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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 82 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.13% 1.17% 1.72%
As % of the General category 5.32% 2.88% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 20
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £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
526 521 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.97% 40.51% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 477 442 377
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £43,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Burgess Hill - 14 £42,500 -
Horsham +13 11 £35,000 -
Crawley - 3 £58,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (94.79%) C++
2 80 (83.33%) OOD
3 77 (80.21%) Multithreading
4 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (76.04%) Software Engineering
6 71 (73.96%) C#
7 62 (64.58%) JavaScript
8 61 (63.54%) HTML
8 61 (63.54%) Java
8 61 (63.54%) CSS
8 61 (63.54%) XML
8 61 (63.54%) XSLT
8 61 (63.54%) TDD
8 61 (63.54%) JSON
9 43 (44.79%) Web Services
9 43 (44.79%) OOA/OOD
9 43 (44.79%) SQL
9 43 (44.79%) REST
10 32 (33.33%) Degree
11 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
12 29 (30.21%) Visualisation
12 29 (30.21%) Data Visualisation
13 24 (25.00%) OpenGL
13 24 (25.00%) OO
14 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
14 20 (20.83%) MFC
15 19 (19.79%) UML
16 18 (18.75%) .NET Framework
16 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (18.75%) .NET

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 37 (38.54%) Developer
2 37 (38.54%) Software Developer
3 19 (19.79%) C++ Developer
3 19 (19.79%) C++ Software Developer
4 18 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) C++ Programmer
6 10 (10.42%) Graphics Programmer
6 10 (10.42%) Programmer
6 10 (10.42%) Software Programmer
7 6 (6.25%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (6.25%) GUI Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (63.54%) CSS
1 61 (63.54%) HTML
1 61 (63.54%) JSON
1 61 (63.54%) XML
1 61 (63.54%) XSLT
2 43 (44.79%) REST
2 43 (44.79%) Web Services
3 24 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 20 (20.83%) MFC
5 18 (18.75%) .NET
5 18 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 14 (14.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 14 (14.58%) STL
7 10 (10.42%) DirectX
7 10 (10.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.04%) Ajax
8 1 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 29 (30.21%) Visualisation
3 10 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.42%) Physics
4 3 (3.13%) Online Games
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (83.33%) OOD
2 77 (80.21%) Multithreading
3 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (76.04%) Software Engineering
5 61 (63.54%) TDD
6 43 (44.79%) OOA/OOD
7 29 (30.21%) Data Visualisation
8 24 (25.00%) OO
9 19 (19.79%) UML
10 10 (10.42%) 3D Programming
10 10 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.08%) Analytics
12 2 (2.08%) Data Acquisition
12 2 (2.08%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.08%) Pay per click
12 2 (2.08%) Product Marketing
12 2 (2.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 91 (94.79%) C++
2 71 (73.96%) C#
3 62 (64.58%) JavaScript
4 61 (63.54%) Java
5 43 (44.79%) SQL
6 10 (10.42%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (3.13%) XenApp
1 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
1 3 (3.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) Citrix
1 3 (3.13%) HP
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