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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 97 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 48 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.35% 0.71%
As % of the General category 5.56% 5.46% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 10
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -19.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
864 861 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.15% 43.05% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 745 646 565
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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
St Albans -17 8 £70,000 +100.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £90,000 -
Watford +11 5 - -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Open Source
3 24 (28.57%) C#
4 23 (27.38%) MVC
4 23 (27.38%) Puppet
5 22 (26.19%) Scrum
5 22 (26.19%) .NET
6 21 (25.00%) Python
6 21 (25.00%) BDD
6 21 (25.00%) Node.js
6 21 (25.00%) TDD
7 20 (23.81%) Linux
8 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.24%) Java
10 15 (17.86%) NUnit
10 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (17.86%) Couchbase
10 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
10 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (17.86%) OpenShift
11 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.29%) SOA
13 12 (14.29%) Google
14 11 (13.10%) Django
14 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (11.90%) Degree
15 10 (11.90%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (25.00%) Node.js
2 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.57%) Drupal
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.19%) InDesign
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (17.86%) OpenShift
2 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (4.76%) Google App Engine
4 4 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 9 (10.71%) MPLS
3 8 (9.52%) DHCP
4 7 (8.33%) VPN
5 6 (7.14%) Wireless
6 5 (5.95%) 3G
6 5 (5.95%) ADSL
6 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (5.95%) GLBP
6 5 (5.95%) HSRP
6 5 (5.95%) Internet
6 5 (5.95%) LAN
6 5 (5.95%) SAN
6 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.95%) VLAN
6 5 (5.95%) VRRP
6 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Couchbase
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.33%) MySQL
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.95%) DB2
6 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.95%) RavenDB
6 5 (5.95%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.38%) Big Data
9 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.38%) DataStax
9 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.38%) HBase
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
1 15 (17.86%) NUnit
2 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Grunt
General
1 10 (11.90%) Retail
2 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Lead .NET Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Lead C# Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Lead Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Technical Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Technical Leader
5 10 (11.90%) Administrator
5 10 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) IT Sales Executive
6 6 (7.14%) Sales Executive
7 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) Django
3 9 (10.71%) Web Services
4 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (7.14%) WCF
5 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
5 5 (5.95%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (5.95%) RESTful
5 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.76%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) Android SDK
7 3 (3.57%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) D3.js
7 3 (3.57%) HTML
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (8.33%) FMCG
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Physics
4 4 (4.76%) Xbox
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.57%) Social Media
6 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) AIX
4 4 (4.76%) CoreOS
4 4 (4.76%) Debian
5 3 (3.57%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.38%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Open Source
3 23 (27.38%) MVC
4 22 (26.19%) Scrum
5 21 (25.00%) BDD
5 21 (25.00%) TDD
6 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.29%) SOA
8 9 (10.71%) High Availability
9 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.33%) Time Management
11 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.95%) Network Design
11 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.95%) User Stories
12 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) C#
2 21 (25.00%) Python
3 17 (20.24%) Java
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) Ruby
6 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
7 2 (2.38%) SQL
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.95%) CCNP
4 4 (4.76%) CCIE
4 4 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (1.19%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Ceph
2 3 (3.57%) iptables
3 2 (2.38%) Docker
3 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Cacti
3 3 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Google
3 9 (10.71%) Juniper
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.95%) Crossbeam
5 5 (5.95%) F5
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Progress
5 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.95%) Sybase
6 3 (3.57%) Aruba
6 3 (3.57%) NetApp
6 3 (3.57%) Twitter
7 2 (2.38%) Foundry
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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