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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 168 124 181
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +57
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 159 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 2.17% 1.16%
As % of the General category 3.80% 6.31% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 73 150 75
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2106 2518 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 33.51% 34.31% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2036 2218
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,330
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk -28 22 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Hertfordshire -27 21 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £34,000 -32.00% 11
Bedfordshire +21 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Norfolk - 3 £38,000 - 1
East Anglia - 3 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 93 (36.90%) C#
2 85 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 82 (32.54%) HTML
4 80 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (29.37%) CSS
6 60 (23.81%) Java
7 58 (23.02%) .NET
8 54 (21.43%) TDD
9 52 (20.63%) SQL Server
9 52 (20.63%) HTML5
10 50 (19.84%) OO
11 48 (19.05%) Web Development
11 48 (19.05%) Online Games
12 46 (18.25%) BDD
13 43 (17.06%) CSS3
14 42 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 41 (16.27%) ASP.NET
16 40 (15.87%) C++
17 38 (15.08%) MVC
18 36 (14.29%) Degree
18 36 (14.29%) WCF
19 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (13.49%) Software Engineering
21 33 (13.10%) Web Application Development
22 31 (12.30%) Finance
23 30 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
23 30 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 26 (10.32%) jQuery
24 26 (10.32%) QA
24 26 (10.32%) AngularJS

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 5 (1.98%) Apache
2 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.19%) Confluence
3 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.98%) MS Project
4 3 (1.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (4.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.40%) Force.com
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (7.54%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.57%) MySQL
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.59%) Big Data
8 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.59%) OLAP
8 4 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.54%) Selenium
3 16 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.95%) LabVIEW
5 12 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.76%) JIRA
5 12 (4.76%) Subversion
6 10 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.57%) JUnit
8 7 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.38%) Maven
10 4 (1.59%) Calabash
10 4 (1.59%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.59%) JBehave
10 4 (1.59%) JMeter
10 4 (1.59%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.59%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.59%) RSpec
10 4 (1.59%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
General
1 31 (12.30%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.97%) Marketing
3 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Interactive Media
6 2 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (59.52%) Developer
2 47 (18.65%) .NET Developer
3 34 (13.49%) Web Developer
4 31 (12.30%) Software Engineer
5 29 (11.51%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.71%) Analyst
7 26 (10.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (7.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (7.14%) Software Analyst
10 17 (6.75%) Java Developer
11 16 (6.35%) Mobile Developer
11 16 (6.35%) SQL Developer
11 16 (6.35%) Test Analyst
12 14 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.56%) QA Analyst
12 14 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
13 13 (5.16%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (32.54%) HTML
2 74 (29.37%) CSS
3 58 (23.02%) .NET
4 52 (20.63%) HTML5
5 43 (17.06%) CSS3
6 41 (16.27%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.29%) WCF
8 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 26 (10.32%) AngularJS
10 26 (10.32%) jQuery
11 23 (9.13%) RESTful
12 16 (6.35%) Cocoa
12 16 (6.35%) Cocoa Touch
12 16 (6.35%) Core Animation
12 16 (6.35%) Core Data
13 15 (5.95%) OpenCL
14 11 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (4.37%) Kendo UI
14 11 (4.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.05%) Online Games
2 42 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.13%) Life Science
4 22 (8.73%) Mobile App
5 18 (7.14%) Xbox
6 17 (6.75%) Algorithms
6 17 (6.75%) Mathematics
7 16 (6.35%) Animation
8 14 (5.56%) Physics
9 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.19%) CCTV
11 3 (1.19%) STB
11 3 (1.19%) User Experience
11 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.79%) Blog
12 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.13%) Windows
2 20 (7.94%) Android
2 20 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.43%) TDD
3 50 (19.84%) OO
4 48 (19.05%) Web Development
5 46 (18.25%) BDD
6 38 (15.08%) MVC
7 34 (13.49%) Software Engineering
8 33 (13.10%) Web Application Development
9 21 (8.33%) CQRS
9 21 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 21 (8.33%) OOP
10 20 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.94%) Front End Development
10 20 (7.94%) Image Processing
10 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.75%) iOS Development
11 17 (6.75%) SDLC
12 16 (6.35%) Android Development
13 12 (4.76%) Automation Testing
13 12 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.90%) C#
2 85 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.81%) Java
4 40 (15.87%) C++
5 23 (9.13%) SQL
6 21 (8.33%) C
7 16 (6.35%) Apple Swift
7 16 (6.35%) Objective-C
8 15 (5.95%) MATLAB
9 14 (5.56%) PHP
10 13 (5.16%) TypeScript
11 11 (4.37%) Ruby
12 6 (2.38%) Perl
13 5 (1.98%) Python
14 4 (1.59%) Groovy
14 4 (1.59%) R
15 3 (1.19%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.19%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.19%) Scala
16 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 36 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (5.16%) ISEB
2 13 (5.16%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.76%) PhD
4 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.32%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) Firmware
3 2 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) Ansible
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.17%) VMware
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle
3 6 (2.38%) Rackspace
4 4 (1.59%) Google
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Perforce
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
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