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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 161 174 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -49
Permanent jobs citing Games 92 66 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 0.91% 1.94%
As % of the General category 3.30% 2.48% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 48 132
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,750 £50,000
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
2791 2664 3269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.12% 36.87% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2127 2633
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +29 46 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Cambridgeshire -13 27 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Essex +20 9 £47,500 - 2
Norfolk +11 4 £105,000 -
Bedfordshire -10 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Suffolk -14 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 66 (35.87%) Linux
2 65 (35.33%) OO
3 62 (33.70%) C#
4 56 (30.43%) .NET
5 51 (27.72%) Python
6 50 (27.17%) Java
7 49 (26.63%) ASP.NET
8 46 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 45 (24.46%) JavaScript
10 44 (23.91%) SQL
11 41 (22.28%) HTML
11 41 (22.28%) WCF
12 40 (21.74%) NoSQL
13 39 (21.20%) Internet
13 39 (21.20%) MVC
14 38 (20.65%) PHP
14 38 (20.65%) Apache
14 38 (20.65%) Degree
14 38 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (19.02%) Web Application Development
15 35 (19.02%) TDD
16 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
17 33 (17.93%) Online Games
17 33 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
18 31 (16.85%) Tomcat
19 30 (16.30%) MySQL
20 29 (15.76%) Web Services
21 28 (15.22%) E-Commerce
22 27 (14.67%) Finance
22 27 (14.67%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (20.65%) Apache
2 31 (16.85%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.33%) CMS
4 14 (7.61%) GlassFish
4 14 (7.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (4.35%) Node.js
6 3 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.54%) Jetty
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.17%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.80%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.63%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.09%) Responsys
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.20%) Internet
2 18 (9.78%) HTTP
2 18 (9.78%) DNS
3 16 (8.70%) DHCP
4 5 (2.72%) VPN
5 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.63%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.09%) VLAN
7 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.09%) OSPF
7 2 (1.09%) BGP
7 2 (1.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.09%) Firewall
7 2 (1.09%) Wireless
7 2 (1.09%) IPsec
7 2 (1.09%) RIP
7 2 (1.09%) SMS
7 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 30 (16.30%) MySQL
4 26 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (9.24%) Hadoop
7 16 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (7.61%) MongoDB
8 14 (7.61%) BigTable
9 10 (5.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.17%) Big Data
10 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Maven
2 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.17%) Selenium
4 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) WATIR
5 2 (1.09%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.09%) NUnit
5 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.09%) JMeter
5 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) Grunt
6 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (14.67%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.78%) Marketing
4 14 (7.61%) Online Betting
5 10 (5.43%) Publishing
6 8 (4.35%) Retail
7 4 (2.17%) Advertising
8 3 (1.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 113 (61.41%) Developer
2 41 (22.28%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 17 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (9.24%) Administrator
5 14 (7.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.61%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (7.61%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 14 (7.61%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.43%) Junior Developer
6 10 (5.43%) Web Developer
6 10 (5.43%) Junior
7 9 (4.89%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.89%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.80%) Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Marketing Director
9 6 (3.26%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.43%) .NET
2 49 (26.63%) ASP.NET
3 41 (22.28%) HTML
3 41 (22.28%) WCF
4 38 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (15.76%) Web Services
6 25 (13.59%) CSS
6 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 25 (13.59%) Razor View Engine
7 17 (9.24%) HTML5
8 9 (4.89%) WebKit
9 8 (4.35%) jQuery
10 7 (3.80%) RESTful
10 7 (3.80%) Ninject
10 7 (3.80%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.72%) Django
12 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (2.17%) Guava
13 3 (1.63%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 33 (17.93%) Online Games
3 20 (10.87%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (10.87%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.89%) Physics
5 9 (4.89%) Social Media
6 8 (4.35%) iPhone
7 6 (3.26%) Statistics
8 5 (2.72%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.72%) Open Source
9 4 (2.17%) IVR
9 4 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.09%) Xbox
10 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.54%) iPad
11 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.87%) Linux
2 25 (13.59%) UNIX
3 24 (13.04%) Android
4 18 (9.78%) Windows
5 17 (9.24%) Apple iOS
6 14 (7.61%) CentOS
7 9 (4.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.33%) OO
2 39 (21.20%) MVC
3 35 (19.02%) TDD
3 35 (19.02%) Web Application Development
4 33 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
5 28 (15.22%) E-Commerce
6 27 (14.67%) BDD
7 26 (14.13%) CQRS
8 25 (13.59%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.96%) Multithreading
10 15 (8.15%) OOD
10 15 (8.15%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.43%) Analytics
13 9 (4.89%) Web Development
14 8 (4.35%) Software Architecture
14 8 (4.35%) Scrum
14 8 (4.35%) Software Deployment
15 7 (3.80%) Campaign Management
15 7 (3.80%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.70%) C#
2 51 (27.72%) Python
3 50 (27.17%) Java
4 45 (24.46%) JavaScript
5 44 (23.91%) SQL
6 38 (20.65%) PHP
7 24 (13.04%) C++
8 19 (10.33%) C
9 14 (7.61%) Objective-C
9 14 (7.61%) Scala
10 8 (4.35%) Lua
11 7 (3.80%) ActionScript
11 7 (3.80%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (3.26%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.09%) Ruby
14 1 (0.54%) PHP5
14 1 (0.54%) VBScript
14 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (20.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) HND
4 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.54%) vCloud
2 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.09%) Cacti
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Oracle
2 20 (10.87%) Google
3 15 (8.15%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.98%) Adobe
5 8 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.80%) Twitter
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco
8 4 (2.17%) Juniper
8 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.17%) F5
8 4 (2.17%) Crossbeam
9 3 (1.63%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.63%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.63%) VMware
9 3 (1.63%) Citrix
9 3 (1.63%) NetApp
9 3 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.54%) Tableau
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Virgin Media
Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £20k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: + Benefits and future prospects.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (CB1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago