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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 116 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.65% 1.03% 1.36%
As % of the General category 1.81% 3.47% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 29
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
883 662 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.01% 29.74% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 647 561 783
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 £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -12 16 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) PHP
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) Python
4 18 (40.91%) Web Services
4 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
5 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (38.64%) Apache
6 11 (25.00%) CSS
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Publishing
8 9 (20.45%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) OO
8 9 (20.45%) Online Games
9 8 (18.18%) Marketing
9 8 (18.18%) HTML5
9 8 (18.18%) OOD
9 8 (18.18%) MySQL
10 7 (15.91%) Adobe
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) Social Media
10 7 (15.91%) Software Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) WebKit
10 7 (15.91%) Mac OS
10 7 (15.91%) Budget Control
10 7 (15.91%) Twitter
10 7 (15.91%) Software Deployment
10 7 (15.91%) Campaign Management
10 7 (15.91%) Social Media Monitoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 17 (38.64%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 4 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Selenium
1 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JMeter
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) WATIR
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.27%) Grunt
3 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (22.73%) Publishing
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Marketing Director
4 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) GUI Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) Web Services
3 11 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) HTML5
5 7 (15.91%) WebKit
6 5 (11.36%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.27%) .NET
8 1 (2.27%) Swing
8 1 (2.27%) Spring
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) Java EE
8 1 (2.27%) Django
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.27%) JDBC
8 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Online Games
2 7 (15.91%) Social Media
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) 3D Printing
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) OO
2 8 (18.18%) OOD
3 7 (15.91%) Budget Control
3 7 (15.91%) Software Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Software Deployment
3 7 (15.91%) Campaign Management
3 7 (15.91%) Social Media Monitoring
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning
7 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) PHP
3 19 (43.18%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) ActionScript
6 3 (6.82%) Lua
6 3 (6.82%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) R
8 1 (2.27%) PHP5
8 1 (2.27%) Erlang
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Adobe
1 7 (15.91%) Twitter
2 1 (2.27%) Talend
2 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.27%) Perforce
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
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