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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 151 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 103 110 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.68% 1.97%
As % of the General category 3.96% 4.64% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 99
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
2598 2373 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.70% 36.18% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 1771 2602
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hertfordshire +29 49 £42,500 -19.81% 13
Suffolk +19 32 £37,000 +8.82% 5
Cambridgeshire -38 16 £36,250 -19.44% 11
Bedfordshire +11 3 £23,250 -11.42%
Norfolk -8 2 £61,250 +104.16% 1
Essex -32 1 £22,050 -52.32% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 94 (49.74%) C#
2 81 (42.86%) .NET
3 71 (37.57%) OO
4 67 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (30.69%) HTML
6 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET
7 51 (26.98%) Internet
8 49 (25.93%) Java
9 48 (25.40%) SQL Server
10 45 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 44 (23.28%) CSS
12 43 (22.75%) Degree
12 43 (22.75%) WCF
13 41 (21.69%) jQuery
13 41 (21.69%) Linux
14 38 (20.11%) TDD
15 37 (19.58%) MVC
15 37 (19.58%) HTML5
16 36 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (19.05%) Web Application Development
17 34 (17.99%) Domain-Driven Design
17 34 (17.99%) Computer Science
18 32 (16.93%) UNIX
19 30 (15.87%) SQL
19 30 (15.87%) BDD
20 29 (15.34%) Oracle
21 28 (14.81%) Google
22 27 (14.29%) CQRS
23 24 (12.70%) CSS3
24 23 (12.17%) Online Games

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.76%) CMS
3 8 (4.23%) GlassFish
4 7 (3.70%) Node.js
4 7 (3.70%) Apache
5 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.65%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (2.65%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Project
2 4 (2.12%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) Blender
4 1 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.53%) Maya
4 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.53%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.17%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.98%) Internet
2 11 (5.82%) HTTP
3 9 (4.76%) DNS
4 7 (3.70%) 3G
4 7 (3.70%) DHCP
5 5 (2.65%) 4G
5 5 (2.65%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.65%) LTE
5 5 (2.65%) 2G
6 4 (2.12%) VPN
7 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.59%) FTP
8 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.06%) VLAN
8 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.06%) RIP
8 2 (1.06%) ADSL
8 2 (1.06%) LAN
8 2 (1.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.58%) MySQL
4 19 (10.05%) Relational Database
5 15 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (7.94%) Hadoop
6 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.35%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.23%) BigTable
10 7 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.70%) QlikView
11 5 (2.65%) Big Data
12 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Maven
2 8 (4.23%) Subversion
3 6 (3.17%) Selenium
3 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.17%) Ant
3 6 (3.17%) JUnit
4 5 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.65%) Log4j
5 3 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.59%) JIRA
5 3 (1.59%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.06%) NUnit
6 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.06%) Moq
7 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.53%) NuGet
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.53%) FxCop
7 1 (0.53%) StyleCop
General
1 21 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 19 (10.05%) Finance
3 14 (7.41%) Retail
4 11 (5.82%) Electronics
4 11 (5.82%) Marketing
5 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.65%) Online Betting
6 4 (2.12%) Billing
6 4 (2.12%) iGaming
7 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (58.73%) Developer
2 45 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 22 (11.64%) C# Developer
3 22 (11.64%) Web Developer
4 17 (8.99%) Junior
5 16 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.94%) Junior Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.23%) Junior Web Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Administrator
10 7 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.17%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (42.86%) .NET
2 58 (30.69%) HTML
3 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET
4 44 (23.28%) CSS
5 43 (22.75%) WCF
6 41 (21.69%) jQuery
7 37 (19.58%) HTML5
8 36 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (12.70%) CSS3
10 19 (10.05%) Web Services
11 12 (6.35%) J2EE
11 12 (6.35%) HTML5 Canvas
11 12 (6.35%) WebSockets
11 12 (6.35%) WebKit
11 12 (6.35%) WebGL
12 10 (5.29%) Ajax
13 8 (4.23%) XML
14 7 (3.70%) Ninject
14 7 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.17%) Online Games
3 13 (6.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 10 (5.29%) Internet of Things
4 10 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.23%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.23%) Physics
5 8 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.70%) iPhone
7 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.65%) Statistics
8 5 (2.65%) Web 2.0
9 4 (2.12%) Open Source
10 3 (1.59%) Clustering
10 3 (1.59%) Replication
11 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.06%) Blog
11 2 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.69%) Linux
2 32 (16.93%) UNIX
3 18 (9.52%) Android
4 14 (7.41%) Windows
5 10 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.65%) CentOS
6 5 (2.65%) HPUX
6 5 (2.65%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.57%) OO
2 67 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.11%) TDD
4 37 (19.58%) MVC
5 36 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 34 (17.99%) Domain-Driven Design
7 30 (15.87%) BDD
8 27 (14.29%) CQRS
9 22 (11.64%) Software Engineering
10 21 (11.11%) Project Management
11 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.47%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.88%) Multithreading
14 12 (6.35%) Scrum
14 12 (6.35%) Data Modelling
15 10 (5.29%) Risk Management
15 10 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.29%) Performance Improvement
16 9 (4.76%) Time Management
16 9 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 94 (49.74%) C#
2 49 (25.93%) Java
3 45 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.87%) SQL
5 18 (9.52%) Python
6 14 (7.41%) C++
7 9 (4.76%) C
8 8 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 8 (4.23%) Scala
9 5 (2.65%) VB
9 5 (2.65%) XPath
9 5 (2.65%) VB6
10 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.06%) GLSL
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (22.75%) Degree
2 10 (5.29%) PMP
2 10 (5.29%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.70%) PhD
4 5 (2.65%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.65%) ISEB
5 4 (2.12%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) CCIE
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) HND
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.06%) Cacti
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (15.34%) Oracle
2 28 (14.81%) Google
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.35%) IBM
5 8 (4.23%) NetApp
6 7 (3.70%) Tableau
6 7 (3.70%) Actuate
7 5 (2.65%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.65%) Sun
8 2 (1.06%) Crossbeam
8 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.06%) Cisco
8 2 (1.06%) Juniper
8 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.06%) F5
9 1 (0.53%) Sony
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Sage
9 1 (0.53%) i2
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