Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 145 187
Rank change year-on-year +34 +42 -34
Permanent jobs citing Games 55 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.92% 0.89% 0.36%
As % of the General category 5.18% 2.18% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 40 24
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -13.51% +42.31%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £62,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,062 1,190 1,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 36.99% 40.60% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 764 954 1,158
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +18 28 £47,500 +18.75% 9
High Wycombe - 24 £37,500 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £47,500 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £22,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £37,500 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 46 (83.64%) C#
1 46 (83.64%) .NET
2 45 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 45 (81.82%) MVC
2 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (78.18%) WCF
4 43 (78.18%) BDD
4 43 (78.18%) Web Application Development
4 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 43 (78.18%) TDD
5 42 (76.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 24 (43.64%) OO
8 23 (41.82%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (40.00%) CQRS
9 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 22 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (40.00%) RESTful
9 22 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 22 (40.00%) Internet
10 21 (38.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
11 20 (36.36%) Node.js
11 20 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (36.36%) Code First Entity Framework
11 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 20 (36.36%) NoSQL

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 42 (76.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) .NET Developer
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (5.45%) Designer
2 3 (5.45%) Graphic Designer
2 3 (5.45%) UX Designer
2 3 (5.45%) Web Designer
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Developer
3 1 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
3 1 (1.82%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (1.82%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (1.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) .NET
2 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 43 (78.18%) WCF
4 22 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 22 (40.00%) RESTful
5 21 (38.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (36.36%) Code First Entity Framework
6 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 20 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (36.36%) Node.js
7 4 (7.27%) CSS
8 3 (5.45%) HTML
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
2 3 (5.45%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) CCTV
3 2 (3.64%) EPoS
3 2 (3.64%) Xbox
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (81.82%) MVC
2 43 (78.18%) BDD
2 43 (78.18%) TDD
2 43 (78.18%) Web Application Development
3 24 (43.64%) OO
4 22 (40.00%) CQRS
4 22 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (5.45%) Content Development
5 3 (5.45%) Web Design
6 2 (3.64%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.64%) Microservices
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
6 2 (3.64%) SOLID
7 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.82%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL
7 1 (1.82%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (1.82%) ConnectWise
2 1 (1.82%) Juniper
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) TippingPoint