Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 77 110
Rank change year-on-year -48 +33 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.52% 2.67% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.86% 7.60% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 11
Southampton median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -8.50%
10th Percentile £39,500 £32,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £90,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year +12.67% +42.86% -25.00%

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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 485 434 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.08% 35.08% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 414 332 393
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,325 £26,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Southampton

Games
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Games in Southampton

Games
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) SOLID
3 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (44.44%) InfluxDB
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Service Design
3 4 (44.44%) gRPC
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Redis
3 4 (44.44%) Go
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) GCP
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) EPoS
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) JSON

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) InfluxDB
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) Redis
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) gRPC
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Service Design
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) SOLID
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Go
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ada
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GCP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft