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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / West Sussex
Rank 95 66 102
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +36
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 41 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 3.67% 0.63%
As % of the General category 0.69% 10.57% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 41 5
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +66.66%
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 West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
289 388 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.88% 34.77% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 245 354 303
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Online Games
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Korn
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (14.29%) VMS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) AIX Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) AIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.14%) DirectX
2 1 (7.14%) MFC
2 1 (7.14%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Online Games
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Robotics
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) VMS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Physics
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Korn
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) HLSL
5 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware