The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 43 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.33% 6.57% 13.82%
As % of the General category 13.04% 21.43% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 20
Median salary £30,000 £70,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +100.00%
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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 25.56% 30.66% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 50
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of job ads across the St Albans region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Games
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the St Albans region.

Games Salary Trend in St Albans

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

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 St Albans region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (56.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Animation
4 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) Maya
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (6.25%) Samsung
5 1 (6.25%) HoloLens
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Effects
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading

Games
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maya
2 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Character Rigger
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Animation
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) HoloLens
3 1 (6.25%) Kinect
3 1 (6.25%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) 3D Animation
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Game Development
2 1 (6.25%) Microservices
2 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.25%) SDLC
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Samsung
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