The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 59 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.24% 3.05% 1.45%
As % of the General category 0.91% 10.48% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Surrey

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

General Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
110 105 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 26.32% 29.09% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 90 93 156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Games
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Games Salary Trend in Woking

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter