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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East of England
Rank 184 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 62 102 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.48% 1.40%
As % of the General category 3.08% 4.23% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 89 64
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2014 2413 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.19% 35.11% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1949 1962
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +2 26 £40,000 -42.85% 7
Cambridgeshire -11 12 £52,500 -19.23% 16
Suffolk -23 9 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Norfolk -8 6 £48,000 +135.29% 1
Bedfordshire +10 5 £50,000 -20.00%
Essex +19 4 £50,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 44 (33.85%) C++
1 44 (33.85%) JavaScript
1 44 (33.85%) Software Engineering
1 44 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 40 (30.77%) HTML
3 39 (30.00%) CSS
4 38 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (28.46%) Degree
6 35 (26.92%) C#
7 29 (22.31%) Linux
8 27 (20.77%) Java
8 27 (20.77%) HTML5
9 22 (16.92%) OOD
9 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
9 22 (16.92%) Web Development
10 21 (16.15%) OO
11 19 (14.62%) Python
11 19 (14.62%) Finance
12 18 (13.85%) TDD
12 18 (13.85%) Multithreading
13 17 (13.08%) NoSQL
13 17 (13.08%) .NET
14 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
14 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
15 15 (11.54%) C
15 15 (11.54%) MVC
16 14 (10.77%) J2EE
16 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
16 14 (10.77%) Tomcat
16 14 (10.77%) CSS3

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 14 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.62%) Apache
3 4 (3.08%) Confluence
4 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) InVision
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.92%) Big Data
5 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.92%) LabVIEW
5 6 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.62%) Maven
5 6 (4.62%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.62%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.62%) NUnit
5 6 (4.62%) Selenium
5 6 (4.62%) Subversion
5 6 (4.62%) Toad
6 5 (3.85%) Grunt
6 5 (3.85%) gulp
6 5 (3.85%) JMeter
6 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.08%) JIRA
8 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.54%) GoCD
10 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.62%) Finance
3 12 (9.23%) Banking
4 11 (8.46%) Retail
5 9 (6.92%) Marketing
6 7 (5.38%) Electronics
7 5 (3.85%) Automotive
7 5 (3.85%) Multimedia
8 4 (3.08%) Publishing
9 3 (2.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (53.08%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) Senior Developer
3 18 (13.85%) Software Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.08%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 13 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 13 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Graduate
7 11 (8.46%) Senior C++ Developer
8 10 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.92%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (6.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (5.38%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.77%) HTML
2 39 (30.00%) CSS
3 27 (20.77%) HTML5
4 17 (13.08%) .NET
5 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.77%) CSS3
6 14 (10.77%) J2EE
7 12 (9.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (8.46%) Web Services
9 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (7.69%) jQuery
10 7 (5.38%) Node.js
10 7 (5.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (4.62%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (4.62%) Java EE
11 6 (4.62%) JMS
11 6 (4.62%) RESTful
11 6 (4.62%) WCF
12 5 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.00%) Physics
3 11 (8.46%) Algorithms
4 10 (7.69%) User Experience
5 9 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.92%) Online Games
5 9 (6.92%) Virtual Team
6 8 (6.15%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.38%) Xbox
8 5 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (3.85%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.85%) Fintech
8 5 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
9 4 (3.08%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.77%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.31%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Unix
2 11 (8.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) Software Engineering
2 38 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.92%) OOD
3 22 (16.92%) Web Development
4 21 (16.15%) OO
5 18 (13.85%) Multithreading
5 18 (13.85%) TDD
6 15 (11.54%) MVC
7 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.46%) BDD
9 10 (7.69%) Image Processing
10 9 (6.92%) High Availability
10 9 (6.92%) Low Latency
10 9 (6.92%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (6.92%) Scrum
11 8 (6.15%) Open Source
12 7 (5.38%) Front End Development
12 7 (5.38%) Game Development
12 7 (5.38%) OOP
12 7 (5.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.85%) C++
1 44 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 35 (26.92%) C#
3 27 (20.77%) Java
4 19 (14.62%) Python
5 15 (11.54%) C
6 12 (9.23%) SQL
7 9 (6.92%) MATLAB
7 9 (6.92%) PHP
8 7 (5.38%) Ruby
9 5 (3.85%) HLSL
9 5 (3.85%) Scala
10 3 (2.31%) F#
10 3 (2.31%) Go
10 3 (2.31%) R
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) Rust
12 1 (0.77%) Groovy
12 1 (0.77%) Haskell
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) PhD
3 4 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) GSEC
4 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) KVM
2 1 (0.77%) LXC
2 1 (0.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Kibana
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Grafana
2 2 (1.54%) Puppet
2 2 (1.54%) Terraform
3 1 (0.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (5.38%) Oracle
2 3 (2.31%) Google
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.77%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.77%) Vertica
4 1 (0.77%) Virgin Media
4 1 (0.77%) Xamarin
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