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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 55 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.62% 0.57% 1.57%
As % of the General category 2.41% 2.24% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £100,000 £39,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+156.41% -32.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
83 134 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 25.78% 25.67% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 120 134
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £28,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Xbox
1 2 (100.00%) Roku
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (100.00%) Chromecast
1 2 (100.00%) Apple TV
1 2 (100.00%) PlayStation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Xbox
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (100.00%) Chromecast
1 2 (100.00%) Apple TV
1 2 (100.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Roku