The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.56% - -
As % of the General category 1.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62 118 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 34.64% 45.74% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 52
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,107 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Croydon

Games
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Games in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft