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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 96 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.07% 1.73% 0.089%
As % of the General category 2.65% 4.66% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
528 451 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 40.27% 37.06% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 447 380 306
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Horsham +11 11 £35,000 +40.00%
Worthing 0 3 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) C++
2 31 (64.58%) Software Engineering
2 31 (64.58%) Computer Science
3 24 (50.00%) Degree
4 21 (43.75%) OOD
5 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (39.58%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) MFC
6 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
7 17 (35.42%) Visualisation
7 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
8 13 (27.08%) jQuery
8 13 (27.08%) UML
8 13 (27.08%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (22.92%) PhD
10 11 (22.92%) C#
11 10 (20.83%) OpenGL
12 9 (18.75%) Java
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.75%) Google
12 9 (18.75%) Android
12 9 (18.75%) iPhone
12 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
13 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 8 (16.67%) Web Development
13 8 (16.67%) Web Services
13 8 (16.67%) HTML
14 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.58%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) C++ Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Graduate
4 8 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) Graphics Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) MFC
2 13 (27.08%) jQuery
3 10 (20.83%) OpenGL
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) Sass
5 7 (14.58%) LESS
6 6 (12.50%) STL
6 6 (12.50%) XHTML
6 6 (12.50%) .NET
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.50%) Ajax
6 6 (12.50%) WCF
6 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Ninject
6 6 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (8.33%) DirectX
7 4 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (64.58%) Computer Science
2 17 (35.42%) Visualisation
3 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (18.75%) iPhone
4 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Software Engineering
2 21 (43.75%) OOD
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
5 13 (27.08%) UML
5 13 (27.08%) OO
6 8 (16.67%) Web Development
6 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) 3D Programming
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) C++
2 11 (22.92%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) HLSL
6 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Google
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