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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.93% 1.40% 0.092%
As % of the General category 3.24% 4.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 1
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% +70.00%
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
309 432 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.72% 31.86% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 260 357 327
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Crawley +10 5 £52,000 +89.09%
Burgess Hill +13 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Horsham +11 2 £33,750 +22.72%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 7 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
3 20 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) C#
5 16 (45.71%) OOD
6 13 (37.14%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) TDD
7 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (34.29%) Visualisation
8 11 (31.43%) Degree
8 11 (31.43%) JSON
8 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
8 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) XML
8 11 (31.43%) XSLT
8 11 (31.43%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) OpenGL
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (28.57%) REST
10 9 (25.71%) Online Games
10 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
11 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (17.14%) MFC
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix

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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 5 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
3 5 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Graphics Programmer
3 5 (14.29%) Programmer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
1 11 (31.43%) JSON
1 11 (31.43%) XML
1 11 (31.43%) XSLT
2 10 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 10 (28.57%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) MFC
4 5 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (14.29%) DirectX
4 5 (14.29%) STL
4 5 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Visualisation
2 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Online Games
4 5 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.29%) Physics
5 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Robotics
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) AIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) OOD
5 13 (37.14%) TDD
6 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) 3D Programming
8 5 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (14.29%) Visual Effects
9 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) OO
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) HLSL
7 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.43%) Korn
7 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) PhD
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (14.29%) XenApp
1 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 5 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) VMware