The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 68 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+44 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.92% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the General category 6.95% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
489 543 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 41.94% 39.90% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 434 467 389
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Games
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Games Salary Trend in West Sussex

Games
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Games
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Horsham +29 29 £50,000 +100.00% 4
Worthing - 4 £42,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £45,000 - 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 24 (58.54%) C++
2 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
3 21 (51.22%) OOD
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (34.15%) Degree
6 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
6 12 (29.27%) Windows
6 12 (29.27%) MFC
6 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
6 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
7 11 (26.83%) Java
7 11 (26.83%) UML
7 11 (26.83%) OO
7 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
7 11 (26.83%) Google
8 10 (24.39%) Web Services
8 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Web Development
9 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) Android
9 9 (21.95%) iPhone
10 8 (19.51%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) CSS
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (14.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
3 11 (26.83%) C++ Developer
3 11 (26.83%) C++ Software Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Graduate
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SEO Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Graphics Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) MFC
2 10 (24.39%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.63%) .NET
5 6 (14.63%) WCF
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Ninject
5 6 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 4 (9.76%) Sass
7 4 (9.76%) LESS
8 3 (7.32%) XHTML
9 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
10 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (2.44%) DirectX
10 1 (2.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
2 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
3 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
4 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
4 9 (21.95%) iPhone
5 2 (4.88%) Social Media
6 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 21 (51.22%) OOD
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
5 11 (26.83%) UML
5 11 (26.83%) OO
6 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Web Development
7 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (14.63%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) SEO
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) Analytics
10 1 (2.44%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C++
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) HLSL
6 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PhD
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Google
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
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