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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 113 130 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 41 7 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.62% 0.32% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.66% 0.69% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 40
Average salary £46,250 £38,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.12% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1119 1009 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.32% 45.55% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 865 748 866
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £63,900
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 14 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 14 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 -22 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 (46.24%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) C#
3 38 (40.86%) OO
4 37 (39.78%) Linux
5 33 (35.48%) Oracle
6 32 (34.41%) .NET
6 32 (34.41%) SQL
6 32 (34.41%) Internet
7 30 (32.26%) Tomcat
8 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET
8 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
8 28 (30.11%) MVC
8 28 (30.11%) Telecoms
9 27 (29.03%) TDD
10 26 (27.96%) WCF
10 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
10 26 (27.96%) Web Application Development
11 25 (26.88%) Finance
11 25 (26.88%) BDD
12 24 (25.81%) Online Games
12 24 (25.81%) CMS
12 24 (25.81%) DNS
13 23 (24.73%) Apache
13 23 (24.73%) Razor View Engine
13 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (23.66%) CQRS
14 22 (23.66%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (23.66%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 30 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 24 (25.81%) CMS
3 23 (24.73%) Apache
4 20 (21.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (6.45%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.38%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.30%) Responsys
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) Internet
2 24 (25.81%) DNS
3 22 (23.66%) DHCP
4 21 (22.58%) HTTP
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
6 4 (4.30%) SMS
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.23%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.15%) Multicast
8 2 (2.15%) RIP
8 2 (2.15%) OSPF
8 2 (2.15%) BGP
8 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (23.66%) MySQL
4 21 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (15.05%) NoSQL
6 9 (9.68%) Hadoop
6 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
8 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
8 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
9 6 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (6.45%) BigTable
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.15%) Big Data
13 1 (1.08%) HBase
13 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Maven
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.30%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (4.30%) NetBeans
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) NUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (30.11%) Telecoms
2 25 (26.88%) Finance
3 20 (21.51%) Online Betting
4 10 (10.75%) Marketing
5 8 (8.60%) Retail
6 3 (3.23%) Billing
6 3 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.58%) Administrator
3 21 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (21.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (21.51%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.41%) .NET
2 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (27.96%) WCF
3 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (24.73%) Razor View Engine
4 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (15.05%) HTML
6 10 (10.75%) CSS
7 8 (8.60%) jQuery
8 7 (7.53%) Web Services
9 5 (5.38%) HTML5
10 4 (4.30%) GWT
10 4 (4.30%) RESTful
10 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (4.30%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.30%) XHTML
11 3 (3.23%) LAMP
11 3 (3.23%) CSS3
12 2 (2.15%) REST
12 2 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Online Games
2 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (8.60%) Social Media
5 7 (7.53%) Physics
6 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.30%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
7 4 (4.30%) Open Source
7 4 (4.30%) IVR
8 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.15%) Robotics
10 1 (1.08%) Statistics
10 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.08%) Replication
10 1 (1.08%) iPhone
10 1 (1.08%) iPad
10 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) CentOS
3 15 (16.13%) UNIX
4 7 (7.53%) Android
4 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) OO
2 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
2 28 (30.11%) MVC
3 27 (29.03%) TDD
4 26 (27.96%) Web Application Development
5 25 (26.88%) BDD
6 22 (23.66%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (23.66%) CQRS
7 21 (22.58%) Service Delivery
8 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.90%) Multithreading
10 10 (10.75%) Scrum
11 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.30%) Web Design
13 4 (4.30%) OOD
13 4 (4.30%) ITIL
13 4 (4.30%) OOP
13 4 (4.30%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) C#
3 32 (34.41%) SQL
4 17 (18.28%) Python
5 15 (16.13%) C++
6 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.98%) C
7 6 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.45%) Scala
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) R
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) NFS
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) vSphere
1 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Cacti
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.60%) Google
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco
5 4 (4.30%) Adobe
5 4 (4.30%) Juniper
5 4 (4.30%) Crossbeam
5 4 (4.30%) F5
5 4 (4.30%) Facebook
5 4 (4.30%) Twitter
5 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.23%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.08%) NetApp
8 1 (1.08%) Dell
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + on call + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago