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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 108 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.86% 1.38% 0.79%
As % of the General category 3.20% 4.99% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +79.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
438 541 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.82% 27.74% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 355 416 464
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £74,500
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -8 14 £52,500 -19.23% 11
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) Python
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) C++
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) Visualisation
7 8 (29.63%) User Experience
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) C#
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (14.81%) MVC
11 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
11 4 (14.81%) Product Management
11 4 (14.81%) Scala

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 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) UI Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
4 4 (14.81%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
1 14 (51.85%) HTML5
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) Theano
4 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.70%) Grails
5 1 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.70%) OpenCV
5 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
1 8 (29.63%) Visualisation
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.70%) Neural Network
4 1 (3.70%) Online Games
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Vision
5 2 (7.41%) Deep Learning
5 2 (7.41%) Game Development
5 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.41%) Microservices
5 2 (7.41%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) C++
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Fortran
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe
1 1 (3.70%) Vertica
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