The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iGaming in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iGaming over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iGaming
Rank 890 886 880
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing iGaming 19 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the General category 0.039% 0.021% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 26
Average salary £77,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary - £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49285 48475 50768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.33% 43.80% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39315 38232 42005
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

iGaming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iGaming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

iGaming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iGaming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iGaming within the UK.

iGaming Salary Trend in the UK

iGaming
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iGaming over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 within the UK.

iGaming Salary Histogram in the UK

iGaming
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iGaming within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 18 £77,500 +55.00% 4
London +37 17 £77,500 +55.00% 4
City of London +21 12 £90,000 +56.52% 4
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing iGaming 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 iGaming.

1 23 (65.71%) Games
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) UNIX
4 13 (37.14%) MySQL
5 12 (34.29%) Ant
5 12 (34.29%) PHP
5 12 (34.29%) RDBMS
5 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
5 12 (34.29%) Mobile Games
5 12 (34.29%) Subversion
5 12 (34.29%) SSH
5 12 (34.29%) Maven
5 12 (34.29%) Ajax
5 12 (34.29%) Degree
5 12 (34.29%) Time Management
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) Emacs
5 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
6 10 (28.57%) OO
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 9 (25.71%) Python
7 9 (25.71%) MBA
7 9 (25.71%) CISA
7 9 (25.71%) CISM
7 9 (25.71%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Information Security
7 9 (25.71%) CISSP
7 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
7 9 (25.71%) HTML5

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing iGaming 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 iGaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) JBoss
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) SSH
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 12 (34.29%) RDBMS
2 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) OLTP
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Subversion
1 12 (34.29%) Maven
1 12 (34.29%) Ant
1 12 (34.29%) Emacs
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (65.71%) Games
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Head of Security
3 7 (20.00%) Tools Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Ajax
1 12 (34.29%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
3 9 (25.71%) CSS3
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) XML-RPC
5 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 3 (8.57%) EJB
5 3 (8.57%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (8.57%) Java SE
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) YAML
6 1 (2.86%) Haml
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile Games
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Statistics
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.57%) Online Games
5 3 (8.57%) Social Media
5 3 (8.57%) Economics
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Time Management
2 10 (28.57%) OO
3 9 (25.71%) Information Security
3 9 (25.71%) OO PHP
4 5 (14.29%) Analytics
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Web Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.57%) Email Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Marketing Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Multivariate Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Market Research
6 3 (8.57%) Game Development
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Product Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) PHP
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Golang
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) CISSP
2 9 (25.71%) CISA
2 9 (25.71%) CISM
2 9 (25.71%) MBA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Omniture
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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