Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.63% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the General category 5.29% 2.07% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 5
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,075 £34,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £39,325 £43,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.51% +1.76% +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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 340 387 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 30.74% 35.90% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 272 334 332
Dorset median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £85,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -3.41% +6.67% +3.13%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Dorset

Games
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Games in Dorset

Games
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bournemouth +24 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Poole - 1 £30,000 -
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (77.78%) WCF
4 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (77.78%) TDD
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 14 (77.78%) OO
4 14 (77.78%) Internet
4 14 (77.78%) BDD
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 14 (77.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (77.78%) CQRS
4 14 (77.78%) Web Application Development
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) CMS
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 14 (77.78%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) BDD
2 14 (77.78%) CQRS
2 14 (77.78%) Domain-Driven Design
2 14 (77.78%) OO
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 14 (77.78%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Generation
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore