The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 107 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 41 10 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.65% 0.47% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.80% 1.03% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £45,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1079 969 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.40% 45.37% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 836 709 896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 - 13 £35,000 - 1
Watford -28 3 £57,500 +41.97%
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (45.74%) Java
2 41 (43.62%) C#
2 41 (43.62%) OO
3 38 (40.43%) Linux
4 34 (36.17%) .NET
5 33 (35.11%) Internet
6 32 (34.04%) Oracle
7 31 (32.98%) SQL
7 31 (32.98%) Tomcat
8 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
9 29 (30.85%) MVC
10 28 (29.79%) TDD
11 27 (28.72%) WCF
11 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
11 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
11 27 (28.72%) Web Application Development
12 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
12 26 (27.66%) BDD
13 24 (25.53%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (25.53%) Online Games
13 24 (25.53%) Degree
13 24 (25.53%) Finance
13 24 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 23 (24.47%) CQRS
14 23 (24.47%) CMS
14 23 (24.47%) DNS
14 23 (24.47%) Domain-Driven Design
15 22 (23.40%) Apache

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (32.98%) Tomcat
2 23 (24.47%) CMS
3 22 (23.40%) Apache
4 19 (20.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (8.51%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.32%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.26%) Responsys
3 3 (3.19%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.11%) Internet
2 23 (24.47%) DNS
3 21 (22.34%) DHCP
4 20 (21.28%) HTTP
5 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) SMS
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.19%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.13%) RIP
8 2 (2.13%) IPsec
8 2 (2.13%) Wireless
8 2 (2.13%) Firewall
8 2 (2.13%) BGP
8 2 (2.13%) OSPF
8 2 (2.13%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (22.34%) MySQL
4 20 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.70%) Hadoop
7 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
7 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
8 8 (8.51%) BigTable
8 8 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.13%) Big Data
13 1 (1.06%) Impala
13 1 (1.06%) DB2
13 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Maven
1 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.26%) NetBeans
3 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
2 24 (25.53%) Finance
3 19 (20.21%) Online Betting
4 9 (9.57%) Marketing
5 8 (8.51%) Retail
6 3 (3.19%) Advertising
6 3 (3.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Administrator
3 20 (21.28%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (20.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 19 (20.21%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (19.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 18 (19.15%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (19.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.51%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Designer
10 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) .NET
2 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 27 (28.72%) WCF
3 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (25.53%) Razor View Engine
4 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (14.89%) HTML
6 10 (10.64%) CSS
7 8 (8.51%) jQuery
8 7 (7.45%) Web Services
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (4.26%) RESTful
10 4 (4.26%) GWT
10 4 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.26%) XHTML
11 3 (3.19%) LAMP
11 3 (3.19%) CSS3
12 2 (2.13%) REST
12 2 (2.13%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Online Games
2 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.51%) Social Media
5 7 (7.45%) Physics
6 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.26%) Open Source
7 4 (4.26%) Graphic Design
7 4 (4.26%) IVR
7 4 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.13%) Robotics
8 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
9 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.06%) Statistics
9 1 (1.06%) iPhone
9 1 (1.06%) iPad
9 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Linux
2 19 (20.21%) CentOS
3 17 (18.09%) UNIX
4 9 (9.57%) Android
4 9 (9.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.19%) Windows
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) OO
2 29 (30.85%) MVC
3 28 (29.79%) TDD
4 27 (28.72%) Web Application Development
5 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
5 26 (27.66%) BDD
6 23 (24.47%) CQRS
6 23 (24.47%) Domain-Driven Design
7 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 20 (21.28%) Service Delivery
8 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.64%) Scrum
10 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (4.26%) OOD
12 4 (4.26%) ITIL
12 4 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) Java
2 41 (43.62%) C#
3 31 (32.98%) SQL
4 19 (20.21%) Python
5 16 (17.02%) C++
6 14 (14.89%) C
7 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.51%) Scala
8 8 (8.51%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) NFS
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.06%) vSphere
1 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Cacti
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Salt
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Oracle
2 20 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) Google
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) F5
5 4 (4.26%) Crossbeam
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) Adobe
5 4 (4.26%) Juniper
5 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.26%) Facebook
5 4 (4.26%) Twitter
6 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.19%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 6 days ago