Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 59 88
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.89% 3.68% 0.58%
As % of the General category 6.20% 9.96% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 5
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -39.13% +35.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £53,750 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 258 281 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 30.53% 36.93% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 210 257 238
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,500 £75,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Sony
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Presales
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (25.00%) Django

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 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
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 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (6.25%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Gradle
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) C++ Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) Celery
2 4 (25.00%) Django
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) TensorFlow
3 3 (18.75%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
4 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) DirectX
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Animation
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Presales
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Game Development
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) R
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Lua
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Sony
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Google