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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 26 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 13.61% 7.41% 5.07%
As % of the General category 36.51% 19.23% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
63 52 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 37.28% 38.52% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 82
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in St Albans

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (72.50%) OO
2 27 (67.50%) Internet
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 26 (65.00%) .NET
3 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (65.00%) MVC
3 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (65.00%) TDD
3 26 (65.00%) WCF
3 26 (65.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (65.00%) BDD
3 26 (65.00%) CQRS
3 26 (65.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (30.00%) Online Games
4 12 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) Linux
5 11 (27.50%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (25.00%) DHCP
6 10 (25.00%) HTTP
6 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (25.00%) MySQL
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Apache
6 10 (25.00%) Tomcat

Games
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
1 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 10 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Internet
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
1 10 (25.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (65.00%) WCF
1 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (2.50%) Robotics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) OO
2 26 (65.00%) MVC
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) TDD
2 26 (65.00%) BDD
2 26 (65.00%) CQRS
2 26 (65.00%) Web Application Development
2 26 (65.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Data Security
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
1 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Google
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