The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 162 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 123 113 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.32% 1.17%
As % of the General category 3.91% 3.75% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 98 93 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £61,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3148 3017 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.38% 35.25% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 2440 2665
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +44 55 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Hertfordshire +9 52 £47,500 +2.15% 5
Norfolk +6 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Bedfordshire -22 5 £32,500 -25.71%
Suffolk -34 4 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Essex -23 2 £30,000 +36.36%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 80 (33.47%) OO
2 61 (25.52%) TDD
3 60 (25.10%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.01%) C#
5 54 (22.59%) .NET
6 53 (22.18%) Degree
7 52 (21.76%) SQL
8 50 (20.92%) E-Commerce
8 50 (20.92%) Software Engineering
9 49 (20.50%) Apple iOS
10 48 (20.08%) Android
11 47 (19.67%) HTML
12 46 (19.25%) Java
12 46 (19.25%) Linux
13 45 (18.83%) SQL Server
13 45 (18.83%) CSS
14 43 (17.99%) MVC
15 42 (17.57%) ASP.NET
16 41 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (17.15%) Web Application Development
17 39 (16.32%) BDD
18 38 (15.90%) Python
19 37 (15.48%) WCF
19 37 (15.48%) SQL Server 2012
20 36 (15.06%) Apache
20 36 (15.06%) Internet
21 35 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 34 (14.23%) Project Management
23 33 (13.81%) XML
23 33 (13.81%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 36 (15.06%) Apache
2 22 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.37%) CMS
4 15 (6.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.84%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.67%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.06%) Internet
2 17 (7.11%) HTTP
3 15 (6.28%) DHCP
3 15 (6.28%) DNS
4 4 (1.67%) SMS
5 2 (0.84%) VPN
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (10.46%) MySQL
4 17 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.69%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.18%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.67%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.26%) Big Data
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (7.11%) Eclipse
2 11 (4.60%) NUnit
3 9 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.93%) Maven
5 6 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.51%) Moq
5 6 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.67%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.67%) Selenium
6 4 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.26%) JIRA
7 3 (1.26%) Subversion
7 3 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.84%) Ant
8 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (12.97%) Finance
2 26 (10.88%) Marketing
3 22 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.53%) Retail
5 16 (6.69%) Electronics
6 15 (6.28%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.26%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (53.56%) Developer
2 43 (17.99%) .NET Developer
3 28 (11.72%) Technical Manager
4 19 (7.95%) Junior Developer
4 19 (7.95%) Junior
5 16 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (6.69%) Administrator
6 15 (6.28%) Development Manager
6 15 (6.28%) Graduate
6 15 (6.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (6.28%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (6.28%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 14 (5.86%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.86%) Communications Manager
7 14 (5.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Documentation Manager
8 12 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.59%) .NET
2 47 (19.67%) HTML
3 45 (18.83%) CSS
4 42 (17.57%) ASP.NET
5 41 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (15.48%) WCF
7 35 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 33 (13.81%) XML
9 31 (12.97%) Web Services
10 29 (12.13%) Razor View Engine
11 22 (9.21%) CSS3
12 21 (8.79%) HTML5
13 19 (7.95%) jQuery
14 13 (5.44%) iOS SDK
15 11 (4.60%) Ajax
16 10 (4.18%) Hibernate
16 10 (4.18%) Spring
17 9 (3.77%) JSF
17 9 (3.77%) SOAP
18 8 (3.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.13%) Computer Science
1 29 (12.13%) Mobile App
2 27 (11.30%) Online Games
3 18 (7.53%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.18%) Physics
4 10 (4.18%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (3.77%) Social Media
6 7 (2.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.51%) Xbox
8 5 (2.09%) FMCG
8 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.67%) IVR
9 4 (1.67%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.67%) Online Gambling
9 4 (1.67%) Blog
9 4 (1.67%) Open Source
9 4 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.50%) Apple iOS
2 48 (20.08%) Android
3 46 (19.25%) Linux
4 29 (12.13%) Windows
5 14 (5.86%) CentOS
6 13 (5.44%) UNIX
6 13 (5.44%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.47%) OO
2 61 (25.52%) TDD
3 50 (20.92%) E-Commerce
3 50 (20.92%) Software Engineering
4 43 (17.99%) MVC
5 41 (17.15%) Web Application Development
6 39 (16.32%) BDD
7 34 (14.23%) Project Management
8 30 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (12.55%) Content Management
9 28 (11.72%) Risk Management
9 28 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
9 28 (11.72%) Domain-Driven Design
9 28 (11.72%) CQRS
10 26 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.37%) Web Development
12 18 (7.53%) Scrum
13 17 (7.11%) OOP
13 17 (7.11%) OOD
13 17 (7.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.10%) JavaScript
2 55 (23.01%) C#
3 52 (21.76%) SQL
4 46 (19.25%) Java
5 38 (15.90%) Python
6 28 (11.72%) PHP
7 22 (9.21%) C++
8 12 (5.02%) Lua
9 10 (4.18%) C
10 8 (3.35%) ActionScript
10 8 (3.35%) ActionScript 3.0
11 7 (2.93%) VB
11 7 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.09%) Perl
13 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.42%) R
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.42%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (22.18%) Degree
2 18 (7.53%) MCTS
2 18 (7.53%) MCP
2 18 (7.53%) MCAD
2 18 (7.53%) MCSD
2 18 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.42%) HND
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (13.81%) Oracle
2 27 (11.30%) Symbian
2 27 (11.30%) Nokia
3 16 (6.69%) Sencha
4 14 (5.86%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.86%) Adobe
5 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.18%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Facebook
6 4 (1.67%) Twitter
6 4 (1.67%) Sybase
6 4 (1.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.67%) SAP
7 3 (1.26%) JBoss
7 3 (1.26%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.84%) Crossbeam
8 2 (0.84%) F5
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco
8 2 (0.84%) Juniper
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Games Room
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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