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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 115 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 1.22% 1.59%
As % of the General category 3.08% 3.64% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
552 825 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.87% 33.41% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 445 641 609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 16 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 21 (65.63%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (59.38%) PHP
4 18 (56.25%) NoSQL
5 17 (53.13%) User Experience
5 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
6 16 (50.00%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) C
9 6 (18.75%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) OOD
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Informatics
10 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
10 5 (15.63%) Physics
10 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.63%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) KVM
11 4 (12.50%) Docker
11 4 (12.50%) Hidden Markov Model
11 4 (12.50%) Game Theory
11 4 (12.50%) Gibbs Sampling
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Mesos

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 18 (56.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.50%) Neo4j
5 4 (12.50%) MariaDB
5 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) POSIX
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) DirectX
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) Flash
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Informatics
2 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.63%) Physics
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Printing
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) STB
4 1 (3.13%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.88%) OO
3 6 (18.75%) OOD
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
5 4 (12.50%) Hidden Markov Model
5 4 (12.50%) Game Theory
5 4 (12.50%) Gibbs Sampling
5 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Game Development
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) CAD
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
1 19 (59.38%) PHP
2 6 (18.75%) C
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Go
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Haskell
4 4 (12.50%) R
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) Delphi
7 1 (3.13%) GLSL
7 1 (3.13%) HLSL
7 1 (3.13%) Lua
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Xen
1 4 (12.50%) KVM
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
1 4 (12.50%) LXC
1 4 (12.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Pegasus
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Share options, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Central Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65k (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: up to £25k
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
NetNames
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
NetNames
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
NetNames
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago