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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 71 59
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.28% 0.89%
As % of the General category - 0.69% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
247 291 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 46.34% 40.81% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 223 244 179
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (80.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle