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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 114 86 109
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 2.85% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.24% 7.18% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 67 44
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
678 961 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.20% 39.69% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 567 821 792
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,700 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +12 5 £60,000 +45.45%
St Albans -1 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Borehamwood - 5 £36,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £95,000 +26.66%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) C
2 16 (36.36%) C++
2 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 15 (34.09%) MATLAB
3 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
3 15 (34.09%) LabVIEW
3 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (34.09%) Image Processing
3 15 (34.09%) OpenCL
3 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Degree
7 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (11.36%) Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Retail
8 5 (11.36%) NetBeans
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) MS Project
8 5 (11.36%) Eclipse

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 15 (34.09%) LabVIEW
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.36%) NetBeans
5 4 (9.09%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 4 (9.09%) Subversion
5 4 (9.09%) Toad
6 3 (6.82%) JIRA
6 3 (6.82%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (4.55%) NUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) C Software Engineer
1 15 (34.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 15 (34.09%) C++ Software Engineer
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) OpenCL
2 4 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) J2EE
2 4 (9.09%) Java EE
2 4 (9.09%) JMS
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) Velocity
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) DirectX
5 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) Qt
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
1 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.55%) Blog
3 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) Image Processing
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) BDD
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) Line Management
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (4.55%) Pay per click
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) C
1 16 (36.36%) C++
2 15 (34.09%) MATLAB
3 10 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) HLSL
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
The DP Group Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago