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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 113 95 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% 1.70% 0.85%
As % of the General category 2.71% 5.87% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 6
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £38,564
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +55.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £33,276 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
442 613 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.31% 28.92% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 350 468 448
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -21 12 £67,500 +12.50% 7
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (73.08%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) C++
7 9 (34.62%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
8 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
8 8 (30.77%) Scala
8 8 (30.77%) User Experience
9 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (23.08%) Computer Vision
10 6 (23.08%) Deep Learning
10 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (23.08%) PhD
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (19.23%) Theano
11 5 (19.23%) Reinforcement Learning
12 4 (15.38%) OpenCV
12 4 (15.38%) Open Source
12 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
12 4 (15.38%) Product Management
12 4 (15.38%) Neural Network
12 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 4 (15.38%) DNN

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 4 (15.38%) DNN
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) UI Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Algorithm Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) HTML5
2 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (19.23%) Theano
4 4 (15.38%) OpenCV
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.85%) React
7 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.85%) Online Games
6 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
2 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Vision
3 6 (23.08%) Deep Learning
4 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Reinforcement Learning
5 4 (15.38%) Neural Network
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Product Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) C++
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) Fortran
8 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PhD
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
1 1 (3.85%) Vertica
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