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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 21 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 13.29% - 4.98%
As % of the General category 40.43% - 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 11
Average salary £35,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Games
Hertfordshire

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
47 20 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 32.87% 22.99% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 109
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in St Albans

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 28 (87.50%) C#
1 28 (87.50%) OO
1 28 (87.50%) Internet
2 27 (84.38%) MVC
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (84.38%) ASP.NET
2 27 (84.38%) WCF
2 27 (84.38%) Domain-Driven Design
2 27 (84.38%) CQRS
2 27 (84.38%) Web Application Development
2 27 (84.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (84.38%) BDD
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (9.38%) Finance
5 3 (9.38%) CMS
5 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
5 3 (9.38%) Tomcat

Games
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
1 27 (84.38%) .NET Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
1 27 (84.38%) ASP.NET
1 27 (84.38%) WCF
1 27 (84.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Online Games
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Robotics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) OO
2 27 (84.38%) MVC
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) Domain-Driven Design
2 27 (84.38%) CQRS
2 27 (84.38%) Web Application Development
2 27 (84.38%) BDD
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Data Security
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Google
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