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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 102 194 181
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 186 78 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.41% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the General category 7.20% 2.64% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 178 62 60
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2584 2953 2729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 33.48% 36.27% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 2339 2162
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 92 £36,500 - 4
Hertfordshire +20 57 £40,000 -15.78% 11
Cambridgeshire -5 19 £48,750 +8.33% 8
Bedfordshire +22 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Essex +10 12 £35,000 +27.27%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 176 (51.76%) C#
2 154 (45.29%) OO
3 142 (41.76%) Online Games
4 137 (40.29%) Java
5 135 (39.71%) HTML
6 120 (35.29%) CSS
7 110 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 110 (32.35%) SQL
8 79 (23.24%) Subversion
9 63 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (17.35%) HTML5
11 57 (16.76%) .NET
12 52 (15.29%) MySQL
13 47 (13.82%) Linux
14 45 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 44 (12.94%) Degree
16 38 (11.18%) Web Development
16 38 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (10.88%) BDD
17 37 (10.88%) jQuery
18 35 (10.29%) ASP.NET
18 35 (10.29%) E-Commerce
19 34 (10.00%) TDD
20 31 (9.12%) WCF
21 30 (8.82%) Computer Science
21 30 (8.82%) Python
21 30 (8.82%) CSS3
22 28 (8.24%) Internet
22 28 (8.24%) Ruby
23 27 (7.94%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (5.88%) Apache
2 19 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.59%) CMS
3 18 (5.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.18%) WordPress
7 3 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.88%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (4.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (3.53%) Fireworks
5 9 (2.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 9 (2.65%) PTC Creo
6 7 (2.06%) MS Excel
7 5 (1.47%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.88%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.88%) MS Office
8 3 (0.88%) InDesign
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.65%) Office 365
3 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.24%) Internet
2 27 (7.94%) DNS
3 22 (6.47%) DHCP
4 18 (5.29%) HTTP
5 8 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.35%) Firewall
6 6 (1.76%) VoIP
7 5 (1.47%) SNMP
7 5 (1.47%) SAN
8 4 (1.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) WAN
9 1 (0.29%) ISDN
9 1 (0.29%) LAN
9 1 (0.29%) PBX
9 1 (0.29%) MPLS
9 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.29%) MySQL
2 45 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 38 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.53%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.47%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.47%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.47%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.88%) Big Data
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.59%) SQLite
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 79 (23.24%) Subversion
2 13 (3.82%) Selenium
3 8 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.47%) JIRA
7 3 (0.88%) RSpec
7 3 (0.88%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.88%) Ant
7 3 (0.88%) JUnit
7 3 (0.88%) Calabash
7 3 (0.88%) Grunt
7 3 (0.88%) Capybara
8 2 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.59%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.59%) FxCop
8 2 (0.59%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.59%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.59%) NuGet
General
1 26 (7.65%) Finance
2 22 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.29%) Online Betting
4 14 (4.12%) Legal
5 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.65%) Electronics
6 6 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.47%) Law
7 5 (1.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 216 (63.53%) Developer
2 73 (21.47%) Web Developer
3 71 (20.88%) Software Developer
4 33 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 29 (8.53%) Graduate
6 23 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
7 19 (5.59%) Designer
8 18 (5.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) Administrator
9 16 (4.71%) Analyst
10 15 (4.41%) Architect
11 13 (3.82%) Tester
12 12 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.53%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.53%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (39.71%) HTML
2 120 (35.29%) CSS
3 59 (17.35%) HTML5
4 57 (16.76%) .NET
5 37 (10.88%) jQuery
6 35 (10.29%) ASP.NET
7 31 (9.12%) WCF
8 30 (8.82%) CSS3
9 26 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (5.00%) Flash
11 14 (4.12%) Web Services
11 14 (4.12%) WebSockets
11 14 (4.12%) WebKit
11 14 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (4.12%) WebGL
11 14 (4.12%) HTML5 Canvas
12 8 (2.35%) XML
13 6 (1.76%) Android SDK
14 5 (1.47%) REST
14 5 (1.47%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 142 (41.76%) Online Games
2 30 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.47%) User Experience
4 20 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 20 (5.88%) Physics
5 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.24%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.24%) Replication
7 11 (3.24%) Clustering
8 9 (2.65%) Xbox
9 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.76%) Informatics
10 6 (1.76%) Statistics
10 6 (1.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.47%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.88%) PlayStation
12 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.82%) Linux
2 25 (7.35%) Windows
3 18 (5.29%) Android
3 18 (5.29%) CentOS
3 18 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.59%) UNIX
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.29%) OO
2 63 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.18%) Web Development
4 37 (10.88%) BDD
5 35 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 34 (10.00%) TDD
7 26 (7.65%) Scrum
7 26 (7.65%) MVC
7 26 (7.65%) CQRS
7 26 (7.65%) Web Application Development
7 26 (7.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 20 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.29%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.00%) SOA
11 14 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.12%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.24%) Project Management
12 11 (3.24%) Load Balancing
12 11 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.94%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 176 (51.76%) C#
2 137 (40.29%) Java
3 110 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 110 (32.35%) SQL
4 30 (8.82%) Python
5 28 (8.24%) Ruby
6 23 (6.76%) C++
7 21 (6.18%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.18%) PHP
8 19 (5.59%) Go
9 10 (2.94%) Perl
10 6 (1.76%) C
10 6 (1.76%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.76%) R
11 5 (1.47%) Haskell
12 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.88%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.59%) GLSL
14 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (12.94%) Degree
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.47%) MCSE
2 5 (1.47%) MCSA
2 5 (1.47%) PhD
3 4 (1.18%) ISEB
3 4 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.76%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.47%) Xen
4 5 (1.47%) KVM
4 5 (1.47%) Docker
4 5 (1.47%) LXC
4 5 (1.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.88%) vSphere
6 3 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.29%) Firmware
7 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.47%) Nagios
2 5 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.47%) Mesos
3 4 (1.18%) Puppet
4 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.88%) Oracle
3 19 (5.59%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.94%) VMware
4 10 (2.94%) Adobe
5 7 (2.06%) Google
5 7 (2.06%) Apple
6 6 (1.76%) Cisco
6 6 (1.76%) IBM
7 5 (1.47%) Symbian
7 5 (1.47%) Citrix
7 5 (1.47%) i2
7 5 (1.47%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.47%) WatchGuard
7 5 (1.47%) Sophos
8 2 (0.59%) Roku
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.29%) Actuate
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