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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 67 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 48 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.57% 2.11% 0.92%
As % of the General category 8.71% 4.80% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 11
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
551 500 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 41.03% 43.86% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 511 431 414
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +4 25 £45,000 - 1
Horsham +5 21 £35,000 - 1
Worthing +3 1 £33,500 -21.17%
Crawley - 1 £57,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 102 (96.23%) C++
2 89 (83.96%) OOD
3 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (79.25%) Multithreading
5 83 (78.30%) Software Engineering
6 77 (72.64%) C#
7 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
8 68 (64.15%) HTML
8 68 (64.15%) CSS
8 68 (64.15%) XML
9 67 (63.21%) XSLT
9 67 (63.21%) Java
9 67 (63.21%) JSON
9 67 (63.21%) TDD
10 48 (45.28%) SQL
11 47 (44.34%) Web Services
11 47 (44.34%) OOA/OOD
11 47 (44.34%) REST
12 38 (35.85%) Degree
13 36 (33.96%) Computer Science
14 31 (29.25%) Visualisation
14 31 (29.25%) Data Visualisation
15 28 (26.42%) OO
16 27 (25.47%) OpenGL
17 26 (24.53%) Visual Studio
17 26 (24.53%) MFC
18 22 (20.75%) UML
19 21 (19.81%) .NET
20 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
20 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework

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 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (56.60%) Software Engineer
2 43 (40.57%) Developer
3 42 (39.62%) Software Developer
4 22 (20.75%) C++ Developer
4 22 (20.75%) C++ Software Developer
5 21 (19.81%) C# Developer
6 20 (18.87%) C# Software Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Senior C# Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Senior Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Senior Software Developer
6 20 (18.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (12.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) C++ Programmer
8 9 (8.49%) Graphics Programmer
8 9 (8.49%) Programmer
8 9 (8.49%) Software Programmer
9 8 (7.55%) C++ GUI Developer
9 8 (7.55%) GUI Developer
10 2 (1.89%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.15%) CSS
1 68 (64.15%) HTML
1 68 (64.15%) XML
2 67 (63.21%) JSON
2 67 (63.21%) XSLT
3 47 (44.34%) REST
3 47 (44.34%) Web Services
4 27 (25.47%) OpenGL
5 26 (24.53%) MFC
6 21 (19.81%) .NET
7 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 18 (16.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 18 (16.98%) STL
9 9 (8.49%) DirectX
9 9 (8.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (4.72%) Ajax
11 4 (3.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 31 (29.25%) Visualisation
3 10 (9.43%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.49%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (8.49%) Physics
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (83.96%) OOD
2 86 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (79.25%) Multithreading
4 83 (78.30%) Software Engineering
5 67 (63.21%) TDD
6 47 (44.34%) OOA/OOD
7 31 (29.25%) Data Visualisation
8 28 (26.42%) OO
9 22 (20.75%) UML
10 9 (8.49%) 3D Programming
10 9 (8.49%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.89%) Analytics
12 2 (1.89%) Data Acquisition
12 2 (1.89%) Data Analysis
12 2 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.89%) Pay per click
12 2 (1.89%) Product Marketing
12 2 (1.89%) SEO
13 1 (0.94%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (96.23%) C++
2 77 (72.64%) C#
3 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
4 67 (63.21%) Java
5 48 (45.28%) SQL
6 9 (8.49%) HLSL
7 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (35.85%) Degree
2 13 (12.26%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.94%) XenApp
1 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (0.94%) Citrix
1 1 (0.94%) HP
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago