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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 108 103 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 2.18% 1.59%
As % of the General category 2.86% 5.94% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 35
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £60,000 £56,500
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
805 892 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.75% 36.74% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 637 693 896
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 £36,000 - 1
Watford +19 6 £60,000 +37.14%
St Albans -7 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £95,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Python
2 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
3 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
4 32 (29.36%) Degree
4 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (29.36%) Java
5 31 (28.44%) Scrum
6 24 (22.02%) Open Source
7 23 (21.10%) Puppet
7 23 (21.10%) Mathematics
7 23 (21.10%) Linux
8 22 (20.18%) Google
9 21 (19.27%) Physics
10 19 (17.43%) Algorithms
11 18 (16.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (16.51%) Web Services
12 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
13 16 (14.68%) Django
14 15 (13.76%) OpenCL
14 15 (13.76%) Image Processing
14 15 (13.76%) C
14 15 (13.76%) C++
14 15 (13.76%) MATLAB
14 15 (13.76%) LabVIEW
14 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
15 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
15 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
15 14 (12.84%) Oracle

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 11 (10.09%) OpenStack
2 7 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) Drupal
5 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Project
2 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.83%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (10.09%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (10.09%) Google App Engine
3 11 (10.09%) Google Compute Engine
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.42%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.83%) GitHub
7 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (4.59%) BGP
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) Junos
2 5 (4.59%) MPLS
2 5 (4.59%) NAS
2 5 (4.59%) OSPF
2 5 (4.59%) PBX
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) 802.11
5 1 (0.92%) Network Security
5 1 (0.92%) RFID
5 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.92%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.09%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (6.42%) Couchbase
6 6 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.50%) DB2
6 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.50%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (4.59%) Big Data
7 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.59%) HBase
8 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.67%) DataStax
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.76%) LabVIEW
3 14 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.17%) Mercurial
5 8 (7.34%) Maven
6 7 (6.42%) NUnit
7 6 (5.50%) Subversion
8 5 (4.59%) JIRA
9 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.75%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.83%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.83%) Xcode
11 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.67%) Interactive Media
3 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Military
5 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Software Engineer
2 20 (18.35%) Developer
3 15 (13.76%) C Software Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Technical Leader
5 11 (10.09%) Administrator
6 10 (9.17%) Java Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) DBA
9 7 (6.42%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Lead C# Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Lead Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Technical Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.50%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) Web Services
2 16 (14.68%) Django
3 15 (13.76%) OpenCL
4 12 (11.01%) HTML
5 11 (10.09%) Node.js
6 10 (9.17%) CSS
7 9 (8.26%) .NET
8 6 (5.50%) jQuery
9 5 (4.59%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.67%) Akka
10 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.67%) Guava
10 4 (3.67%) Sass
11 3 (2.75%) Velocity
12 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.83%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.83%) HTML5
12 2 (1.83%) LESS
12 2 (1.83%) RESTful
12 2 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.10%) Mathematics
3 21 (19.27%) Physics
4 19 (17.43%) Algorithms
5 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (11.01%) User Experience
7 5 (4.59%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.67%) FMCG
8 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.83%) Animation
10 2 (1.83%) Blog
10 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.83%) Ergonomics
10 2 (1.83%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.83%) Psychology
10 2 (1.83%) Social Media
10 2 (1.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 12 (11.01%) Unix
3 11 (10.09%) CoreOS
4 8 (7.34%) AIX
5 7 (6.42%) Debian
5 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.75%) Windows
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.83%) Android
9 2 (1.83%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.83%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
3 31 (28.44%) Scrum
4 24 (22.02%) Open Source
5 15 (13.76%) Image Processing
6 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.93%) MVC
7 12 (11.01%) BDD
7 12 (11.01%) TDD
8 11 (10.09%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.26%) Prototyping
9 9 (8.26%) Time Management
10 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.42%) DevOps
11 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.50%) High Availability
12 6 (5.50%) OO
12 6 (5.50%) SDLC
13 5 (4.59%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) Python
2 32 (29.36%) Java
3 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.76%) C
4 15 (13.76%) C++
4 15 (13.76%) MATLAB
5 13 (11.93%) C#
6 9 (8.26%) Scala
7 8 (7.34%) Ruby
8 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.67%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) CCIE
2 5 (4.59%) CCNP
2 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.92%) CWNA
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Ceph
2 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) Puppet
2 6 (5.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Google
2 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) NetApp
5 6 (5.50%) Sybase
6 5 (4.59%) Juniper
6 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.67%) Adobe
7 4 (3.67%) Aruba
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Foundry
9 2 (1.83%) Progress
10 1 (0.92%) Apple
10 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago