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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 32 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 10.13% 8.78% -
As % of the General category 27.59% 24.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
58 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 36.71% 35.81% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,310 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in St Albans

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (60.53%) C#
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
1 23 (60.53%) OO
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
1 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) TDD
1 23 (60.53%) WCF
1 23 (60.53%) Domain-Driven Design
1 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (60.53%) BDD
1 23 (60.53%) CQRS
1 23 (60.53%) Web Application Development
1 23 (60.53%) Internet
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) MySQL
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 14 (36.84%) Apache
3 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 14 (36.84%) DHCP
3 14 (36.84%) HTTP
3 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 14 (36.84%) Telecoms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (36.84%) Apache
1 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 14 (36.84%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Internet
2 14 (36.84%) DHCP
2 14 (36.84%) HTTP
2 14 (36.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (36.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
1 14 (36.84%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (36.84%) Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
1 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
1 23 (60.53%) WCF
1 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
1 14 (36.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) TDD
1 23 (60.53%) Domain-Driven Design
1 23 (60.53%) BDD
1 23 (60.53%) CQRS
1 23 (60.53%) Web Application Development
1 23 (60.53%) OO
2 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
1 14 (36.84%) Red Hat