Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 112 140
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.90% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the General category 5.11% 3.04% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 36
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £20,313
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,625
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +23.08%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 568 493 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 37.12% 30.45% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 427 713
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £61,750 £59,350
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) MVC
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
4 18 (62.07%) RESTful
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (62.07%) AngularJS
5 16 (55.17%) TDD
6 15 (51.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (51.72%) BDD
6 15 (51.72%) Web Application Development
6 15 (51.72%) WCF
6 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (48.28%) Code First Entity Framework
7 14 (48.28%) Ruby
7 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
7 14 (48.28%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
7 14 (48.28%) Entity Framework
7 14 (48.28%) Node.js
7 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Designer
2 4 (13.79%) Graphic Designer
2 4 (13.79%) UX Designer
2 4 (13.79%) Web Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Azure Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
2 18 (62.07%) AngularJS
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (62.07%) RESTful
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 15 (51.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (51.72%) WCF
4 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (48.28%) Code First Entity Framework
4 14 (48.28%) Entity Framework
4 14 (48.28%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (48.28%) Node.js
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Core
5 4 (13.79%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) NHibernate
5 4 (13.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) e-Learning
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.79%) Graphic Design
1 4 (13.79%) iPad
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Online Games
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) MVC
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
4 15 (51.72%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Content Development
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) SOLID
6 4 (13.79%) Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint