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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 96 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 51 27 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 1.43% 2.39%
As % of the General category 5.12% 3.69% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 5 42
Average salary £42,500 £53,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% +15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £63,200 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
997 731 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.56% 38.62% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 777 488 1116
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 15 £35,000 - 1
Watford -19 10 £42,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £47,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (55.10%) OO
2 52 (53.06%) C#
3 46 (46.94%) Java
4 42 (42.86%) Linux
4 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (40.82%) .NET
5 40 (40.82%) UNIX
6 39 (39.80%) ASP.NET
7 38 (38.78%) Internet
8 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 30 (30.61%) Degree
9 30 (30.61%) NoSQL
10 28 (28.57%) MVC
10 28 (28.57%) TDD
10 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 28 (28.57%) WCF
10 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (28.57%) BDD
10 28 (28.57%) Web Application Development
11 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
11 26 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 26 (26.53%) CQRS
12 25 (25.51%) Oracle
12 25 (25.51%) Python
12 25 (25.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (24.49%) Computer Science
13 24 (24.49%) Hadoop
14 23 (23.47%) Artificial Intelligence
14 23 (23.47%) Multithreading
15 20 (20.41%) C++

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (26.53%) Tomcat
2 18 (18.37%) GlassFish
3 6 (6.12%) CMS
3 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.10%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.10%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.12%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.78%) Internet
2 8 (8.16%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 7 (7.14%) 3G
4 5 (5.10%) DHCP
4 5 (5.10%) 2G
4 5 (5.10%) 4G
4 5 (5.10%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (5.10%) LTE
4 5 (5.10%) VPN
5 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.06%) RIP
6 3 (3.06%) Firewall
6 3 (3.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.06%) IPsec
6 3 (3.06%) OSPF
6 3 (3.06%) BGP
6 3 (3.06%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (30.61%) NoSQL
3 25 (25.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (24.49%) Hadoop
5 18 (18.37%) MongoDB
5 18 (18.37%) BigTable
5 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
6 15 (15.31%) MySQL
7 12 (12.24%) RDBMS
8 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (6.12%) QlikView
11 6 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (3.06%) Big Data
13 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.02%) DB2
14 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Maven
2 5 (5.10%) Log4j
2 5 (5.10%) Ant
2 5 (5.10%) JUnit
2 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.10%) Subversion
3 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) NUnit
4 2 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.04%) Moq
5 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 14 (14.29%) Retail
2 11 (11.22%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.20%) Marketing
4 8 (8.16%) Finance
5 4 (4.08%) Billing
5 4 (4.08%) iGaming
6 2 (2.04%) Online Betting
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Developer
2 28 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle Team Leader
6 5 (5.10%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) SEO Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) .NET
2 39 (39.80%) ASP.NET
3 28 (28.57%) WCF
3 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.33%) Web Services
5 15 (15.31%) HTML
6 11 (11.22%) CSS
6 11 (11.22%) J2EE
7 10 (10.20%) Ajax
7 10 (10.20%) jQuery
8 8 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (6.12%) REST
9 6 (6.12%) SOAP
10 5 (5.10%) Struts
10 5 (5.10%) Servlets
10 5 (5.10%) Classic ASP
10 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.10%) Spring
10 5 (5.10%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 23 (23.47%) Artificial Intelligence
3 19 (19.39%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.10%) Online Games
5 4 (4.08%) Statistics
6 3 (3.06%) Open Source
7 2 (2.04%) FMCG
7 2 (2.04%) Blog
8 1 (1.02%) Robotics
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Linux
2 40 (40.82%) UNIX
3 18 (18.37%) Android
3 18 (18.37%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.10%) HPUX
4 5 (5.10%) Solaris
5 2 (2.04%) Windows
5 2 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Debian
6 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) OO
2 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.57%) TDD
3 28 (28.57%) MVC
3 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 28 (28.57%) BDD
3 28 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 26 (26.53%) CQRS
4 26 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
5 23 (23.47%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.18%) Scrum
10 7 (7.14%) Time Management
11 6 (6.12%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.12%) Project Management
11 6 (6.12%) ETL
11 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.06%) C#
2 46 (46.94%) Java
3 25 (25.51%) Python
4 20 (20.41%) C++
5 19 (19.39%) C
6 18 (18.37%) Scala
6 18 (18.37%) Objective-C
7 15 (15.31%) SQL
8 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.10%) VB
9 5 (5.10%) VB6
9 5 (5.10%) XPath
10 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.04%) CCIE
3 2 (2.04%) CCNA
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.06%) Cacti
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) Google
3 11 (11.22%) IBM
4 8 (8.16%) NetApp
5 6 (6.12%) Actuate
5 6 (6.12%) Tableau
6 5 (5.10%) Sun
6 5 (5.10%) Interwoven
7 3 (3.06%) Juniper
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.06%) F5
7 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.06%) Crossbeam
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) Sage
9 1 (1.02%) Greenplum
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
2DB
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago