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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 8.43% - 3.08%
As % of the General category 27.78% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
54 18 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.34% 27.69% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 78
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) OO
1 27 (96.43%) Internet
2 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 26 (92.86%) MVC
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) TDD
2 26 (92.86%) WCF
2 26 (92.86%) Domain-Driven Design
2 26 (92.86%) CQRS
2 26 (92.86%) Web Application Development
2 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (92.86%) BDD
3 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading

Games
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
1 26 (92.86%) .NET Developer
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) WCF
1 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
1 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Robotics
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) OO
2 26 (92.86%) Domain-Driven Design
2 26 (92.86%) MVC
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) TDD
2 26 (92.86%) BDD
2 26 (92.86%) CQRS
2 26 (92.86%) Web Application Development
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago