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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 77 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 55 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.87% 0.77% 1.44%
As % of the General category 9.70% 2.92% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 31
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
567 548 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.59% 26.26% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 465 464 594
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Games
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +38 53 £42,500 -8.10% 6
Peterborough - 1 £22,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 35 (38.46%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) Life Science
3 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.27%) HTML
3 23 (25.27%) CSS
4 22 (24.18%) C#
4 22 (24.18%) Scrum
5 20 (21.98%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
7 18 (19.78%) Degree
8 17 (18.68%) Finance
8 17 (18.68%) High Availability
9 15 (16.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (16.48%) ERP
9 15 (16.48%) Web Development
10 14 (15.38%) Kanban
10 14 (15.38%) C++
10 14 (15.38%) UML
10 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 13 (14.29%) Web Services
12 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
12 11 (12.09%) SQL
12 11 (12.09%) Selenium
13 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
13 9 (9.89%) Linux
13 9 (9.89%) Magento
13 9 (9.89%) Subversion

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (1.10%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (9.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.59%) MySQL
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Selenium
3 9 (9.89%) Subversion
4 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.79%) HP UFT
4 8 (8.79%) JBehave
4 8 (8.79%) Ranorex
4 8 (8.79%) RSpec
5 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
5 5 (5.49%) JUnit
5 5 (5.49%) Maven
5 5 (5.49%) Mockito
6 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.10%) Grunt
6 1 (1.10%) gulp
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 8 (8.79%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (63.74%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Lead Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Systems Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Junior
6 6 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.59%) Games Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Java Games Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Lead C# Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) CSS
1 23 (25.27%) HTML
2 15 (16.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 13 (14.29%) Web Services
4 9 (9.89%) CSS3
4 9 (9.89%) HTML5
5 8 (8.79%) Ajax
5 8 (8.79%) RESTful
6 5 (5.49%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) Grails
7 3 (3.30%) HEVC
7 3 (3.30%) jQuery
8 2 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.20%) DHTML
8 2 (2.20%) JSON
8 2 (2.20%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (2.20%) XML
9 1 (1.10%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.10%) STL
9 1 (1.10%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Life Science
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Biology
4 3 (3.30%) CCTV
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) STB
5 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.10%) Online Games
6 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Unix
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Scrum
2 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
3 17 (18.68%) High Availability
4 15 (16.48%) ERP
4 15 (16.48%) Web Development
5 14 (15.38%) Kanban
5 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.38%) UML
6 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.79%) API Testing
7 8 (8.79%) BDD
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.79%) DevOps
7 8 (8.79%) Logistics
7 8 (8.79%) OOP
7 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) Web Design
8 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.59%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) Java
2 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) C#
4 14 (15.38%) C++
5 11 (12.09%) SQL
6 8 (8.79%) PHP
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe
2 2 (2.20%) Google
2 2 (2.20%) Perforce
2 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Gregory James
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 plus extensive ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagex Limited
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jagex Limited
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago