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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 108 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Games 26 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.16% 2.39%
As % of the General category 3.51% 3.06% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 41
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 £28,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £90,000 £55,000
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
740 784 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.63% 37.86% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 584 690 675
Median salary £50,000 £45,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 8 £37,500 - 2
St Albans -4 7 £37,500 -46.42%
Hemel Hempstead +12 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Watford 0 3 £75,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £67,500 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £70,000 - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 17 (33.33%) C++
2 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) C
4 12 (23.53%) Java
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) C#
6 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (19.61%) Retail
7 9 (17.65%) Degree
7 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 9 (17.65%) OOD
7 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
8 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
8 8 (15.69%) MATLAB
8 8 (15.69%) LabVIEW
8 8 (15.69%) Web Development
8 8 (15.69%) Image Processing
9 7 (13.73%) Electronics
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) SQL
9 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
9 7 (13.73%) Big Data
9 7 (13.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
10 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 6 (11.76%) RDBMS

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 6 (11.76%) Apache
1 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Big Data
1 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) LabVIEW
3 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.76%) Maven
3 6 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 6 (11.76%) NetBeans
3 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 6 (11.76%) Toad
4 5 (9.80%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) GoCD
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (19.61%) Retail
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
3 5 (9.80%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (11.76%) J2EE
3 6 (11.76%) Java EE
3 6 (11.76%) JMS
3 6 (11.76%) Node.js
4 5 (9.80%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.84%) OpenCL
5 4 (7.84%) RESTful
5 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (7.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.80%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.84%) Fintech
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.96%) Animation
7 1 (1.96%) BBC
7 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.96%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) OOD
4 8 (15.69%) Image Processing
4 8 (15.69%) Web Development
5 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.80%) BDD
6 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Game Development
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.88%) Open Source
8 3 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C++
2 13 (25.49%) C
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) MATLAB
6 7 (13.73%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) Ruby
8 5 (9.80%) HLSL
8 5 (9.80%) PHP
8 5 (9.80%) Python
9 3 (5.88%) F#
9 3 (5.88%) Scala
10 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.92%) Go
10 2 (3.92%) Rust
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kibana
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Grafana
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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