Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 123 147
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 +26
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 1.53% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.77% 4.15% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 65
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,125 £89,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,012 1,037 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.04% 36.86% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 739 697 898
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £25,450 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £66,750 £66,625
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 17 £47,500 +26.67% 5
Aylesbury - 4 £52,500 - 1
Beaconsfield - 4 £35,000 - 2
High Wycombe -4 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £42,500 - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (64.29%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 13 (46.43%) RESTful
6 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 12 (42.86%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (39.29%) WCF
8 10 (35.71%) Ruby
8 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (32.14%) NoSQL
9 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
9 9 (32.14%) Node.js
9 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
9 9 (32.14%) Code First Entity Framework
10 5 (17.86%) C++
11 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.29%) VC++
11 4 (14.29%) Client/Server

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 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Smallworld
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Play
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) ATM
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (32.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) 3D Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Graphics Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
1 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
3 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (39.29%) WCF
5 10 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
6 9 (32.14%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) Node.js
7 4 (14.29%) DirectX
8 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
8 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (10.71%) Spring
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 2 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) Animation
3 2 (7.14%) CCTV
3 2 (7.14%) EPoS
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (60.71%) MVC
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (42.86%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) CAD
5 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) 3D Programming
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) CQRS
7 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) VC++
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) Java 8
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Google
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) SAP