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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 111 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 2.51% 2.06%
As % of the General category 3.71% 6.46% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 45
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £64,500 £58,400
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
727 929 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.13% 38.82% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 585 797 760
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,000 £75,000
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 September 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 September 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
St Albans +11 8 £43,750 +25.00%
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 - 1
Watford -6 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (42.00%) C++
2 20 (40.00%) C
3 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 15 (30.00%) Image Processing
4 15 (30.00%) OpenCL
4 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (30.00%) LabVIEW
4 15 (30.00%) Algorithms
5 12 (24.00%) Java
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle
6 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (16.00%) Retail
8 7 (14.00%) Big Data
8 7 (14.00%) Apache
8 7 (14.00%) Electronics
8 7 (14.00%) VMware
8 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (12.00%) TDD
9 6 (12.00%) NetBeans
9 6 (12.00%) 3D Graphics

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 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Project
3 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) LabVIEW
1 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.00%) Maven
3 6 (12.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (12.00%) NetBeans
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) Toad
4 3 (6.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.00%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (4.00%) NUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Electronics
4 5 (10.00%) Automotive
4 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
1 15 (30.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 15 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 15 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Leader
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) OpenCL
2 6 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) Java EE
2 6 (12.00%) JMS
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) Node.js
3 3 (6.00%) Velocity
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.00%) Blog
5 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.00%) Social Media
5 2 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) Image Processing
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) BDD
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) Line Management
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
6 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) MVC
6 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.00%) Open Source
7 2 (4.00%) SOA
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C++
2 20 (40.00%) C
3 15 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 12 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) HLSL
7 4 (8.00%) C#
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
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