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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 134 161 144
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 137 103 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.94% 1.40% 1.70%
As % of the General category 5.47% 3.99% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 97 76 105
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £28,380
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2506 2582 2417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.49% 35.19% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1971 1794
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -1 49 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Suffolk +1 42 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 30 £60,000 +60.00% 10
Bedfordshire +12 11 £62,500 - 2
Essex +2 5 £60,000 +172.10%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 74 (32.60%) JavaScript
2 70 (30.84%) C#
3 67 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (25.55%) Java
5 54 (23.79%) HTML
5 54 (23.79%) Online Games
6 52 (22.91%) AngularJS
7 49 (21.59%) CSS
7 49 (21.59%) Scrum
8 43 (18.94%) BDD
9 42 (18.50%) Front End Development
9 42 (18.50%) TDD
10 38 (16.74%) Python
11 37 (16.30%) Software Engineering
12 36 (15.86%) .NET
12 36 (15.86%) MVC
12 36 (15.86%) TypeScript
13 35 (15.42%) Kendo UI
14 31 (13.66%) Mentoring
15 30 (13.22%) Node.js
15 30 (13.22%) High Availability
16 28 (12.33%) Linux
17 27 (11.89%) Web Development
17 27 (11.89%) Open Source
18 26 (11.45%) Puppet
18 26 (11.45%) SQL Server
19 25 (11.01%) Ruby
19 25 (11.01%) NoSQL
20 23 (10.13%) HTML5
20 23 (10.13%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (13.22%) Node.js
2 16 (7.05%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.64%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.44%) InDesign
6 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.61%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.76%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.76%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.32%) SaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.73%) DNS
2 12 (5.29%) Firewall
3 9 (3.96%) MPLS
4 8 (3.52%) DHCP
4 8 (3.52%) Internet
4 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.08%) VPN
6 6 (2.64%) SAN
6 6 (2.64%) Wireless
7 5 (2.20%) 3G
7 5 (2.20%) ADSL
7 5 (2.20%) BIG-IP
7 5 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (2.20%) GLBP
7 5 (2.20%) HSRP
7 5 (2.20%) LAN
7 5 (2.20%) VLAN
7 5 (2.20%) VRRP
7 5 (2.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (6.61%) Couchbase
4 15 (6.61%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.29%) MySQL
6 7 (3.08%) Big Data
7 6 (2.64%) DB2
7 6 (2.64%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (2.20%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.32%) HBase
10 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.88%) DataStax
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.05%) NUnit
3 15 (6.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.41%) Selenium
4 10 (4.41%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.52%) Subversion
6 5 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.20%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.76%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.32%) JUnit
9 2 (0.88%) Calabash
9 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.88%) JIRA
9 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.88%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.44%) Grunt
10 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 13 (5.73%) Retail
2 11 (4.85%) iGaming
3 8 (3.52%) German Language
4 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.20%) Finance
5 5 (2.20%) French Language
5 5 (2.20%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.76%) Advertising
6 4 (1.76%) Marketing
6 4 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (60.35%) Developer
2 46 (20.26%) Lead Developer
3 41 (18.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 36 (15.86%) C# Developer
5 34 (14.98%) .NET Developer
6 31 (13.66%) HTML Developer
7 30 (13.22%) Web Developer
8 28 (12.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (11.89%) Systems Developer
10 26 (11.45%) HTML CSS Developer
11 25 (11.01%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 24 (10.57%) Lead .NET Developer
13 23 (10.13%) Lead C# Developer
14 20 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (6.61%) Technical Developer
15 15 (6.61%) Technical Leader
16 13 (5.73%) Software Engineer
17 12 (5.29%) Java Developer
18 11 (4.85%) Administrator
18 11 (4.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.79%) HTML
2 52 (22.91%) AngularJS
3 49 (21.59%) CSS
4 36 (15.86%) .NET
5 35 (15.42%) Kendo UI
6 23 (10.13%) HTML5
7 21 (9.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET
8 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 18 (7.93%) WCF
10 17 (7.49%) CSS3
10 17 (7.49%) Web Services
11 15 (6.61%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.61%) RESTful
12 14 (6.17%) Django
12 14 (6.17%) Entity Framework
12 14 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.79%) Online Games
2 18 (7.93%) User Experience
3 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.96%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.52%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.08%) FMCG
8 6 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.20%) Physics
9 5 (2.20%) Social Media
10 4 (1.76%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.76%) Xbox
11 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.32%) GPGPU
12 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.33%) Linux
2 11 (4.85%) Android
3 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.96%) Unix
4 9 (3.96%) Windows
5 6 (2.64%) AIX
6 4 (1.76%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.76%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.88%) OpenBSD
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.59%) Scrum
3 43 (18.94%) BDD
4 42 (18.50%) Front End Development
4 42 (18.50%) TDD
5 37 (16.30%) Software Engineering
6 36 (15.86%) MVC
7 31 (13.66%) Mentoring
8 30 (13.22%) High Availability
9 27 (11.89%) Open Source
9 27 (11.89%) Web Development
10 21 (9.25%) Kanban
10 21 (9.25%) UML
11 20 (8.81%) OO
11 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.81%) Web Application Development
12 12 (5.29%) SOA
13 11 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.96%) Android Development
15 8 (3.52%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.60%) JavaScript
2 70 (30.84%) C#
3 58 (25.55%) Java
4 38 (16.74%) Python
5 36 (15.86%) TypeScript
6 25 (11.01%) Ruby
7 18 (7.93%) SQL
8 10 (4.41%) Perl
8 10 (4.41%) PHP
9 9 (3.96%) C++
10 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.20%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) R
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.49%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.20%) CCNP
4 4 (1.76%) CCIE
4 4 (1.76%) CCNA
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PhD
6 1 (0.44%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.64%) Ceph
2 3 (1.32%) iptables
3 2 (0.88%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (11.45%) Puppet
2 5 (2.20%) Cacti
3 3 (1.32%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.88%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) Google
3 9 (3.96%) Juniper
4 8 (3.52%) Cisco
5 6 (2.64%) Sybase
6 5 (2.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.20%) Crossbeam
6 5 (2.20%) F5
6 5 (2.20%) Oracle
6 5 (2.20%) Progress
6 5 (2.20%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.76%) Adobe
8 3 (1.32%) Aruba
8 3 (1.32%) NetApp
8 3 (1.32%) Twitter
9 2 (0.88%) Foundry
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.88%) VMware
10 1 (0.44%) Apple
10 1 (0.44%) Tableau
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