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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 112 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.19% 1.31%
As % of the General category 3.17% 3.65% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 17
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
882 740 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.94% 32.57% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 671 610 723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 25 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Peterborough +1 1 £28,500 -18.57%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 32 (49.23%) PHP
3 29 (44.62%) Python
4 27 (41.54%) HTML
5 24 (36.92%) Apache
5 24 (36.92%) Linux
6 22 (33.85%) Web Services
7 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (32.31%) NoSQL
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
9 17 (26.15%) OO
10 15 (23.08%) CSS
11 14 (21.54%) OOD
12 11 (16.92%) MySQL
12 11 (16.92%) Adobe
12 11 (16.92%) Marketing
13 10 (15.38%) Publishing
13 10 (15.38%) Java
13 10 (15.38%) Windows
13 10 (15.38%) HTML5
14 9 (13.85%) WebKit
14 9 (13.85%) Lua
14 9 (13.85%) Online Games
14 9 (13.85%) Mac OS
15 8 (12.31%) Software Deployment
15 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture
16 7 (10.77%) Social Media
16 7 (10.77%) Budget Control
16 7 (10.77%) Twitter
16 7 (10.77%) Campaign Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (36.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.92%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.54%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
1 3 (4.62%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) WATIR
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) JMeter
2 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.54%) Grunt
3 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (16.92%) Marketing
2 10 (15.38%) Publishing
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Marketing Director
4 6 (9.23%) Junior
4 6 (9.23%) GUI Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Junior Developer
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Games Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Programmer
8 2 (3.08%) Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Graphics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) HTML
2 22 (33.85%) Web Services
3 15 (23.08%) CSS
4 10 (15.38%) HTML5
5 9 (13.85%) WebKit
6 5 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (4.62%) Flash
8 2 (3.08%) .NET
8 2 (3.08%) J2EE
8 2 (3.08%) DirectX
9 1 (1.54%) REST
9 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.54%) Swing
9 1 (1.54%) JDBC
9 1 (1.54%) Spring
9 1 (1.54%) Ajax
9 1 (1.54%) Java EE
9 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Online Games
2 7 (10.77%) Social Media
3 6 (9.23%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.62%) Physics
7 2 (3.08%) Statistics
7 2 (3.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.08%) Xbox
8 1 (1.54%) 3D Printing
8 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.54%) Open Source
8 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 9 (13.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) OO
2 14 (21.54%) OOD
3 8 (12.31%) Software Deployment
3 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture
4 7 (10.77%) Budget Control
4 7 (10.77%) Campaign Management
4 7 (10.77%) Social Media Monitoring
5 4 (6.15%) Web Development
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.62%) Analytics
6 3 (4.62%) OOP
6 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.08%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 32 (49.23%) PHP
3 29 (44.62%) Python
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Java
6 9 (13.85%) Lua
7 7 (10.77%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (10.77%) ActionScript
8 6 (9.23%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) C
10 1 (1.54%) R
10 1 (1.54%) C#
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Adobe
2 7 (10.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.08%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) Talend
4 1 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Omniture
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago