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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 174 172 175
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 41 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.82% 0.90% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.28% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 46
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1903 1934 2377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.98% 39.49% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1318 1919
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +5 14 £36,500 -5.19%
Chertsey - 9 £45,000 - 1
Caterham - 2 £50,000 -
Woking -14 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Cranleigh - 1 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (50.00%) C#
2 36 (40.91%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
4 30 (34.09%) MVC
5 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (28.41%) Scrum
7 24 (27.27%) Web Application Development
8 23 (26.14%) HTML
8 23 (26.14%) CSS
9 22 (25.00%) C++
9 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.86%) WCF
11 20 (22.73%) TDD
12 19 (21.59%) SQL
12 19 (21.59%) Android
13 18 (20.45%) Windows
14 17 (19.32%) Ajax
14 17 (19.32%) HTML5
15 15 (17.05%) Mobile App
16 14 (15.91%) Mathematics
16 14 (15.91%) Subversion
16 14 (15.91%) Linux
17 13 (14.77%) Internet
17 13 (14.77%) Game Development
17 13 (14.77%) Node.js
17 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (14.77%) CSS3
18 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
19 11 (12.50%) NUnit

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (14.77%) Node.js
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) 3ds Max
3 4 (4.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Subversion
2 11 (12.50%) NUnit
3 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (5.68%) Marketing
1 5 (5.68%) Military
2 2 (2.27%) Advertising
2 2 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Programmer
4 14 (15.91%) Games Programmer
5 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Designer
7 8 (9.09%) Games Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.82%) UI Designer
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.68%) User Experience Designer
11 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Server Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Junior
11 4 (4.55%) Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) .NET
1 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (26.14%) HTML
3 23 (26.14%) CSS
4 21 (23.86%) WCF
5 17 (19.32%) Ajax
5 17 (19.32%) HTML5
6 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 13 (14.77%) CSS3
7 11 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
7 11 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 10 (11.36%) LINQ
8 10 (11.36%) jQuery
9 9 (10.23%) Middleware
9 9 (10.23%) NHibernate
9 9 (10.23%) MonoRail
9 9 (10.23%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (10.23%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.50%) Animation
3 11 (12.50%) Online Games
4 10 (11.36%) Physics
5 9 (10.23%) iPhone
6 6 (6.82%) Mobile Games
7 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.55%) Blog
8 3 (3.41%) W3C
9 2 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (2.27%) CUDA
9 2 (2.27%) Social Media
9 2 (2.27%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.27%) Xbox
9 2 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Android
2 18 (20.45%) Windows
3 14 (15.91%) Linux
4 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) MVC
2 25 (28.41%) Scrum
3 24 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 20 (22.73%) TDD
5 13 (14.77%) Game Development
6 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.50%) Web Development
7 11 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.23%) Analytics
9 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.55%) BDD
10 4 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.41%) Web Design
11 3 (3.41%) SEO
11 3 (3.41%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.27%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (25.00%) C++
2 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.59%) SQL
4 10 (11.36%) PHP
4 10 (11.36%) Java
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.27%) Lua
7 2 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) RPG
8 1 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) MCP
1 9 (10.23%) MCAD
1 9 (10.23%) MCSD
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (10.23%) MCTS
2 7 (7.95%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Google
2 8 (9.09%) Twitter
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Adobe
5 2 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Facebook
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