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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 92 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 41 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.78% 1.66% 0.38%
As % of the General category 7.30% 3.83% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 37 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
918 1070 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.12% 43.25% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 743 834 722
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £90,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 23 £35,000 - 1
Watford +9 10 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Hitchin - 9 £40,000 -
Potters Bar - 6 £40,000 -
Stevenage +7 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) Java
3 33 (30.84%) OO
4 32 (29.91%) Linux
5 31 (28.97%) C#
6 30 (28.04%) .NET
7 28 (26.17%) SQL
8 27 (25.23%) Internet
9 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET
9 26 (24.30%) TDD
9 26 (24.30%) MVC
9 26 (24.30%) WCF
9 26 (24.30%) Domain-Driven Design
9 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (24.30%) BDD
9 26 (24.30%) CQRS
9 26 (24.30%) Web Application Development
10 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
11 23 (21.50%) DHCP
11 23 (21.50%) DNS
12 22 (20.56%) Finance
13 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
13 21 (19.63%) Online Games
14 20 (18.69%) MySQL
14 20 (18.69%) CMS
15 19 (17.76%) Oracle
15 19 (17.76%) Tomcat
15 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
16 18 (16.82%) Oracle HTTP Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (18.69%) CMS
2 19 (17.76%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.82%) Apache
3 18 (16.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.67%) WordPress
6 4 (3.74%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.74%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 4 (3.74%) Acrobat
2 4 (3.74%) InDesign
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.67%) Office 365
4 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.93%) GitHub
6 1 (0.93%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) Internet
2 23 (21.50%) DHCP
2 23 (21.50%) DNS
3 18 (16.82%) HTTP
4 5 (4.67%) VPN
5 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.80%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
7 1 (0.93%) ISDN
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) PBX
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.69%) MySQL
3 18 (16.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.67%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Grunt
3 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Ant
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
2 22 (20.56%) Finance
3 18 (16.82%) Online Betting
4 9 (8.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 18 (16.82%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) .NET
2 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET
2 26 (24.30%) WCF
2 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (13.08%) HTML
4 11 (10.28%) CSS
5 10 (9.35%) XML
6 8 (7.48%) Web Services
6 8 (7.48%) HTML5
7 7 (6.54%) jQuery
8 6 (5.61%) CSS3
9 5 (4.67%) Android SDK
10 4 (3.74%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.74%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.74%) Ajax
10 4 (3.74%) JSON
10 4 (3.74%) XSLT
11 3 (2.80%) Flash
12 2 (1.87%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Online Games
2 11 (10.28%) Xbox
2 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.54%) User Experience
4 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.54%) Physics
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.74%) Handset
7 2 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.87%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.87%) STB
7 2 (1.87%) IPTV
7 2 (1.87%) Chromecast
7 2 (1.87%) Apple TV
7 2 (1.87%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 18 (16.82%) CentOS
3 7 (6.54%) Android
3 7 (6.54%) Windows
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) UNIX
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) OO
3 26 (24.30%) TDD
3 26 (24.30%) MVC
3 26 (24.30%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (24.30%) BDD
3 26 (24.30%) CQRS
3 26 (24.30%) Web Application Development
4 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
5 18 (16.82%) Service Delivery
6 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.41%) Software Delivery
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps
8 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.61%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.61%) ITIL
8 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.67%) Android Development
9 5 (4.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) Java
2 31 (28.97%) C#
3 28 (26.17%) SQL
4 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.48%) Ruby
6 7 (6.54%) Python
7 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.61%) Perl
7 6 (5.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.87%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (3.74%) vSphere
3 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
1 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.28%) Google
3 7 (6.54%) Adobe
4 6 (5.61%) VMware
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.87%) Roku
5 2 (1.87%) Apple
5 2 (1.87%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Omniture
6 1 (0.93%) hybris
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago