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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 116 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 2.56% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.01% 6.75% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 38
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,000 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
764 933 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.92% 37.85% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 610 758 845
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Borehamwood - 10 £36,000 -
Watford +18 7 £60,000 +41.17%
St Albans -1 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £95,000 -
Stevenage -8 1 - - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 44 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 40 (38.46%) Python
3 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
4 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (30.77%) Degree
5 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (27.88%) Java
7 26 (25.00%) Scrum
8 23 (22.12%) Open Source
8 23 (22.12%) Mathematics
9 22 (21.15%) Google
9 22 (21.15%) Algorithms
10 21 (20.19%) Physics
11 20 (19.23%) Linux
12 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
12 19 (18.27%) Puppet
13 18 (17.31%) OpenCL
13 18 (17.31%) Image Processing
13 18 (17.31%) Web Services
13 18 (17.31%) C
13 18 (17.31%) C++
13 18 (17.31%) MATLAB
13 18 (17.31%) LabVIEW
13 18 (17.31%) Telecoms
13 18 (17.31%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (14.42%) Django
15 14 (13.46%) Oracle
16 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
16 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (10.58%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Project
3 4 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.92%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (10.58%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (10.58%) Google App Engine
3 11 (10.58%) Google Compute Engine
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
2 5 (4.81%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (4.81%) BGP
2 5 (4.81%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) Junos
2 5 (4.81%) MPLS
2 5 (4.81%) NAS
2 5 (4.81%) OSPF
2 5 (4.81%) PBX
2 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.88%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (0.96%) 802.11
5 1 (0.96%) Network Security
5 1 (0.96%) RFID
5 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.58%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.77%) Big Data
5 6 (5.77%) MySQL
5 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.81%) HBase
7 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.85%) DataStax
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.88%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.88%) DB2
8 3 (2.88%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.31%) LabVIEW
3 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.62%) Mercurial
5 8 (7.69%) Maven
6 6 (5.77%) Subversion
7 5 (4.81%) JIRA
8 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.88%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (2.88%) NUnit
9 2 (1.92%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.92%) Xcode
10 1 (0.96%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.85%) Interactive Media
3 2 (1.92%) German Language
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) French Language
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Software Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) C Software Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Java Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.69%) Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Designer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) User Experience Architect
9 4 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) OpenCL
1 18 (17.31%) Web Services
2 15 (14.42%) Django
3 12 (11.54%) HTML
4 10 (9.62%) CSS
5 6 (5.77%) Node.js
6 5 (4.81%) Akka
6 5 (4.81%) Apache Camel
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
7 4 (3.85%) .NET
7 4 (3.85%) Guava
7 4 (3.85%) Sass
8 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.88%) Velocity
9 2 (1.92%) Handlebars
9 2 (1.92%) Java EE
9 2 (1.92%) LESS
9 2 (1.92%) Raphaël
9 2 (1.92%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (1.92%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 44 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 23 (22.12%) Mathematics
3 22 (21.15%) Algorithms
4 21 (20.19%) Physics
5 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (10.58%) User Experience
7 5 (4.81%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.92%) Animation
10 2 (1.92%) Blog
10 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.92%) Ergonomics
10 2 (1.92%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.92%) Psychology
10 2 (1.92%) Social Media
10 2 (1.92%) Statistics
11 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Unix
3 11 (10.58%) CoreOS
4 7 (6.73%) Debian
4 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.81%) AIX
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Windows
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.92%) Android
8 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.92%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
2 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.00%) Scrum
4 23 (22.12%) Open Source
5 18 (17.31%) Image Processing
6 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.65%) Prototyping
8 9 (8.65%) Time Management
9 8 (7.69%) MVC
10 7 (6.73%) BDD
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.73%) DevOps
10 7 (6.73%) TDD
11 6 (5.77%) High Availability
11 6 (5.77%) OO
11 6 (5.77%) SDLC
12 5 (4.81%) Data Engineering
12 5 (4.81%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Python
2 29 (27.88%) Java
3 18 (17.31%) C
3 18 (17.31%) C++
3 18 (17.31%) MATLAB
4 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) Scala
6 8 (7.69%) C#
7 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.73%) Ruby
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) CCIE
2 5 (4.81%) CCNP
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.96%) CWNA
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Ceph
2 9 (8.65%) Docker
3 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) Puppet
2 6 (5.77%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Google
2 14 (13.46%) Oracle
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.73%) NetApp
6 5 (4.81%) Juniper
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) Adobe
7 4 (3.85%) Aruba
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco
8 3 (2.88%) Foundry
8 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.96%) Apple
9 1 (0.96%) Progress
9 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ServerChoice
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago