Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 73 104
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.95% 2.68% 0.78%
As % of the General category 6.08% 7.94% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 9
Guildford median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £76,000 £50,500 £63,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +26.67% -18.92% +2.78%

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 Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 263 252 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 32.00% 33.78% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 215 236 232
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £75,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Guildford

Games
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Games in Guildford

Games
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Guildford over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (43.75%) C++
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Unreal Engine
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Sony
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (25.00%) R
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) GitHub
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) Docker
4 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (25.00%) Celery
4 4 (25.00%) Jupyter
4 4 (25.00%) TensorFlow
4 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 4 (25.00%) Slack

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (25.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maya
1 2 (12.50%) Mudbox
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) Slack
3 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Games Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Maya Artist
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) Celery
2 4 (25.00%) Django
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) TensorFlow
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Animation
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) State Machine
2 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 4 (25.00%) Presales
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Animation
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C++
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) R
4 1 (6.25%) HLSL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Sony
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce