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 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 - 70 52
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.18% 2.35%
As % of the General category - 0.37% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Wiltshire

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
276 272 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 45.85% 47.89% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 215 214 193
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,143 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS