43%) JSON
6 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (7.55%) CSS3
7 4 (7.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (5.66%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.66%) XHTML
8 3 (5.66%) JSP
8 3 (5.66%) DOM
8 3 (5.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) iPhone
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Xbox
3 4 (7.55%) PlayStation
4 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
6 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.89%) STB
6 1 (1.89%) IPTV
6 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.89%) Animation
6 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.89%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.89%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Android
2 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) MVC
3 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Game Development
4 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
5 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
5 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.32%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Android Development
7 3 (5.66%) MVVM
7 3 (5.66%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.66%) Open Source
7 3 (5.66%) Web Design
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) C#
2 19 (35.85%) C++
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.32%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Sun
3 2 (3.77%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) Tableau
3 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.89%) Roku
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
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