The first 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 18 April 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 Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 264 236 250
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 17 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 28
Average salary £53,000 £32,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.07% -26.13%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -19.27%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2769 2473 2654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.96% 28.84% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 2107 2126
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Online Games
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 11 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Suffolk -28 4 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Essex - 2 £30,000 -
Online Games
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (70.37%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Apache
3 18 (66.67%) Finance
4 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
6 15 (55.56%) MySQL
6 15 (55.56%) Tomcat
6 15 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
6 15 (55.56%) DHCP
6 15 (55.56%) HTTP
6 15 (55.56%) DNS
6 15 (55.56%) CMS
6 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
6 15 (55.56%) Online Betting
7 14 (51.85%) CentOS
7 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
9 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Apache
2 15 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 15 (55.56%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DHCP
1 15 (55.56%) HTTP
1 15 (55.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
1 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
4 15 (55.56%) Online Betting
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (55.56%) Administrator
1 15 (55.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 15 (55.56%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (51.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 14 (51.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (51.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) JSF
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Game Development
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Sencha
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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