The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 4.21%
As % of the General category - - 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £50,000
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 Stevenage region.

General Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.45% 37.14% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £64,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Games
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Stevenage region.

Games Salary Trend in Stevenage

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware