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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 139 167 148
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 2183 1987 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 1.95% 2.12%
As % of the General category 5.53% 4.38% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1617 1893
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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
39486 45367 49209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.88% 44.43% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32890 36402 38811
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +39 1292 £55,000 - 181
South East +56 261 £42,500 +6.25% 37
East of England +6 155 £40,000 +2.56% 12
North West +35 125 £38,500 +2.66% 27
Yorkshire +56 120 £48,750 +8.33% 29
West Midlands -25 96 £36,000 -4.00% 29
South West -30 73 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands +3 72 £37,500 -6.25% 12
North East -5 17 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Midlands -1 2 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2140 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1279 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 1168 (26.61%) Java
4 1133 (25.81%) C#
5 1052 (23.97%) TDD
6 1017 (23.17%) HTML
7 910 (20.73%) .NET
8 878 (20.00%) CSS
9 748 (17.04%) Degree
10 682 (15.54%) SQL Server
11 674 (15.36%) Online Games
12 672 (15.31%) SQL
13 670 (15.27%) Software Engineering
14 646 (14.72%) Linux
15 636 (14.49%) Scrum
16 613 (13.97%) MVC
17 593 (13.51%) C++
18 555 (12.65%) ASP.NET
18 555 (12.65%) HTML5
19 548 (12.49%) BDD
20 509 (11.60%) OO
21 504 (11.48%) Computer Science
22 490 (11.16%) AngularJS
23 487 (11.10%) Python
24 480 (10.94%) Git (software)
25 452 (10.30%) Node.js
26 423 (9.64%) Finance
27 410 (9.34%) WCF
28 409 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
29 400 (9.11%) E-Commerce

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
1 134 (3.05%) Apache
2 120 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
3 103 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 78 (1.78%) CMS
5 61 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 46 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 43 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 36 (0.82%) nginx
10 35 (0.80%) Confluence
11 33 (0.75%) Mule
11 33 (0.75%) WordPress
12 29 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 27 (0.62%) SAS
14 26 (0.59%) IIS
15 23 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.39%) Apache Pig
16 17 (0.39%) Drupal
17 15 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
18 14 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 210 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.10%) Photoshop
3 93 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (1.03%) MS Office
5 37 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 33 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 32 (0.73%) 3ds Max
8 30 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
8 30 (0.68%) Maya
9 26 (0.59%) Fireworks
10 16 (0.36%) MS Visio
11 14 (0.32%) SPSS
12 13 (0.30%) MS Project
13 5 (0.11%) ZBrush
14 4 (0.091%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.046%) GIMP
16 2 (0.046%) MODO
Business Applications
1 34 (0.77%) Magento
2 29 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.046%) Shopify
8 2 (0.046%) Summit
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.023%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.023%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 290 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (2.12%) Google Play
4 82 (1.87%) SaaS
5 72 (1.64%) GitHub
6 60 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 49 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.91%) PaaS
9 29 (0.66%) Google App Engine
10 28 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
13 17 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 17 (0.39%) IaaS
14 16 (0.36%) Route 53
15 15 (0.34%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
17 9 (0.21%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.44%) Internet
2 100 (2.28%) Firewall
3 65 (1.48%) HTTP
4 63 (1.44%) LAN
5 57 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 54 (1.23%) WAN
7 40 (0.91%) VoIP
8 29 (0.66%) Wireless
9 28 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (0.57%) MPLS
11 25 (0.57%) VPN
12 23 (0.52%) DNS
12 23 (0.52%) SAN
13 22 (0.50%) Ethernet
14 19 (0.43%) Network Security
15 18 (0.41%) 802.11
15 18 (0.41%) SMPP
16 17 (0.39%) BGP
16 17 (0.39%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 389 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 353 (8.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 350 (7.97%) MySQL
5 239 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 220 (5.01%) Big Data
7 168 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 132 (3.01%) Hadoop
9 127 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 117 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (2.57%) Redis
12 105 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
13 82 (1.87%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 52 (1.18%) Neo4j
16 50 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
17 40 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (0.89%) Apache Hive
18 39 (0.89%) OLAP
18 39 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 480 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 229 (5.22%) Jenkins
3 217 (4.94%) Selenium
4 182 (4.15%) Subversion
5 164 (3.74%) Visual Studio
6 163 (3.71%) JIRA
7 161 (3.67%) JUnit
8 154 (3.51%) Maven
9 143 (3.26%) NUnit
10 104 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 96 (2.19%) Grunt
12 85 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
13 80 (1.82%) Ranorex
13 80 (1.82%) SoapUI
14 59 (1.34%) Moq
15 52 (1.18%) JMeter
15 52 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (1.05%) gulp
17 42 (0.96%) Gradle
17 42 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 423 (9.64%) Finance
2 278 (6.33%) Retail
3 276 (6.29%) Marketing
4 210 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 152 (3.46%) Banking
6 99 (2.26%) Advertising
7 69 (1.57%) Online Betting
8 50 (1.14%) Front Office
8 50 (1.14%) Law
9 48 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.09%) Publishing
10 43 (0.98%) Legal
11 32 (0.73%) iGaming
12 26 (0.59%) Back Office
13 23 (0.52%) Automotive
14 21 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 20 (0.46%) Military
16 19 (0.43%) Electronics
17 17 (0.39%) Music Industry
17 17 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2354 (53.63%) Developer
2 572 (13.03%) .NET Developer
3 457 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 433 (9.87%) C# Developer
5 373 (8.50%) Games Developer
6 302 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 286 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 267 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 265 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 238 (5.42%) Analyst
11 212 (4.83%) Junior
12 205 (4.67%) Software Developer
13 197 (4.49%) Web Developer
14 188 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 181 (4.12%) C++ Developer
16 171 (3.90%) Graduate
17 169 (3.85%) Junior Developer
18 146 (3.33%) HTML Developer
19 145 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
20 137 (3.12%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1017 (23.17%) HTML
2 910 (20.73%) .NET
3 878 (20.00%) CSS
4 555 (12.65%) ASP.NET
4 555 (12.65%) HTML5
5 490 (11.16%) AngularJS
6 452 (10.30%) Node.js
7 410 (9.34%) WCF
8 409 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 394 (8.98%) Web Services
10 336 (7.66%) jQuery
11 332 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 325 (7.40%) Spring
13 322 (7.34%) XML
14 288 (6.56%) CSS3
15 268 (6.11%) REST
16 261 (5.95%) RESTful
17 250 (5.70%) .NET Framework
17 250 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
18 229 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 674 (15.36%) Online Games
2 504 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 308 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 291 (6.63%) Mobile App
5 261 (5.95%) User Experience
6 195 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 139 (3.17%) Mobile Games
8 115 (2.62%) Algorithms
9 111 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 107 (2.44%) Physics
11 104 (2.37%) iPhone
12 89 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
13 86 (1.96%) Animation
14 79 (1.80%) Social Media
15 72 (1.64%) Statistics
15 72 (1.64%) Xbox
16 55 (1.25%) Online Gambling
16 55 (1.25%) PlayStation
17 51 (1.16%) Management Information System
18 46 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 646 (14.72%) Linux
2 358 (8.16%) Windows
3 320 (7.29%) Android
4 278 (6.33%) Apple iOS
5 189 (4.31%) Unix
6 88 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 67 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (1.30%) CentOS
9 51 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (1.07%) Ubuntu
11 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.77%) Debian
13 21 (0.48%) CoreOS
13 21 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 20 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 20 (0.46%) Solaris
14 20 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2140 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1052 (23.97%) TDD
3 670 (15.27%) Software Engineering
4 636 (14.49%) Scrum
5 613 (13.97%) MVC
6 548 (12.49%) BDD
7 509 (11.60%) OO
8 400 (9.11%) E-Commerce
9 359 (8.18%) Web Development
10 358 (8.16%) Web Application Development
11 306 (6.97%) Mentoring
12 303 (6.90%) Open Source
13 291 (6.63%) Multithreading
14 286 (6.52%) DevOps
15 259 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
16 250 (5.70%) Front End Development
17 240 (5.47%) OOP
18 216 (4.92%) Kanban
19 204 (4.65%) Test Automation
20 199 (4.53%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1279 (29.14%) JavaScript
2 1168 (26.61%) Java
3 1133 (25.81%) C#
4 672 (15.31%) SQL
5 593 (13.51%) C++
6 487 (11.10%) Python
7 371 (8.45%) PHP
8 317 (7.22%) Ruby
9 228 (5.19%) Scala
10 159 (3.62%) C
11 109 (2.48%) Objective-C
12 99 (2.26%) Perl
13 84 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 81 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 73 (1.66%) F#
16 67 (1.53%) TypeScript
17 57 (1.30%) Apple Swift
17 57 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 57 (1.30%) PL/SQL
18 55 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 748 (17.04%) Degree
2 84 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (1.50%) PhD
5 64 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 63 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 48 (1.09%) CCNA
7 48 (1.09%) CCNP
8 43 (0.98%) ISEB
9 38 (0.87%) MCSD
10 30 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 29 (0.66%) MCSA
12 28 (0.64%) MCP
13 26 (0.59%) MCTS
14 25 (0.57%) MCAD
15 24 (0.55%) CISSP
16 23 (0.52%) MCSE
17 22 (0.50%) CCIE
18 21 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 18 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (7.45%) QA
2 27 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.59%) SLA
4 21 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.21%) SDET
6 2 (0.046%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (2.87%) Docker
2 97 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.34%) Firmware
6 13 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.27%) Varnish
8 11 (0.25%) Ceph
9 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.21%) vSphere
10 7 (0.16%) HDFS
10 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.14%) KVM
11 6 (0.14%) Postfix
12 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.11%) etcd
13 4 (0.091%) QEMU
13 4 (0.091%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 161 (3.67%) Puppet
2 136 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (1.32%) Ansible
4 44 (1.00%) Nagios
5 27 (0.62%) yum
6 26 (0.59%) SCCM
7 23 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 20 (0.46%) Kibana
9 17 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 15 (0.34%) Cacti
11 11 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (0.23%) Graphite
12 10 (0.23%) Nessus
13 8 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
13 8 (0.18%) OpenNMS
14 7 (0.16%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.16%) Salt
15 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.14%) Icinga
15 6 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 331 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 318 (7.25%) Google
3 157 (3.58%) Oracle
4 123 (2.80%) VMware
5 107 (2.44%) Adobe
6 102 (2.32%) Cisco
7 68 (1.55%) Facebook
8 61 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 52 (1.18%) Apple
10 41 (0.93%) Juniper
11 38 (0.87%) Tableau
12 37 (0.84%) Citrix
12 37 (0.84%) Zend
13 32 (0.73%) PayPal
14 28 (0.64%) CheckPoint
14 28 (0.64%) F5
15 27 (0.62%) SAP
16 26 (0.59%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.50%) Splunk
18 21 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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