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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 122 92 134
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +42
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 2.19% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.31% 5.96% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 51 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,481 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
563 923 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.58% 36.71% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 476 712 634
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 £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -12 13 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Internet
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) Electronics
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
4 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
4 10 (32.26%) MS Project
4 10 (32.26%) PMP
4 10 (32.26%) PMI Certification
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Degree
4 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
4 10 (32.26%) Performance Improvement
4 10 (32.26%) Internet of Things
5 9 (29.03%) MySQL
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
7 7 (22.58%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) C
8 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (19.35%) Statistics
8 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
8 6 (19.35%) Physics
8 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
9 5 (16.13%) KVM
9 5 (16.13%) Golang

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Project
2 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) Blender
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.23%) Maya
3 1 (3.23%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) CouchDB
4 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (16.13%) Neo4j
4 5 (16.13%) MariaDB
5 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (35.48%) Electronics
2 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Graphics Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) POSIX
2 5 (16.13%) HTML5
2 5 (16.13%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Flash
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Internet of Things
2 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 6 (19.35%) Statistics
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (19.35%) Physics
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) Informatics
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) 3D Printing
6 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
6 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
3 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
3 10 (32.26%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) Hidden Markov Model
4 5 (16.13%) Game Theory
4 5 (16.13%) Gibbs Sampling
4 5 (16.13%) Memory Management
4 5 (16.13%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) OOD
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) C
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 5 (16.13%) Haskell
4 5 (16.13%) R
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Golang
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Delphi
7 1 (3.23%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) PMP
1 10 (32.26%) PMI Certification
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Xen
1 5 (16.13%) KVM
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
1 5 (16.13%) LXC
1 5 (16.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Pegasus
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