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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 112 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.73% 1.89% 2.75%
As % of the General category 4.47% 4.22% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 39
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
806 1019 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.82% 44.67% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 619 741 1038
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 £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 0 23 £35,000 - 2
Watford +2 2 £72,500 +26.08% 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Internet
3 35 (40.23%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) .NET
4 34 (39.08%) C#
5 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
5 33 (37.93%) OO
6 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
7 28 (32.18%) Oracle
7 28 (32.18%) MVC
7 28 (32.18%) TDD
7 28 (32.18%) WCF
7 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (32.18%) BDD
7 28 (32.18%) Web Application Development
8 26 (29.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (29.89%) CQRS
9 24 (27.59%) SQL
10 21 (24.14%) Linux
11 18 (20.69%) HTML
11 18 (20.69%) E-Commerce
12 17 (19.54%) MySQL
13 16 (18.39%) UNIX
14 15 (17.24%) Web Services
15 14 (16.09%) CMS
15 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
16 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.94%) CSS
16 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
16 13 (14.94%) HTTP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (16.09%) CMS
2 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.34%) Apache
3 9 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.60%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Internet
2 13 (14.94%) HTTP
2 13 (14.94%) DNS
3 11 (12.64%) DHCP
4 7 (8.05%) 3G
5 5 (5.75%) 4G
5 5 (5.75%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (5.75%) 2G
5 5 (5.75%) LTE
6 4 (4.60%) VPN
7 2 (2.30%) SAN
7 2 (2.30%) RIP
7 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.30%) ADSL
7 2 (2.30%) LAN
7 2 (2.30%) MPLS
7 2 (2.30%) OSPF
7 2 (2.30%) BGP
7 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.30%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) MySQL
3 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.05%) QlikView
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.60%) Big Data
8 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Ant
1 4 (4.60%) JUnit
1 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.60%) Subversion
1 4 (4.60%) Maven
1 4 (4.60%) Log4j
2 2 (2.30%) NUnit
2 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.30%) Moq
3 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Retail
3 10 (11.49%) Marketing
3 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.34%) Online Betting
5 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.60%) Billing
6 4 (4.60%) iGaming
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.60%) SEO Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.18%) WCF
3 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (20.69%) HTML
5 15 (17.24%) Web Services
6 13 (14.94%) CSS
7 12 (13.79%) jQuery
8 9 (10.34%) Ajax
8 9 (10.34%) J2EE
9 5 (5.75%) Classic ASP
9 5 (5.75%) Spring
9 5 (5.75%) XML
10 4 (4.60%) XSLT
10 4 (4.60%) Servlets
10 4 (4.60%) SOAP
10 4 (4.60%) Struts
10 4 (4.60%) XMLBeans
10 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Online Games
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.60%) Physics
3 4 (4.60%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.45%) Open Source
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) FMCG
5 2 (2.30%) Blog
5 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.15%) IPTV
6 1 (1.15%) Robotics
6 1 (1.15%) iDTV
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.15%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.15%) STB
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Xbox
6 1 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) UNIX
3 9 (10.34%) CentOS
4 4 (4.60%) HPUX
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Debian
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) OO
3 28 (32.18%) MVC
3 28 (32.18%) TDD
3 28 (32.18%) BDD
3 28 (32.18%) Web Application Development
4 26 (29.89%) CQRS
4 26 (29.89%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.49%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.05%) ETL
9 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
9 7 (8.05%) Analytics
10 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) C#
3 24 (27.59%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.75%) VB
5 5 (5.75%) VB6
6 4 (4.60%) XPath
6 4 (4.60%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CCIE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.30%) Cacti
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Google
3 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.20%) IBM
5 7 (8.05%) Actuate
5 7 (8.05%) Tableau
6 4 (4.60%) NetApp
6 4 (4.60%) Sun
6 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) Crossbeam
7 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) Roku
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Ocado
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Ocado
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Ocado
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago