The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 214 273
Rank change year-on-year +9 +59  
Permanent jobs citing Games 193 258 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.42% 1.03%
As % of the General category 3.81% 4.02% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 166 219 173
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5065 6417 7957
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.45% 35.21% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3948 5253 6123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Games
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Games in the South East

Games
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in the South East

Games
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 55 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Surrey +28 36 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Buckinghamshire -5 25 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hampshire +7 24 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +24 18 £49,500 +16.47% 4
Kent +3 14 £35,000 -10.25%
West Sussex -38 12 £33,750 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +8 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Games
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Games.

1 127 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (37.18%) C#
3 115 (36.86%) SQL Server
4 105 (33.65%) MVC
5 96 (30.77%) .NET
6 87 (27.88%) ASP.NET
6 87 (27.88%) TDD
7 80 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 80 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (23.08%) WCF
9 69 (22.12%) BDD
9 69 (22.12%) Web Application Development
10 67 (21.47%) HTML
11 63 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 62 (19.87%) OO
13 55 (17.63%) CSS
14 53 (16.99%) Domain-Driven Design
15 52 (16.67%) Degree
16 51 (16.35%) Internet
16 51 (16.35%) Greenfield Project
17 50 (16.03%) SQL
18 49 (15.71%) Linux
18 49 (15.71%) Git (software)
19 48 (15.38%) Java
20 47 (15.06%) CQRS
20 47 (15.06%) AngularJS
21 46 (14.74%) SQL Server 2016
22 42 (13.46%) PHP
23 40 (12.82%) C++
24 38 (12.18%) HTML5

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.24%) Apache
3 6 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.60%) WordPress
5 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.96%) Maya
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.32%) Houdini
5 1 (0.32%) MotionBuilder
5 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.56%) Google Play
4 6 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.28%) AdWords
5 4 (1.28%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.64%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.35%) Internet
2 16 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.56%) Firewall
4 6 (1.92%) LAN
5 5 (1.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.64%) ATM
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) AMQP
7 1 (0.32%) Broadband
7 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 38 (12.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 31 (9.94%) MySQL
5 19 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.49%) Big Data
7 12 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.56%) GIS
10 8 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.92%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.28%) Cloudera CDH
13 4 (1.28%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.28%) Pentaho
13 4 (1.28%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.85%) Selenium
4 11 (3.53%) Maven
5 10 (3.21%) Ant
5 10 (3.21%) Subversion
6 9 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.92%) JMeter
8 6 (1.92%) NUnit
9 5 (1.60%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.28%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.28%) Moq
10 4 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.96%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.96%) JIRA
11 3 (0.96%) QUnit
11 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (11.22%) Marketing
2 23 (7.37%) Finance
3 18 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.49%) Electronics
5 13 (4.17%) Banking
5 13 (4.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) French Language
7 2 (0.64%) German Language
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (53.21%) Developer
2 82 (26.28%) .NET Developer
3 21 (6.73%) C# Developer
4 20 (6.41%) Analyst
5 19 (6.09%) Graduate
5 19 (6.09%) Web Developer
6 18 (5.77%) Junior
6 18 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 17 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 17 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.85%) IT Support
11 12 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.85%) Security Engineer
11 12 (3.85%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
12 11 (3.53%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.77%) .NET
2 87 (27.88%) ASP.NET
3 80 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 72 (23.08%) WCF
5 67 (21.47%) HTML
6 63 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 55 (17.63%) CSS
8 47 (15.06%) AngularJS
9 38 (12.18%) HTML5
10 34 (10.90%) RESTful
11 31 (9.94%) KnockoutJS
12 29 (9.29%) CSS3
13 25 (8.01%) jQuery
14 23 (7.37%) Web Services
15 22 (7.05%) .NET Framework
16 21 (6.73%) Node.js
16 21 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (5.45%) Entity Framework
18 15 (4.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.35%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (12.18%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.33%) User Experience
4 20 (6.41%) Online Games
5 18 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 16 (5.13%) Xbox
8 14 (4.49%) PlayStation
9 11 (3.53%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.56%) Animation
10 8 (2.56%) iPhone
10 8 (2.56%) Social Media
11 7 (2.24%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.92%) Kinect
13 5 (1.60%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.96%) iPad
14 3 (0.96%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.71%) Linux
2 36 (11.54%) Windows
3 19 (6.09%) Android
4 15 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.24%) CentOS
7 5 (1.60%) Unix
8 4 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.65%) MVC
3 87 (27.88%) TDD
4 69 (22.12%) BDD
4 69 (22.12%) Web Application Development
5 62 (19.87%) OO
6 53 (16.99%) Domain-Driven Design
7 47 (15.06%) CQRS
8 35 (11.22%) Web Development
9 34 (10.90%) Game Development
10 28 (8.97%) Mathematics
11 27 (8.65%) Software Engineering
12 26 (8.33%) Analytics
13 22 (7.05%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (6.41%) OOP
15 18 (5.77%) Scrum
15 18 (5.77%) SIEM
15 18 (5.77%) Test Automation
16 17 (5.45%) DevOps
17 16 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 116 (37.18%) C#
2 80 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 50 (16.03%) SQL
4 48 (15.38%) Java
5 42 (13.46%) PHP
6 40 (12.82%) C++
7 18 (5.77%) Ruby
8 13 (4.17%) Python
8 13 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.21%) C
11 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.92%) F#
11 6 (1.92%) R
12 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.28%) Groovy
13 4 (1.28%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.32%) GLSL
14 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (16.67%) Degree
2 16 (5.13%) CISSP
3 11 (3.53%) PhD
4 8 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.92%) MCP
5 6 (1.92%) MCSE
5 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.60%) CCNA
6 5 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.60%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (1.60%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (1.28%) CEH
7 4 (1.28%) GCIA
8 2 (0.64%) ISEB
8 2 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
9 1 (0.32%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.53%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) GPG13
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.28%) Docker
3 3 (0.96%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) Kibana
2 4 (1.28%) Oozie
2 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.28%) Terraform
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Grafana
4 2 (0.64%) Graphite
4 2 (0.64%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (9.62%) Google
2 15 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.49%) LogRhythm
4 13 (4.17%) Adobe
5 12 (3.85%) Facebook
6 6 (1.92%) Twitter
7 5 (1.60%) Sony
8 4 (1.28%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.28%) Apple
8 4 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle
8 4 (1.28%) Perforce
8 4 (1.28%) Talend
9 3 (0.96%) New Relic
10 2 (0.64%) HP
10 2 (0.64%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 2 (0.64%) Tableau
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Weybridge
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