The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 182 162 142
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 85 91 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.18% 1.81%
As % of the General category 2.99% 3.30% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 70 65 126
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2839 2757 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.92% 35.66% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 2177 2443
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,516 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £62,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +15 41 £40,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire 0 33 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Essex - 5 £27,500 - 4
Norfolk +24 3 £105,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -10 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 72 (34.12%) OO
2 69 (32.70%) Linux
3 62 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 60 (28.44%) SQL
5 57 (27.01%) Python
6 54 (25.59%) HTML
7 53 (25.12%) Java
7 53 (25.12%) Apache
8 52 (24.64%) C#
9 48 (22.75%) PHP
10 46 (21.80%) .NET
11 43 (20.38%) Degree
11 43 (20.38%) Online Games
12 41 (19.43%) E-Commerce
12 41 (19.43%) Internet
13 40 (18.96%) NoSQL
14 39 (18.48%) SQL Server
15 38 (18.01%) ASP.NET
16 37 (17.54%) Web Services
17 36 (17.06%) CSS
17 36 (17.06%) MySQL
17 36 (17.06%) MVC
17 36 (17.06%) Web Application Development
17 36 (17.06%) WCF
18 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (16.11%) TDD
18 34 (16.11%) Oracle
19 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
20 32 (15.17%) Finance
21 31 (14.69%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (25.12%) Apache
2 31 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.37%) CMS
4 19 (9.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.79%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.95%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.47%) Jetty
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.37%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) MS Office
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.37%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.90%) Responsys
4 3 (1.42%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.43%) Internet
2 23 (10.90%) DNS
3 22 (10.43%) HTTP
4 21 (9.95%) DHCP
5 5 (2.37%) VPN
6 4 (1.90%) SMS
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.42%) Wireless
7 3 (1.42%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.95%) VLAN
8 2 (0.95%) IPsec
8 2 (0.95%) RIP
8 2 (0.95%) Firewall
8 2 (0.95%) OSPF
8 2 (0.95%) BGP
8 2 (0.95%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.95%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.96%) NoSQL
2 39 (18.48%) SQL Server
3 36 (17.06%) MySQL
4 29 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (7.58%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.16%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.27%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.79%) BigTable
9 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.84%) Big Data
12 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.32%) Maven
3 6 (2.84%) Selenium
4 5 (2.37%) JIRA
5 4 (1.90%) NUnit
5 4 (1.90%) NetBeans
5 4 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.42%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.95%) Subversion
7 2 (0.95%) JMeter
7 2 (0.95%) Ant
7 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.95%) WATIR
8 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.47%) Grunt
8 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (15.17%) Finance
2 28 (13.27%) Marketing
3 27 (12.80%) Telecoms
4 19 (9.00%) Online Betting
5 13 (6.16%) Retail
6 9 (4.27%) Publishing
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (1.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (54.03%) Developer
2 36 (17.06%) .NET Developer
3 22 (10.43%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (10.43%) Administrator
4 19 (9.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 19 (9.00%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (8.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 18 (8.53%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.11%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Junior Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Junior
8 11 (5.21%) Web Developer
9 9 (4.27%) Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Architect
10 8 (3.79%) GUI Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Marketing Director
11 7 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.59%) HTML
2 46 (21.80%) .NET
3 38 (18.01%) ASP.NET
4 37 (17.54%) Web Services
5 36 (17.06%) CSS
5 36 (17.06%) WCF
6 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 28 (13.27%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (9.00%) HTML5
10 12 (5.69%) jQuery
11 9 (4.27%) WebKit
12 8 (3.79%) RESTful
13 6 (2.84%) SOAP
14 5 (2.37%) DirectX
15 4 (1.90%) Ajax
15 4 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (1.90%) XHTML
15 4 (1.90%) GWT
15 4 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.38%) Online Games
2 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.95%) Mathematics
4 17 (8.06%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.11%) Social Media
6 14 (6.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (6.16%) Physics
8 11 (5.21%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.37%) Open Source
10 4 (1.90%) IVR
10 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.90%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.90%) Xbox
10 4 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.42%) Statistics
12 2 (0.95%) iPhone
12 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.95%) Robotics
13 1 (0.47%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.70%) Linux
2 21 (9.95%) UNIX
3 19 (9.00%) Windows
3 19 (9.00%) CentOS
4 14 (6.64%) Android
5 13 (6.16%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.27%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.12%) OO
2 41 (19.43%) E-Commerce
3 36 (17.06%) MVC
3 36 (17.06%) Web Application Development
4 34 (16.11%) TDD
5 31 (14.69%) BDD
6 28 (13.27%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (12.80%) CQRS
8 25 (11.85%) Software Engineering
9 24 (11.37%) OOD
10 20 (9.48%) Multithreading
10 20 (9.48%) Service Delivery
10 20 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (7.11%) Web Development
12 13 (6.16%) Scrum
12 13 (6.16%) Analytics
13 9 (4.27%) Software Architecture
13 9 (4.27%) OOP
14 8 (3.79%) Software Deployment
15 7 (3.32%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.38%) JavaScript
2 60 (28.44%) SQL
3 57 (27.01%) Python
4 53 (25.12%) Java
5 52 (24.64%) C#
6 48 (22.75%) PHP
7 24 (11.37%) C++
8 16 (7.58%) C
9 13 (6.16%) Lua
10 9 (4.27%) ActionScript 3.0
10 9 (4.27%) ActionScript
11 8 (3.79%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.79%) Perl
11 8 (3.79%) Scala
12 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.95%) Ruby
13 2 (0.95%) VB
13 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (20.38%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) MCTS
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.90%) MCP
2 4 (1.90%) MCAD
2 4 (1.90%) MCSD
3 3 (1.42%) ISEB
4 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) vCloud
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.47%) vSphere
2 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Cacti
3 2 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Oracle
2 20 (9.48%) Red Hat
3 19 (9.00%) Adobe
4 12 (5.69%) Google
5 11 (5.21%) Twitter
6 6 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.37%) Cisco
8 4 (1.90%) Juniper
8 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.90%) Crossbeam
8 4 (1.90%) Facebook
8 4 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.42%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.42%) JBoss
9 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 3 (1.42%) VMware
10 2 (0.95%) Nokia
10 2 (0.95%) Symbian
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