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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 139 164 151
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 2179 2034 2263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.38% 1.99% 2.07%
As % of the General category 5.53% 4.47% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 1638 1805
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
39413 45545 48273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.00% 44.48% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32892 36579 37850
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +32 1268 £55,000 - 207
South East +34 249 £42,500 +6.25% 31
North West +40 126 £35,000 -12.50% 29
Yorkshire +56 125 £47,500 +5.55% 34
East of England -24 118 £40,000 +2.56% 14
West Midlands -10 113 £37,500 - 34
South West +8 105 £44,000 +3.52% 12
East Midlands +21 80 £35,000 - 14
North East -2 26 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2107 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1288 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 1144 (26.00%) C#
4 1106 (25.14%) Java
5 1053 (23.93%) HTML
6 1033 (23.48%) TDD
7 920 (20.91%) .NET
8 909 (20.66%) CSS
9 743 (16.89%) Degree
10 701 (15.93%) SQL Server
11 673 (15.30%) SQL
12 669 (15.20%) Online Games
13 661 (15.02%) Software Engineering
14 640 (14.55%) Linux
15 626 (14.23%) MVC
16 612 (13.91%) Scrum
16 612 (13.91%) C++
17 591 (13.43%) ASP.NET
18 583 (13.25%) HTML5
19 541 (12.30%) BDD
20 507 (11.52%) Computer Science
21 502 (11.41%) OO
22 496 (11.27%) AngularJS
23 492 (11.18%) Python
24 448 (10.18%) Node.js
25 447 (10.16%) Git (software)
26 431 (9.80%) E-Commerce
27 429 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
28 413 (9.39%) WCF
29 411 (9.34%) Finance

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
1 138 (3.14%) Apache
2 119 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 108 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 72 (1.64%) CMS
4 72 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 48 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 45 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 41 (0.93%) nginx
8 35 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 34 (0.77%) Confluence
10 32 (0.73%) WordPress
11 31 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (0.70%) IIS
12 27 (0.61%) Mule
13 25 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (0.55%) SAS
15 19 (0.43%) Apache Pig
16 16 (0.36%) Drupal
17 15 (0.34%) Jupyter
17 15 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 228 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 139 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 90 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (1.27%) MS Office
5 39 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 34 (0.77%) 3ds Max
7 32 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
8 31 (0.70%) Maya
9 29 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
10 23 (0.52%) Fireworks
11 16 (0.36%) InVision
11 16 (0.36%) MS Project
12 14 (0.32%) UserZoom
13 12 (0.27%) MS Visio
14 9 (0.20%) SPSS
15 5 (0.11%) ZBrush
16 4 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
16 4 (0.091%) CINEMA 4D
16 4 (0.091%) InDesign
16 4 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 37 (0.84%) Magento
2 33 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.18%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.045%) Shopify
9 2 (0.045%) Summit
10 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.023%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.023%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 286 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (2.07%) Google Play
4 77 (1.75%) GitHub
5 76 (1.73%) SaaS
6 58 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 52 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (1.00%) PaaS
9 32 (0.73%) Google Analytics
10 23 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.52%) Google App Engine
11 21 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
11 21 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.48%) IaaS
12 20 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 18 (0.41%) Route 53
14 16 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
16 11 (0.25%) AdWords
17 9 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 204 (4.64%) Internet
2 114 (2.59%) Firewall
3 74 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.57%) HTTP
5 67 (1.52%) LAN
6 58 (1.32%) WAN
7 37 (0.84%) DNS
7 37 (0.84%) VoIP
8 32 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (0.68%) MPLS
10 29 (0.66%) VPN
10 29 (0.66%) Wireless
11 28 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (0.61%) Network Security
13 25 (0.57%) ADSL
13 25 (0.57%) SAN
14 24 (0.55%) BGP
15 22 (0.50%) Ethernet
16 20 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 376 (8.55%) NoSQL
3 360 (8.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 334 (7.59%) MySQL
5 253 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 233 (5.30%) Big Data
7 156 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 124 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 122 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
10 116 (2.64%) Redis
11 102 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 86 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 81 (1.84%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 49 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
16 44 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (0.95%) Neo4j
17 42 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 447 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 221 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 204 (4.64%) Selenium
4 165 (3.75%) Subversion
5 163 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 150 (3.41%) JIRA
7 139 (3.16%) Maven
7 139 (3.16%) NUnit
8 134 (3.05%) JUnit
9 115 (2.61%) Cucumber
10 93 (2.11%) Grunt
11 87 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
12 70 (1.59%) Ranorex
13 63 (1.43%) SoapUI
14 61 (1.39%) Moq
15 53 (1.20%) JMeter
16 52 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 47 (1.07%) Gradle
18 46 (1.05%) Appium
19 45 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 411 (9.34%) Finance
2 296 (6.73%) Marketing
3 290 (6.59%) Retail
4 206 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 160 (3.64%) Banking
6 111 (2.52%) Online Betting
7 98 (2.23%) Advertising
8 50 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.09%) Law
10 45 (1.02%) Publishing
11 43 (0.98%) Legal
12 40 (0.91%) Back Office
13 36 (0.82%) Front Office
14 27 (0.61%) Music Industry
15 24 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.50%) Automotive
16 22 (0.50%) iGaming
17 21 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 19 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 2307 (52.43%) Developer
2 582 (13.23%) .NET Developer
3 435 (9.89%) Java Developer
4 428 (9.73%) C# Developer
5 361 (8.20%) Games Developer
6 298 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 283 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 272 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 271 (6.16%) Software Engineer
10 257 (5.84%) Analyst
11 223 (5.07%) Junior
12 204 (4.64%) Software Developer
13 191 (4.34%) Web Developer
14 187 (4.25%) Graduate
15 185 (4.20%) C++ Developer
16 184 (4.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 176 (4.00%) Junior Developer
18 147 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
19 140 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 137 (3.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1053 (23.93%) HTML
2 920 (20.91%) .NET
3 909 (20.66%) CSS
4 591 (13.43%) ASP.NET
5 583 (13.25%) HTML5
6 496 (11.27%) AngularJS
7 448 (10.18%) Node.js
8 429 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 413 (9.39%) WCF
10 366 (8.32%) Web Services
11 333 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 316 (7.18%) XML
13 307 (6.98%) jQuery
14 295 (6.70%) Spring
15 293 (6.66%) REST
16 291 (6.61%) CSS3
17 260 (5.91%) RESTful
18 251 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
19 245 (5.57%) .NET Framework
20 234 (5.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 669 (15.20%) Online Games
2 507 (11.52%) Computer Science
3 310 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 306 (6.95%) Mobile App
5 251 (5.70%) User Experience
6 214 (4.86%) Mathematics
7 141 (3.20%) Mobile Games
8 127 (2.89%) Physics
9 116 (2.64%) Algorithms
10 111 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
10 111 (2.52%) Visualisation
11 104 (2.36%) iPhone
12 96 (2.18%) Animation
13 89 (2.02%) Social Media
14 79 (1.80%) Xbox
15 70 (1.59%) Statistics
16 54 (1.23%) Management Information System
17 49 (1.11%) Online Gambling
18 48 (1.09%) PlayStation
19 47 (1.07%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 640 (14.55%) Linux
2 384 (8.73%) Windows
3 326 (7.41%) Android
4 288 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 167 (3.80%) Unix
6 97 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 54 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (1.16%) CentOS
10 48 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 38 (0.86%) Debian
12 37 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 26 (0.59%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.48%) Windows 10
17 19 (0.43%) CoreOS
18 18 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
19 15 (0.34%) Solaris
20 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2107 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1033 (23.48%) TDD
3 661 (15.02%) Software Engineering
4 626 (14.23%) MVC
5 612 (13.91%) Scrum
6 541 (12.30%) BDD
7 502 (11.41%) OO
8 431 (9.80%) E-Commerce
9 367 (8.34%) Web Application Development
10 362 (8.23%) Web Development
11 296 (6.73%) Mentoring
12 283 (6.43%) Open Source
13 272 (6.18%) DevOps
14 270 (6.14%) Multithreading
15 261 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
16 258 (5.86%) Front End Development
17 250 (5.68%) OOP
18 212 (4.82%) SDLC
19 208 (4.73%) Kanban
20 206 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1288 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 1144 (26.00%) C#
3 1106 (25.14%) Java
4 673 (15.30%) SQL
5 612 (13.91%) C++
6 492 (11.18%) Python
7 363 (8.25%) Ruby
8 355 (8.07%) PHP
9 239 (5.43%) Scala
10 157 (3.57%) C
11 105 (2.39%) Objective-C
11 105 (2.39%) Perl
12 83 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 74 (1.68%) T-SQL
14 60 (1.36%) F#
14 60 (1.36%) TypeScript
15 58 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 56 (1.27%) Apple Swift
17 54 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 50 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 743 (16.89%) Degree
2 85 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 74 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 69 (1.57%) PhD
7 56 (1.27%) CCNA
7 56 (1.27%) CCNP
8 52 (1.18%) ISEB
9 45 (1.02%) CISSP
10 36 (0.82%) MCSD
11 33 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 30 (0.68%) MCP
12 30 (0.68%) MCSA
13 27 (0.61%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.61%) MCTS
14 26 (0.59%) CCIE
14 26 (0.59%) MCAD
15 24 (0.55%) MCSE
16 20 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (7.66%) QA
2 43 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.45%) SLA
4 13 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.27%) SDET
6 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 137 (3.11%) Docker
2 110 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 16 (0.36%) Firmware
5 16 (0.36%) vSphere
6 13 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.25%) Ceph
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.14%) HDFS
10 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.11%) Varnish
11 4 (0.091%) iptables
11 4 (0.091%) Postfix
11 4 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.068%) etcd
12 3 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 156 (3.55%) Puppet
2 114 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (1.25%) Ansible
4 42 (0.95%) Nagios
5 27 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.61%) SCCM
6 25 (0.57%) Kibana
6 25 (0.57%) yum
7 20 (0.45%) Cacti
8 16 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.25%) Nessus
10 9 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.18%) OpenNMS
12 7 (0.16%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.14%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.14%) Icinga
13 6 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 346 (7.86%) Google
2 321 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 164 (3.73%) Oracle
4 143 (3.25%) VMware
5 117 (2.66%) Adobe
6 109 (2.48%) Cisco
7 66 (1.50%) Facebook
8 59 (1.34%) Apple
9 55 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 40 (0.91%) Juniper
10 40 (0.91%) Tableau
11 39 (0.89%) Citrix
12 36 (0.82%) Zend
13 28 (0.64%) Dell
13 28 (0.64%) F5
13 28 (0.64%) PayPal
14 27 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 27 (0.61%) SAP
15 25 (0.57%) CheckPoint
16 24 (0.55%) Splunk
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus 10% Bonus
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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South East London
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London
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London
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