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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 85 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.98% 0.78% 1.54%
As % of the General category 6.03% 2.75% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 116 255 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 16.20% 28.24% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 102 237 220
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £83,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) CQRS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Bugzilla
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Bugzilla
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Trainee
5 1 (6.67%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Trainee Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) CQRS
3 7 (46.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA