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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 105 112 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -44
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 24 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.08% 1.13% 3.68%
As % of the General category 5.09% 2.57% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 46
Average salary £42,500 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
844 933 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.87% 44.03% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 639 651 1062
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 0 22 £35,000 - 1
Watford -3 1 - - 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.45%) Java
3 38 (43.18%) C#
3 38 (43.18%) OO
4 37 (42.05%) Internet
5 35 (39.77%) .NET
6 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 30 (34.09%) Oracle
8 28 (31.82%) TDD
8 28 (31.82%) MVC
8 28 (31.82%) WCF
8 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (31.82%) BDD
8 28 (31.82%) Web Application Development
9 27 (30.68%) Linux
10 26 (29.55%) CQRS
10 26 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (23.86%) UNIX
11 21 (23.86%) SQL
12 20 (22.73%) E-Commerce
13 19 (21.59%) MySQL
14 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
14 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
15 16 (18.18%) Web Services
15 16 (18.18%) HTML
16 15 (17.05%) Google
16 15 (17.05%) NoSQL
17 14 (15.91%) Degree
17 14 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.64%) CMS
3 8 (9.09%) Apache
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.68%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (5.68%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.55%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) Internet
2 13 (14.77%) HTTP
3 12 (13.64%) DNS
4 10 (11.36%) DHCP
5 7 (7.95%) 3G
6 5 (5.68%) 4G
6 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (5.68%) 2G
6 5 (5.68%) LTE
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
8 2 (2.27%) SAN
8 2 (2.27%) RIP
8 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.27%) ADSL
8 2 (2.27%) LAN
8 2 (2.27%) MPLS
8 2 (2.27%) OSPF
8 2 (2.27%) BGP
8 2 (2.27%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) MySQL
3 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
4 15 (17.05%) NoSQL
5 13 (14.77%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 10 (11.36%) RDBMS
8 9 (10.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.95%) QlikView
10 5 (5.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.55%) Big Data
11 4 (4.55%) BigTable
12 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Ant
1 5 (5.68%) JUnit
1 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.68%) Subversion
1 5 (5.68%) Maven
1 5 (5.68%) Log4j
2 2 (2.27%) NUnit
2 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.27%) Moq
3 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
1 14 (15.91%) Retail
2 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.36%) Marketing
4 8 (9.09%) Online Betting
4 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.55%) iGaming
5 4 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Administrator
4 9 (10.23%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Development Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) .NET
2 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (31.82%) WCF
3 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (18.18%) Web Services
4 16 (18.18%) HTML
5 12 (13.64%) J2EE
5 12 (13.64%) CSS
5 12 (13.64%) jQuery
6 10 (11.36%) Ajax
7 6 (6.82%) Spring
8 5 (5.68%) XMLBeans
8 5 (5.68%) Classic ASP
8 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.68%) Servlets
8 5 (5.68%) SOAP
8 5 (5.68%) Struts
8 5 (5.68%) XML
8 5 (5.68%) XSLT
8 5 (5.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Online Games
2 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (5.68%) Web 2.0
3 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.41%) Open Source
4 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.41%) Physics
5 2 (2.27%) Blog
5 2 (2.27%) FMCG
5 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) CentOS
4 5 (5.68%) HPUX
4 5 (5.68%) Solaris
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Debian
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.18%) OO
3 28 (31.82%) TDD
3 28 (31.82%) MVC
3 28 (31.82%) BDD
3 28 (31.82%) Web Application Development
4 26 (29.55%) CQRS
4 26 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
5 20 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.36%) Scrum
9 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.95%) ETL
11 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.95%) Data Architecture
11 7 (7.95%) Analytics
12 6 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 38 (43.18%) C#
3 21 (23.86%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.95%) C++
5 7 (7.95%) Python
6 5 (5.68%) VB
6 5 (5.68%) VB6
6 5 (5.68%) XPath
6 5 (5.68%) C
7 4 (4.55%) Scala
7 4 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.27%) CCIE
3 2 (2.27%) CCNA
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.27%) Cacti
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) Google
3 11 (12.50%) IBM
4 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.95%) Tableau
5 7 (7.95%) Actuate
6 6 (6.82%) NetApp
7 5 (5.68%) Sun
7 5 (5.68%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.27%) Juniper
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco
8 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
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