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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 108 91 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Games 39 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 2.10% 1.77%
As % of the General category 4.61% 4.72% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 29
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
846 1102 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.26% 44.44% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 647 805 1011
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +3 24 £35,000 - 2
Watford +5 3 £46,000 -20.00%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 36 (40.91%) Internet
1 36 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) .NET
3 34 (38.64%) C#
4 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 32 (36.36%) OO
5 32 (36.36%) Java
6 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
7 29 (32.95%) Oracle
8 28 (31.82%) SQL
8 28 (31.82%) TDD
8 28 (31.82%) MVC
8 28 (31.82%) WCF
8 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (31.82%) BDD
8 28 (31.82%) Web Application Development
9 26 (29.55%) CQRS
9 26 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
10 23 (26.14%) Linux
11 19 (21.59%) MySQL
12 18 (20.45%) HTML
13 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
13 17 (19.32%) CMS
14 16 (18.18%) DNS
15 15 (17.05%) HTTP
15 15 (17.05%) Tomcat
15 15 (17.05%) UNIX
15 15 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (17.05%) Online Games
16 14 (15.91%) Web Services

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 17 (19.32%) CMS
2 15 (17.05%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.64%) Apache
3 12 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.41%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.91%) Internet
2 16 (18.18%) DNS
3 15 (17.05%) HTTP
4 14 (15.91%) DHCP
5 7 (7.95%) 3G
6 5 (5.68%) 4G
6 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (5.68%) 2G
6 5 (5.68%) LTE
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
8 2 (2.27%) SAN
8 2 (2.27%) RIP
8 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.27%) ADSL
8 2 (2.27%) LAN
8 2 (2.27%) MPLS
8 2 (2.27%) OSPF
8 2 (2.27%) BGP
8 2 (2.27%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) MySQL
3 15 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.82%) QlikView
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.55%) Big Data
8 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Ant
1 3 (3.41%) JUnit
1 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.41%) Subversion
1 3 (3.41%) Maven
1 3 (3.41%) Log4j
2 2 (2.27%) NUnit
2 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.27%) Moq
3 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Online Betting
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 4 (4.55%) iGaming
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Administrator
4 13 (14.77%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Development Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) SEO Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) .NET
2 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (31.82%) WCF
3 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (20.45%) HTML
5 14 (15.91%) Web Services
6 13 (14.77%) CSS
7 11 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (9.09%) Ajax
9 5 (5.68%) XML
9 5 (5.68%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.55%) J2EE
10 4 (4.55%) Spring
11 3 (3.41%) XMLBeans
11 3 (3.41%) XSLT
11 3 (3.41%) Flash
11 3 (3.41%) JMS
11 3 (3.41%) Servlets
11 3 (3.41%) SOAP
11 3 (3.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Online Games
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.55%) Physics
3 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Open Source
4 3 (3.41%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.27%) Blog
5 2 (2.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.14%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.14%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Xbox
6 1 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.14%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) UNIX
3 12 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (3.41%) HPUX
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Debian
5 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.36%) OO
3 28 (31.82%) MVC
3 28 (31.82%) TDD
3 28 (31.82%) Web Application Development
3 28 (31.82%) BDD
4 26 (29.55%) CQRS
4 26 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
5 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.23%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.82%) ETL
10 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.82%) Data Architecture
10 6 (6.82%) Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) C#
2 32 (36.36%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) PHP
5 5 (5.68%) VB
5 5 (5.68%) VB6
6 3 (3.41%) XPath
6 3 (3.41%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.27%) CCIE
3 2 (2.27%) CCNA
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.27%) Cacti
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.64%) Google
3 6 (6.82%) Tableau
3 6 (6.82%) Actuate
4 4 (4.55%) NetApp
5 3 (3.41%) Sun
5 3 (3.41%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Adobe
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.27%) F5
6 2 (2.27%) Crossbeam
6 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.14%) Apple
7 1 (1.14%) Roku
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 26 days ago