Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 140 182
Rank change year-on-year +23 +42 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.73% 1.25% 0.66%
As % of the General category 4.68% 3.19% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 76 85
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £19,850
90th Percentile £87,000 £56,250 £47,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 1068 1222 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.02% 39.10% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 731 982 1284
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +4 31 £47,500 +18.75% 1
High Wycombe - 11 £37,500 - 1
Marlow -20 6 £42,500 -22.73%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £47,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £37,500 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) .NET
3 29 (58.00%) C#
4 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (54.00%) MVC
6 26 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (46.00%) TDD
8 22 (44.00%) WCF
9 21 (42.00%) BDD
9 21 (42.00%) Web Application Development
9 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (42.00%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (34.00%) OO
11 16 (32.00%) Internet
11 16 (32.00%) CQRS
11 16 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (24.00%) RESTful
12 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
13 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (20.00%) Oracle
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) Scrum
16 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.00%) Degree
16 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (14.00%) Online Games
16 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
4 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 5 (10.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.00%) Impala
4 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.00%) Pentaho
4 5 (10.00%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.00%) Banking
1 5 (10.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Graphic Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) UX Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Web Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Big Data Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Data Manager
5 3 (6.00%) DBA
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (44.00%) WCF
5 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (24.00%) RESTful
7 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.00%) .NET Core
9 6 (12.00%) NHibernate
9 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
10 5 (10.00%) CSS
10 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.00%) HTML
10 5 (10.00%) jQuery
10 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (10.00%) Node.js
11 4 (8.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.00%) iPad
2 7 (14.00%) Online Games
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
5 4 (8.00%) Graphic Design
5 4 (8.00%) NHS
5 4 (8.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.00%) Xbox
7 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
3 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) MVC
3 23 (46.00%) TDD
4 21 (42.00%) BDD
4 21 (42.00%) Web Application Development
5 17 (34.00%) OO
6 16 (32.00%) CQRS
6 16 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) SOLID
9 6 (12.00%) Microservices
10 5 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) ETL
11 4 (8.00%) Content Development
11 4 (8.00%) Web Design
12 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
12 3 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Ruby
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) PMO
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (10.00%) Talend
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) TippingPoint