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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 188 161 115
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -46
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 39 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.92% 1.98%
As % of the General category 0.94% 2.08% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 87
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1811 1872 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 40.76% 44.10% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1405 1742
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Guildford -4 4 £42,500 -
Dorking - 3 £35,000 - 1
Caterham -3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Camberley - 1 £57,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (56.25%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) .NET
3 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 17 (35.42%) Finance
5 16 (33.33%) MVC
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 12 (25.00%) WCF
7 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) TDD
8 11 (22.92%) Automotive
8 11 (22.92%) CSS
8 11 (22.92%) HTML
8 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.92%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
10 8 (16.67%) PHP
10 8 (16.67%) Android
10 8 (16.67%) WPF
11 7 (14.58%) Google
11 7 (14.58%) iPhone
11 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
11 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (14.58%) MVVM
11 7 (14.58%) Node.js
11 7 (14.58%) Ninject
11 7 (14.58%) C++

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.58%) Node.js
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) WordPress
3 4 (8.33%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Automotive
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Military
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Games Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
8 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.08%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Graphic Artist
8 1 (2.08%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (25.00%) WCF
5 11 (22.92%) CSS
5 11 (22.92%) HTML
6 8 (16.67%) WPF
7 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (14.58%) Ninject
7 7 (14.58%) Unreal Engine
8 6 (12.50%) HTML5
8 6 (12.50%) CSS3
8 6 (12.50%) jQuery
8 6 (12.50%) Ajax
9 4 (8.33%) Classic ASP
9 4 (8.33%) Yii
10 2 (4.17%) XML
10 2 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (2.08%) REST
11 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) iPhone
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Online Games
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) MVC
2 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
3 11 (22.92%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (14.58%) MVVM
5 6 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (10.42%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) CQRS
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) Business Development
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) UML
9 2 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) Game Development
10 1 (2.08%) Social Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C#
2 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 7 (14.58%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Fortran
5 2 (4.17%) Delphi
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
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