The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 102 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 42 8 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.70% 0.38% 1.75%
As % of the General category 3.95% 0.82% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,350 £46,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1063 979 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.93% 46.11% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 824 727 912
Average salary £48,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 13 £35,000 - 1
Watford -21 3 £57,500 +41.97%
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (45.74%) C#
1 43 (45.74%) OO
2 42 (44.68%) Java
3 37 (39.36%) .NET
3 37 (39.36%) Linux
4 35 (37.23%) Internet
5 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
6 32 (34.04%) Tomcat
7 31 (32.98%) MVC
8 30 (31.91%) Oracle
8 30 (31.91%) SQL
8 30 (31.91%) TDD
9 29 (30.85%) WCF
9 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
9 29 (30.85%) Web Application Development
10 28 (29.79%) BDD
11 26 (27.66%) Razor View Engine
11 26 (27.66%) Telecoms
11 26 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 25 (26.60%) CQRS
12 25 (26.60%) E-Commerce
12 25 (26.60%) Domain-Driven Design
12 25 (26.60%) Degree
13 23 (24.47%) Online Games
13 23 (24.47%) Finance
14 22 (23.40%) CMS
14 22 (23.40%) DNS
15 21 (22.34%) Apache

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (34.04%) Tomcat
2 22 (23.40%) CMS
3 21 (22.34%) Apache
4 18 (19.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (10.64%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.06%) Jetty
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.32%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.26%) Responsys
3 3 (3.19%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.23%) Internet
2 22 (23.40%) DNS
3 20 (21.28%) DHCP
4 19 (20.21%) HTTP
5 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) SMS
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.19%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.13%) RIP
8 2 (2.13%) IPsec
8 2 (2.13%) Wireless
8 2 (2.13%) Firewall
8 2 (2.13%) BGP
8 2 (2.13%) OSPF
8 2 (2.13%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (21.28%) MySQL
4 19 (20.21%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
6 13 (13.83%) Hadoop
7 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
8 10 (10.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (10.64%) BigTable
9 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
9 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
10 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.13%) Big Data
14 1 (1.06%) Impala
14 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.45%) Maven
2 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.26%) NetBeans
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.19%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 26 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 23 (24.47%) Finance
3 18 (19.15%) Online Betting
4 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 8 (8.51%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Billing
5 3 (3.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Developer
2 29 (30.85%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Administrator
3 19 (20.21%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (19.15%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (8.51%) Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.38%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (5.32%) Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) .NET
2 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
3 29 (30.85%) WCF
3 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (27.66%) Razor View Engine
4 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (13.83%) HTML
6 9 (9.57%) CSS
7 7 (7.45%) jQuery
7 7 (7.45%) Web Services
8 5 (5.32%) HTML5
9 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (4.26%) RESTful
9 4 (4.26%) GWT
9 4 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (3.19%) CSS3
10 3 (3.19%) LAMP
10 3 (3.19%) XHTML
11 2 (2.13%) JMS
11 2 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Online Games
2 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.77%) Artificial Intelligence
4 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.45%) Physics
5 7 (7.45%) Social Media
6 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.26%) IVR
7 4 (4.26%) Open Source
7 4 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (3.19%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.13%) Robotics
9 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.06%) Statistics
10 1 (1.06%) iPhone
10 1 (1.06%) iPad
10 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.06%) Replication
10 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) CentOS
3 17 (18.09%) UNIX
4 11 (11.70%) Apple iOS
4 11 (11.70%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Windows
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) OO
2 31 (32.98%) MVC
3 30 (31.91%) TDD
4 29 (30.85%) Web Application Development
5 28 (29.79%) BDD
6 25 (26.60%) CQRS
6 25 (26.60%) E-Commerce
6 25 (26.60%) Domain-Driven Design
7 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
9 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
10 10 (10.64%) Scrum
11 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.26%) OOD
13 4 (4.26%) ITIL
13 4 (4.26%) OOP
13 4 (4.26%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) C#
2 42 (44.68%) Java
3 30 (31.91%) SQL
4 19 (20.21%) Python
5 16 (17.02%) C++
6 14 (14.89%) C
7 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.64%) Scala
8 10 (10.64%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.06%) vSphere
1 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.06%) vCloud
1 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Cacti
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Salt
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Oracle
2 19 (20.21%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) Google
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) Juniper
5 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.26%) F5
5 4 (4.26%) Crossbeam
6 3 (3.19%) Facebook
6 3 (3.19%) Twitter
6 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.19%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.19%) Adobe
7 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
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