Period
to 17 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 104 111
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 38 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.91% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the General category 8.46% 5.07% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 17
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £37,500 £52,000
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +25.00%

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 449 276 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 22.60% 18.52% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 344 242 477
Brighton median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,725 £23,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Brighton

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

1 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) Web Development
4 15 (39.47%) QA
4 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
4 15 (39.47%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 14 (36.84%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (34.21%) Open Source
6 13 (34.21%) Release Management
6 13 (34.21%) GitHub
6 13 (34.21%) Bitbucket
7 12 (31.58%) SDLC
8 11 (28.95%) Front End Development
8 11 (28.95%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (28.95%) Source Code Analysis
8 11 (28.95%) HTML5
8 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
8 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Code Coverage
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 10 (26.32%) Game Development
10 9 (23.68%) Coaching
10 9 (23.68%) React
11 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 8 (21.05%) Open Source Development
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) MySQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.89%) InDesign
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) GitHub
2 4 (10.53%) Google Play
2 4 (10.53%) npm
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Extranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.53%) gulp
3 4 (10.53%) webpack
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.63%) Gradle
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Developer
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) HTML5
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) React
4 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.42%) CSS3
4 7 (18.42%) Node.js
4 7 (18.42%) Sass
5 6 (15.79%) Jest
6 4 (10.53%) Angular 2
6 4 (10.53%) lodash
6 4 (10.53%) Redux
6 4 (10.53%) RxJS
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) Express
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) koa
7 3 (7.89%) Sails.js
8 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 14 (36.84%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.53%) iPhone
3 4 (10.53%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Blog
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Online Games
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Web Development
2 15 (39.47%) Scrum
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 13 (34.21%) Open Source
4 13 (34.21%) Release Management
5 12 (31.58%) SDLC
6 11 (28.95%) Code Coverage
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (28.95%) Front End Development
6 11 (28.95%) Source Code Analysis
6 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Game Development
8 9 (23.68%) Coaching
9 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 8 (21.05%) Open Source Development
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Google
1 4 (10.53%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) Capita
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce