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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Surrey
Rank 138 167 204
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +37
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.76% 1.09% 0.27%
As % of the General category 2.08% 2.94% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 12
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £69,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
961 1498 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 36.37% 37.17% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1248 1499
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +13 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Farnham - 6 £45,000 -
Staines - 5 £55,000 -
Woking +3 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (36.11%) Android
2 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Computer Science
4 10 (27.78%) Google
5 9 (25.00%) Node.js
5 9 (25.00%) C#
5 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.22%) Ninject
6 8 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (22.22%) iPhone
6 8 (22.22%) WCF
6 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (22.22%) Google Play
7 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) QA
8 5 (13.89%) Game Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maya
2 1 (2.78%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Google Play
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Automotive
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Digital Developer
3 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Junior
3 5 (13.89%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Animator
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Games Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Games Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
1 9 (25.00%) Node.js
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (22.22%) Ninject
2 8 (22.22%) WCF
3 5 (13.89%) OpenGL
4 3 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) Qt
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.22%) iPhone
2 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.56%) PlayStation
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Animation
5 1 (2.78%) Arduino
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Android
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) TDD
2 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (22.22%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Game Development
4 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.33%) Business Development
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) C
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Polycom
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle