Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 83 68
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +33
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.96% 1.31% 1.96%
As % of the General category 3.15% 4.35% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 11
Guildford median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £47,625 £26,375 £18,500
90th Percentile £58,875 £62,125 £50,000
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -

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 286 253 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 30.65% 30.08% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 205 164
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £60,000
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 (77.78%) Game Development
1 7 (77.78%) Unreal Engine
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (66.67%) Typography
2 6 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 6 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 6 (66.67%) Web Design
2 6 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow

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 6 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Games Artist
2 1 (11.11%) Audio Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UI Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 6 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Game Development
2 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
2 6 (66.67%) Typography
2 6 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Server Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) VMware