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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 174 132 177
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +45
Permanent jobs citing Games 69 134 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.83% 1.20%
As % of the General category 3.20% 5.33% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 127 80
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2154 2516 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.65% 34.35% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 2028 2133
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £29,580
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -20 27 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Suffolk -22 18 £38,500 -1.28% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 14 £34,000 -32.00% 10
Bedfordshire +9 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Anglia - 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £37,250 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 75 (33.48%) C#
2 67 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 61 (27.23%) HTML
5 53 (23.66%) CSS
6 49 (21.88%) Java
7 47 (20.98%) TDD
8 45 (20.09%) .NET
9 44 (19.64%) SQL Server
9 44 (19.64%) C++
10 43 (19.20%) OO
10 43 (19.20%) Computer Science
11 42 (18.75%) Web Development
12 41 (18.30%) HTML5
13 36 (16.07%) Software Engineering
13 36 (16.07%) ASP.NET
14 34 (15.18%) Degree
14 34 (15.18%) Online Games
15 33 (14.73%) MVC
16 32 (14.29%) BDD
17 30 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (12.95%) CSS3
18 29 (12.95%) WCF
19 25 (11.16%) Finance
19 25 (11.16%) C
20 24 (10.71%) Web Application Development
21 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
21 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 23 (10.27%) Microsoft
21 23 (10.27%) QA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.57%) Apache
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.34%) Confluence
5 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.23%) MS Project
4 3 (1.34%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Magento
2 7 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.89%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.45%) Force.com
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.02%) MySQL
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.13%) Big Data
8 6 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Jenkins
1 15 (6.70%) LabVIEW
1 15 (6.70%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.46%) JIRA
2 10 (4.46%) Selenium
3 7 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.13%) Maven
3 7 (3.13%) Subversion
4 6 (2.68%) Mercurial
4 6 (2.68%) NetBeans
4 6 (2.68%) Toad
5 4 (1.79%) JMeter
5 4 (1.79%) JUnit
6 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.34%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.89%) Gatling
7 2 (0.89%) NUnit
7 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (11.16%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.46%) Marketing
3 10 (4.46%) Retail
4 7 (3.13%) Electronics
5 6 (2.68%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.23%) Automotive
6 5 (2.23%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.34%) Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.89%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (58.48%) Developer
2 32 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.84%) Software Engineer
4 30 (13.39%) Web Developer
5 28 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 27 (12.05%) Analyst
7 26 (11.61%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 18 (8.04%) C Software Engineer
9 18 (8.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (8.04%) Software Analyst
10 17 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 14 (6.25%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Test Analyst
12 12 (5.36%) QA Analyst
12 12 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (4.46%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.23%) HTML
2 53 (23.66%) CSS
3 45 (20.09%) .NET
4 41 (18.30%) HTML5
5 36 (16.07%) ASP.NET
6 30 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (12.95%) CSS3
7 29 (12.95%) WCF
8 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 22 (9.82%) jQuery
10 18 (8.04%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.70%) OpenCL
11 15 (6.70%) RESTful
12 10 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (4.46%) J2EE
13 9 (4.02%) Cocoa
13 9 (4.02%) Cocoa Touch
13 9 (4.02%) Core Animation
13 9 (4.02%) Core Data
14 8 (3.57%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.20%) Computer Science
2 34 (15.18%) Online Games
3 17 (7.59%) Algorithms
3 17 (7.59%) Life Science
3 17 (7.59%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.59%) Physics
4 15 (6.70%) Xbox
5 13 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 12 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.02%) Animation
8 6 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.23%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.23%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.34%) CCTV
11 3 (1.34%) STB
12 2 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.04%) Linux
1 18 (8.04%) Windows
2 10 (4.46%) Android
2 10 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.98%) TDD
3 43 (19.20%) OO
4 42 (18.75%) Web Development
5 36 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 33 (14.73%) MVC
7 32 (14.29%) BDD
8 24 (10.71%) Web Application Development
9 20 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 20 (8.93%) Image Processing
10 18 (8.04%) CQRS
10 18 (8.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 16 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.70%) SDLC
13 14 (6.25%) OOP
14 13 (5.80%) Unit Testing
15 12 (5.36%) Automation Testing
15 12 (5.36%) DevOps
16 11 (4.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.48%) C#
2 62 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 49 (21.88%) Java
4 44 (19.64%) C++
5 25 (11.16%) C
6 21 (9.38%) SQL
7 15 (6.70%) MATLAB
8 14 (6.25%) PHP
9 9 (4.02%) Apple Swift
9 9 (4.02%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.02%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.13%) Ruby
11 5 (2.23%) HLSL
12 4 (1.79%) R
13 3 (1.34%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.34%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.34%) Perl
13 3 (1.34%) Python
13 3 (1.34%) Scala
14 2 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (15.18%) Degree
2 13 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.36%) PhD
4 10 (4.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.27%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.34%) Firmware
3 2 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Ansible
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.02%) Oracle
3 8 (3.57%) VMware
4 6 (2.68%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.34%) Adobe
7 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.89%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
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