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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 114 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.44% 4.45% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 13
Median salary £34,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
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
532 517 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.04% 24.32% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 422 438 635
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 12 £34,000 -32.00% 10
Peterborough - 1 £57,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (37.93%) Web Development
2 21 (36.21%) HTML
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 21 (36.21%) CSS
3 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
4 17 (29.31%) Life Science
5 16 (27.59%) Degree
6 15 (25.86%) HTML5
7 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
8 11 (18.97%) Magento
8 11 (18.97%) PHP
8 11 (18.97%) C++
8 11 (18.97%) DevOps
9 10 (17.24%) Java
9 10 (17.24%) Web Design
9 10 (17.24%) jQuery
9 10 (17.24%) QA
10 9 (15.52%) TDD
10 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (15.52%) C#
11 8 (13.79%) Finance
11 8 (13.79%) CSS3
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET

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 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Magento
2 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
3 1 (1.72%) gulp
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) JMeter
3 1 (1.72%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Mockito
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) UI Developer
4 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.07%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Web UI Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Image Processing Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) CSS
1 21 (36.21%) HTML
2 15 (25.86%) HTML5
3 10 (17.24%) jQuery
4 8 (13.79%) CSS3
5 7 (12.07%) .NET
5 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.90%) RESTful
7 3 (5.17%) HEVC
8 2 (3.45%) DHTML
8 2 (3.45%) Grails
8 2 (3.45%) JSON
8 2 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.45%) XML
9 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.72%) LAMP
9 1 (1.72%) Spring
9 1 (1.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Life Science
2 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) CCTV
3 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) STB
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Online Games
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Web Development
2 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 10 (17.24%) Web Design
6 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.52%) TDD
7 7 (12.07%) ERP
7 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.90%) High Availability
9 4 (6.90%) OO
10 3 (5.17%) Code Optimisation
10 3 (5.17%) Image Processing
10 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.97%) C++
2 11 (18.97%) PHP
3 10 (17.24%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.45%) Groovy
6 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Rackspace
2 4 (6.90%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
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