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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 135 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 132 124 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 1.76% 1.84%
As % of the General category 5.20% 4.74% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 92
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,455 £28,320 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2539 2616 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.75% 37.15% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 1959 2523
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Suffolk +30 57 £39,000 +11.42% 6
Hertfordshire +17 46 £42,500 -19.81% 4
Cambridgeshire -39 20 £38,564 -14.30% 5
Essex -18 8 £22,050 -51.00% 4
Bedfordshire +6 1 - - 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 107 (48.86%) C#
2 92 (42.01%) OO
3 78 (35.62%) .NET
4 77 (35.16%) HTML
5 69 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (29.68%) Java
7 62 (28.31%) JavaScript
8 59 (26.94%) CSS
9 52 (23.74%) Online Games
10 51 (23.29%) Internet
11 47 (21.46%) Degree
11 47 (21.46%) jQuery
12 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET
12 46 (21.00%) SQL
12 46 (21.00%) SQL Server
13 44 (20.09%) HTML5
14 43 (19.63%) Linux
15 38 (17.35%) TDD
15 38 (17.35%) WCF
16 37 (16.89%) Computer Science
17 34 (15.53%) BDD
18 32 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (14.61%) Web Application Development
18 32 (14.61%) MVC
19 31 (14.16%) MySQL
20 30 (13.70%) Oracle
20 30 (13.70%) Domain-Driven Design
21 27 (12.33%) CSS3
21 27 (12.33%) CQRS
22 26 (11.87%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.48%) CMS
3 8 (3.65%) Apache
3 8 (3.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.28%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.28%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.28%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.57%) MS Project
2 5 (2.28%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) Maya
4 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.46%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) Blender
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.29%) Internet
2 13 (5.94%) DNS
2 13 (5.94%) HTTP
3 10 (4.57%) DHCP
4 7 (3.20%) 3G
5 5 (2.28%) 4G
5 5 (2.28%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.28%) 2G
5 5 (2.28%) LTE
6 4 (1.83%) VPN
7 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.37%) FTP
7 3 (1.37%) SAN
7 3 (1.37%) Firewall
8 2 (0.91%) Wireless
8 2 (0.91%) IPsec
8 2 (0.91%) MPLS
8 2 (0.91%) OSPF
8 2 (0.91%) BGP
8 2 (0.91%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.16%) MySQL
3 23 (10.50%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (6.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.02%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.02%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.57%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.20%) QlikView
9 7 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.74%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.28%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.28%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.28%) Big Data
11 5 (2.28%) MariaDB
11 5 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.83%) BigTable
13 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (9.13%) Subversion
2 10 (4.57%) Selenium
3 7 (3.20%) SoapUI
3 7 (3.20%) Ant
4 6 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.28%) JUnit
5 5 (2.28%) Maven
5 5 (2.28%) Log4j
6 4 (1.83%) JIRA
7 3 (1.37%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.91%) NUnit
8 2 (0.91%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.91%) NuGet
8 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.91%) FxCop
8 2 (0.91%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.91%) Moq
9 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (10.50%) Finance
2 21 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.39%) Retail
4 11 (5.02%) Electronics
5 10 (4.57%) Marketing
6 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.65%) Online Betting
7 5 (2.28%) Law
7 5 (2.28%) Legal
8 4 (1.83%) Billing
8 4 (1.83%) iGaming
9 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 128 (58.45%) Developer
2 43 (19.63%) .NET Developer
3 36 (16.44%) Web Developer
4 25 (11.42%) Software Developer
5 20 (9.13%) C# Developer
6 16 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.31%) Junior
7 14 (6.39%) Junior Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Tester
8 10 (4.57%) Graduate
8 10 (4.57%) Administrator
9 9 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Junior Web Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.65%) Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Architect
10 8 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (35.62%) .NET
2 77 (35.16%) HTML
3 59 (26.94%) CSS
4 47 (21.46%) jQuery
5 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET
6 44 (20.09%) HTML5
7 38 (17.35%) WCF
8 32 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (12.33%) CSS3
10 18 (8.22%) Web Services
11 17 (7.76%) WebSockets
11 17 (7.76%) WebKit
11 17 (7.76%) WebGL
11 17 (7.76%) HTML5 Canvas
12 12 (5.48%) J2EE
13 10 (4.57%) Ajax
13 10 (4.57%) REST
14 8 (3.65%) XML
15 7 (3.20%) Spring
16 6 (2.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.74%) Online Games
2 37 (16.89%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.85%) Physics
4 11 (5.02%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.57%) Internet of Things
5 10 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.11%) Open Source
7 7 (3.20%) Replication
7 7 (3.20%) Clustering
8 6 (2.74%) Statistics
9 5 (2.28%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.28%) Informatics
9 5 (2.28%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.37%) iPhone
12 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.91%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.63%) Linux
2 24 (10.96%) UNIX
3 17 (7.76%) Windows
4 15 (6.85%) Android
5 10 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.65%) CentOS
7 5 (2.28%) HPUX
7 5 (2.28%) Solaris
8 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.01%) OO
2 69 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.35%) TDD
4 34 (15.53%) BDD
5 32 (14.61%) MVC
5 32 (14.61%) Web Application Development
6 30 (13.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (12.33%) CQRS
8 26 (11.87%) Project Management
9 20 (9.13%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.31%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.31%) Waterfall
11 14 (6.39%) Scrum
12 13 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.94%) Web Development
13 12 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.57%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.57%) Performance Improvement
15 9 (4.11%) Load Balancing
15 9 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (48.86%) C#
2 65 (29.68%) Java
3 62 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 46 (21.00%) SQL
5 15 (6.85%) Python
6 11 (5.02%) C++
6 11 (5.02%) C
7 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.74%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.74%) Ruby
8 6 (2.74%) R
9 5 (2.28%) VB6
9 5 (2.28%) Golang
9 5 (2.28%) XPath
9 5 (2.28%) Haskell
9 5 (2.28%) VB
9 5 (2.28%) Perl
10 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.83%) Scala
11 2 (0.91%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 47 (21.46%) Degree
2 10 (4.57%) PMP
2 10 (4.57%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.74%) ISEB
3 6 (2.74%) PhD
4 5 (2.28%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.28%) VCP4
4 5 (2.28%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.83%) HND
6 2 (0.91%) CCIE
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
6 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCSE
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.28%) Xen
1 5 (2.28%) KVM
1 5 (2.28%) Docker
1 5 (2.28%) LXC
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.28%) Mesos
2 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.91%) Cacti
3 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (13.70%) Oracle
2 24 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.22%) Google
4 16 (7.31%) IBM
5 8 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.20%) Actuate
6 7 (3.20%) Tableau
7 6 (2.74%) NetApp
8 5 (2.28%) Pegasus
8 5 (2.28%) i2
8 5 (2.28%) Apple
8 5 (2.28%) Symbian
8 5 (2.28%) Sun
8 5 (2.28%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.37%) Cisco
10 2 (0.91%) Juniper
10 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.91%) F5
10 2 (0.91%) Crossbeam
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