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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 110 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.17% 1.19% 1.92%
As % of the General category 3.11% 3.23% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 38
Median salary £40,000 £58,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.91% +38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £58,250
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
804 806 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.73% 36.99% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 636 686 854
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
St Albans +8 8 £37,500 -46.42%
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 - 2
Watford -7 3 £60,000 +25.00% 1
Stevenage +2 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £67,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 19 (38.00%) C++
2 16 (32.00%) C
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (22.00%) Image Processing
5 11 (22.00%) LabVIEW
5 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (22.00%) MATLAB
5 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
6 10 (20.00%) Retail
6 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (16.00%) C#
7 8 (16.00%) Big Data
7 8 (16.00%) OpenCL
8 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle
8 7 (14.00%) Electronics
9 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.00%) NUnit
9 6 (12.00%) NetBeans
9 6 (12.00%) J2EE
9 6 (12.00%) Toad
9 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) Apache
9 6 (12.00%) Tomcat

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 6 (12.00%) Apache
1 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) LabVIEW
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.00%) Maven
3 6 (12.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (12.00%) NetBeans
3 6 (12.00%) NUnit
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) Toad
4 2 (4.00%) GoCD
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Electronics
4 5 (10.00%) Automotive
4 5 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (6.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Finance
7 1 (2.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) C Software Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) OpenCL
2 6 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) Java EE
2 6 (12.00%) JMS
2 6 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Akka
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
1 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.00%) Animation
5 1 (2.00%) BBC
5 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) Image Processing
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.00%) Open Source
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) BDD
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) OOD
5 3 (6.00%) Scrum
5 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) UML
6 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 2 (4.00%) Microservices
6 2 (4.00%) MVC
6 2 (4.00%) SOA
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) C++
2 16 (32.00%) C
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) MATLAB
5 8 (16.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) HLSL
8 4 (8.00%) Python
8 4 (8.00%) Scala
9 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.00%) Go
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Grafana
2 2 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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