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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 110 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 1.09% 1.27%
As % of the General category 3.02% 3.08% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
529 876 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.96% 35.28% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 438 659 613
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 £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 September 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 2 September 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 +11 16 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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%) PHP
1 21 (65.63%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 19 (59.38%) User Experience
3 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
4 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 18 (56.25%) CSS
4 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) STB
8 2 (6.25%) SSH
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (6.25%) Firewall
8 2 (6.25%) Apache
8 2 (6.25%) Flash
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
8 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) DirectX

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) CSS
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) DirectX
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) STB
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Biology
3 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.38%) OO
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) OOD
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Game Development
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Rendering
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
4 1 (3.13%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (3.13%) CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) PHP
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) GLSL
6 1 (3.13%) HLSL
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.13%) Lua
6 1 (3.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
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