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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 99 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 0.87% 1.35%
As % of the General category 5.22% 3.35% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 24
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
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
556 568 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.12% 26.09% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 465 461 639
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +17 26 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Peterborough - 2 £40,000 - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (34.88%) Life Science
2 28 (32.56%) HTML
2 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.56%) CSS
3 23 (26.74%) Java
4 21 (24.42%) Web Development
5 20 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (23.26%) Finance
6 19 (22.09%) Degree
7 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
8 15 (17.44%) ERP
8 15 (17.44%) C#
8 15 (17.44%) C++
9 14 (16.28%) HTML5
10 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
10 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
11 12 (13.95%) Web Services
11 12 (13.95%) Selenium
12 11 (12.79%) PHP
12 11 (12.79%) Linux
12 11 (12.79%) Manufacturing
12 11 (12.79%) Magento
12 11 (12.79%) DevOps
13 10 (11.63%) CSS3
13 10 (11.63%) Web Design
13 10 (11.63%) SQL
13 10 (11.63%) QA
13 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.63%) Scrum
14 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development

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 (1.16%) Apache
1 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.49%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (12.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.95%) Selenium
3 9 (10.47%) Subversion
4 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 8 (9.30%) JBehave
4 8 (9.30%) Ranorex
4 8 (9.30%) RSpec
5 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.65%) JIRA
5 4 (4.65%) JUnit
5 4 (4.65%) Maven
5 4 (4.65%) Mockito
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.16%) Grunt
6 1 (1.16%) gulp
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.47%) Retail
4 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Junior
5 6 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.98%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Magento Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Specialist
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Test Specialist
7 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (4.65%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) CSS
1 28 (32.56%) HTML
2 14 (16.28%) HTML5
3 12 (13.95%) Web Services
4 10 (11.63%) CSS3
5 8 (9.30%) Ajax
6 7 (8.14%) jQuery
6 7 (8.14%) RESTful
7 4 (4.65%) .NET
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.65%) Grails
7 4 (4.65%) Spring
8 3 (3.49%) HEVC
8 3 (3.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.33%) DHTML
9 2 (2.33%) JSON
9 2 (2.33%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (2.33%) XML
10 1 (1.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Life Science
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Biology
4 3 (3.49%) CCTV
4 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) STB
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Online Games
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Web Development
2 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 15 (17.44%) ERP
4 11 (12.79%) DevOps
5 10 (11.63%) Scrum
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.63%) Web Design
6 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.30%) API Testing
7 8 (9.30%) BDD
7 8 (9.30%) Logistics
7 8 (9.30%) OOP
7 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.98%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.98%) High Availability
8 6 (6.98%) TDD
9 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 23 (26.74%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) C#
3 15 (17.44%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) PHP
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Groovy
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) C
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Rackspace
2 4 (4.65%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe
4 2 (2.33%) Perforce
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
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