The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Middlesex
Rank - 28 31
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.12% 2.13%
As % of the General category - 2.99% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 Middlesex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26 67 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 26.80% 37.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 62 57
Median salary £49,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.47% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £39,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £71,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Games
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for Games in Middlesex

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk