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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 53 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 55 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.46% 0.98% 1.62%
As % of the General category 13.38% 3.56% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 26
Median salary £41,250 £46,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,708 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
411 393 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.36% 27.52% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 335 471
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 26 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 36 (40.45%) Java
2 28 (31.46%) Life Science
3 23 (25.84%) C#
3 23 (25.84%) Scrum
4 22 (24.72%) HTML
4 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.72%) CSS
5 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
5 20 (22.47%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (20.22%) High Availability
7 17 (19.10%) Degree
8 16 (17.98%) Finance
8 16 (17.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.85%) ERP
9 15 (16.85%) UML
9 15 (16.85%) Kanban
10 14 (15.73%) Web Development
10 14 (15.73%) C++
11 13 (14.61%) Web Services
11 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
11 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
12 11 (12.36%) Selenium
12 11 (12.36%) SQL
12 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
13 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
13 9 (10.11%) CSS3
13 9 (10.11%) HTML5
14 8 (8.99%) Magento
14 8 (8.99%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.37%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (8.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Selenium
3 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.99%) HP UFT
3 8 (8.99%) JBehave
3 8 (8.99%) Ranorex
3 8 (8.99%) RSpec
3 8 (8.99%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
4 5 (5.62%) JUnit
4 5 (5.62%) Maven
4 5 (5.62%) Mockito
5 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 8 (8.99%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Lead Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Systems Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.74%) Games Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Games Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Junior
6 6 (6.74%) Lead C# Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) CSS
1 22 (24.72%) HTML
2 16 (17.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 13 (14.61%) Web Services
4 9 (10.11%) CSS3
4 9 (10.11%) HTML5
5 8 (8.99%) Ajax
5 8 (8.99%) RESTful
6 5 (5.62%) Spring
7 3 (3.37%) Grails
7 3 (3.37%) HEVC
8 2 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.25%) DHTML
8 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) JSON
8 2 (2.25%) XML
9 1 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.12%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.12%) STL
9 1 (1.12%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.46%) Life Science
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.49%) Biology
4 3 (3.37%) CCTV
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) STB
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) DTV
6 1 (1.12%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Scrum
2 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.22%) High Availability
4 15 (16.85%) ERP
4 15 (16.85%) Kanban
4 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
4 15 (16.85%) UML
5 14 (15.73%) Web Development
6 8 (8.99%) API Testing
6 8 (8.99%) BDD
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.99%) DevOps
6 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.99%) Logistics
6 8 (8.99%) OOP
6 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.99%) Web Design
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
8 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Java
2 23 (25.84%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) C++
5 11 (12.36%) SQL
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 4 (4.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.37%) C
8 3 (3.37%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe
2 2 (2.25%) Google
2 2 (2.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.12%) Perforce
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