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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 93 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 47 9 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.02% 0.45% 1.92%
As % of the General category 4.74% 1.01% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 5 50
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £46,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
991 895 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.62% 44.71% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 776 672 992
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,600 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Games Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
St Albans - 14 £35,000 - 1
Watford -10 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £21,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 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 Games.

1 49 (51.04%) OO
2 47 (48.96%) C#
3 43 (44.79%) Java
3 43 (44.79%) Linux
4 40 (41.67%) .NET
5 36 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 35 (36.46%) Internet
7 32 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 31 (32.29%) MVC
9 30 (31.25%) Degree
9 30 (31.25%) WCF
9 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (30.21%) Web Application Development
10 29 (30.21%) TDD
11 28 (29.17%) BDD
12 27 (28.13%) Computer Science
13 26 (27.08%) Domain-Driven Design
13 26 (27.08%) CQRS
14 25 (26.04%) Razor View Engine
14 25 (26.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
14 25 (26.04%) SQL
14 25 (26.04%) Python
15 24 (25.00%) UNIX
15 24 (25.00%) Oracle
16 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
17 22 (22.92%) E-Commerce
18 21 (21.88%) NoSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (19.79%) CMS
3 17 (17.71%) Apache
4 15 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (14.58%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.04%) Jetty
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Google Compute Engine
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.17%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.13%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.46%) Internet
2 19 (19.79%) DNS
3 17 (17.71%) DHCP
4 16 (16.67%) HTTP
5 5 (5.21%) VPN
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.13%) SMS
8 2 (2.08%) RIP
8 2 (2.08%) OSPF
8 2 (2.08%) BGP
8 2 (2.08%) IPsec
8 2 (2.08%) Wireless
8 2 (2.08%) Firewall
8 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.08%) VLAN
8 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
4 19 (19.79%) MySQL
5 18 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 14 (14.58%) BigTable
7 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
8 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (1.04%) Big Data
13 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Maven
1 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
2 20 (20.83%) Finance
3 15 (15.63%) Online Betting
4 7 (7.29%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 3 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (16.67%) Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Junior
10 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) .NET
2 36 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (31.25%) WCF
3 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (26.04%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (7.29%) HTML
6 6 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (5.21%) Guava
7 5 (5.21%) Django
8 4 (4.17%) CSS
8 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (3.13%) HTML5
9 3 (3.13%) RESTful
9 3 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.13%) GWT
9 3 (3.13%) jQuery
9 3 (3.13%) LAMP
10 2 (2.08%) SOAP
10 2 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.83%) Online Games
3 19 (19.79%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.25%) Physics
6 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.17%) IVR
7 4 (4.17%) Statistics
7 4 (4.17%) Open Source
7 4 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (3.13%) Social Media
9 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.04%) iPad
10 1 (1.04%) iPhone
10 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.04%) Robotics
10 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.79%) Linux
2 24 (25.00%) UNIX
3 15 (15.63%) CentOS
3 15 (15.63%) Android
3 15 (15.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) OO
2 31 (32.29%) MVC
3 29 (30.21%) Web Application Development
3 29 (30.21%) TDD
4 28 (29.17%) BDD
5 26 (27.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (27.08%) CQRS
6 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
7 22 (22.92%) E-Commerce
8 20 (20.83%) Multithreading
9 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.33%) Scrum
11 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (4.17%) ITIL
13 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (4.17%) Machine Learning
14 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) C#
2 43 (44.79%) Java
3 25 (26.04%) SQL
3 25 (26.04%) Python
4 19 (19.79%) C++
5 17 (17.71%) C
6 14 (14.58%) Objective-C
6 14 (14.58%) Scala
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) vCloud
1 1 (1.04%) vSphere
1 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.08%) Cacti
3 1 (1.04%) Salt
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.50%) Google
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) Juniper
5 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.17%) Crossbeam
5 4 (4.17%) F5
6 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.13%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.04%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.04%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) Sage
8 1 (1.04%) Dell
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix
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