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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 109 98 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 1.47% 0.24%
As % of the General category 2.41% 5.36% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 6
Median salary £47,000 £60,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £38,750
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
498 541 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.00% 27.43% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 394 443 640
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
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
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 6 December 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 -4 12 £47,000 -21.66% 6
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
2 15 (55.56%) HTML5
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Visualisation
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) User Experience
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Product Management
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source

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 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Web Developer
2 7 (25.93%) UI Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Web UI Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) UI Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
1 15 (55.56%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.70%) Grails
3 1 (3.70%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 7 (25.93%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Web Development
4 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Open Source
5 4 (14.81%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Game Development
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.70%) Texturing
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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