Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Kent > Canterbury
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - +25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canterbury 14.81% - 7.46%
As % of the General category 42.11% - 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Canterbury median annual salary £35,000 - £30,000
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -26.32%

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 Canterbury with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Canterbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 19 14 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canterbury 35.19% 38.89% 61.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 40
Canterbury median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £19,500 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,050 £41,250 £41,250
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -8.05%

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 26 July 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 Canterbury region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Online Games
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Game Development
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) LESS
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 8 (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:

Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (100.00%) LESS
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 8 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check