The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 88 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.16% 0.39% 0.97%
As % of the General category 3.19% 0.90% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £38,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

General Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
408 444 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.30% 42.94% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 336 362 382
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Games
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Wiltshire region.

Games Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Games
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Chippenham - 6 £42,500 -
Salisbury - 6 £45,000 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (81.82%) OO
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Internet
3 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) WCF
3 12 (54.55%) Domain-Driven Design
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) CQRS
3 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 6 (27.27%) SEO
6 6 (27.27%) WordPress
6 6 (27.27%) nginx
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
8 3 (13.64%) Banking

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) WordPress
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
General
1 7 (31.82%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 4 (18.18%) Web Team Leader
6 3 (13.64%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Creative Director
8 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) WCF
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Animation
1 1 (4.55%) Physics
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Debian
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) OO
2 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) Domain-Driven Design
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
2 12 (54.55%) CQRS
2 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) SEO
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) UX Design
6 1 (4.55%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CEH
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) OSCP
1 2 (9.09%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe