The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 76 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.15% 1.22% 1.52%
As % of the General category 6.53% 4.50% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 19
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
383 378 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.90% 27.02% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 315 303 474
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £29,660
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Games
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Games Salary Trend in Cambridge

Games
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Games.

1 30 (37.04%) Life Science
2 27 (33.33%) HTML
2 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.33%) CSS
3 21 (25.93%) Java
4 20 (24.69%) Finance
4 20 (24.69%) Web Development
4 20 (24.69%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (22.22%) Degree
6 15 (18.52%) ERP
6 15 (18.52%) C++
7 14 (17.28%) C#
7 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.28%) HTML5
8 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.81%) Web Services
9 12 (14.81%) Selenium
9 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
11 10 (12.35%) Web Design
11 10 (12.35%) SQL
11 10 (12.35%) QA
11 10 (12.35%) Magento
11 10 (12.35%) CSS3
11 10 (12.35%) DevOps
12 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.11%) Scrum
12 9 (11.11%) PHP
13 8 (9.88%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (12.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 12 (14.81%) Selenium
2 8 (9.88%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.88%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.88%) JBehave
2 8 (9.88%) Ranorex
2 8 (9.88%) RSpec
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) JUnit
3 4 (4.94%) Maven
3 4 (4.94%) Mockito
4 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.41%) Junior
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.17%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Test Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) CSS
1 27 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (17.28%) HTML5
3 12 (14.81%) Web Services
4 10 (12.35%) CSS3
5 8 (9.88%) Ajax
6 7 (8.64%) RESTful
7 6 (7.41%) jQuery
8 4 (4.94%) .NET
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.94%) Grails
8 4 (4.94%) Spring
9 3 (3.70%) HEVC
10 2 (2.47%) DHTML
10 2 (2.47%) JSON
10 2 (2.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.47%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (2.47%) XML
11 1 (1.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Life Science
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Biology
3 3 (3.70%) CCTV
3 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) STB
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Web Development
2 15 (18.52%) ERP
3 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.35%) DevOps
4 10 (12.35%) Web Design
5 9 (11.11%) Scrum
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) API Testing
6 8 (9.88%) BDD
6 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.88%) Logistics
6 8 (9.88%) OOP
6 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.17%) High Availability
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
10 4 (4.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.93%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) C++
4 14 (17.28%) C#
5 10 (12.35%) SQL
6 9 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (4.94%) Groovy
8 3 (3.70%) C
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Google
1 4 (4.94%) Rackspace
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe
3 2 (2.47%) Perforce
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ECM Selection
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