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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 71 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.53% 1.76% 0.72%
As % of the General category 5.05% 4.65% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 5
Median salary £30,000 £33,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.77% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £28,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £73,600
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 Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 99 258 223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 30.37% 37.89% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 127 207
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Maya
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Game Development
3 2 (16.67%) G Suite
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
3 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maya
2 1 (8.33%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior
1 5 (41.67%) Junior Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Animator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Artist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) PlayStation
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Game Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Polycom
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Dell