Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Canterbury. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Kent > Canterbury
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canterbury 9.52% - 1.92%
As % of the General category 28.57% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Canterbury median annual salary £37,500 - £28,000
10th Percentile £33,250 - £27,000
90th Percentile £39,750 - £29,000
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 Canterbury with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Canterbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canterbury 33.33% 62.50% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 11
Canterbury median annual salary £35,750 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -1.79% -25.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,348
90th Percentile £46,250 £35,375 £50,000
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% -4.49%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Canterbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Canterbury

Games
Salary Trend in Canterbury

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

Salary trend for Games in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Canterbury region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) cocos2d
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canterbury 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) cocos2d
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce