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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 68 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 37 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.35% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the General category 9.71% 1.12% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £25,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.42%
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
381 358 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 34.45% 33.03% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 348 293 268
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Burgess Hill - 21 £42,500 - 3
Horsham - 14 £27,500 - 5
Crawley - 7 £27,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 37 (77.08%) Software Engineering
3 36 (75.00%) C++
3 36 (75.00%) HTML
3 36 (75.00%) Java
3 36 (75.00%) CSS
4 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (68.75%) Multithreading
5 33 (68.75%) OOD
6 32 (66.67%) XML
6 32 (66.67%) C#
7 31 (64.58%) SQL
8 30 (62.50%) XSLT
8 30 (62.50%) JSON
8 30 (62.50%) TDD
9 29 (60.42%) Web Services
9 29 (60.42%) OOA/OOD
9 29 (60.42%) REST
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) .NET
12 8 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.50%) MFC
14 6 (12.50%) Oracle
14 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.50%) Linux
14 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.42%) Ajax

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ GUI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) GUI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) CSS
1 36 (75.00%) HTML
2 32 (66.67%) XML
3 30 (62.50%) JSON
3 30 (62.50%) XSLT
4 29 (60.42%) REST
4 29 (60.42%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (12.50%) MFC
7 5 (10.42%) Ajax
8 4 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (6.25%) OpenGL
9 3 (6.25%) STL
10 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.08%) LESS
10 1 (2.08%) Sass
10 1 (2.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Software Engineering
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (68.75%) Multithreading
3 33 (68.75%) OOD
4 30 (62.50%) TDD
5 29 (60.42%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (10.42%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) Game Development
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) SDLC
9 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 36 (75.00%) C++
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 32 (66.67%) C#
4 31 (64.58%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Creative Assembly Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago