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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 181 173 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 38 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.73% 0.82% 1.90%
As % of the General category 1.90% 2.00% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 98
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1788 1901 2380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 38.27% 40.86% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1416 1997
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 13 £41,250 -8.33%
Caterham 0 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Camberley - 5 £55,000 -
Godalming - 2 £30,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (57.58%) C#
2 31 (46.97%) .NET
3 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) MVC
6 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.27%) CSS
6 18 (27.27%) HTML
7 17 (25.76%) Finance
8 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
9 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.73%) WCF
10 14 (21.21%) Android
11 13 (19.70%) TDD
11 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
11 13 (19.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
12 12 (18.18%) HTML5
12 12 (18.18%) CSS3
12 12 (18.18%) C++
13 11 (16.67%) Windows
13 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (16.67%) Google
13 11 (16.67%) Ninject
13 11 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (16.67%) Node.js
13 11 (16.67%) iPhone
13 11 (16.67%) Automotive
14 10 (15.15%) PHP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) WordPress
3 4 (6.06%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 6 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Subversion
2 4 (6.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Automotive
3 7 (10.61%) Military
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Programmer
3 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Designer
5 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) UI Designer
7 5 (7.58%) UX Designer
8 4 (6.06%) Games Programmer
8 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Programmer
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Games Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) .NET
2 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (27.27%) CSS
3 18 (27.27%) HTML
4 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (22.73%) WCF
6 12 (18.18%) HTML5
6 12 (18.18%) CSS3
7 11 (16.67%) Ninject
7 11 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (13.64%) Ajax
8 9 (13.64%) jQuery
8 9 (13.64%) WPF
9 8 (12.12%) Unreal Engine
10 6 (9.09%) Classic ASP
11 5 (7.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (6.06%) Yii
13 2 (3.03%) WinForms
13 2 (3.03%) COM
13 2 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.67%) iPhone
3 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 8 (12.12%) Online Games
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile Games
4 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) Blog
6 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) Xbox
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.52%) Physics
7 1 (1.52%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Android
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) MVC
3 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
4 13 (19.70%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (19.70%) TDD
4 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (10.61%) MVVM
6 7 (10.61%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.55%) Business Development
9 3 (4.55%) Game Development
10 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.03%) BDD
10 2 (3.03%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) C++
4 10 (15.15%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) Delphi
5 2 (3.03%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.03%) Fortran
6 1 (1.52%) Lua
6 1 (1.52%) RPG
6 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Google
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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