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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 82 113 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.76% 0.64% 1.63%
As % of the General category 4.65% 1.76% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 18
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +50.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
452 510 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 37.89% 36.43% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 403 423 367
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham +22 10 £31,250 -10.71%
Burgess Hill +2 7 £42,500 -
Crawley - 4 £58,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 79 (91.86%) C++
2 68 (79.07%) OOD
3 65 (75.58%) Software Engineering
3 65 (75.58%) Multithreading
4 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (68.60%) C#
6 50 (58.14%) JavaScript
7 49 (56.98%) HTML
7 49 (56.98%) Java
7 49 (56.98%) CSS
7 49 (56.98%) XML
7 49 (56.98%) XSLT
7 49 (56.98%) TDD
7 49 (56.98%) JSON
8 35 (40.70%) Web Services
8 35 (40.70%) OOA/OOD
8 35 (40.70%) SQL
8 35 (40.70%) REST
9 32 (37.21%) Degree
10 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
11 29 (33.72%) Visualisation
11 29 (33.72%) Data Visualisation
12 24 (27.91%) OpenGL
13 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
13 20 (23.26%) MFC
13 20 (23.26%) OO
14 19 (22.09%) UML
15 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
15 14 (16.28%) STL
15 14 (16.28%) SQL Server

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 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Software Engineer
2 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 33 (38.37%) Software Developer
3 19 (22.09%) C++ Developer
3 19 (22.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) C++ Programmer
6 10 (11.63%) Graphics Programmer
6 10 (11.63%) Programmer
6 10 (11.63%) Software Programmer
7 6 (6.98%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (6.98%) GUI Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (56.98%) CSS
1 49 (56.98%) HTML
1 49 (56.98%) JSON
1 49 (56.98%) XML
1 49 (56.98%) XSLT
2 35 (40.70%) REST
2 35 (40.70%) Web Services
3 24 (27.91%) OpenGL
4 20 (23.26%) MFC
5 14 (16.28%) .NET
5 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
5 14 (16.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (16.28%) STL
6 10 (11.63%) DirectX
6 10 (11.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.16%) Ajax
7 1 (1.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 29 (33.72%) Visualisation
3 10 (11.63%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
3 10 (11.63%) Physics
4 4 (4.65%) Online Games
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) OOD
2 65 (75.58%) Multithreading
2 65 (75.58%) Software Engineering
3 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (56.98%) TDD
5 35 (40.70%) OOA/OOD
6 29 (33.72%) Data Visualisation
7 20 (23.26%) OO
8 19 (22.09%) UML
9 10 (11.63%) 3D Programming
9 10 (11.63%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.33%) Analytics
11 2 (2.33%) Data Acquisition
11 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.33%) Pay per click
11 2 (2.33%) Product Marketing
11 2 (2.33%) SEO
12 1 (1.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (91.86%) C++
2 59 (68.60%) C#
3 50 (58.14%) JavaScript
4 49 (56.98%) Java
5 35 (40.70%) SQL
6 10 (11.63%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.65%) XenApp
1 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
1 4 (4.65%) XenServer
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Citrix
2 4 (4.65%) HP
3 1 (1.16%) Dell
3 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) NetApp
3 1 (1.16%) VMware