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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iGaming
Rank 873 918 870
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -48
Permanent jobs citing iGaming 30 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the General category 0.061% 0.020% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 19
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £32,500

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
48888 51090 48307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.17% 44.06% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38373 39623 38428
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

iGaming Salary Histogram in the UK

iGaming
Top 4 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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 +58 30 £50,000 +42.85%
London +5 24 £50,000 +42.85%
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 39 (54.93%) Games
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 27 (38.03%) Degree
4 23 (32.39%) UNIX
5 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
6 18 (25.35%) Python
6 18 (25.35%) Firewall
7 17 (23.94%) Java
8 16 (22.54%) Perl
8 16 (22.54%) Mobile Games
9 15 (21.13%) MySQL
9 15 (21.13%) Linux
9 15 (21.13%) Software Delivery
10 14 (19.72%) XML
10 14 (19.72%) CISSP
10 14 (19.72%) CISA
10 14 (19.72%) CISM
10 14 (19.72%) MBA
10 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
11 13 (18.31%) Ant
11 13 (18.31%) SOAP
11 13 (18.31%) Eclipse
11 13 (18.31%) RDBMS
11 13 (18.31%) Subversion
11 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
12 12 (16.90%) HTML
12 12 (16.90%) PHP
12 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
12 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
12 12 (16.90%) DMZ

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 10 (14.08%) JBoss
2 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.82%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 12 (16.90%) DMZ
2 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.08%) SSH
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) MySQL
2 13 (18.31%) RDBMS
2 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.27%) OLTP
5 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Eclipse
1 13 (18.31%) Subversion
1 13 (18.31%) Ant
2 10 (14.08%) Emacs
2 10 (14.08%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (54.93%) Games
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Law
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Head of Security
4 10 (14.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (14.08%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) MI Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
7 5 (7.04%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SEO Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Games Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Mobile Games Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) SOAP
3 12 (16.90%) Ajax
3 12 (16.90%) HTML
4 10 (14.08%) J2EE
4 10 (14.08%) EJB
4 10 (14.08%) XML-RPC
4 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
4 10 (14.08%) Java SE
4 10 (14.08%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (9.86%) HTML5
6 5 (7.04%) iOS SDK
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) CSS3
7 4 (5.63%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) Java EE
8 3 (4.23%) Servlets
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.23%) WSDL
8 3 (4.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (22.54%) Mobile Games
3 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.45%) Replication
4 6 (8.45%) Online Games
5 5 (7.04%) Clustering
5 5 (7.04%) Social Gaming
5 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.63%) Statistics
7 3 (4.23%) Physics
7 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.82%) User Experience
9 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) UNIX
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.04%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Software Delivery
2 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.49%) Time Management
4 10 (14.08%) OO
5 8 (11.27%) Information Security
6 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (8.45%) SEO
6 6 (8.45%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) ETL
9 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) TDD
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) Python
3 17 (23.94%) Java
4 16 (22.54%) Perl
5 12 (16.90%) PHP
5 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
7 9 (12.68%) C#
8 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.04%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.63%) AWK
10 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
11 3 (4.23%) C++
11 3 (4.23%) Ruby
11 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
11 3 (4.23%) C
12 1 (1.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 14 (19.72%) CISA
2 14 (19.72%) CISM
2 14 (19.72%) MBA
2 14 (19.72%) CISSP
3 3 (4.23%) PhD
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Xen
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Nagios
1 3 (4.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) TippingPoint
4 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 3 (4.23%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.41%) Google