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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 176 265 230
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -35
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 86 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 0.61% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 18 32
Average salary £39,000 £53,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.41% +63.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.11%
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
2863 3301 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.58% 38.69% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2624 2582
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +54 74 £39,000 +0.64%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Online Games
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Games
2 79 (79.00%) C#
2 79 (79.00%) OO
3 62 (62.00%) SQL
4 58 (58.00%) Java
5 48 (48.00%) HTML
5 48 (48.00%) CSS
6 47 (47.00%) JavaScript
7 39 (39.00%) Subversion
8 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (18.00%) jQuery
9 17 (17.00%) HTML5
10 15 (15.00%) CSS3
11 14 (14.00%) Web Development
11 14 (14.00%) E-Commerce
12 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
12 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
12 13 (13.00%) Finance
12 13 (13.00%) CMS
12 13 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (13.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
12 13 (13.00%) Apache
12 13 (13.00%) Tomcat
12 13 (13.00%) DHCP
12 13 (13.00%) HTTP
12 13 (13.00%) DNS
12 13 (13.00%) Linux
12 13 (13.00%) MySQL
12 13 (13.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (13.00%) Apache
1 13 (13.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (13.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 13 (13.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) DHCP
1 13 (13.00%) HTTP
1 13 (13.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (13.00%) MySQL
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Subversion
2 5 (5.00%) Selenium
2 5 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 100 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (13.00%) Online Betting
2 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (67.00%) Developer
2 43 (43.00%) Web Developer
3 30 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 19 (19.00%) Graduate
5 14 (14.00%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Administrator
6 13 (13.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 11 (11.00%) Architect
7 11 (11.00%) Technical Architect
8 7 (7.00%) Database Specialist
8 7 (7.00%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (7.00%) Database Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.00%) CSS
1 48 (48.00%) HTML
2 18 (18.00%) jQuery
3 17 (17.00%) HTML5
4 15 (15.00%) CSS3
5 12 (12.00%) .NET
6 10 (10.00%) WebGL
6 10 (10.00%) WebSockets
6 10 (10.00%) WebKit
6 10 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (1.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) Flash
7 1 (1.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Replication
1 11 (11.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
1 13 (13.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.00%) OO
2 14 (14.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (14.00%) Web Development
3 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (5.00%) TDD
5 5 (5.00%) BDD
6 4 (4.00%) Game Development
6 4 (4.00%) People Management
7 2 (2.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.00%) Scrum
7 2 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (79.00%) C#
2 62 (62.00%) SQL
3 58 (58.00%) Java
4 47 (47.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) HND
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Oracle
1 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Adobe
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago