The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 109 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Online Games
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
830 666 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.62% 43.19% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 599 559 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Online Games
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Cambridge

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Budget Control
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media
2 7 (77.78%) Twitter
2 7 (77.78%) Campaign Management
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing Director
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Budget Control
1 7 (77.78%) Campaign Management
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce