Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 102 113
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.60% 1.66% 1.04%
As % of the General category 1.94% 6.06% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 9
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +93.18% -18.52%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £48,600 £43,750 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -25.88%

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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 360 429 439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 30.80% 27.46% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 320 397 330
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
Hampshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,600
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.52% +2.59%

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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) React
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) GCP

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 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) git-flow
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Go
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet