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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 91 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.69% 0.19% -
As % of the General category 2.12% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
425 501 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 32.62% 46.82% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 361 374 473
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 19 September 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
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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 - 1
Swindon +2 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (77.78%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) CQRS
2 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) OSCP
3 2 (22.22%) OSCE
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Creative Director
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Debian
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (66.67%) BDD
1 6 (66.67%) CQRS
1 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Design
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) OSCP
1 2 (22.22%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago