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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 89 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% 1.51% 1.06%
As % of the General category 3.30% 6.30% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 13
Median salary £34,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £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
394 349 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.16% 23.95% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 300 292 489
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (39.62%) HTML
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
1 21 (39.62%) CSS
1 21 (39.62%) Web Development
2 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) Life Science
3 16 (30.19%) HTML5
4 15 (28.30%) Degree
5 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
5 11 (20.75%) C++
6 10 (18.87%) Web Design
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) Magento
6 10 (18.87%) QA
6 10 (18.87%) DevOps
7 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.98%) C#
7 9 (16.98%) PHP
7 9 (16.98%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) CSS3
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.21%) MVC
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
9 7 (13.21%) .NET

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 4 (7.55%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.66%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Magento
2 6 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Web Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) UI Developer
4 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.21%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Web UI Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
6 4 (7.55%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Image Processing Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) CSS
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 16 (30.19%) HTML5
3 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 8 (15.09%) CSS3
5 7 (13.21%) .NET
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.55%) RESTful
7 3 (5.66%) HEVC
8 2 (3.77%) DHTML
8 2 (3.77%) Grails
8 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 2 (3.77%) XML
9 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.89%) Spring
9 1 (1.89%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Life Science
2 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) CCTV
3 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) STB
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Web Development
2 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) DevOps
3 10 (18.87%) Web Design
4 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.21%) MVC
6 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) ERP
7 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.55%) High Availability
9 3 (5.66%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (5.66%) Image Processing
9 3 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.66%) OO
9 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.75%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) Groovy
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Google
1 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Perforce
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