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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 177 182 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -50
Permanent jobs citing Games 89 60 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.84% 1.94%
As % of the General category 3.23% 2.30% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 138
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2755 2609 3427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.33% 36.55% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 2107 2778
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,330 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,720 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +25 45 £40,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire -7 22 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Essex +14 10 £47,500 - 3
Suffolk -2 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire -12 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Norfolk +13 1 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 69 (39.66%) C#
2 65 (37.36%) Linux
3 64 (36.78%) OO
4 59 (33.91%) .NET
5 51 (29.31%) Java
5 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
6 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (27.01%) SQL Server
8 45 (25.86%) Python
9 43 (24.71%) WCF
10 40 (22.99%) Internet
11 39 (22.41%) MVC
12 38 (21.84%) Degree
12 38 (21.84%) TDD
12 38 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (21.84%) NoSQL
13 36 (20.69%) Web Application Development
13 36 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
13 36 (20.69%) JavaScript
13 36 (20.69%) HTML
14 34 (19.54%) SQL
14 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
15 32 (18.39%) Apache
15 32 (18.39%) Tomcat
16 31 (17.82%) Online Games
17 28 (16.09%) BDD
17 28 (16.09%) PHP
18 27 (15.52%) MySQL
18 27 (15.52%) UNIX
18 27 (15.52%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (18.39%) Apache
1 32 (18.39%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.20%) CMS
2 16 (9.20%) GlassFish
3 13 (7.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (5.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.30%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) SPSS
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.45%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.15%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.99%) Internet
2 18 (10.34%) HTTP
3 17 (9.77%) DNS
4 15 (8.62%) DHCP
5 4 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.30%) VPN
6 3 (1.72%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.15%) VLAN
7 2 (1.15%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.15%) Multicast
7 2 (1.15%) RIP
7 2 (1.15%) OSPF
7 2 (1.15%) BGP
7 2 (1.15%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.15%) Firewall
7 2 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.84%) NoSQL
3 27 (15.52%) MySQL
4 23 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (10.92%) Hadoop
5 19 (10.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (9.77%) MongoDB
8 16 (9.20%) BigTable
9 10 (5.75%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.30%) Big Data
10 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.57%) DB2
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Maven
2 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.72%) Selenium
3 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.15%) WATIR
4 2 (1.15%) JUnit
4 2 (1.15%) JMeter
4 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
5 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.57%) Log4j
5 1 (0.57%) NUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (15.52%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.20%) Marketing
4 13 (7.47%) Online Betting
5 10 (5.75%) Publishing
6 9 (5.17%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (1.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (60.92%) Developer
2 43 (24.71%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.07%) Software Developer
4 16 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (9.20%) Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.75%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.75%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Marketing Director
9 7 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.45%) Junior
10 6 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.91%) .NET
2 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
3 43 (24.71%) WCF
4 38 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (20.69%) HTML
6 24 (13.79%) Web Services
7 22 (12.64%) CSS
7 22 (12.64%) Razor View Engine
7 22 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (9.77%) HTML5
9 9 (5.17%) Ninject
9 9 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (5.17%) jQuery
10 8 (4.60%) WebKit
11 6 (3.45%) Django
12 5 (2.87%) WPF
12 5 (2.87%) J2EE
12 5 (2.87%) RESTful
13 4 (2.30%) Guava
13 4 (2.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 31 (17.82%) Online Games
3 22 (12.64%) Mobile App
4 21 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (6.32%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.17%) iPhone
8 8 (4.60%) Physics
9 7 (4.02%) Social Media
10 6 (3.45%) Statistics
11 5 (2.87%) Open Source
12 4 (2.30%) IVR
12 4 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (1.72%) Visualisation
14 2 (1.15%) Data Integration
14 2 (1.15%) User Experience
15 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
15 1 (0.57%) 3D Printing
15 1 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.36%) Linux
2 27 (15.52%) Android
2 27 (15.52%) UNIX
3 19 (10.92%) Windows
4 18 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.47%) CentOS
6 8 (4.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.78%) OO
2 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.41%) MVC
4 38 (21.84%) TDD
5 36 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 36 (20.69%) Web Application Development
6 28 (16.09%) BDD
7 27 (15.52%) CQRS
8 26 (14.94%) Software Engineering
8 26 (14.94%) E-Commerce
9 23 (13.22%) Multithreading
10 14 (8.05%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.75%) Analytics
12 9 (5.17%) Web Development
12 9 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (5.17%) OOD
13 7 (4.02%) Budget Control
13 7 (4.02%) Software Deployment
13 7 (4.02%) Software Architecture
13 7 (4.02%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.66%) C#
2 51 (29.31%) Java
3 45 (25.86%) Python
4 36 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 34 (19.54%) SQL
6 28 (16.09%) PHP
7 23 (13.22%) C++
8 19 (10.92%) C
9 16 (9.20%) Objective-C
9 16 (9.20%) Scala
10 5 (2.87%) Perl
11 4 (2.30%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (2.30%) Lua
11 4 (2.30%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.15%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
13 1 (0.57%) R
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) PhD
3 1 (0.57%) ISEB
3 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.57%) vCloud
2 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.15%) Cacti
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Google
2 20 (11.49%) Oracle
3 14 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.60%) Adobe
5 7 (4.02%) Twitter
6 6 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.87%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) NetApp
8 4 (2.30%) Juniper
8 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.30%) Crossbeam
8 4 (2.30%) F5
9 3 (1.72%) VMware
9 3 (1.72%) IBM
9 3 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.72%) Citrix
10 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.57%) Talend
11 1 (0.57%) Omniture
11 1 (0.57%) Tableau
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Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (OTE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wickford
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