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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 41 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.86% 0.40% -
As % of the General category 2.61% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
115 284 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.86% 56.91% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 92 244 216
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £34,059 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £66,453
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 8 December 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle