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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 101 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 44 25 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.27% 1.95%
As % of the General category 4.50% 3.11% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £62,600 £60,000
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
978 803 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.44% 40.93% 48.91%
Number of salaries quoted 814 601 1177
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £70,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 - 14 £35,000 - 1
Watford -17 8 £42,500 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £21,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 52 (61.18%) OO
2 48 (56.47%) C#
3 43 (50.59%) Java
4 40 (47.06%) Linux
5 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (40.00%) .NET
6 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
7 32 (37.65%) Internet
8 29 (34.12%) Tomcat
9 28 (32.94%) MVC
9 28 (32.94%) TDD
9 28 (32.94%) WCF
9 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (32.94%) BDD
9 28 (32.94%) Web Application Development
10 27 (31.76%) CQRS
10 27 (31.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 27 (31.76%) Degree
10 27 (31.76%) UNIX
11 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
12 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
13 24 (28.24%) Python
14 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
14 23 (27.06%) Artificial Intelligence
15 22 (25.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (25.88%) NoSQL
16 20 (23.53%) Hadoop
16 20 (23.53%) C++
17 19 (22.35%) C

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (34.12%) Tomcat
2 18 (21.18%) GlassFish
3 9 (10.59%) Apache
4 8 (9.41%) CMS
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.88%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.65%) Internet
2 12 (14.12%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) HTTP
4 10 (11.76%) DHCP
5 3 (3.53%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.35%) OSPF
6 2 (2.35%) BGP
6 2 (2.35%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.35%) IPsec
6 2 (2.35%) Wireless
6 2 (2.35%) RIP
6 2 (2.35%) VLAN
6 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 22 (25.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 18 (21.18%) BigTable
4 18 (21.18%) MongoDB
5 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (17.65%) MySQL
7 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.18%) QlikView
13 1 (1.18%) DB2
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Maven
2 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) Log4j
3 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.35%) Ant
3 2 (2.35%) JUnit
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.18%) Moq
4 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Online Betting
4 7 (8.24%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (10.59%) Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Team Leader
8 3 (3.53%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) .NET
1 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (32.94%) WCF
2 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (9.41%) J2EE
5 4 (4.71%) SOAP
5 4 (4.71%) Guava
5 4 (4.71%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) Django
6 3 (3.53%) CSS
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) HTML
7 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.35%) JMS
7 2 (2.35%) XML
7 2 (2.35%) XSLT
7 2 (2.35%) Struts
7 2 (2.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 23 (27.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 19 (22.35%) Algorithms
4 13 (15.29%) Online Games
5 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.71%) Statistics
7 2 (2.35%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.35%) Physics
7 2 (2.35%) Open Source
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.18%) Robotics
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) UNIX
3 18 (21.18%) Apple iOS
3 18 (21.18%) Android
4 8 (9.41%) CentOS
5 3 (3.53%) Windows
6 2 (2.35%) HPUX
6 2 (2.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) OO
2 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.94%) MVC
3 28 (32.94%) TDD
3 28 (32.94%) BDD
3 28 (32.94%) Web Application Development
4 27 (31.76%) CQRS
4 27 (31.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
6 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
7 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.24%) Time Management
10 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.06%) Change Control
10 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.71%) ITIL
11 4 (4.71%) Machine Learning
12 3 (3.53%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C#
2 43 (50.59%) Java
3 24 (28.24%) Python
4 20 (23.53%) C++
5 19 (22.35%) C
6 18 (21.18%) Scala
6 18 (21.18%) Objective-C
7 16 (18.82%) SQL
8 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.35%) XPath
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) vSphere
1 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.18%) vCloud
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Cacti
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) Google
3 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.41%) IBM
5 5 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
7 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.35%) Sun
7 2 (2.35%) Crossbeam
7 2 (2.35%) F5
7 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.18%) Tableau
8 1 (1.18%) Dell
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix
8 1 (1.18%) VMware
8 1 (1.18%) Actuate
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