The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 121 164 181
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 151 92 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 1.20% 0.94%
As % of the General category 5.95% 3.32% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 143 78 50
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2537 2767 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.64% 36.15% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2053 2174 2125
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,382 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Games
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Games Salary Trend in the East of England

Games
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in the East of England

Games
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 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
Hertfordshire +19 68 £40,000 - 10
Suffolk +43 60 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £50,000 +14.28% 16
Bedfordshire +16 13 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex -14 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 161 (48.35%) C#
2 137 (41.14%) Java
3 129 (38.74%) OO
4 127 (38.14%) Online Games
5 124 (37.24%) HTML
6 114 (34.23%) CSS
7 102 (30.63%) JavaScript
8 95 (28.53%) SQL
9 77 (23.12%) Subversion
10 70 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (15.92%) HTML5
12 46 (13.81%) .NET
13 44 (13.21%) MySQL
14 42 (12.61%) E-Commerce
15 40 (12.01%) Python
15 40 (12.01%) Linux
16 39 (11.71%) Web Development
17 36 (10.81%) BDD
18 35 (10.51%) Scrum
19 33 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
20 32 (9.61%) Degree
20 32 (9.61%) TDD
20 32 (9.61%) SQL Server
20 32 (9.61%) User Experience
21 31 (9.31%) Mentoring
21 31 (9.31%) ASP.NET
21 31 (9.31%) Ruby
22 30 (9.01%) Windows
22 30 (9.01%) CSS3
23 29 (8.71%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (5.11%) Apache
2 16 (4.80%) CMS
3 15 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.10%) Node.js
7 6 (1.80%) WordPress
8 5 (1.50%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.60%) Drupal
10 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.30%) Lync
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 17 (5.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (5.11%) Adobe After Effects
3 12 (3.60%) Fireworks
4 9 (2.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 9 (2.70%) PTC Creo
5 8 (2.40%) MS Excel
6 5 (1.50%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.50%) InDesign
6 5 (1.50%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.20%) MS Office
8 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.40%) Office 365
3 7 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) SaaS
6 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.71%) DNS
2 24 (7.21%) Internet
2 24 (7.21%) DHCP
3 16 (4.80%) HTTP
4 12 (3.60%) Firewall
5 10 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.70%) VPN
7 7 (2.10%) SAN
8 5 (1.50%) LAN
8 5 (1.50%) MPLS
8 5 (1.50%) VLAN
9 4 (1.20%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.20%) HSRP
9 4 (1.20%) GLBP
9 4 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (1.20%) Multicast
9 4 (1.20%) VRRP
9 4 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.21%) MySQL
2 33 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (9.61%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.20%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQLite
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 77 (23.12%) Subversion
2 12 (3.60%) Selenium
2 12 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.40%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.40%) JIRA
5 8 (2.40%) JUnit
5 8 (2.40%) Bugzilla
5 8 (2.40%) Calabash
6 5 (1.50%) Grunt
7 3 (0.90%) Capybara
7 3 (0.90%) RSpec
8 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.60%) NUnit
9 1 (0.30%) Maven
9 1 (0.30%) Xcode
9 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (6.61%) Finance
2 19 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.20%) Online Betting
4 11 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.00%) Electronics
6 9 (2.70%) Legal
6 9 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.70%) Retail
7 8 (2.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Military
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 202 (60.66%) Developer
2 58 (17.42%) Software Developer
3 52 (15.62%) Web Developer
4 26 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 20 (6.01%) Graduate
6 19 (5.71%) Analyst
6 19 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 17 (5.11%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (5.11%) Designer
8 15 (4.50%) iOS Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Administrator
8 15 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (4.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.20%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 14 (4.20%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.60%) Photoshop Designer
10 12 (3.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (37.24%) HTML
2 114 (34.23%) CSS
3 53 (15.92%) HTML5
4 46 (13.81%) .NET
5 31 (9.31%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.01%) CSS3
7 29 (8.71%) WCF
8 23 (6.91%) jQuery
8 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (5.11%) Web Services
10 17 (5.11%) Flash
11 11 (3.30%) XML
12 10 (3.00%) Cocoa
12 10 (3.00%) Cocoa Touch
13 9 (2.70%) Android SDK
14 7 (2.10%) WebSockets
14 7 (2.10%) WebKit
14 7 (2.10%) HTML5 Canvas
14 7 (2.10%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (38.14%) Online Games
2 32 (9.61%) User Experience
3 26 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.80%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.20%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.20%) Physics
7 13 (3.90%) Xbox
7 13 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.10%) Animation
10 5 (1.50%) Social Media
11 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.20%) Handset
11 4 (1.20%) Replication
11 4 (1.20%) Clustering
12 3 (0.90%) STB
12 3 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.01%) Linux
2 30 (9.01%) Windows
3 28 (8.41%) Apple iOS
4 26 (7.81%) Android
5 14 (4.20%) CentOS
6 5 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) UNIX
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.74%) OO
2 70 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (12.61%) E-Commerce
4 39 (11.71%) Web Development
5 36 (10.81%) BDD
6 35 (10.51%) Scrum
7 32 (9.61%) TDD
8 31 (9.31%) Mentoring
9 25 (7.51%) MVC
10 24 (7.21%) SOA
11 23 (6.91%) CQRS
11 23 (6.91%) Web Application Development
11 23 (6.91%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (5.71%) iOS Development
13 18 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.11%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.11%) Android Development
15 16 (4.80%) Mobile Development
16 14 (4.20%) Service Delivery
16 14 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 161 (48.35%) C#
2 137 (41.14%) Java
3 102 (30.63%) JavaScript
4 95 (28.53%) SQL
5 40 (12.01%) Python
6 31 (9.31%) Ruby
7 29 (8.71%) PHP
7 29 (8.71%) C++
8 19 (5.71%) Go
9 15 (4.50%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.60%) Apple Swift
12 10 (3.00%) Perl
13 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.60%) C
15 1 (0.30%) Delphi
15 1 (0.30%) GLSL
15 1 (0.30%) HLSL
15 1 (0.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 32 (9.61%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) PhD
3 5 (1.50%) HND
4 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.90%) CCNA
5 3 (0.90%) MCSE
5 3 (0.90%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.50%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.20%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.30%) Puppet
3 4 (1.20%) Cacti
4 3 (0.90%) Nagios
4 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (4.50%) Oracle
1 15 (4.50%) Microsoft
1 15 (4.50%) Red Hat
2 12 (3.60%) Google
3 11 (3.30%) Adobe
4 9 (2.70%) VMware
5 8 (2.40%) Cisco
6 5 (1.50%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.20%) Crossbeam
7 4 (1.20%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.20%) Juniper
7 4 (1.20%) F5
8 3 (0.90%) Citrix
8 3 (0.90%) WatchGuard
8 3 (0.90%) Sophos
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Twitter
10 1 (0.30%) Roku
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) Apple
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