The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 164 160 198
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Games 1736 2039 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.05% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.94% 4.62% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1785 1407
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
UK

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

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35177 44173 46704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.27% 44.41% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28567 36003 37632
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in England

Games
Salary Trend in England

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

Games Salary Trend in England

Games
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in England

Games
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
London -12 953 £57,500 +4.54% 172
South East +85 208 £40,000 - 29
Yorkshire +9 122 £47,500 +6.74% 41
North West +1 122 £40,000 - 38
South West +51 111 £44,000 +3.52% 11
West Midlands -39 100 £40,000 - 30
East of England -12 73 £40,000 -11.11% 18
East Midlands +4 42 £42,500 +19.71% 5
North East +5 17 £40,000 - 8
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for Games.

1 1818 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1077 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 993 (25.64%) TDD
4 956 (24.68%) C#
5 907 (23.42%) Java
6 866 (22.36%) HTML
7 761 (19.65%) .NET
8 747 (19.29%) CSS
9 677 (17.48%) SQL Server
10 649 (16.76%) Linux
11 591 (15.26%) MVC
12 580 (14.98%) Degree
13 577 (14.90%) ASP.NET
14 574 (14.82%) Online Games
15 536 (13.84%) AngularJS
16 534 (13.79%) HTML5
17 519 (13.40%) Scrum
18 515 (13.30%) BDD
19 498 (12.86%) Software Engineering
20 474 (12.24%) Finance
21 470 (12.14%) SQL
22 462 (11.93%) Node.js
23 450 (11.62%) E-Commerce
24 435 (11.23%) C++
25 429 (11.08%) NoSQL
26 425 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
27 422 (10.90%) Git (software)
28 402 (10.38%) Python
29 389 (10.04%) OO
30 384 (9.91%) Web Application Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 136 (3.51%) Apache
2 134 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 75 (1.94%) IIS
4 72 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 71 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 67 (1.73%) CMS
7 38 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 35 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 26 (0.67%) WordPress
10 25 (0.65%) nginx
11 24 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 22 (0.57%) Apache Pig
13 20 (0.52%) Confluence
14 16 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (0.39%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.36%) Jetty
17 13 (0.34%) Mule
18 12 (0.31%) Drupal
19 11 (0.28%) JBoss
19 11 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 197 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 77 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 58 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (1.37%) MS Office
5 27 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 26 (0.67%) MS Project
7 20 (0.52%) 3ds Max
8 16 (0.41%) Maya
9 15 (0.39%) InDesign
10 14 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.23%) InVision
12 7 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.077%) Fireworks
16 3 (0.077%) MS Visio
16 3 (0.077%) ZBrush
17 2 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.26%) Magento
4 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle ASCP
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle iSupplier
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.052%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.052%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 248 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (2.17%) Google Play
4 62 (1.60%) GitHub
5 47 (1.21%) SaaS
6 44 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 40 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 36 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
9 35 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.85%) PaaS
11 31 (0.80%) IaaS
12 25 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.59%) Slack
14 19 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
14 19 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 18 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 16 (0.41%) AdWords
16 16 (0.41%) Route 53
16 16 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.39%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 241 (6.22%) Internet
2 129 (3.33%) Firewall
3 89 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 64 (1.65%) Network Security
5 50 (1.29%) HTTP
6 43 (1.11%) DNS
7 32 (0.83%) WAN
8 30 (0.77%) LAN
8 30 (0.77%) MPLS
8 30 (0.77%) SAN
9 28 (0.72%) VPN
10 26 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (0.65%) BGP
12 24 (0.62%) DHCP
12 24 (0.62%) NAS
13 19 (0.49%) ADSL
13 19 (0.49%) Ethernet
13 19 (0.49%) VoIP
13 19 (0.49%) Wireless
14 18 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 429 (11.08%) NoSQL
3 353 (9.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 333 (8.60%) MongoDB
5 271 (7.00%) Big Data
6 237 (6.12%) MySQL
7 118 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 107 (2.76%) Hadoop
9 97 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (2.17%) Redis
11 69 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 61 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 48 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
14 48 (1.24%) Couchbase
15 43 (1.11%) Neo4j
16 39 (1.01%) Hazelcast
17 38 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 422 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 220 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 163 (4.21%) Subversion
4 147 (3.80%) Maven
5 123 (3.18%) JIRA
6 116 (3.00%) NUnit
7 111 (2.87%) Selenium
8 102 (2.63%) Grunt
9 100 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 96 (2.48%) Cucumber
11 88 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
12 74 (1.91%) JUnit
13 72 (1.86%) Gradle
14 67 (1.73%) Moq
14 67 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 53 (1.37%) gulp
16 45 (1.16%) Ant
16 45 (1.16%) Jasmine
17 42 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 474 (12.24%) Finance
2 307 (7.93%) Retail
3 274 (7.07%) Marketing
4 196 (5.06%) Online Betting
5 172 (4.44%) Advertising
6 168 (4.34%) Banking
7 149 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.27%) Legal
9 46 (1.19%) Music Industry
10 45 (1.16%) Law
11 44 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.01%) Back Office
13 35 (0.90%) Automotive
14 31 (0.80%) Publishing
15 26 (0.67%) Electronics
16 23 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.54%) French Language
17 21 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1882 (48.59%) Developer
2 551 (14.23%) .NET Developer
3 401 (10.35%) Java Developer
4 307 (7.93%) C# Developer
5 280 (7.23%) Senior Developer
6 272 (7.02%) Games Developer
7 238 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 235 (6.07%) Analyst
9 222 (5.73%) Junior
10 202 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
11 201 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 178 (4.60%) Graduate
13 173 (4.47%) Junior Developer
14 155 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 140 (3.61%) Agile Developer
16 139 (3.59%) Software Developer
17 123 (3.18%) Architect
17 123 (3.18%) Graduate Developer
18 121 (3.12%) C++ Developer
19 117 (3.02%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (22.36%) HTML
2 761 (19.65%) .NET
3 747 (19.29%) CSS
4 577 (14.90%) ASP.NET
5 536 (13.84%) AngularJS
6 534 (13.79%) HTML5
7 462 (11.93%) Node.js
8 425 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 372 (9.60%) WCF
10 330 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 293 (7.57%) Spring
12 246 (6.35%) RESTful
13 243 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 243 (6.27%) Web Services
14 226 (5.84%) KnockoutJS
15 216 (5.58%) React
16 214 (5.53%) CSS3
17 203 (5.24%) REST
18 189 (4.88%) jQuery
19 179 (4.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 574 (14.82%) Online Games
2 373 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 272 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 237 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 228 (5.89%) User Experience
6 167 (4.31%) Mathematics
7 116 (3.00%) Mobile Games
8 102 (2.63%) Social Media
9 98 (2.53%) Algorithms
10 95 (2.45%) iPhone
11 93 (2.40%) Visualisation
12 92 (2.38%) Physics
13 91 (2.35%) Animation
14 71 (1.83%) Management Information System
15 70 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
16 62 (1.60%) Xbox
17 60 (1.55%) Fintech
18 56 (1.45%) iPad
19 49 (1.27%) Client/Server
20 45 (1.16%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 649 (16.76%) Linux
2 351 (9.06%) Windows
3 313 (8.08%) Android
4 252 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 125 (3.23%) Unix
6 78 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.08%) CentOS
9 36 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 34 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.46%) Debian
15 17 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 16 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.15%) Solaris
19 5 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
19 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1818 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 993 (25.64%) TDD
3 591 (15.26%) MVC
4 519 (13.40%) Scrum
5 515 (13.30%) BDD
6 498 (12.86%) Software Engineering
7 450 (11.62%) E-Commerce
8 389 (10.04%) OO
9 384 (9.91%) Web Application Development
10 334 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 320 (8.26%) Web Development
12 285 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 270 (6.97%) DevOps
14 264 (6.82%) Analytics
15 241 (6.22%) Kanban
16 225 (5.81%) OOP
17 221 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 209 (5.40%) Front End Development
19 207 (5.34%) Open Source
20 196 (5.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1077 (27.81%) JavaScript
2 956 (24.68%) C#
3 907 (23.42%) Java
4 470 (12.14%) SQL
5 435 (11.23%) C++
6 402 (10.38%) Python
7 295 (7.62%) Ruby
8 261 (6.74%) PHP
9 217 (5.60%) Scala
10 138 (3.56%) C
11 100 (2.58%) Objective-C
12 78 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 64 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 59 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 58 (1.50%) Perl
16 50 (1.29%) Apple Swift
17 48 (1.24%) F#
18 46 (1.19%) R
18 46 (1.19%) TypeScript
19 41 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 580 (14.98%) Degree
2 109 (2.81%) CISSP
3 84 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 77 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (1.73%) CCNA
7 66 (1.70%) ISEB
8 57 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 57 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 52 (1.34%) PhD
10 36 (0.93%) GIAC
11 35 (0.90%) IISP
12 32 (0.83%) CCNP
12 32 (0.83%) MCP
13 29 (0.75%) MCSE
13 29 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
14 27 (0.70%) MCAD
14 27 (0.70%) MCSD
14 27 (0.70%) MCTS
15 26 (0.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (7.26%) QA
2 71 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.39%) SDET
5 10 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.15%) SLA
7 4 (0.10%) GCP
8 3 (0.077%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.026%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 160 (4.13%) Docker
2 119 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (2.71%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 16 (0.41%) vSphere
6 12 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.13%) Firmware
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.13%) XenApp
10 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.13%) XenServer
11 3 (0.077%) iptables
11 3 (0.077%) pfSense
11 3 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 144 (3.72%) Puppet
2 103 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (1.78%) Ansible
4 34 (0.88%) Kibana
5 28 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 24 (0.62%) Nagios
7 22 (0.57%) Nessus
8 21 (0.54%) SCCM
9 16 (0.41%) Cacti
10 13 (0.34%) Grafana
10 13 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.34%) yum
11 11 (0.28%) SCOM
12 10 (0.26%) BMC Marimba
12 10 (0.26%) Salt
13 9 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 8 (0.21%) CFEngine
15 7 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
15 7 (0.18%) Graphite
15 7 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 275 (7.10%) Google
2 257 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 159 (4.11%) VMware
4 119 (3.07%) Oracle
5 117 (3.02%) Adobe
6 107 (2.76%) Cisco
7 70 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 54 (1.39%) Apple
9 53 (1.37%) Facebook
10 36 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 36 (0.93%) F5
11 35 (0.90%) IBM
12 31 (0.80%) Tableau
13 30 (0.77%) CheckPoint
14 28 (0.72%) Juniper
15 26 (0.67%) Sun
16 25 (0.65%) Sitecore
17 22 (0.57%) Rackspace
17 22 (0.57%) Splunk
18 21 (0.54%) Dell
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £75,000 - £91,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable Graduate salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago