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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 108 181 165
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 174 83 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.35% 1.04% 1.15%
As % of the General category 6.95% 2.91% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 167 69 62
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2503 2851 2811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 33.82% 35.87% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2273 2208
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Suffolk - 82 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +19 66 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -3 17 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Bedfordshire +13 16 £40,000 -
Essex -10 2 £35,000 - 3
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 181 (50.42%) C#
2 156 (43.45%) OO
3 151 (42.06%) Java
4 149 (41.50%) Online Games
5 141 (39.28%) HTML
6 126 (35.10%) CSS
7 116 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 110 (30.64%) SQL
9 84 (23.40%) Subversion
10 74 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (16.71%) HTML5
12 53 (14.76%) .NET
13 52 (14.48%) MySQL
14 48 (13.37%) Linux
15 44 (12.26%) Degree
16 43 (11.98%) Web Development
17 42 (11.70%) SQL Server
18 40 (11.14%) Python
18 40 (11.14%) BDD
19 39 (10.86%) E-Commerce
19 39 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
20 36 (10.03%) ASP.NET
20 36 (10.03%) TDD
21 33 (9.19%) Ruby
21 33 (9.19%) Windows
21 33 (9.19%) Scrum
22 32 (8.91%) WCF
22 32 (8.91%) CSS3
23 31 (8.64%) Apple iOS
23 31 (8.64%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (5.57%) Apache
2 19 (5.29%) CMS
3 18 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (3.06%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.39%) WordPress
7 4 (1.11%) Node.js
7 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.56%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (7.52%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.46%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (3.34%) Fireworks
5 9 (2.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 9 (2.51%) PTC Creo
6 7 (1.95%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.11%) MS Office
7 4 (1.11%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.11%) InDesign
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (1.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.79%) Office 365
3 7 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.39%) SaaS
6 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.52%) DNS
1 27 (7.52%) Internet
2 22 (6.13%) DHCP
3 17 (4.74%) HTTP
4 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.23%) Firewall
6 6 (1.67%) VoIP
7 5 (1.39%) VPN
7 5 (1.39%) SNMP
7 5 (1.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) WAN
8 1 (0.28%) ISDN
8 1 (0.28%) LAN
8 1 (0.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.48%) MySQL
2 42 (11.70%) SQL Server
3 39 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.57%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.01%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.51%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.11%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.11%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.11%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.56%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQLite
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) DB2
11 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (23.40%) Subversion
2 15 (4.18%) Selenium
3 11 (3.06%) Cucumber
3 11 (3.06%) SoapUI
4 10 (2.79%) JIRA
4 10 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.23%) JUnit
6 8 (2.23%) Bugzilla
6 8 (2.23%) Calabash
7 4 (1.11%) Grunt
8 3 (0.84%) Capybara
8 3 (0.84%) RSpec
9 2 (0.56%) Ant
10 1 (0.28%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) Xcode
10 1 (0.28%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.28%) FxCop
General
1 24 (6.69%) Finance
2 23 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.74%) Online Betting
4 13 (3.62%) Legal
5 10 (2.79%) Electronics
6 9 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.95%) Marketing
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 225 (62.67%) Developer
2 70 (19.50%) Software Developer
3 67 (18.66%) Web Developer
4 30 (8.36%) .NET Developer
5 27 (7.52%) Graduate
6 23 (6.41%) Analyst
7 21 (5.85%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (5.29%) Designer
9 17 (4.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) PHP Developer
9 17 (4.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.74%) Administrator
10 15 (4.18%) Tester
11 14 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.62%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (39.28%) HTML
2 126 (35.10%) CSS
3 60 (16.71%) HTML5
4 53 (14.76%) .NET
5 36 (10.03%) ASP.NET
6 32 (8.91%) WCF
6 32 (8.91%) CSS3
7 31 (8.64%) jQuery
8 26 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (4.74%) Web Services
10 17 (4.74%) Flash
11 13 (3.62%) WebGL
11 13 (3.62%) WebSockets
11 13 (3.62%) WebKit
11 13 (3.62%) HTML5 Canvas
12 10 (2.79%) XML
13 8 (2.23%) Cocoa
13 8 (2.23%) Android SDK
13 8 (2.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 149 (41.50%) Online Games
2 28 (7.80%) User Experience
3 27 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 21 (5.85%) Mathematics
5 21 (5.85%) Physics
6 18 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.62%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.34%) Xbox
9 10 (2.79%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.23%) Replication
11 8 (2.23%) Clustering
12 7 (1.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (1.39%) Animation
13 5 (1.39%) Informatics
14 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
14 4 (1.11%) Statistics
14 4 (1.11%) Handset
14 4 (1.11%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.37%) Linux
2 33 (9.19%) Windows
3 31 (8.64%) Apple iOS
4 29 (8.08%) Android
5 17 (4.74%) CentOS
6 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.56%) UNIX
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (43.45%) OO
2 74 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (11.98%) Web Development
4 40 (11.14%) BDD
5 39 (10.86%) E-Commerce
6 36 (10.03%) TDD
7 33 (9.19%) Scrum
8 30 (8.36%) Mentoring
9 26 (7.24%) MVC
9 26 (7.24%) CQRS
9 26 (7.24%) Web Application Development
9 26 (7.24%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (5.85%) SOA
11 17 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.74%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.74%) iOS Development
12 16 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (3.90%) Android Development
14 13 (3.62%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 181 (50.42%) C#
2 151 (42.06%) Java
3 116 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 110 (30.64%) SQL
5 40 (11.14%) Python
6 33 (9.19%) Ruby
7 27 (7.52%) C++
8 26 (7.24%) PHP
9 22 (6.13%) Go
10 18 (5.01%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.62%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.34%) Perl
13 10 (2.79%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.67%) C
15 4 (1.11%) Haskell
15 4 (1.11%) R
15 4 (1.11%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (12.26%) Degree
2 7 (1.95%) HND
3 6 (1.67%) PhD
4 5 (1.39%) MCSE
4 5 (1.39%) MCSA
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.74%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.11%) KVM
5 4 (1.11%) Docker
5 4 (1.11%) LXC
5 4 (1.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (1.11%) vSphere
5 4 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.28%) Firmware
6 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.95%) Puppet
3 5 (1.39%) Nagios
3 5 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.11%) Mesos
5 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (5.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.01%) Oracle
2 18 (5.01%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.34%) Adobe
4 11 (3.06%) VMware
4 11 (3.06%) Google
5 6 (1.67%) Apple
5 6 (1.67%) Cisco
6 5 (1.39%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) Citrix
6 5 (1.39%) WatchGuard
6 5 (1.39%) Sophos
7 4 (1.11%) i2
7 4 (1.11%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.11%) Symbian
8 2 (0.56%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) Roku
9 1 (0.28%) hybris
9 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.28%) Omniture
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