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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 142 166 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 2163 1921 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.35% 1.93% 2.17%
As % of the General category 5.39% 4.37% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1603 1927
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
40102 43998 49251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.48% 44.23% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33156 35074 38926
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,908
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +37 1298 £55,000 - 227
South East +46 247 £42,500 +6.25% 51
East of England +10 169 £40,000 +2.56% 28
North West +22 124 £35,000 -1.40% 34
West Midlands +18 114 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Yorkshire +26 102 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands -16 55 £35,000 -12.50% 9
South West -37 55 £43,750 +2.94% 11
North East -24 12 £40,000 - 3
Midlands 0 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2036 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1193 (28.20%) JavaScript
3 1187 (28.05%) Java
4 1035 (24.46%) C#
5 983 (23.23%) TDD
6 962 (22.74%) HTML
7 842 (19.90%) .NET
8 837 (19.78%) CSS
9 718 (16.97%) Degree
10 673 (15.91%) Online Games
11 666 (15.74%) SQL
12 639 (15.10%) SQL Server
13 622 (14.70%) Linux
14 618 (14.61%) Scrum
15 609 (14.39%) Software Engineering
16 581 (13.73%) MVC
17 564 (13.33%) C++
18 528 (12.48%) HTML5
19 525 (12.41%) BDD
20 511 (12.08%) ASP.NET
21 467 (11.04%) Python
22 465 (10.99%) Git (software)
23 463 (10.94%) AngularJS
24 456 (10.78%) Computer Science
25 447 (10.56%) OO
26 437 (10.33%) Node.js
27 402 (9.50%) Finance
28 398 (9.41%) NoSQL
29 393 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
30 391 (9.24%) Web Services

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
1 437 (10.33%) Node.js
2 122 (2.88%) Apache
3 101 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 94 (2.22%) CMS
5 90 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 52 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 48 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 45 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 40 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 39 (0.92%) Mule
11 34 (0.80%) Confluence
12 33 (0.78%) WordPress
13 30 (0.71%) SAS
14 26 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (0.57%) IIS
16 23 (0.54%) nginx
17 19 (0.45%) Apache Pig
18 17 (0.40%) Drupal
18 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
19 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 200 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 93 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (0.99%) MS Office
5 39 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 36 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (0.76%) 3ds Max
8 31 (0.73%) Maya
9 30 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
10 28 (0.66%) Fireworks
11 25 (0.59%) MS Visio
12 16 (0.38%) SPSS
13 8 (0.19%) MS Project
14 5 (0.12%) ZBrush
15 3 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.071%) GNU Octave
15 3 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.047%) CINEMA 4D
16 2 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.047%) MODO
Business Applications
1 33 (0.78%) Magento
2 26 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.12%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.047%) Shopify
8 2 (0.047%) Summit
9 1 (0.024%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.024%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 255 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.36%) Google Play
3 94 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 89 (2.10%) SaaS
5 63 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 57 (1.35%) GitHub
7 49 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (0.90%) PaaS
9 36 (0.85%) Google App Engine
10 34 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
13 18 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 15 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.35%) Route 53
15 14 (0.33%) IaaS
16 13 (0.31%) OpenShift
17 12 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
18 10 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 192 (4.54%) Internet
2 82 (1.94%) Firewall
3 61 (1.44%) HTTP
4 57 (1.35%) LAN
5 52 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 48 (1.13%) WAN
7 38 (0.90%) VoIP
8 22 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (0.52%) SAN
8 22 (0.52%) Wireless
9 21 (0.50%) MPLS
10 20 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 19 (0.45%) VPN
12 17 (0.40%) Network Security
13 16 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (0.35%) BGP
15 14 (0.33%) 802.11
15 14 (0.33%) DNS
15 14 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 398 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 354 (8.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 348 (8.23%) MySQL
5 257 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 192 (4.54%) Big Data
7 168 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 142 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 130 (3.07%) Hadoop
10 128 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 110 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 102 (2.41%) Redis
13 71 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 60 (1.42%) Neo4j
15 58 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (1.04%) OLAP
16 44 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
18 41 (0.97%) Oracle Database
19 40 (0.95%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 465 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 212 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 206 (4.87%) Selenium
4 193 (4.56%) Subversion
5 172 (4.07%) JIRA
6 156 (3.69%) Maven
7 147 (3.47%) Visual Studio
8 145 (3.43%) JUnit
9 123 (2.91%) NUnit
10 91 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 86 (2.03%) Grunt
12 81 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
13 71 (1.68%) Ranorex
14 70 (1.65%) SoapUI
15 55 (1.30%) Moq
16 47 (1.11%) gulp
17 43 (1.02%) JMeter
18 41 (0.97%) Eclipse
19 40 (0.95%) WebDriver
20 39 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 402 (9.50%) Finance
2 274 (6.48%) Retail
3 264 (6.24%) Marketing
4 205 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 128 (3.03%) Banking
6 87 (2.06%) Advertising
7 56 (1.32%) Front Office
8 55 (1.30%) Online Betting
9 46 (1.09%) Law
10 44 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 44 (1.04%) Publishing
11 39 (0.92%) Legal
12 36 (0.85%) iGaming
13 23 (0.54%) Automotive
14 22 (0.52%) Electronics
15 20 (0.47%) Back Office
15 20 (0.47%) Military
16 19 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.31%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2243 (53.01%) Developer
2 528 (12.48%) .NET Developer
3 457 (10.80%) Java Developer
4 401 (9.48%) C# Developer
5 365 (8.63%) Games Developer
6 278 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 274 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 241 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 236 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 218 (5.15%) Analyst
11 192 (4.54%) Junior
12 188 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 188 (4.44%) Web Developer
13 181 (4.28%) Software Developer
14 170 (4.02%) C++ Developer
15 153 (3.62%) Graduate
15 153 (3.62%) Junior Developer
16 151 (3.57%) HTML Developer
17 137 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
18 133 (3.14%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 962 (22.74%) HTML
2 842 (19.90%) .NET
3 837 (19.78%) CSS
4 528 (12.48%) HTML5
5 511 (12.08%) ASP.NET
6 463 (10.94%) AngularJS
7 393 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 391 (9.24%) Web Services
9 379 (8.96%) WCF
10 331 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 329 (7.78%) Spring
12 318 (7.52%) jQuery
12 318 (7.52%) XML
13 281 (6.64%) CSS3
14 244 (5.77%) RESTful
15 241 (5.70%) REST
16 240 (5.67%) KnockoutJS
17 228 (5.39%) .NET Framework
18 212 (5.01%) JSON
19 171 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 673 (15.91%) Online Games
2 456 (10.78%) Computer Science
3 303 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 292 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 246 (5.81%) User Experience
6 167 (3.95%) Mathematics
7 134 (3.17%) Mobile Games
8 106 (2.51%) Visualisation
9 105 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 105 (2.48%) iPhone
10 85 (2.01%) Physics
11 78 (1.84%) Social Media
12 72 (1.70%) Animation
13 71 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
14 70 (1.65%) Statistics
15 59 (1.39%) Xbox
16 50 (1.18%) Online Gambling
17 48 (1.13%) Data Structures
18 45 (1.06%) PlayStation
19 42 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 622 (14.70%) Linux
2 314 (7.42%) Android
3 310 (7.33%) Windows
4 267 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 185 (4.37%) Unix
6 79 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 68 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (1.21%) CentOS
9 44 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 38 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (0.64%) Debian
12 22 (0.52%) Solaris
12 22 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.50%) CoreOS
13 21 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.31%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2036 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (23.23%) TDD
3 618 (14.61%) Scrum
4 609 (14.39%) Software Engineering
5 581 (13.73%) MVC
6 525 (12.41%) BDD
7 447 (10.56%) OO
8 381 (9.00%) E-Commerce
9 353 (8.34%) Web Application Development
10 351 (8.30%) Web Development
11 298 (7.04%) Open Source
12 286 (6.76%) Mentoring
13 280 (6.62%) DevOps
14 279 (6.59%) Multithreading
15 249 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
16 242 (5.72%) Front End Development
17 224 (5.29%) OOP
18 216 (5.11%) Kanban
19 206 (4.87%) Project Management
20 203 (4.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1193 (28.20%) JavaScript
2 1187 (28.05%) Java
3 1035 (24.46%) C#
4 666 (15.74%) SQL
5 564 (13.33%) C++
6 467 (11.04%) Python
7 373 (8.82%) PHP
8 280 (6.62%) Ruby
9 206 (4.87%) Scala
10 148 (3.50%) C
11 103 (2.43%) Objective-C
12 95 (2.25%) Perl
13 88 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 81 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 78 (1.84%) F#
16 68 (1.61%) TypeScript
17 60 (1.42%) PL/SQL
18 57 (1.35%) Shell Script
19 55 (1.30%) Apple Swift
19 55 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 718 (16.97%) Degree
2 80 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (1.47%) PhD
4 56 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 43 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 41 (0.97%) CCNA
8 40 (0.95%) CCNP
9 39 (0.92%) ISEB
10 38 (0.90%) MCSD
11 26 (0.61%) MCP
11 26 (0.61%) MCSA
11 26 (0.61%) MCSE
11 26 (0.61%) MCTS
12 25 (0.59%) MCAD
13 23 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 21 (0.50%) SC Cleared
15 18 (0.43%) CCIE
16 16 (0.38%) CISSP
17 15 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (7.40%) QA
2 26 (0.61%) SLA
3 24 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.17%) SDET
6 2 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.047%) WCAG
7 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (2.67%) Docker
2 85 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.40%) Varnish
4 17 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.26%) Ceph
8 10 (0.24%) KVM
9 8 (0.19%) Firmware
9 8 (0.19%) Postfix
9 8 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.14%) HDFS
10 6 (0.14%) QEMU
10 6 (0.14%) RHEV
11 5 (0.12%) etcd
12 3 (0.071%) iptables
13 2 (0.047%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 156 (3.69%) Puppet
2 124 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.44%) Ansible
4 51 (1.21%) Nagios
5 24 (0.57%) yum
6 21 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 17 (0.40%) SCCM
8 15 (0.35%) Kibana
8 15 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 15 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.26%) CFEngine
10 10 (0.24%) Cacti
11 9 (0.21%) Icinga
12 7 (0.17%) Packer
13 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.14%) Riemann
13 6 (0.14%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.12%) Mesos
14 5 (0.12%) OpenNMS
14 5 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 312 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 280 (6.62%) Google
3 162 (3.83%) Oracle
4 106 (2.51%) Adobe
5 105 (2.48%) VMware
6 89 (2.10%) Cisco
7 72 (1.70%) Facebook
8 58 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 41 (0.97%) Apple
10 40 (0.95%) Citrix
10 40 (0.95%) Juniper
11 39 (0.92%) Tableau
12 37 (0.87%) Zend
13 32 (0.76%) PayPal
14 27 (0.64%) Splunk
15 25 (0.59%) F5
16 24 (0.57%) AppDynamics
17 23 (0.54%) CheckPoint
18 22 (0.52%) Atlassian
18 22 (0.52%) SAP
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £82,000- £115,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
JS Agency
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aquent
Salary: £32 - £37 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Trips to YAPC
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £400 - £500 / day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, 25 Days Holiday + More
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago