Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 98 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 +49
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 26 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.82% 1.45% 2.83%
As % of the General category 7.61% 6.07% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 27
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -17.65%
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 473 428 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 23.97% 23.86% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 405 363 567
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in East Sussex

Games
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Games in East Sussex

Games
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in East Sussex over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in East Sussex

Games
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Brighton +2 36 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Games
South East

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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) SQL
4 25 (69.44%) Docker
5 21 (58.33%) Kubernetes
6 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
7 18 (50.00%) High Availability
7 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (44.44%) Game Development
9 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (27.78%) C++
11 6 (16.67%) Android
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) Java
14 3 (8.33%) iPhone
14 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (8.33%) Spring
14 3 (8.33%) Online Games
14 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 3 (8.33%) Android Development
14 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
14 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
14 3 (8.33%) Microservices
14 3 (8.33%) .NET Core

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 2 (5.56%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) Google Play
4 1 (2.78%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Games Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Games Developer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) cocos2d
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) LINQ
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) lodash
5 1 (2.78%) Redux
5 1 (2.78%) RxJS
5 1 (2.78%) Sass
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Online Games
2 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) HoloLens
2 2 (5.56%) Kinect
2 2 (5.56%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) High Availability
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (44.44%) Game Development
3 3 (8.33%) Android Development
3 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.33%) Microservices
3 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) OOP
4 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) OOD
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
2 2 (5.56%) Perforce
2 2 (5.56%) Samsung
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk