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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 97 76 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Games 38 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.84% 3.26% 2.20%
As % of the General category 4.93% 7.77% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 39
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
771 927 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.32% 41.93% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 645 768 652
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Borehamwood +11 15 £40,000 +33.33%
St Albans -9 6 £30,000 -57.14% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £27,500 - 1
Watford -2 4 £75,000 -
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 20 (29.41%) C++
3 17 (25.00%) OOD
3 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 16 (23.53%) C#
5 15 (22.06%) C
5 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
6 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
6 13 (19.12%) Web Development
6 13 (19.12%) Node.js
7 12 (17.65%) Degree
7 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 11 (16.18%) MATLAB
8 11 (16.18%) LabVIEW
8 11 (16.18%) Image Processing
8 11 (16.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 11 (16.18%) Algorithms
9 10 (14.71%) Ruby
9 10 (14.71%) CSS
9 10 (14.71%) PHP
9 10 (14.71%) HTML
9 10 (14.71%) Java
10 9 (13.24%) .NET
10 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.24%) MVC
10 9 (13.24%) TDD
10 9 (13.24%) NUnit
10 9 (13.24%) Front End Development

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 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Maya
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.18%) LabVIEW
3 9 (13.24%) NUnit
4 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
6 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.88%) NetBeans
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.88%) Toad
7 2 (2.94%) GoCD
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 7 (10.29%) Electronics
4 5 (7.35%) Automotive
4 5 (7.35%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.94%) Finance
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Graduate
8 4 (5.88%) Junior
8 4 (5.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (19.12%) Node.js
3 11 (16.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) HTML
5 9 (13.24%) .NET
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (11.76%) RESTful
6 8 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (11.76%) WCF
7 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 4 (5.88%) Java EE
7 4 (5.88%) JMS
7 4 (5.88%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.18%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.76%) Fintech
4 5 (7.35%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.35%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.41%) Animation
6 2 (2.94%) CMDB
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.94%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.94%) Kinect
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.47%) BBC
7 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.47%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.47%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) OOD
3 13 (19.12%) Web Development
4 11 (16.18%) Image Processing
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
5 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
5 9 (13.24%) Game Development
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) UML
6 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.88%) Kanban
9 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) C++
2 16 (23.53%) C#
3 15 (22.06%) C
3 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) MATLAB
5 10 (14.71%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) PHP
5 10 (14.71%) Ruby
6 6 (8.82%) Python
7 5 (7.35%) HLSL
7 5 (7.35%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) F#
9 3 (4.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) Go
10 2 (2.94%) Rust
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Kibana
2 2 (2.94%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Grafana
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) BMC
4 2 (2.94%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Samsung
5 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) Zend
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago