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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 106 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 181 101 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.20% 1.11%
As % of the General category 7.28% 3.37% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 168 78 81
Average salary £39,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2485 2996 2817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 33.46% 35.60% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 2324 2281
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 97 £37,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -15 39 £46,000 -3.15% 16
Essex +24 24 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 15 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Bedfordshire +16 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 152 (49.84%) C#
2 134 (43.93%) OO
3 120 (39.34%) HTML
4 115 (37.70%) Online Games
5 108 (35.41%) Java
6 100 (32.79%) CSS
7 98 (32.13%) SQL
8 96 (31.48%) JavaScript
9 64 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (20.33%) .NET
11 57 (18.69%) Subversion
12 53 (17.38%) HTML5
13 46 (15.08%) SQL Server
14 45 (14.75%) MySQL
15 43 (14.10%) Linux
16 42 (13.77%) Internet
16 42 (13.77%) Degree
16 42 (13.77%) jQuery
17 39 (12.79%) ASP.NET
18 34 (11.15%) BDD
19 33 (10.82%) TDD
20 31 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
20 31 (10.16%) WCF
21 30 (9.84%) Computer Science
21 30 (9.84%) CSS3
22 28 (9.18%) Web Development
22 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
23 27 (8.85%) E-Commerce
24 26 (8.52%) Oracle
24 26 (8.52%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (6.89%) CMS
2 18 (5.90%) Apache
3 17 (5.57%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.64%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.66%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.28%) MS Project
4 6 (1.97%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (1.97%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (1.97%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.97%) PTC Creo
5 5 (1.64%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.33%) Blender
6 1 (0.33%) MS Office
6 1 (0.33%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.33%) Maya
6 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.97%) Office 365
2 6 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.77%) Internet
2 24 (7.87%) DNS
3 18 (5.90%) DHCP
4 16 (5.25%) HTTP
5 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.30%) Firewall
6 6 (1.97%) SAN
7 5 (1.64%) VoIP
7 5 (1.64%) 3G
7 5 (1.64%) SNMP
8 4 (1.31%) 2G
8 4 (1.31%) LTE
8 4 (1.31%) 4G
8 4 (1.31%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.98%) VPN
10 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.33%) Multicast
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.75%) MySQL
3 31 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.93%) Data Mining
6 11 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.97%) Big Data
8 5 (1.64%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.64%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.64%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.31%) QlikView
9 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (18.69%) Subversion
2 11 (3.61%) Selenium
3 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.98%) Capybara
4 3 (0.98%) RSpec
4 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.98%) Ant
5 2 (0.66%) JIRA
5 2 (0.66%) FxCop
5 2 (0.66%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.66%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.66%) NuGet
5 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Toad
6 1 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 24 (7.87%) Finance
2 18 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.57%) Electronics
4 16 (5.25%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.25%) Online Betting
5 11 (3.61%) Legal
6 6 (1.97%) Marketing
7 5 (1.64%) Law
8 4 (1.31%) iGaming
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (59.67%) Developer
2 64 (20.98%) Web Developer
3 58 (19.02%) Software Developer
4 33 (10.82%) .NET Developer
5 23 (7.54%) Graduate
6 18 (5.90%) Graduate Developer
6 18 (5.90%) Administrator
6 18 (5.90%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.25%) Architect
9 13 (4.26%) Designer
10 12 (3.93%) Tester
11 11 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.28%) Junior
13 9 (2.95%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (39.34%) HTML
2 100 (32.79%) CSS
3 62 (20.33%) .NET
4 53 (17.38%) HTML5
5 42 (13.77%) jQuery
6 39 (12.79%) ASP.NET
7 31 (10.16%) WCF
8 30 (9.84%) CSS3
9 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.25%) Web Services
10 16 (5.25%) HTML5 Canvas
10 16 (5.25%) WebSockets
10 16 (5.25%) WebKit
10 16 (5.25%) WebGL
11 11 (3.61%) Flash
12 8 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.64%) REST
13 5 (1.64%) WPF
13 5 (1.64%) Silverlight
13 5 (1.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 115 (37.70%) Online Games
2 30 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.92%) Physics
5 14 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.26%) User Experience
7 11 (3.61%) Clustering
7 11 (3.61%) Replication
8 10 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.28%) Internet of Things
9 9 (2.95%) Open Source
10 8 (2.62%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (1.97%) Statistics
11 6 (1.97%) Informatics
12 5 (1.64%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.10%) Linux
2 17 (5.57%) Windows
3 16 (5.25%) CentOS
4 13 (4.26%) Android
4 13 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.93%) UNIX
6 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (43.93%) OO
2 64 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (11.15%) BDD
4 33 (10.82%) TDD
5 28 (9.18%) Web Development
6 27 (8.85%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.52%) MVC
7 26 (8.52%) Domain-Driven Design
7 26 (8.52%) CQRS
7 26 (8.52%) Web Application Development
8 23 (7.54%) Scrum
9 22 (7.21%) Project Management
10 16 (5.25%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.93%) Load Balancing
12 11 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.61%) SOA
12 11 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (3.28%) Risk Management
13 10 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 152 (49.84%) C#
2 108 (35.41%) Java
3 98 (32.13%) SQL
4 96 (31.48%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.89%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.89%) Python
6 19 (6.23%) Ruby
7 16 (5.25%) C++
8 15 (4.92%) PHP
9 13 (4.26%) Go
10 7 (2.30%) C
10 7 (2.30%) Perl
11 6 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.97%) R
12 5 (1.64%) Haskell
13 4 (1.31%) VB6
13 4 (1.31%) VB
14 3 (0.98%) GLSL
14 3 (0.98%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (13.77%) Degree
2 10 (3.28%) PMP
2 10 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.64%) PhD
3 5 (1.64%) MCSE
3 5 (1.64%) MCSA
3 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.64%) ISEB
3 5 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) CCIE
5 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.64%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (1.64%) LXC
2 5 (1.64%) KVM
2 5 (1.64%) Docker
2 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) Xen
2 5 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Firmware
3 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) Mesos
1 5 (1.64%) Nagios
1 5 (1.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.66%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.33%) Cacti
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.52%) Oracle
3 16 (5.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.30%) Apple
4 7 (2.30%) Adobe
4 7 (2.30%) Google
5 6 (1.97%) VMware
5 6 (1.97%) Cisco
5 6 (1.97%) IBM
6 5 (1.64%) WatchGuard
6 5 (1.64%) Symbian
6 5 (1.64%) Sophos
6 5 (1.64%) i2
6 5 (1.64%) Pegasus
6 5 (1.64%) Citrix
7 4 (1.31%) Actuate
7 4 (1.31%) Tableau
8 2 (0.66%) NetApp
8 2 (0.66%) Roku
9 1 (0.33%) hybris
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Benefits - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: Depending on Experience
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits great benefits!
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
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