The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 112 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 1.56% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.85% 4.71% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 23
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,233 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
East of England

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

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
527 806 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.42% 33.02% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 447 594 576
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Games
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Games
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 14 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing 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 Games.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) MySQL
3 12 (34.29%) Internet
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 11 (31.43%) Electronics
4 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 10 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
5 10 (28.57%) Internet of Things
5 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 10 (28.57%) MS Project
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) PMP
5 10 (28.57%) PMI Certification
6 9 (25.71%) Python
6 9 (25.71%) PHP
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
8 7 (20.00%) User Experience
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.00%) OOD
8 7 (20.00%) OO
9 6 (17.14%) C
9 6 (17.14%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) Maya
3 1 (2.86%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.86%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.29%) CouchDB
5 5 (14.29%) MariaDB
5 5 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 11 (31.43%) Electronics
2 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.71%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) POSIX
4 2 (5.71%) Flash
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) DirectX
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 6 (17.14%) Informatics
3 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
3 6 (17.14%) Physics
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Statistics
3 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
4 5 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) 3D Printing
5 2 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.86%) Biology
6 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 10 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) OOD
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (14.29%) Game Theory
6 5 (14.29%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (14.29%) Memory Management
6 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Python
1 9 (25.71%) PHP
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) C
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) Haskell
4 5 (14.29%) Go
4 5 (14.29%) R
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) GLSL
7 1 (2.86%) Delphi
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) PMP
1 10 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) LXC
1 5 (14.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 5 (14.29%) Xen
1 5 (14.29%) KVM
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Pegasus
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