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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 123 98
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 56 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.69% 0.70% 2.18%
As % of the General category 8.86% 2.65% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 49
Median salary £41,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,023 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
632 567 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.36% 26.46% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 500 478 683
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +41 56 £41,250 -5.71% 8
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 43 (50.59%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) C#
2 28 (32.94%) Scrum
3 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
4 22 (25.88%) Life Science
5 21 (24.71%) High Availability
6 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 20 (23.53%) UML
6 20 (23.53%) Kanban
7 19 (22.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 18 (21.18%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (20.00%) HTML
9 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.00%) CSS
10 14 (16.47%) Finance
10 14 (16.47%) Degree
11 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
11 13 (15.29%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) C++
11 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
11 13 (15.29%) ERP
12 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
12 11 (12.94%) Selenium
13 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 10 (11.76%) SQL
14 8 (9.41%) OOP
14 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
14 8 (9.41%) Linux
14 8 (9.41%) Ajax
14 8 (9.41%) Logistics

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 (1.18%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.94%) Selenium
3 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
3 8 (9.41%) JBehave
3 8 (9.41%) Ranorex
3 8 (9.41%) RSpec
3 8 (9.41%) Subversion
4 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) JUnit
4 5 (5.88%) Maven
4 5 (5.88%) Mockito
5 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.41%) Banking
4 8 (9.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (62.35%) Developer
2 24 (28.24%) Systems Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Lead Developer
4 16 (18.82%) Java Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Games Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Java Games Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Lead C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.71%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (20.00%) CSS
2 17 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (15.29%) Web Services
4 8 (9.41%) Ajax
5 7 (8.24%) CSS3
5 7 (8.24%) HTML5
6 6 (7.06%) RESTful
7 5 (5.88%) Spring
8 3 (3.53%) Grails
8 3 (3.53%) HEVC
9 2 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.35%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.18%) DHTML
10 1 (1.18%) jQuery
10 1 (1.18%) JSON
10 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Life Science
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Biology
4 3 (3.53%) CCTV
4 3 (3.53%) STB
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) GPGPU
5 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) DTV
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Scrum
2 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
3 21 (24.71%) High Availability
4 20 (23.53%) Kanban
4 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 20 (23.53%) UML
5 13 (15.29%) ERP
6 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.41%) API Testing
6 8 (9.41%) BDD
6 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.41%) Logistics
6 8 (9.41%) OOP
6 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.41%) Web Development
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.71%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) C#
3 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) C++
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 3 (3.53%) C
7 3 (3.53%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.53%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.53%) Groovy
8 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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