The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 48 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.39% 0.68% 0.17%
As % of the General category 3.66% 1.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +8.33%
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 Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 285 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 38.05% 48.14% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 257 189
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,400 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Games
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Swindon region.

Games Salary Trend in Swindon

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) Game Development
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Business Development
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) iPhone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Games Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Games Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Game Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA