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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 85 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.63% 0.36% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.58% 0.95% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 11
Average salary £25,000 £48,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.45% +115.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
442 420 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.57% 37.97% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 361 375 435
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 31 October 2014. 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
Haywards Heath - 2 £35,000 -
Horsham - 2 £25,000 -
Lancing - 2 £25,000 -
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (72.73%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (72.73%) Web Application Development
4 10 (45.45%) Node.js
4 10 (45.45%) Ninject
4 10 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 10 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (45.45%) Android
4 10 (45.45%) iPhone
4 10 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (45.45%) WCF
4 10 (45.45%) Google
5 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
5 6 (27.27%) NUnit
5 6 (27.27%) LINQ
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 6 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (27.27%) Moq
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 10 (45.45%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) NUnit
1 6 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (27.27%) Moq
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Graduate
4 6 (27.27%) Junior
4 6 (27.27%) Junior Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PPC Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) PPC Manager
5 2 (9.09%) PPC Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PPC Executive
6 1 (4.55%) Online Marketing Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Ninject
3 10 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (45.45%) WCF
4 6 (27.27%) LINQ
4 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) iPhone
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
3 16 (72.73%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) Web Application Development
4 10 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Pay per click
6 3 (13.64%) Online Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) SEO
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Google