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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East of England
Rank 175 119 154
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +35
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 168 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 2.38% 1.66%
As % of the General category 3.40% 6.59% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 104 90
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,500 £22,455
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1972 2550 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 33.61% 36.08% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 2004 1961
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -21 38 £40,000 -42.85% 4
Cambridgeshire -23 12 £60,000 - 5
Norfolk - 9 £59,000 -
Essex +21 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Suffolk -22 3 £35,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 52 (35.86%) Software Engineering
2 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.10%) C++
4 47 (32.41%) Computer Science
5 41 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (28.28%) HTML
6 40 (27.59%) CSS
7 37 (25.52%) C#
8 36 (24.83%) Degree
9 34 (23.45%) Linux
10 28 (19.31%) OOD
11 27 (18.62%) Java
12 25 (17.24%) Python
12 25 (17.24%) Web Development
13 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
13 24 (16.55%) HTML5
13 24 (16.55%) AngularJS
14 22 (15.17%) OO
15 20 (13.79%) TDD
16 19 (13.10%) Multithreading
16 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
17 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET
17 18 (12.41%) C
17 18 (12.41%) .NET
17 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.41%) Finance
17 18 (12.41%) MVC
18 17 (11.72%) NoSQL
19 16 (11.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 16 (11.03%) Algorithms

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 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.45%) Apache
3 4 (2.76%) Confluence
3 4 (2.76%) DNN
3 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) InVision
2 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Maya
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (4.83%) Big Data
6 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.38%) MySQL
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.59%) LabVIEW
4 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.90%) NUnit
5 6 (4.14%) JIRA
6 5 (3.45%) Grunt
6 5 (3.45%) gulp
6 5 (3.45%) JMeter
6 5 (3.45%) Selenium
6 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.76%) Maven
7 4 (2.76%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.76%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.76%) Subversion
7 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.76%) Toad
8 2 (1.38%) GoCD
9 1 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.41%) Finance
3 12 (8.28%) Banking
4 11 (7.59%) Retail
5 9 (6.21%) Marketing
6 7 (4.83%) Electronics
7 6 (4.14%) Publishing
8 5 (3.45%) Automotive
8 5 (3.45%) Multimedia
9 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 23 (15.86%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Senior Developer
4 16 (11.03%) C# Developer
4 16 (11.03%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Analyst
6 13 (8.97%) C++ Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Graduate
8 11 (7.59%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Senior C++ Developer
9 10 (6.90%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (5.52%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (5.52%) HTML Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) HTML
2 40 (27.59%) CSS
3 24 (16.55%) AngularJS
3 24 (16.55%) HTML5
4 18 (12.41%) .NET
4 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET
5 16 (11.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 13 (8.97%) CSS3
6 13 (8.97%) Node.js
7 12 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (8.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (8.28%) J2EE
7 12 (8.28%) Web Services
8 10 (6.90%) RESTful
8 10 (6.90%) WCF
9 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (5.52%) Entity Framework
10 8 (5.52%) jQuery
10 8 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.03%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.28%) User Experience
4 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.21%) Online Games
4 9 (6.21%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.52%) Fintech
6 7 (4.83%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.83%) Xbox
7 6 (4.14%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (4.14%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.45%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.07%) Animation
10 2 (1.38%) CMDB
10 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.38%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.38%) Kinect
11 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) Unix
3 10 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Software Engineering
2 41 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.31%) OOD
4 25 (17.24%) Web Development
5 22 (15.17%) OO
6 20 (13.79%) TDD
7 19 (13.10%) Multithreading
8 18 (12.41%) MVC
9 15 (10.34%) BDD
10 13 (8.97%) Physics
11 12 (8.28%) Image Processing
11 12 (8.28%) Mathematics
12 11 (7.59%) Computer Vision
12 11 (7.59%) Game Development
13 10 (6.90%) Front End Development
13 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.90%) Web Application Development
14 9 (6.21%) Open Source
14 9 (6.21%) Scrum
14 9 (6.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.79%) JavaScript
2 48 (33.10%) C++
3 37 (25.52%) C#
4 27 (18.62%) Java
5 25 (17.24%) Python
6 18 (12.41%) C
7 13 (8.97%) PHP
8 11 (7.59%) MATLAB
8 11 (7.59%) Ruby
9 10 (6.90%) Scala
10 9 (6.21%) SQL
11 5 (3.45%) HLSL
12 4 (2.76%) F#
13 3 (2.07%) Go
14 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.38%) R
14 2 (1.38%) Rust
15 1 (0.69%) Fortran
15 1 (0.69%) Haskell
15 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (24.83%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) PhD
3 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.69%) GSEC
5 1 (0.69%) HND
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) KVM
3 1 (0.69%) LXC
3 1 (0.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Kibana
2 2 (1.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.38%) Grafana
2 2 (1.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) Terraform
3 1 (0.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle
2 4 (2.76%) Adobe
2 4 (2.76%) Google
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.38%) BMC
3 2 (1.38%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco
4 1 (0.69%) Hootsuite
4 1 (0.69%) Juniper
4 1 (0.69%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.69%) Samsung
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter
4 1 (0.69%) Vertica
4 1 (0.69%) Virgin Media
4 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.69%) Zend
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