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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 108 114 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +92
Permanent jobs citing Games 155 186 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.35% 2.42% 0.94%
As % of the General category 6.73% 7.20% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 149 178 62
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
2304 2582 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.92% 33.64% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2035 2322
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £29,966
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 June 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 June 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
Suffolk -5 49 £37,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +30 43 £40,000 -17.94% 6
Bedfordshire +35 35 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hertfordshire -4 23 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Essex +3 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Norfolk - 2 £47,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 120 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (32.96%) C#
2 119 (32.96%) JavaScript
3 106 (29.36%) HTML
4 93 (25.76%) Java
4 93 (25.76%) CSS
5 70 (19.39%) TDD
5 70 (19.39%) BDD
6 69 (19.11%) Online Games
7 65 (18.01%) Computer Science
7 65 (18.01%) .NET
8 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
8 64 (17.73%) Degree
9 59 (16.34%) Software Engineering
9 59 (16.34%) OO
10 58 (16.07%) Web Development
10 58 (16.07%) HTML5
11 53 (14.68%) MVC
12 52 (14.40%) Scrum
13 51 (14.13%) AngularJS
14 49 (13.57%) Python
15 47 (13.02%) ASP.NET
16 46 (12.74%) CSS3
17 44 (12.19%) Web Application Development
17 44 (12.19%) WCF
18 42 (11.63%) Git (software)
18 42 (11.63%) Front End Development
19 41 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (10.80%) Mathematics
21 38 (10.53%) Finance

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 11 (3.05%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.11%) Confluence
5 3 (0.83%) Apache
5 3 (0.83%) Drupal
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 28 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.60%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.39%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.83%) MS Project
7 2 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.05%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (3.05%) Google App Engine
3 11 (3.05%) Google Compute Engine
4 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.94%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.39%) SaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.83%) Datadog
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.55%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.03%) Internet
2 5 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (1.39%) BGP
2 5 (1.39%) Firewall
2 5 (1.39%) Junos
2 5 (1.39%) MPLS
2 5 (1.39%) NAS
2 5 (1.39%) OSPF
2 5 (1.39%) PBX
2 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.83%) DNS
3 3 (0.83%) HTTP
4 2 (0.55%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) 802.11
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) RFID
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 33 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.43%) MySQL
5 15 (4.16%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.49%) Big Data
9 8 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.94%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.66%) DB2
11 6 (1.66%) Sybase IQ
12 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.39%) HBase
13 4 (1.11%) DataStax
13 4 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.48%) Selenium
3 19 (5.26%) Subversion
4 17 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 17 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.71%) JIRA
5 16 (4.43%) Visual Studio
6 15 (4.16%) LabVIEW
7 14 (3.88%) JUnit
8 13 (3.60%) Maven
8 13 (3.60%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.77%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.77%) NUnit
10 8 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.22%) HP UFT
10 8 (2.22%) JBehave
10 8 (2.22%) Ranorex
10 8 (2.22%) RSpec
11 7 (1.94%) Calabash
12 5 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 38 (10.53%) Finance
2 24 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.05%) Retail
4 8 (2.22%) Banking
5 7 (1.94%) Marketing
6 6 (1.66%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.11%) German Language
8 4 (1.11%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.83%) iGaming
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (53.19%) Developer
2 63 (17.45%) .NET Developer
3 43 (11.91%) Software Engineer
4 40 (11.08%) Web Developer
5 38 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (9.14%) Lead Developer
7 31 (8.59%) C# Developer
8 29 (8.03%) Analyst
9 27 (7.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (5.54%) Lead .NET Developer
12 19 (5.26%) HTML Developer
13 18 (4.99%) C Software Engineer
13 18 (4.99%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (4.99%) QA Tester
13 18 (4.99%) Team Leader
13 18 (4.99%) Tester
14 17 (4.71%) Software Analyst
15 16 (4.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (29.36%) HTML
2 93 (25.76%) CSS
3 65 (18.01%) .NET
4 58 (16.07%) HTML5
5 51 (14.13%) AngularJS
6 47 (13.02%) ASP.NET
7 46 (12.74%) CSS3
8 44 (12.19%) WCF
9 41 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 34 (9.42%) Web Services
12 31 (8.59%) RESTful
13 28 (7.76%) jQuery
14 25 (6.93%) Kendo UI
15 24 (6.65%) Node.js
16 20 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (4.99%) .NET Framework
18 17 (4.71%) Django
19 15 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (4.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.11%) Online Games
2 65 (18.01%) Computer Science
3 39 (10.80%) Mathematics
4 35 (9.70%) Physics
5 30 (8.31%) Life Science
6 22 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.09%) Mobile App
7 21 (5.82%) Algorithms
8 17 (4.71%) User Experience
8 17 (4.71%) Xbox
9 16 (4.43%) Animation
10 6 (1.66%) Social Media
11 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.11%) Biology
12 4 (1.11%) FMCG
12 4 (1.11%) Oculus Rift
12 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) CCTV
13 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.53%) Linux
2 31 (8.59%) Apple iOS
3 27 (7.48%) Windows
4 23 (6.37%) Android
5 16 (4.43%) Unix
6 11 (3.05%) CoreOS
7 8 (2.22%) AIX
8 7 (1.94%) Debian
8 7 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.55%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.39%) BDD
2 70 (19.39%) TDD
3 59 (16.34%) OO
3 59 (16.34%) Software Engineering
4 58 (16.07%) Web Development
5 53 (14.68%) MVC
6 52 (14.40%) Scrum
7 44 (12.19%) Web Application Development
8 42 (11.63%) Front End Development
9 34 (9.42%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.20%) OOP
11 24 (6.65%) Open Source
12 23 (6.37%) CQRS
12 23 (6.37%) Domain-Driven Design
12 23 (6.37%) SDLC
13 20 (5.54%) DevOps
13 20 (5.54%) Image Processing
14 18 (4.99%) High Availability
15 17 (4.71%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (32.96%) C#
1 119 (32.96%) JavaScript
2 93 (25.76%) Java
3 49 (13.57%) Python
4 37 (10.25%) C++
5 30 (8.31%) TypeScript
6 25 (6.93%) SQL
7 23 (6.37%) Ruby
8 20 (5.54%) C
9 17 (4.71%) Perl
10 16 (4.43%) Objective-C
11 15 (4.16%) MATLAB
12 14 (3.88%) Apple Swift
13 13 (3.60%) PHP
14 11 (3.05%) Scala
15 7 (1.94%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.83%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.83%) Groovy
16 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (17.73%) Degree
2 16 (4.43%) PhD
3 15 (4.16%) ISEB
4 10 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.39%) CCIE
6 5 (1.39%) CCNP
6 5 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CWNA
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.42%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.05%) Ceph
2 9 (2.49%) Docker
3 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (6.37%) Puppet
2 6 (1.66%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.83%) Ansible
5 3 (0.83%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (8.31%) Google
2 26 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.88%) Oracle
4 11 (3.05%) Adobe
5 10 (2.77%) VMware
6 7 (1.94%) NetApp
7 6 (1.66%) Sybase
8 5 (1.39%) Juniper
8 5 (1.39%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.11%) Aruba
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco
10 3 (0.83%) Foundry
10 3 (0.83%) New Relic
11 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.55%) Perforce
11 2 (0.55%) Progress
12 1 (0.28%) Apple
12 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.28%) SAP
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