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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 77 121 99
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Permanent jobs citing Games 70 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.15% 1.68% 2.17%
As % of the General category 6.76% 4.58% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 35
Median salary £32,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £56,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1036 852 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.69% 36.66% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 795 643 831
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 May 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 May 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
Borehamwood - 9 £30,000 - 1
St Albans +8 3 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Watford +9 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.12%) Python
3 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
4 33 (30.84%) Degree
4 33 (30.84%) Scrum
5 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (28.97%) Java
7 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
8 25 (23.36%) Open Source
9 24 (22.43%) Linux
10 23 (21.50%) Google
10 23 (21.50%) Mathematics
11 22 (20.56%) Puppet
12 21 (19.63%) Physics
13 20 (18.69%) Web Services
14 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
14 19 (17.76%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (16.82%) Django
16 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
16 17 (15.89%) C#
17 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
17 16 (14.95%) MVC
17 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
18 15 (14.02%) User Experience
19 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (13.08%) BDD
19 14 (13.08%) Node.js
19 14 (13.08%) TDD
19 14 (13.08%) Oracle
20 13 (12.15%) Algorithms

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 14 (13.08%) Node.js
2 11 (10.28%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.74%) Drupal
6 2 (1.87%) Apache
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.87%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.87%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (10.28%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (10.28%) Google App Engine
3 11 (10.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.54%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.87%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 5 (4.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (4.67%) BGP
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
2 5 (4.67%) Junos
2 5 (4.67%) MPLS
2 5 (4.67%) NAS
2 5 (4.67%) OSPF
2 5 (4.67%) PBX
2 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) 802.11
5 1 (0.93%) Network Security
5 1 (0.93%) RFID
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (8.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (8.41%) MySQL
4 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.54%) Couchbase
4 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.61%) DB2
5 6 (5.61%) Sybase IQ
6 5 (4.67%) Big Data
6 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.67%) HBase
6 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.67%) RavenDB
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.74%) DataStax
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.35%) Mercurial
5 9 (8.41%) LabVIEW
6 8 (7.48%) Maven
7 7 (6.54%) NUnit
8 6 (5.61%) Subversion
9 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.74%) JIRA
10 2 (1.87%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.87%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.87%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.87%) Xcode
General
1 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) German Language
3 4 (3.74%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Developer
1 25 (23.36%) Software Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) .NET Developer
2 12 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (11.21%) C# Developer
3 10 (9.35%) Administrator
3 10 (9.35%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Java Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (7.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) DBA
6 7 (6.54%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Lead C# Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Product Owner
6 7 (6.54%) Technical Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) Web Services
2 18 (16.82%) Django
3 12 (11.21%) .NET
3 12 (11.21%) HTML
4 10 (9.35%) CSS
5 9 (8.41%) OpenCL
6 8 (7.48%) jQuery
7 7 (6.54%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.67%) Apache Camel
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.67%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (4.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (4.67%) RESTful
8 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.50%) Mathematics
3 21 (19.63%) Physics
4 15 (14.02%) User Experience
5 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (12.15%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.74%) FMCG
8 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.80%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.87%) Animation
10 2 (1.87%) Blog
10 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.87%) Ergonomics
10 2 (1.87%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.87%) Psychology
10 2 (1.87%) Social Media
10 2 (1.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) Unix
3 11 (10.28%) CoreOS
4 8 (7.48%) AIX
5 7 (6.54%) Debian
5 7 (6.54%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.74%) Windows
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.87%) Android
10 2 (1.87%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.87%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) Scrum
3 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
4 25 (23.36%) Open Source
5 16 (14.95%) MVC
6 14 (13.08%) BDD
6 14 (13.08%) TDD
7 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (8.41%) Image Processing
10 9 (8.41%) Time Management
11 8 (7.48%) Web Application Development
12 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.54%) User Stories
13 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.61%) DevOps
13 6 (5.61%) High Availability
13 6 (5.61%) OO
13 6 (5.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Python
2 31 (28.97%) Java
3 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.89%) C#
5 11 (10.28%) Ruby
6 10 (9.35%) C++
7 9 (8.41%) C
7 9 (8.41%) MATLAB
7 9 (8.41%) Scala
8 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.74%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) R
11 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) CCIE
2 5 (4.67%) CCNP
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CWNA
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Ceph
2 8 (7.48%) Docker
3 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Google
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.48%) NetApp
5 6 (5.61%) Sybase
6 5 (4.67%) Juniper
6 5 (4.67%) Progress
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) VMware
7 4 (3.74%) Adobe
7 4 (3.74%) Aruba
7 4 (3.74%) Cisco
8 3 (2.80%) Foundry
9 1 (0.93%) Apple
9 1 (0.93%) Tableau
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Salary: Training course that once completed will lead to permanent employment
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: Training course that once completed will lead to permanent employment
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
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Salary: excellent benefits
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Salary: £29,368 per annum
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Salary: £Competitive + benefits
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Salary: £Competitive + benefits
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