Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 94 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 +47
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.06% 1.59% 3.31%
As % of the General category 9.86% 7.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 26
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +51.72% -14.71%
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -17.65%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 365 322 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 20.86% 21.28% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 314 261 448
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +17.33%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Brighton

Games
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Games in Brighton

Games
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Brighton over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Games.

1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) SQL
4 25 (69.44%) Docker
5 21 (58.33%) Kubernetes
6 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
7 18 (50.00%) High Availability
7 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (44.44%) Game Development
9 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (27.78%) C++
11 6 (16.67%) Android
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) Java
14 3 (8.33%) iPhone
14 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (8.33%) Spring
14 3 (8.33%) Online Games
14 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 3 (8.33%) Android Development
14 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
14 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
14 3 (8.33%) Microservices
14 3 (8.33%) .NET Core

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 2 (5.56%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) Google Play
4 1 (2.78%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Games Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Games Developer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) cocos2d
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) LINQ
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) lodash
5 1 (2.78%) Redux
5 1 (2.78%) RxJS
5 1 (2.78%) Sass
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Online Games
2 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) HoloLens
2 2 (5.56%) Kinect
2 2 (5.56%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) High Availability
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (44.44%) Game Development
3 3 (8.33%) Android Development
3 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.33%) Microservices
3 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) OOP
4 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) OOD
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
2 2 (5.56%) Perforce
2 2 (5.56%) Samsung
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk