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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 114 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 1.20% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.54% 3.87% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 22
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,800 £58,500
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
866 697 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.65% 31.06% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 639 599 793
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) PHP
3 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 21 (42.86%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) Python
5 19 (38.78%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) NoSQL
6 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (36.73%) Apache
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) CSS
8 10 (20.41%) OO
8 10 (20.41%) Publishing
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) OOD
9 9 (18.37%) Java
9 9 (18.37%) Marketing
9 9 (18.37%) Online Games
9 9 (18.37%) HTML5
10 8 (16.33%) WebKit
10 8 (16.33%) Mac OS
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) Adobe
11 7 (14.29%) Budget Control
11 7 (14.29%) Twitter
11 7 (14.29%) Software Deployment
11 7 (14.29%) Social Media
11 7 (14.29%) Software Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Campaign Management
11 7 (14.29%) Social Media Monitoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (36.73%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.16%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) WATIR
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.04%) Grunt
3 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (20.41%) Publishing
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing Director
4 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.16%) GUI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Portal Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.04%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) Web Services
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) HTML5
5 8 (16.33%) WebKit
6 5 (10.20%) RESTful
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.04%) .NET
8 1 (2.04%) Swing
8 1 (2.04%) Flash
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) Ajax
8 1 (2.04%) Java EE
8 1 (2.04%) Django
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.04%) JDBC
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Online Games
2 7 (14.29%) Social Media
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) Statistics
7 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Printing
7 1 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.04%) Physics
7 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.04%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) OO
2 9 (18.37%) OOD
3 7 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 7 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 7 (14.29%) Campaign Management
3 7 (14.29%) Social Media Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security
7 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
7 2 (4.08%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) PHP
3 20 (40.82%) Python
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) ActionScript
6 4 (8.16%) Lua
6 4 (8.16%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (6.12%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) C
9 1 (2.04%) C#
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) R
9 1 (2.04%) PHP5
9 1 (2.04%) Erlang
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Adobe
2 7 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) Talend
3 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) Omniture
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
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