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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 98 120 200
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +80
Permanent jobs citing Games 172 178 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.64% 2.35% 1.14%
As % of the General category 7.11% 6.97% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 163 167 78
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 £28,400 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,600
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
2419 2554 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.14% 33.74% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1961 2007 2402
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +1 58 £37,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +45 55 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Bedfordshire +35 32 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hertfordshire +9 23 £36,000 -34.54% 3
Essex -5 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 125 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 118 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (31.28%) C#
4 108 (30.17%) HTML
5 97 (27.09%) CSS
6 92 (25.70%) Java
7 73 (20.39%) Online Games
8 69 (19.27%) BDD
9 67 (18.72%) TDD
10 64 (17.88%) AngularJS
11 60 (16.76%) Software Engineering
11 60 (16.76%) Degree
11 60 (16.76%) .NET
11 60 (16.76%) SQL Server
12 59 (16.48%) Web Development
13 58 (16.20%) Scrum
13 58 (16.20%) Computer Science
14 55 (15.36%) HTML5
15 52 (14.53%) Front End Development
16 51 (14.25%) Python
17 50 (13.97%) OO
17 50 (13.97%) MVC
18 45 (12.57%) Git (software)
18 45 (12.57%) CSS3
19 44 (12.29%) ASP.NET
20 43 (12.01%) Web Application Development
21 41 (11.45%) WCF
22 40 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
22 40 (11.17%) TypeScript
23 37 (10.34%) Linux

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 26 (7.26%) Node.js
2 11 (3.07%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.12%) Confluence
5 4 (1.12%) Drupal
6 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.63%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.40%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (5.59%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (3.07%) Google App Engine
3 11 (3.07%) Google Compute Engine
4 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.68%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.12%) SaaS
8 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.84%) Datadog
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (1.40%) BGP
2 5 (1.40%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) Junos
2 5 (1.40%) MPLS
2 5 (1.40%) NAS
2 5 (1.40%) OSPF
2 5 (1.40%) PBX
2 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.84%) DNS
3 3 (0.84%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) 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 60 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 35 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.47%) MySQL
5 14 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.51%) Big Data
8 8 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.68%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.68%) DB2
9 6 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.68%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.40%) HBase
11 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.12%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 45 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.82%) Selenium
3 19 (5.31%) Subversion
4 16 (4.47%) Cucumber
4 16 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.47%) JIRA
5 14 (3.91%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.63%) JUnit
6 13 (3.63%) LabVIEW
6 13 (3.63%) Maven
7 10 (2.79%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.51%) NUnit
9 8 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.23%) HP UFT
9 8 (2.23%) JBehave
9 8 (2.23%) Ranorex
9 8 (2.23%) RSpec
10 6 (1.68%) Calabash
11 5 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 36 (10.06%) Finance
2 22 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.07%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.07%) Retail
4 8 (2.23%) Banking
5 7 (1.96%) iGaming
5 7 (1.96%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Advertising
6 5 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.40%) German Language
7 4 (1.12%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 197 (55.03%) Developer
2 59 (16.48%) .NET Developer
3 48 (13.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 46 (12.85%) Web Developer
5 41 (11.45%) Lead Developer
6 38 (10.61%) Software Engineer
7 33 (9.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (8.66%) C# Developer
9 26 (7.26%) HTML Developer
10 24 (6.70%) Analyst
11 23 (6.42%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (5.59%) Lead .NET Developer
14 19 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.31%) Systems Developer
14 19 (5.31%) Team Leader
15 16 (4.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 16 (4.47%) Java Developer
15 16 (4.47%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.17%) HTML
2 97 (27.09%) CSS
3 64 (17.88%) AngularJS
4 60 (16.76%) .NET
5 55 (15.36%) HTML5
6 45 (12.57%) CSS3
7 44 (12.29%) ASP.NET
8 41 (11.45%) WCF
9 40 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 35 (9.78%) Kendo UI
12 34 (9.50%) Web Services
13 32 (8.94%) RESTful
14 26 (7.26%) jQuery
15 23 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (6.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 21 (5.87%) .NET Framework
18 18 (5.03%) Entity Framework
18 18 (5.03%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.39%) Online Games
2 58 (16.20%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.78%) Mathematics
4 31 (8.66%) Physics
5 28 (7.82%) Life Science
6 23 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.31%) Algorithms
7 19 (5.31%) Mobile App
8 18 (5.03%) User Experience
9 14 (3.91%) Xbox
10 13 (3.63%) Animation
11 6 (1.68%) Social Media
11 6 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.40%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.12%) Biology
13 4 (1.12%) FMCG
13 4 (1.12%) Oculus Rift
13 4 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.84%) CCTV
14 3 (0.84%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.34%) Linux
2 28 (7.82%) Apple iOS
3 22 (6.15%) Windows
4 20 (5.59%) Android
5 16 (4.47%) Unix
6 11 (3.07%) CoreOS
7 8 (2.23%) AIX
8 7 (1.96%) Debian
8 7 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.56%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.56%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.27%) BDD
3 67 (18.72%) TDD
4 60 (16.76%) Software Engineering
5 59 (16.48%) Web Development
6 58 (16.20%) Scrum
7 52 (14.53%) Front End Development
8 50 (13.97%) MVC
8 50 (13.97%) OO
9 43 (12.01%) Web Application Development
10 37 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.70%) High Availability
11 24 (6.70%) Open Source
12 23 (6.42%) OOP
13 22 (6.15%) SDLC
14 19 (5.31%) CQRS
14 19 (5.31%) Domain-Driven Design
15 18 (5.03%) DevOps
16 17 (4.75%) Image Processing
16 17 (4.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 112 (31.28%) C#
3 92 (25.70%) Java
4 51 (14.25%) Python
5 40 (11.17%) TypeScript
6 33 (9.22%) C++
7 26 (7.26%) Ruby
7 26 (7.26%) SQL
8 17 (4.75%) C
9 16 (4.47%) Perl
10 14 (3.91%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.63%) MATLAB
12 12 (3.35%) Apple Swift
12 12 (3.35%) Scala
13 10 (2.79%) PHP
14 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.84%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.84%) Groovy
15 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (16.76%) Degree
2 13 (3.63%) PhD
3 11 (3.07%) ISEB
4 6 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.40%) CCIE
5 5 (1.40%) CCNP
5 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CWNA
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.07%) Ceph
2 9 (2.51%) Docker
3 5 (1.40%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (6.15%) Puppet
2 6 (1.68%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.84%) Ansible
5 3 (0.84%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (7.82%) Google
2 22 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.91%) Oracle
4 11 (3.07%) Adobe
5 8 (2.23%) VMware
6 7 (1.96%) NetApp
7 6 (1.68%) Sybase
8 5 (1.40%) Juniper
8 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.12%) Aruba
9 4 (1.12%) Cisco
10 3 (0.84%) Foundry
10 3 (0.84%) New Relic
10 3 (0.84%) Progress
10 3 (0.84%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.28%) Apple
12 1 (0.28%) Facebook
12 1 (0.28%) SAP
12 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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