The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 133 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.21% 0.089% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.21% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Online Games
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
968 935 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.70% 41.43% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 705 771 1005
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Online Games
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Cambridgeshire region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Online 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 Online Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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 +6 5 - -
Online Games
East of England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Budget Control
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media
2 7 (77.78%) Twitter
2 7 (77.78%) Campaign Management
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing Director
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Budget Control
1 7 (77.78%) Campaign Management
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce