The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 726 549 392
Rank change year-on-year
-177 -157
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 172 332 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.81% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 155 304 631
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £36,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
Online Games
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40919 40930 42699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.48% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33287 33027 36093
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,905 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in England

Online Games
Salary Trend in England

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

Online Games Salary Trend in England

Online Games
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in England

Online Games
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -108 148 £50,000 - 34
North West - 11 £48,000 - 1
East of England -14 5 £30,000 -53.84%
South East -22 4 £35,000 -29.64% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £39,500 +8.21%
South West - 1 £72,500 -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Games
2 194 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (30.23%) Java
4 102 (25.69%) Scrum
5 95 (23.93%) Linux
5 95 (23.93%) E-Commerce
6 90 (22.67%) HTML
7 84 (21.16%) JavaScript
8 79 (19.90%) SQL
9 76 (19.14%) QA
10 68 (17.13%) CSS
11 66 (16.62%) Oracle
12 63 (15.87%) HTML5
13 59 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (14.61%) Spring
15 55 (13.85%) UNIX
16 54 (13.60%) JSP
16 54 (13.60%) Telecoms
17 53 (13.35%) Software Engineering
17 53 (13.35%) Marketing
18 52 (13.10%) XML
19 50 (12.59%) Degree
20 49 (12.34%) Flash
20 49 (12.34%) C#
21 48 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (11.84%) Relational Database
23 46 (11.59%) .NET
24 44 (11.08%) TDD
25 42 (10.58%) SQL Server
25 42 (10.58%) RDBMS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 25 (6.30%) Apache
2 10 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.02%) IIS
4 7 (1.76%) CMS
4 7 (1.76%) MS Project Server
5 6 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.01%) SAS
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.76%) WordPress
7 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.76%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) Drupal
8 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.50%) Node.js
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (5.29%) Photoshop
2 18 (4.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.27%) MS Project
4 8 (2.02%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.51%) MS Office
6 4 (1.01%) SPSS
7 2 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 9 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.76%) PaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.05%) Internet
2 22 (5.54%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.28%) DNS
4 13 (3.27%) DHCP
5 11 (2.77%) HTTP
6 10 (2.52%) LAN
6 10 (2.52%) SAN
7 8 (2.02%) Firewall
7 8 (2.02%) Network Security
8 7 (1.76%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (1.76%) LDAP
9 6 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.26%) IPv4
11 4 (1.01%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.76%) NetScreen
13 2 (0.50%) OSPF
13 2 (0.50%) BGP
13 2 (0.50%) EIGRP
13 2 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 42 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 42 (10.58%) RDBMS
4 37 (9.32%) MySQL
5 33 (8.31%) MongoDB
6 31 (7.81%) NoSQL
7 30 (7.56%) OLTP
8 26 (6.55%) Neo4j
9 24 (6.05%) DB2
10 23 (5.79%) DataStage
10 23 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (5.04%) OLAP
11 20 (5.04%) Oracle OLAP
12 18 (4.53%) Hazelcast
13 13 (3.27%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (2.27%) Big Data
16 8 (2.02%) Couchbase
16 8 (2.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 42 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.56%) JUnit
3 27 (6.80%) JIRA
4 22 (5.54%) Selenium
5 20 (5.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 20 (5.04%) Maven
6 18 (4.53%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.03%) Subversion
8 15 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.53%) WebDriver
10 13 (3.27%) Mercurial
10 13 (3.27%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.77%) Bugzilla
12 10 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.52%) LoadRunner
12 10 (2.52%) JMeter
12 10 (2.52%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.52%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.51%) NUnit
14 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
General
1 397 (100.00%) Games
2 54 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 53 (13.35%) Marketing
4 32 (8.06%) Finance
5 25 (6.30%) Online Betting
6 17 (4.28%) Retail
7 12 (3.02%) Banking
8 9 (2.27%) Advertising
9 7 (1.76%) Publishing
10 4 (1.01%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.50%) iGaming
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (46.60%) Developer
2 60 (15.11%) Java Developer
3 32 (8.06%) Analyst
3 32 (8.06%) Web Developer
4 29 (7.30%) Senior Developer
5 23 (5.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 22 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (5.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 21 (5.29%) Administrator
7 21 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.04%) J2EE Developer
8 20 (5.04%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 19 (4.79%) Architect
9 19 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.79%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (3.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 15 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (3.53%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (22.67%) HTML
2 68 (17.13%) CSS
3 63 (15.87%) HTML5
4 58 (14.61%) Spring
5 54 (13.60%) JSP
6 52 (13.10%) XML
7 49 (12.34%) Flash
8 46 (11.59%) .NET
9 40 (10.08%) jQuery
10 36 (9.07%) CSS3
10 36 (9.07%) SOAP
11 33 (8.31%) Java EE
12 29 (7.30%) ASP.NET
13 26 (6.55%) J2EE
14 22 (5.54%) JDBC
14 22 (5.54%) Web Services
15 21 (5.29%) XSLT
16 19 (4.79%) JSON
16 19 (4.79%) REST
17 18 (4.53%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.56%) iPad
3 27 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.29%) Open Source
5 20 (5.04%) Data Structures
6 18 (4.53%) Social Media
6 18 (4.53%) Mobile App
7 17 (4.28%) Social Gaming
7 17 (4.28%) N-Tier
7 17 (4.28%) User Experience
8 15 (3.78%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.27%) Data Integration
9 13 (3.27%) W3C
10 10 (2.52%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.27%) Physics
11 9 (2.27%) Blog
12 8 (2.02%) New Media
13 6 (1.51%) IPTV
13 6 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.26%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.93%) Linux
2 55 (13.85%) UNIX
3 39 (9.82%) Android
4 22 (5.54%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.28%) Windows
6 12 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.51%) CentOS
8 5 (1.26%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.69%) Scrum
3 95 (23.93%) E-Commerce
4 53 (13.35%) Software Engineering
5 44 (11.08%) TDD
6 40 (10.08%) ETL
7 37 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 36 (9.07%) Game Development
9 35 (8.82%) Project Management
10 34 (8.56%) OO
11 31 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (7.30%) Dimensional Modelling
13 28 (7.05%) Kanban
14 27 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 26 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (5.54%) Business Analysis
16 22 (5.54%) MVC
17 20 (5.04%) Test Automation
17 20 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (4.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.23%) Java
2 84 (21.16%) JavaScript
3 79 (19.90%) SQL
4 49 (12.34%) C#
5 27 (6.80%) Python
6 20 (5.04%) PHP
7 17 (4.28%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.53%) Perl
9 13 (3.27%) ActionScript
10 11 (2.77%) ActionScript 3.0
11 10 (2.52%) Lua
11 10 (2.52%) C++
12 7 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.76%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.76%) Ruby
12 7 (1.76%) F#
13 5 (1.26%) Scala
13 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.01%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 50 (12.59%) Degree
2 23 (5.79%) ISEB
3 10 (2.52%) RHCE
4 8 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.76%) MBA
6 5 (1.26%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (19.14%) QA
2 9 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) Nmap
2 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.50%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.51%) Cacti
1 6 (1.51%) Nagios
2 5 (1.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.76%) Ansible
5 2 (0.50%) Nessus
5 2 (0.50%) collectd
5 2 (0.50%) Opsview
6 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (16.62%) Oracle
2 27 (6.80%) IBM
3 23 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.79%) Informatica
3 23 (5.79%) Sybase
4 20 (5.04%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.04%) Talend
5 16 (4.03%) Google
6 14 (3.53%) Twitter
7 12 (3.02%) Facebook
7 12 (3.02%) ATG
8 9 (2.27%) Netezza
8 9 (2.27%) Cisco
9 7 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.76%) VMware
9 7 (1.76%) Juniper
10 6 (1.51%) Perforce
11 5 (1.26%) Cognos
11 5 (1.26%) DoubleClick
12 4 (1.01%) Tableau
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