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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the General category 7.80% 3.50% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 20
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £46,500
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
551 571 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.53% 26.17% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 475 468 572
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,475 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,750 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +32 41 £40,000 -17.94% 5
Peterborough - 1 £22,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (35.29%) Life Science
2 27 (31.76%) Java
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.06%) CSS
3 23 (27.06%) HTML
4 20 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (22.35%) Degree
6 18 (21.18%) Finance
7 17 (20.00%) Web Development
8 16 (18.82%) Scrum
8 16 (18.82%) C#
9 15 (17.65%) ERP
10 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
10 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
10 14 (16.47%) C++
11 13 (15.29%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
12 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
12 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
12 11 (12.94%) Selenium
12 11 (12.94%) Magento
12 11 (12.94%) High Availability
13 10 (11.76%) DevOps
13 10 (11.76%) QA
13 10 (11.76%) Web Design
13 10 (11.76%) PHP
13 10 (11.76%) SQL
14 9 (10.59%) Linux
14 9 (10.59%) Subversion
14 9 (10.59%) Relational Database

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 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.53%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (12.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.94%) Selenium
3 9 (10.59%) Subversion
4 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
4 8 (9.41%) JBehave
4 8 (9.41%) Ranorex
4 8 (9.41%) RSpec
5 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (5.88%) JUnit
5 5 (5.88%) Maven
5 5 (5.88%) Mockito
6 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.18%) Grunt
6 1 (1.18%) gulp
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (61.18%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Lead Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Systems Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Junior
7 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Test Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) CSS
1 23 (27.06%) HTML
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 9 (10.59%) CSS3
3 9 (10.59%) HTML5
4 8 (9.41%) Ajax
4 8 (9.41%) RESTful
4 8 (9.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (5.88%) Spring
6 3 (3.53%) Grails
6 3 (3.53%) HEVC
6 3 (3.53%) jQuery
7 2 (2.35%) DHTML
7 2 (2.35%) JSON
7 2 (2.35%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (2.35%) XML
8 1 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.18%) Sass
8 1 (1.18%) STL
8 1 (1.18%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) Life Science
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Biology
4 3 (3.53%) CCTV
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) STB
5 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) DTV
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
6 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Web Development
2 16 (18.82%) Scrum
3 15 (17.65%) ERP
4 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.94%) High Availability
6 10 (11.76%) DevOps
6 10 (11.76%) Web Design
7 8 (9.41%) API Testing
7 8 (9.41%) BDD
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.41%) Kanban
7 8 (9.41%) Logistics
7 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.41%) OOP
7 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.41%) UML
8 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 14 (16.47%) C++
5 10 (11.76%) PHP
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 3 (3.53%) C
7 3 (3.53%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.53%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Google
1 4 (4.71%) Rackspace
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 2 (2.35%) Perforce
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