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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 169 183 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -50
Permanent jobs citing Games 88 71 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.96% 1.88%
As % of the General category 3.13% 2.58% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72 49 131
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £52,500
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
2808 2754 3224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.97% 37.29% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 2191 2609
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,460 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +34 47 £40,000 +3.22% 8
Cambridgeshire -6 28 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Essex - 7 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk +14 4 £105,000 -
Bedfordshire -16 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (37.24%) OO
2 69 (35.20%) Linux
3 59 (30.10%) C#
4 58 (29.59%) Java
5 56 (28.57%) Python
6 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 52 (26.53%) .NET
7 50 (25.51%) SQL
8 46 (23.47%) HTML
9 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
9 44 (22.45%) Apache
9 44 (22.45%) Degree
9 44 (22.45%) NoSQL
10 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 41 (20.92%) PHP
12 40 (20.41%) Internet
13 39 (19.90%) WCF
14 38 (19.39%) Computer Science
14 38 (19.39%) MVC
15 37 (18.88%) Online Games
16 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (18.37%) Web Application Development
16 36 (18.37%) TDD
17 35 (17.86%) Tomcat
18 32 (16.33%) MySQL
18 32 (16.33%) Web Services
19 31 (15.82%) E-Commerce
19 31 (15.82%) Software Engineering
19 31 (15.82%) Domain-Driven Design
20 29 (14.80%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (22.45%) Apache
2 35 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.71%) CMS
4 16 (8.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (7.14%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.06%) Node.js
7 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.04%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
3 6 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.55%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.04%) Responsys
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.41%) Internet
2 20 (10.20%) HTTP
2 20 (10.20%) DNS
3 18 (9.18%) DHCP
4 5 (2.55%) VPN
5 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.04%) SMS
5 4 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.02%) VLAN
7 2 (1.02%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.02%) OSPF
7 2 (1.02%) BGP
7 2 (1.02%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.02%) Firewall
7 2 (1.02%) Wireless
7 2 (1.02%) IPsec
7 2 (1.02%) RIP
7 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 32 (16.33%) MySQL
4 27 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (9.69%) Hadoop
5 19 (9.69%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 15 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (7.14%) BigTable
8 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.06%) Big Data
12 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Maven
2 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.06%) Selenium
4 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.04%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.53%) NUnit
6 3 (1.53%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.53%) JIRA
7 2 (1.02%) WATIR
7 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.02%) JMeter
8 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 29 (14.80%) Finance
2 24 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 22 (11.22%) Marketing
4 16 (8.16%) Online Betting
5 11 (5.61%) Retail
6 10 (5.10%) Publishing
7 4 (2.04%) Advertising
8 3 (1.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 116 (59.18%) Developer
2 39 (19.90%) .NET Developer
3 19 (9.69%) Administrator
3 19 (9.69%) Software Developer
3 19 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (8.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 16 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (8.16%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 16 (8.16%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (5.61%) Junior Developer
5 11 (5.61%) Web Developer
5 11 (5.61%) Junior
6 10 (5.10%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.59%) Architect
8 8 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.57%) Analyst
9 7 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.53%) .NET
2 46 (23.47%) HTML
3 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
4 39 (19.90%) WCF
5 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (16.33%) Web Services
7 29 (14.80%) CSS
8 27 (13.78%) Razor View Engine
8 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (9.18%) HTML5
10 9 (4.59%) jQuery
10 9 (4.59%) WebKit
10 9 (4.59%) RESTful
11 6 (3.06%) Guava
12 5 (2.55%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.55%) Ninject
12 5 (2.55%) Django
13 4 (2.04%) GWT
13 4 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.39%) Computer Science
2 37 (18.88%) Online Games
3 23 (11.73%) Artificial Intelligence
4 20 (10.20%) Mobile App
5 17 (8.67%) Mathematics
6 12 (6.12%) Physics
6 12 (6.12%) Social Media
7 8 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (3.57%) Statistics
9 6 (3.06%) iPhone
10 5 (2.55%) Open Source
11 4 (2.04%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.04%) IVR
11 4 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.53%) Xbox
13 2 (1.02%) Robotics
13 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.20%) Linux
2 27 (13.78%) UNIX
3 22 (11.22%) Android
4 17 (8.67%) Windows
4 17 (8.67%) Apple iOS
5 16 (8.16%) CentOS
6 9 (4.59%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.24%) OO
2 38 (19.39%) MVC
3 36 (18.37%) TDD
3 36 (18.37%) Web Application Development
4 31 (15.82%) Software Engineering
4 31 (15.82%) E-Commerce
4 31 (15.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 29 (14.80%) BDD
6 27 (13.78%) Multithreading
7 26 (13.27%) CQRS
8 18 (9.18%) OOD
9 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
10 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (6.63%) Web Development
12 12 (6.12%) Scrum
12 12 (6.12%) Analytics
13 8 (4.08%) Software Deployment
13 8 (4.08%) OOP
13 8 (4.08%) Software Architecture
14 7 (3.57%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.10%) C#
2 58 (29.59%) Java
3 56 (28.57%) Python
4 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 50 (25.51%) SQL
6 41 (20.92%) PHP
7 27 (13.78%) C++
8 20 (10.20%) C
9 14 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 14 (7.14%) Scala
10 11 (5.61%) Lua
11 8 (4.08%) ActionScript
11 8 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
12 7 (3.57%) Perl
13 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.02%) Ruby
13 2 (1.02%) R
14 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.51%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.51%) HND
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
2 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.51%) vCloud
2 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.02%) Cacti
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle
2 20 (10.20%) Google
3 17 (8.67%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.63%) Adobe
5 8 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.08%) Twitter
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco
7 4 (2.04%) Juniper
7 4 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.04%) F5
7 4 (2.04%) Crossbeam
8 3 (1.53%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.53%) VMware
8 3 (1.53%) Citrix
8 3 (1.53%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.02%) NetApp
9 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago