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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 108 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Games 41 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.83% 1.92% 0.70%
As % of the General category 5.11% 4.28% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,200 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
803 1146 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.75% 44.89% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 587 859 874
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 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -10 23 £35,000 - 2
Watford +9 8 £45,500 -20.86% 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) .NET
3 30 (35.71%) SQL
3 30 (35.71%) Java
4 29 (34.52%) C#
4 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
4 29 (34.52%) Internet
5 28 (33.33%) OO
6 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 26 (30.95%) TDD
7 26 (30.95%) MVC
7 26 (30.95%) WCF
7 26 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
7 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (30.95%) BDD
7 26 (30.95%) Web Application Development
7 26 (30.95%) CQRS
8 25 (29.76%) Oracle
9 22 (26.19%) CMS
10 21 (25.00%) Linux
11 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
11 20 (23.81%) MySQL
11 20 (23.81%) Online Games
12 19 (22.62%) DHCP
12 19 (22.62%) DNS
12 19 (22.62%) Telecoms
13 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (21.43%) Tomcat
14 17 (20.24%) Apache
14 17 (20.24%) Oracle HTTP Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 22 (26.19%) CMS
2 18 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 17 (20.24%) Apache
3 17 (20.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (1.19%) WordPress
5 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Internet
2 19 (22.62%) DHCP
2 19 (22.62%) DNS
3 17 (20.24%) HTTP
4 4 (4.76%) 3G
5 3 (3.57%) LTE
5 3 (3.57%) 4G
5 3 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (3.57%) 2G
6 2 (2.38%) Firewall
6 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (1.19%) Multicast
7 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.19%) Network Security
7 1 (1.19%) NAS
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) MySQL
3 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) QlikView
5 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.57%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Ant
1 1 (1.19%) Toad
1 1 (1.19%) Maven
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 19 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Online Betting
3 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) iGaming
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Administrator
4 18 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (20.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 17 (20.24%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (20.24%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 17 (20.24%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 17 (20.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) SEO Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) .NET
2 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
3 26 (30.95%) WCF
3 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (19.05%) HTML
5 10 (11.90%) CSS
6 6 (7.14%) jQuery
7 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 4 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (3.57%) Flash
8 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
8 3 (3.57%) Ajax
9 2 (2.38%) XML
9 2 (2.38%) CSS3
9 2 (2.38%) Grails
10 1 (1.19%) J2EE
10 1 (1.19%) LAMP
10 1 (1.19%) Spring
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Online Games
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Physics
5 2 (2.38%) IPTV
5 2 (2.38%) STB
5 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.38%) Xbox
5 2 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Chromecast
5 2 (2.38%) Apple TV
5 2 (2.38%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) W3C
6 1 (1.19%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) CentOS
3 7 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Debian
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) OO
3 26 (30.95%) TDD
3 26 (30.95%) MVC
3 26 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (30.95%) BDD
3 26 (30.95%) Web Application Development
3 26 (30.95%) CQRS
4 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.76%) SEO
8 4 (4.76%) Scrum
9 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) SQL
1 30 (35.71%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) C#
3 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (3.57%) VB
5 3 (3.57%) VB6
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) CCIE
2 1 (1.19%) CCNA
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.19%) vSphere
1 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Cacti
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Tableau
4 3 (3.57%) Actuate
5 2 (2.38%) NetApp
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe
5 2 (2.38%) Apple
5 2 (2.38%) Roku
6 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.19%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.19%) hybris
6 1 (1.19%) F5
6 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Crossbeam
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £70,000 -£75,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Server Choice
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago