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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 41 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.56% 2.13% 8.29%
As % of the General category 16.00% 7.50% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
50 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 22.22% 28.37% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 52
Median salary £49,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.02% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £68,500 £60,000
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
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 7 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in St Albans

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (35.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Animation
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) 3D Animation
5 1 (7.14%) Akka
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) CRM Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree