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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 657 526 404
Rank change year-on-year
-131 -122
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 225 355 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.05% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 187 289 586
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
33768 33787 37211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.16% 33.52% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26740 27509 31622
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -100 176 £52,500 +10.52% 42
North West -3 15 £35,000 +29.62% 2
East of England -18 15 £53,000 +63.07% 2
Yorkshire -45 7 - - 1
South East -6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
North East - 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands -7 2 £24,000 -27.27% 1
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 554 (100.00%) Games
2 191 (34.48%) Java
3 132 (23.83%) Linux
4 126 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (20.58%) JavaScript
5 114 (20.58%) HTML
6 108 (19.49%) SQL
7 104 (18.77%) Scrum
8 93 (16.79%) CSS
9 90 (16.25%) E-Commerce
10 80 (14.44%) Marketing
11 78 (14.08%) HTML5
12 77 (13.90%) OO
13 74 (13.36%) XML
14 69 (12.45%) MVC
14 69 (12.45%) QA
15 67 (12.09%) Oracle
16 66 (11.91%) TDD
17 62 (11.19%) .NET
17 62 (11.19%) Telecoms
18 61 (11.01%) Degree
19 59 (10.65%) jQuery
20 58 (10.47%) Apache
21 56 (10.11%) Windows
21 56 (10.11%) SQL Server
21 56 (10.11%) MySQL
22 54 (9.75%) CSS3
23 52 (9.39%) C#
23 52 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
24 51 (9.21%) ASP.NET

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (10.47%) Apache
2 50 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.43%) CMS
4 14 (2.53%) Node.js
4 14 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (2.17%) nginx
6 9 (1.62%) Drupal
6 9 (1.62%) SAS
7 6 (1.08%) IIS
7 6 (1.08%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.08%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.36%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.36%) DNN
10 2 (0.36%) WordPress
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (6.32%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.53%) MS Project
4 7 (1.26%) MS Office
5 5 (0.90%) SPSS
5 5 (0.90%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.72%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.25%) GitHub
2 16 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.35%) Google App Engine
5 11 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.54%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.58%) HTTP
2 41 (7.40%) Internet
3 38 (6.86%) DNS
4 23 (4.15%) DHCP
4 23 (4.15%) Firewall
5 19 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.71%) Wireshark
7 12 (2.17%) LDAP
8 10 (1.81%) SAN
9 9 (1.62%) VPN
10 8 (1.44%) SSL
10 8 (1.44%) SMTP
10 8 (1.44%) Network Security
11 7 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.26%) WAN
12 6 (1.08%) LAN
13 5 (0.90%) IPv4
13 5 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.54%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.11%) MySQL
1 56 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.40%) RDBMS
4 41 (7.40%) MongoDB
5 40 (7.22%) NoSQL
6 32 (5.78%) Hadoop
7 30 (5.42%) OLTP
8 29 (5.23%) Neo4j
9 27 (4.87%) DB2
10 26 (4.69%) DataStage
10 26 (4.69%) Oracle ODI
11 25 (4.51%) OLAP
11 25 (4.51%) Apache Hive
11 25 (4.51%) Oracle OLAP
12 24 (4.33%) Big Data
13 18 (3.25%) Cognos Impromptu
14 16 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.05%) Selenium
3 27 (4.87%) Subversion
4 26 (4.69%) JIRA
5 24 (4.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 22 (3.97%) JUnit
7 18 (3.25%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.71%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.53%) Maven
10 13 (2.35%) Mercurial
11 12 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (2.17%) Xcode
11 12 (2.17%) Grunt
12 11 (1.99%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.44%) Hudson
14 7 (1.26%) SoapUI
15 6 (1.08%) Bugzilla
16 5 (0.90%) Axure RP
16 5 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 554 (100.00%) Games
2 80 (14.44%) Marketing
3 62 (11.19%) Telecoms
4 50 (9.03%) Finance
5 44 (7.94%) Online Betting
6 25 (4.51%) Retail
7 11 (1.99%) Publishing
8 8 (1.44%) Advertising
9 7 (1.26%) Banking
9 7 (1.26%) iGaming
10 3 (0.54%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.36%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 251 (45.31%) Developer
2 59 (10.65%) Analyst
3 51 (9.21%) Web Developer
4 50 (9.03%) Java Developer
5 32 (5.78%) Senior Developer
6 29 (5.23%) Administrator
7 27 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 24 (4.33%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 23 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
11 22 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
12 21 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 20 (3.61%) Tester
13 20 (3.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.61%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.61%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 20 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (3.43%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.58%) HTML
2 93 (16.79%) CSS
3 78 (14.08%) HTML5
4 74 (13.36%) XML
5 62 (11.19%) .NET
6 59 (10.65%) jQuery
7 54 (9.75%) CSS3
8 51 (9.21%) ASP.NET
9 44 (7.94%) SOAP
10 43 (7.76%) JSON
11 41 (7.40%) Spring
12 40 (7.22%) Flash
13 38 (6.86%) Ajax
13 38 (6.86%) JSP
14 35 (6.32%) Web Services
15 29 (5.23%) XSLT
16 25 (4.51%) Java EE
17 21 (3.79%) RESTful
18 18 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (3.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.84%) iPad
2 43 (7.76%) Social Media
3 39 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.42%) Mobile App
5 28 (5.05%) iPhone
6 27 (4.87%) Mathematics
7 23 (4.15%) Social Gaming
8 16 (2.89%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.35%) Blog
9 13 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.17%) W3C
10 12 (2.17%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.17%) Mobile Games
10 12 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (2.17%) Web 2.0
11 11 (1.99%) Open Source
12 10 (1.81%) New Media
13 9 (1.62%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.44%) Video on Demand
14 8 (1.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 132 (23.83%) Linux
2 56 (10.11%) Windows
3 51 (9.21%) UNIX
4 45 (8.12%) Android
5 41 (7.40%) CentOS
6 23 (4.15%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (1.81%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.62%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.77%) Scrum
3 90 (16.25%) E-Commerce
4 77 (13.90%) OO
5 69 (12.45%) MVC
6 66 (11.91%) TDD
7 47 (8.48%) Unit Testing
8 46 (8.30%) Software Engineering
9 45 (8.12%) Web Development
10 44 (7.94%) Analytics
11 42 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (7.40%) ETL
12 41 (7.40%) Project Management
13 39 (7.04%) DevOps
14 37 (6.68%) Game Development
15 29 (5.23%) OOP
16 28 (5.05%) Multithreading
16 28 (5.05%) Dimensional Modelling
17 23 (4.15%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 191 (34.48%) Java
2 114 (20.58%) JavaScript
3 108 (19.49%) SQL
4 52 (9.39%) C#
5 38 (6.86%) Python
6 31 (5.60%) Scala
7 29 (5.23%) Perl
8 27 (4.87%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.87%) Ruby
9 24 (4.33%) PHP
10 20 (3.61%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.25%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.53%) F#
13 13 (2.35%) C++
13 13 (2.35%) ActionScript
14 12 (2.17%) XPath
15 9 (1.62%) R
15 9 (1.62%) ActionScript 3.0
16 8 (1.44%) Clojure
16 8 (1.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 61 (11.01%) Degree
2 11 (1.99%) PhD
2 11 (1.99%) ISEB
3 10 (1.81%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.08%) MBA
5 3 (0.54%) PCI QSA
6 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.45%) QA
2 18 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 8 (1.44%) vSphere
3 8 (1.44%) KVM
4 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (4.15%) Puppet
2 14 (2.53%) Nagios
3 12 (2.17%) Opsview
4 11 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.81%) Cobbler
5 10 (1.81%) Munin
6 4 (0.72%) Cacti
7 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.36%) collectd
7 2 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 67 (12.09%) Oracle
2 42 (7.58%) Red Hat
3 40 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 36 (6.50%) VMware
5 30 (5.42%) IBM
6 26 (4.69%) Sybase
6 26 (4.69%) Informatica
6 26 (4.69%) Google
7 24 (4.33%) Talend
8 22 (3.97%) Facebook
9 21 (3.79%) Cisco
10 19 (3.43%) Twitter
11 15 (2.71%) F5
11 15 (2.71%) Splunk
12 12 (2.17%) Symbian
13 7 (1.26%) JBoss
13 7 (1.26%) Juniper
13 7 (1.26%) HP
13 7 (1.26%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.26%) Tableau
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