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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 83 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.88% 0.097% -
As % of the General category 2.44% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
409 413 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.07% 39.94% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 318 336 330
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Swindon -5 5 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Warminster - 1 £21,000 - 1
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Marketing
5 7 (31.82%) WordPress
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 6 (27.27%) SEO
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) nginx
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) CQRS
7 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
7 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
8 4 (18.18%) Windows

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) WordPress
2 6 (27.27%) nginx
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (31.82%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Web Team Leader
5 4 (18.18%) Development Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Software Development Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Havok
6 1 (4.55%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) SEO
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) CQRS
5 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
5 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
5 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) 3D Visualisation
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Game Development
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago