Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.52% 0.72% -
As % of the General category 4.85% 2.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 206 227 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 31.21% 32.71% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 169 209 201
Portsmouth median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £59,050 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Portsmouth

Games
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Games in Portsmouth

Games
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Apache
1 8 (80.00%) NFS
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (80.00%) ZABBIX
1 8 (80.00%) nginx
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Redis
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) HAProxy
1 8 (80.00%) Datadog
1 8 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (80.00%) Grafana
1 8 (80.00%) Web Operations
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (20.00%) Animation
2 2 (20.00%) Photography
2 2 (20.00%) Video Editing

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 8 (80.00%) Apache
1 8 (80.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Datadog
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Redis
General
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Animation
1 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Photography
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
1 2 (20.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
1 8 (80.00%) Web Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Grafana
1 8 (80.00%) HAProxy
1 8 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Autodesk