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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 87 120 166
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 225 181 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.22% 2.39% 1.46%
As % of the General category 8.34% 6.95% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 150 164 98
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
2698 2604 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.59% 34.37% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 2058 2404
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +55 81 £32,000 -30.43% 8
Suffolk -6 58 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Cambridgeshire +41 56 £41,250 -2.94% 7
Bedfordshire +20 25 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Essex -19 5 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 126 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 114 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (32.84%) C#
4 102 (30.45%) HTML
5 94 (28.06%) CSS
6 93 (27.76%) Java
7 73 (21.79%) AngularJS
8 72 (21.49%) Online Games
9 68 (20.30%) BDD
10 65 (19.40%) Scrum
11 64 (19.10%) TDD
12 58 (17.31%) .NET
13 57 (17.01%) SQL Server
14 56 (16.72%) Software Engineering
14 56 (16.72%) Front End Development
15 53 (15.82%) Python
16 52 (15.52%) Web Development
16 52 (15.52%) HTML5
17 51 (15.22%) Degree
17 51 (15.22%) MVC
18 48 (14.33%) Git (software)
19 45 (13.43%) TypeScript
19 45 (13.43%) CSS3
20 44 (13.13%) Computer Science
21 43 (12.84%) Web Application Development
22 42 (12.54%) OO
23 41 (12.24%) ASP.NET
24 40 (11.94%) Kendo UI
24 40 (11.94%) Mentoring
24 40 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 32 (9.55%) Node.js
2 11 (3.28%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.19%) Drupal
6 3 (0.90%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (5.37%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (3.28%) Google App Engine
3 11 (3.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.09%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.19%) SaaS
8 3 (0.90%) Datadog
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.97%) Internet
2 5 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (1.49%) BGP
2 5 (1.49%) Firewall
2 5 (1.49%) Junos
2 5 (1.49%) MPLS
2 5 (1.49%) NAS
2 5 (1.49%) OSPF
2 5 (1.49%) PBX
2 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.90%) DNS
3 3 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) 802.11
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) RFID
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 37 (11.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (3.28%) MySQL
5 11 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.99%) Big Data
7 9 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.09%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.79%) DB2
9 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.79%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.49%) HBase
10 5 (1.49%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.19%) DataStax
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.06%) Selenium
3 19 (5.67%) Subversion
4 16 (4.78%) Cucumber
5 15 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.18%) JIRA
6 14 (4.18%) SoapUI
7 13 (3.88%) JUnit
7 13 (3.88%) Maven
8 11 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.99%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.99%) NUnit
10 9 (2.69%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.69%) LabVIEW
11 8 (2.39%) HP UFT
11 8 (2.39%) JBehave
11 8 (2.39%) Ranorex
11 8 (2.39%) RSpec
12 6 (1.79%) Calabash
13 5 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 28 (8.36%) Finance
2 19 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.28%) iGaming
3 11 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.28%) Retail
4 8 (2.39%) Banking
5 6 (1.79%) German Language
5 6 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Advertising
7 4 (1.19%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) French Language
8 2 (0.60%) Military
8 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 193 (57.61%) Developer
2 57 (17.01%) .NET Developer
3 51 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 50 (14.93%) Lead Developer
5 43 (12.84%) Web Developer
6 35 (10.45%) HTML Developer
7 32 (9.55%) C# Developer
7 32 (9.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (9.25%) HTML CSS Developer
8 31 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (8.96%) Software Engineer
10 26 (7.76%) Systems Developer
11 25 (7.46%) Lead .NET Developer
12 24 (7.16%) Team Leader
13 18 (5.37%) .NET Team Leader
13 18 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (5.07%) Java Developer
15 15 (4.48%) Analyst
15 15 (4.48%) Lead C# Developer
16 14 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (30.45%) HTML
2 94 (28.06%) CSS
3 73 (21.79%) AngularJS
4 58 (17.31%) .NET
5 52 (15.52%) HTML5
6 45 (13.43%) CSS3
7 41 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 40 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (11.94%) Kendo UI
9 38 (11.34%) WCF
10 37 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 37 (11.04%) Web Services
11 34 (10.15%) RESTful
12 28 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (7.76%) .NET Framework
14 25 (7.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 23 (6.87%) Code First Entity Framework
15 23 (6.87%) Entity Framework
15 23 (6.87%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.49%) Online Games
2 44 (13.13%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 23 (6.87%) Physics
5 22 (6.57%) Life Science
6 21 (6.27%) User Experience
7 18 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (4.78%) Mobile App
9 14 (4.18%) Algorithms
10 13 (3.88%) Xbox
11 11 (3.28%) Animation
12 7 (2.09%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.79%) Social Media
14 5 (1.49%) Data Integration
15 4 (1.19%) Biology
15 4 (1.19%) FMCG
15 4 (1.19%) Oculus Rift
15 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.90%) CCTV
16 3 (0.90%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.85%) Linux
2 28 (8.36%) Apple iOS
3 20 (5.97%) Android
4 16 (4.78%) Unix
5 15 (4.48%) Windows
6 11 (3.28%) CoreOS
7 8 (2.39%) AIX
8 7 (2.09%) Debian
8 7 (2.09%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.60%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.60%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.30%) BDD
3 65 (19.40%) Scrum
4 64 (19.10%) TDD
5 56 (16.72%) Front End Development
5 56 (16.72%) Software Engineering
6 52 (15.52%) Web Development
7 51 (15.22%) MVC
8 43 (12.84%) Web Application Development
9 42 (12.54%) OO
10 40 (11.94%) Mentoring
11 27 (8.06%) High Availability
12 26 (7.76%) Open Source
13 23 (6.87%) OOP
14 22 (6.57%) Kanban
15 20 (5.97%) UML
16 15 (4.48%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.48%) iOS Development
17 14 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 126 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 110 (32.84%) C#
3 93 (27.76%) Java
4 53 (15.82%) Python
5 45 (13.43%) TypeScript
6 33 (9.85%) Ruby
7 25 (7.46%) SQL
8 24 (7.16%) C++
9 17 (5.07%) Perl
10 13 (3.88%) C
10 13 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 12 (3.58%) Scala
12 11 (3.28%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.69%) MATLAB
14 8 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.90%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.90%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.90%) Groovy
15 3 (0.90%) PHP
15 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (15.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.09%) ISEB
3 6 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.79%) PhD
4 5 (1.49%) CCIE
4 5 (1.49%) CCNP
4 5 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.30%) CWNA
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.28%) Ceph
2 8 (2.39%) Docker
3 5 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.90%) Firmware
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.57%) Puppet
2 7 (2.09%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.90%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.90%) Nagios
5 2 (0.60%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (8.06%) Google
2 19 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.18%) Oracle
4 10 (2.99%) Adobe
5 8 (2.39%) NetApp
6 6 (1.79%) Sybase
7 5 (1.49%) Juniper
7 5 (1.49%) Progress
7 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.49%) VMware
8 4 (1.19%) Aruba
8 4 (1.19%) Cisco
9 3 (0.90%) Foundry
9 3 (0.90%) New Relic
10 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.30%) Apple
11 1 (0.30%) Facebook
11 1 (0.30%) Tableau
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