The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 240 233 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 14 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.39% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 25
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,600 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +32.50%
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2673 2574 2892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.70% 38.99% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 2030 2441
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,325 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Online Games
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the East of England region.

Online Games Salary Trend in the East of England

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the East of England

Online 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 Online Games within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 - 10 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 4 £55,000 +3.77%
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) OO
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 10 (55.56%) WebGL
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
4 10 (55.56%) WebSockets
4 10 (55.56%) WebKit
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5 Canvas
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) CMS
7 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (27.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Web Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Database Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
1 11 (61.11%) jQuery
1 11 (61.11%) HTML5
2 10 (55.56%) WebGL
2 10 (55.56%) CSS3
2 10 (55.56%) WebSockets
2 10 (55.56%) WebKit
2 10 (55.56%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft