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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 106 168 167
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 186 121 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the General category 7.15% 3.91% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 169 94 87
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2602 3092 2928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.16% 36.24% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 2375 2374
Average salary £45,000 £43,577 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 April 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 April 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 +62 104 £39,000 +0.64% 5
Hertfordshire -23 39 £46,000 -3.15% 6
Essex +27 28 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Cambridgeshire -26 13 £40,532 -4.63% 7
Bedfordshire +29 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 136 (47.89%) C#
2 127 (44.72%) OO
3 108 (38.03%) HTML
4 100 (35.21%) Online Games
5 95 (33.45%) Java
6 92 (32.39%) CSS
7 90 (31.69%) JavaScript
8 89 (31.34%) SQL
9 63 (22.18%) .NET
9 63 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (17.61%) SQL Server
11 49 (17.25%) Internet
12 48 (16.90%) Subversion
13 47 (16.55%) HTML5
14 44 (15.49%) jQuery
14 44 (15.49%) Degree
14 44 (15.49%) Linux
15 43 (15.14%) MySQL
16 37 (13.03%) ASP.NET
17 35 (12.32%) BDD
18 33 (11.62%) TDD
19 32 (11.27%) CSS3
20 30 (10.56%) Oracle
21 28 (9.86%) Computer Science
21 28 (9.86%) WCF
22 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
22 27 (9.51%) Web Application Development
22 27 (9.51%) Microsoft
22 27 (9.51%) MVC
23 26 (9.15%) CQRS

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (6.34%) CMS
2 16 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.58%) Apache
3 13 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.58%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.52%) MS Project
2 10 (3.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (1.76%) PTC Creo
4 3 (1.06%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Blender
5 1 (0.35%) Maya
5 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.35%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.76%) SaaS
4 5 (1.76%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.70%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.25%) Internet
2 22 (7.75%) DNS
3 16 (5.63%) HTTP
4 15 (5.28%) DHCP
5 7 (2.46%) SAN
5 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.46%) 3G
5 7 (2.46%) Firewall
6 5 (1.76%) LTE
6 5 (1.76%) 2G
6 5 (1.76%) 4G
6 5 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.76%) VoIP
6 5 (1.76%) SNMP
7 4 (1.41%) VPN
8 2 (0.70%) MPLS
8 2 (0.70%) OSPF
8 2 (0.70%) BGP
8 2 (0.70%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (15.14%) MySQL
3 25 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.23%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.11%) QlikView
8 6 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.11%) Big Data
9 5 (1.76%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.76%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.76%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (16.90%) Subversion
2 11 (3.87%) Selenium
3 5 (1.76%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.76%) Ant
4 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.06%) JUnit
5 3 (1.06%) Maven
5 3 (1.06%) Log4j
5 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.70%) JIRA
6 2 (0.70%) RSpec
6 2 (0.70%) FxCop
6 2 (0.70%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.70%) NuGet
6 2 (0.70%) Capybara
General
1 22 (7.75%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.63%) Electronics
4 14 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.58%) Online Betting
6 10 (3.52%) Legal
7 6 (2.11%) Marketing
7 6 (2.11%) Retail
8 5 (1.76%) Law
9 4 (1.41%) Billing
9 4 (1.41%) iGaming
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (57.04%) Developer
2 59 (20.77%) Web Developer
3 43 (15.14%) Software Developer
4 34 (11.97%) .NET Developer
5 20 (7.04%) Graduate
6 18 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.28%) Architect
7 15 (5.28%) Administrator
7 15 (5.28%) Graduate Developer
8 14 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.58%) Tester
9 13 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.58%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (4.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.58%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 13 (4.58%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.23%) Junior Developer
10 12 (4.23%) Junior
11 11 (3.87%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (38.03%) HTML
2 92 (32.39%) CSS
3 63 (22.18%) .NET
4 47 (16.55%) HTML5
5 44 (15.49%) jQuery
6 37 (13.03%) ASP.NET
7 32 (11.27%) CSS3
8 28 (9.86%) WCF
9 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (7.75%) Web Services
11 18 (6.34%) WebGL
11 18 (6.34%) WebSockets
11 18 (6.34%) WebKit
11 18 (6.34%) HTML5 Canvas
12 8 (2.82%) REST
12 8 (2.82%) XML
12 8 (2.82%) Flash
12 8 (2.82%) Ajax
13 7 (2.46%) Spring
14 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (35.21%) Online Games
2 28 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.23%) Replication
4 12 (4.23%) Clustering
5 11 (3.87%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.87%) Physics
6 10 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.52%) Internet of Things
7 9 (3.17%) Open Source
8 8 (2.82%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.46%) User Experience
10 6 (2.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (2.11%) Statistics
11 5 (1.76%) Informatics
11 5 (1.76%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.49%) Linux
2 18 (6.34%) UNIX
3 14 (4.93%) Windows
4 13 (4.58%) CentOS
5 12 (4.23%) Android
6 10 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.76%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.76%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.06%) HPUX
9 3 (1.06%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (44.72%) OO
2 63 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.32%) BDD
4 33 (11.62%) TDD
5 27 (9.51%) MVC
5 27 (9.51%) Web Application Development
6 26 (9.15%) CQRS
6 26 (9.15%) Domain-Driven Design
7 25 (8.80%) Project Management
8 23 (8.10%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.39%) Web Development
10 19 (6.69%) Scrum
11 14 (4.93%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.23%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.87%) Data Modelling
15 10 (3.52%) Risk Management
15 10 (3.52%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 136 (47.89%) C#
2 95 (33.45%) Java
3 90 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 89 (31.34%) SQL
5 20 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.93%) Python
7 12 (4.23%) Ruby
8 10 (3.52%) C++
9 9 (3.17%) PHP
10 8 (2.82%) Go
11 7 (2.46%) C
11 7 (2.46%) Perl
12 6 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.11%) R
13 5 (1.76%) VB6
13 5 (1.76%) Haskell
13 5 (1.76%) VB
14 3 (1.06%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.06%) XPath
15 2 (0.70%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 44 (15.49%) Degree
2 10 (3.52%) PMP
2 10 (3.52%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.11%) ISEB
4 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.76%) MCSE
4 5 (1.76%) MCSA
5 3 (1.06%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.06%) HND
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CCIE
6 2 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) VMware ESX
1 5 (1.76%) Xen
1 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.76%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (1.76%) KVM
1 5 (1.76%) Docker
1 5 (1.76%) LXC
1 5 (1.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Nagios
1 5 (1.76%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.76%) Mesos
2 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.70%) Cacti
3 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (10.56%) Oracle
2 27 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.23%) Google
5 8 (2.82%) IBM
6 7 (2.46%) Cisco
6 7 (2.46%) Adobe
7 6 (2.11%) Apple
7 6 (2.11%) Actuate
7 6 (2.11%) Tableau
8 5 (1.76%) Pegasus
8 5 (1.76%) WatchGuard
8 5 (1.76%) i2
8 5 (1.76%) Sophos
8 5 (1.76%) VMware
8 5 (1.76%) Citrix
8 5 (1.76%) Symbian
9 4 (1.41%) NetApp
10 3 (1.06%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.06%) Sun
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