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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 109 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% 1.75% 1.96%
As % of the General category 2.51% 4.90% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 37
Median salary £36,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £70,000 £56,000
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
918 816 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.80% 35.74% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 715 597 877
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,450 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 1
St Albans +8 3 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Watford +4 3 £60,000 +31.86%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (40.37%) Python
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) Computer Science
3 32 (29.36%) Degree
3 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.44%) Scrum
4 31 (28.44%) Java
5 24 (22.02%) Open Source
6 23 (21.10%) Mathematics
6 23 (21.10%) Linux
7 22 (20.18%) Google
7 22 (20.18%) Puppet
8 21 (19.27%) Physics
9 18 (16.51%) Django
9 18 (16.51%) Web Services
9 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
9 18 (16.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (15.60%) Algorithms
11 16 (14.68%) Git (software)
12 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
12 14 (12.84%) C#
12 14 (12.84%) Oracle
12 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
12 14 (12.84%) MVC
12 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.93%) User Experience
13 13 (11.93%) OpenCL
13 13 (11.93%) Jenkins

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 12 (11.01%) Node.js
2 11 (10.09%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.67%) Drupal
6 3 (2.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.83%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (10.09%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (10.09%) Google App Engine
3 11 (10.09%) Google Compute Engine
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.50%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.83%) GitHub
7 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (4.59%) BGP
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) Junos
2 5 (4.59%) MPLS
2 5 (4.59%) NAS
2 5 (4.59%) OSPF
2 5 (4.59%) PBX
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) 802.11
5 1 (0.92%) Network Security
5 1 (0.92%) RFID
5 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.92%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
1 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.50%) Couchbase
5 6 (5.50%) DB2
5 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.50%) Sybase IQ
6 5 (4.59%) Big Data
6 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.59%) HBase
7 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.67%) DataStax
7 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.67%) RavenDB
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.93%) LabVIEW
4 10 (9.17%) Mercurial
5 8 (7.34%) Maven
6 6 (5.50%) NUnit
6 6 (5.50%) Subversion
7 5 (4.59%) JIRA
8 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.75%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.83%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.83%) Xcode
10 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (11.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.59%) German Language
3 4 (3.67%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Military
6 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Software Engineer
2 23 (21.10%) Developer
3 13 (11.93%) C Software Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.17%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.42%) DBA
8 6 (5.50%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Lead C# Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Technical Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) Django
1 18 (16.51%) Web Services
2 13 (11.93%) OpenCL
3 12 (11.01%) HTML
4 10 (9.17%) .NET
4 10 (9.17%) CSS
5 8 (7.34%) jQuery
6 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.59%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.67%) Akka
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.67%) Code First Entity Framework
8 4 (3.67%) Guava
8 4 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (3.67%) Sass
8 4 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.78%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.10%) Mathematics
3 21 (19.27%) Physics
4 17 (15.60%) Algorithms
5 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (11.93%) User Experience
7 5 (4.59%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.67%) FMCG
8 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.83%) Animation
9 2 (1.83%) Blog
9 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.83%) Ergonomics
9 2 (1.83%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.83%) Psychology
9 2 (1.83%) Social Media
9 2 (1.83%) Statistics
9 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 12 (11.01%) Unix
3 11 (10.09%) CoreOS
4 8 (7.34%) AIX
5 7 (6.42%) Debian
5 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.75%) Windows
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.83%) Android
9 2 (1.83%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.83%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) Scrum
2 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.02%) Open Source
4 14 (12.84%) MVC
5 13 (11.93%) BDD
5 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.93%) Image Processing
5 13 (11.93%) TDD
6 11 (10.09%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (8.26%) Time Management
8 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.42%) DevOps
8 7 (6.42%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.50%) High Availability
9 6 (5.50%) OO
9 6 (5.50%) SDLC
9 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) Python
2 31 (28.44%) Java
3 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.84%) C#
5 13 (11.93%) C
5 13 (11.93%) C++
5 13 (11.93%) MATLAB
6 10 (9.17%) Ruby
7 9 (8.26%) Scala
8 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.67%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) R
11 1 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) CCIE
2 5 (4.59%) CCNP
2 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.92%) CWNA
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Ceph
2 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) Puppet
2 6 (5.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Google
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.34%) VMware
5 7 (6.42%) NetApp
6 6 (5.50%) Sybase
7 5 (4.59%) Juniper
7 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) Adobe
8 4 (3.67%) Aruba
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco
9 3 (2.75%) Foundry
9 3 (2.75%) Progress
10 1 (0.92%) Apple
10 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.92%) Tableau
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago