Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 204 248
Rank change year-on-year -18 +44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 40 69 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.62% 1.01% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.05% 3.04% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 24
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% -6.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £56,500 £55,000
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 Hampshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1954 2271 2341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.44% 33.29% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 1830 1775
Hampshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Hampshire

Games
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Hampshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Hampshire

Games
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +9 16 £40,000 -5.88%
Southampton -35 7 £55,000 +33.74% 2
Portsmouth - 4 £27,500 - 4
Havant - 2 £18,500 -
Winchester - 2 £70,000 -
Farnborough +2 1 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Eastleigh -3 1 £50,000 -
Fareham -6 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) .NET
3 13 (32.50%) Ruby
3 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 11 (27.50%) C#
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) Internet
6 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.00%) WCF
6 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (22.50%) Unix
7 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 8 (20.00%) CSS
8 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (17.50%) C++
9 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
10 6 (15.00%) User Experience
10 6 (15.00%) React

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) OSPF
2 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (10.00%) InfluxDB
4 4 (10.00%) Redis
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) git-flow
3 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
1 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.00%) WCF
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (22.50%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (15.00%) React
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.00%) gRPC
8 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.00%) MSMQ
8 4 (10.00%) RESTful
8 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (15.00%) High Availability
7 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (15.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (15.00%) OOP
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (15.00%) Physics
8 5 (12.50%) CQRS
8 5 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Microservices
9 4 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Ruby
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) Go
7 4 (10.00%) F#
8 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 3 (7.50%) Python
9 2 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (5.00%) Java
9 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.50%) Ada
10 1 (2.50%) C
10 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Kibana
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Rancher
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Arista
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto