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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 159 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 97 109 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.60% 1.81%
As % of the General category 3.37% 4.88% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 115
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2876 2235 3258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.06% 32.88% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 1652 2669
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +7 51 £42,500 -19.81% 5
Suffolk +20 26 £25,000 -26.47% 2
Cambridgeshire -44 13 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Bedfordshire +8 5 £29,250 -48.00% 1
Norfolk -3 2 £61,250 +104.16%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (48.94%) C#
2 77 (40.96%) .NET
3 71 (37.77%) OO
4 66 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (30.85%) ASP.NET
6 53 (28.19%) Java
7 52 (27.66%) HTML
8 51 (27.13%) Degree
9 50 (26.60%) Linux
10 48 (25.53%) SQL Server
10 48 (25.53%) Internet
11 45 (23.94%) WCF
12 42 (22.34%) JavaScript
12 42 (22.34%) UNIX
13 41 (21.81%) Computer Science
14 38 (20.21%) CSS
14 38 (20.21%) MVC
14 38 (20.21%) TDD
15 37 (19.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (19.68%) Web Application Development
16 36 (19.15%) NoSQL
17 35 (18.62%) Domain-Driven Design
18 32 (17.02%) Python
18 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
19 31 (16.49%) jQuery
20 29 (15.43%) Google
20 29 (15.43%) Android
21 28 (14.89%) HTML5
21 28 (14.89%) BDD
22 27 (14.36%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (14.36%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.57%) GlassFish
3 9 (4.79%) Node.js
4 8 (4.26%) Apache
5 6 (3.19%) CMS
5 6 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.66%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.66%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Project
2 4 (2.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Blender
4 1 (0.53%) Maya
4 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.19%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.53%) Internet
2 11 (5.85%) HTTP
3 8 (4.26%) DNS
4 7 (3.72%) 3G
5 5 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.66%) VPN
5 5 (2.66%) DHCP
5 5 (2.66%) 2G
5 5 (2.66%) LTE
5 5 (2.66%) 4G
5 5 (2.66%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.60%) Multicast
6 3 (1.60%) Firewall
6 3 (1.60%) Wireless
6 3 (1.60%) IPsec
6 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 25 (13.30%) Hadoop
3 25 (13.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (11.17%) Relational Database
5 20 (10.64%) MySQL
6 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
7 18 (9.57%) BigTable
8 12 (6.38%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (3.19%) QlikView
12 6 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.13%) Big Data
14 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.53%) SimpleDB
15 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Maven
2 6 (3.19%) Selenium
2 6 (3.19%) JUnit
2 6 (3.19%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.66%) Ant
3 5 (2.66%) Log4j
3 5 (2.66%) Subversion
3 5 (2.66%) JIRA
3 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.60%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.06%) NUnit
5 2 (1.06%) JMeter
5 2 (1.06%) WATIR
5 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.06%) Moq
5 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (9.04%) Manufacturing
2 16 (8.51%) Marketing
3 14 (7.45%) Finance
3 14 (7.45%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Electronics
5 6 (3.19%) Publishing
6 4 (2.13%) Billing
6 4 (2.13%) iGaming
7 2 (1.06%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (56.91%) Developer
2 44 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.17%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.57%) Software Developer
5 14 (7.45%) Junior
5 14 (7.45%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.19%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.96%) .NET
2 58 (30.85%) ASP.NET
3 52 (27.66%) HTML
4 45 (23.94%) WCF
5 38 (20.21%) CSS
6 37 (19.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (16.49%) jQuery
8 28 (14.89%) HTML5
9 22 (11.70%) Web Services
10 15 (7.98%) CSS3
11 12 (6.38%) J2EE
12 10 (5.32%) Ajax
13 9 (4.79%) Ninject
13 9 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (4.26%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (3.72%) WebKit
15 7 (3.72%) WPF
15 7 (3.72%) Silverlight
15 7 (3.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.81%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.23%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (10.64%) Algorithms
4 17 (9.04%) Online Games
5 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.79%) iPhone
6 9 (4.79%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.26%) Physics
7 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.19%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.66%) Social Media
9 5 (2.66%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.66%) Statistics
10 4 (2.13%) Open Source
11 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.06%) FMCG
11 2 (1.06%) Blog
12 1 (0.53%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.60%) Linux
2 42 (22.34%) UNIX
3 29 (15.43%) Android
4 19 (10.11%) Apple iOS
5 15 (7.98%) Windows
6 5 (2.66%) HPUX
6 5 (2.66%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.77%) OO
2 66 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.21%) TDD
3 38 (20.21%) MVC
4 37 (19.68%) Web Application Development
5 35 (18.62%) Domain-Driven Design
6 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 28 (14.89%) BDD
8 26 (13.83%) CQRS
9 23 (12.23%) Multithreading
10 17 (9.04%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.51%) Project Management
12 12 (6.38%) Scrum
12 12 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.85%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.32%) Time Management
15 9 (4.79%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (4.79%) Analytics
16 8 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.94%) C#
2 53 (28.19%) Java
3 42 (22.34%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.02%) Python
5 26 (13.83%) SQL
6 22 (11.70%) C++
7 20 (10.64%) C
8 18 (9.57%) Objective-C
8 18 (9.57%) Scala
9 8 (4.26%) PHP
10 5 (2.66%) VB6
10 5 (2.66%) XPath
10 5 (2.66%) VB
11 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.06%) Ruby
11 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) Delphi
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) Lua
12 1 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 51 (27.13%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) PhD
3 6 (3.19%) PMP
3 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.66%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.13%) ISEB
6 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.06%) HND
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.06%) CCIE
7 2 (1.06%) CCNA
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.60%) Cacti
3 2 (1.06%) Puppet
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (15.43%) Google
2 25 (13.30%) Oracle
3 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.85%) IBM
5 8 (4.26%) NetApp
6 7 (3.72%) Tableau
7 6 (3.19%) Actuate
8 5 (2.66%) Sun
8 5 (2.66%) Interwoven
8 5 (2.66%) Twitter
9 4 (2.13%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) Cisco
10 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.60%) Crossbeam
10 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.60%) F5
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.53%) Sage
12 1 (0.53%) Sony
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
2DB
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago