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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iGaming
Rank 833 854 866
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Permanent jobs citing iGaming 53 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.040% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 8
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,750 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £62,500

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
45989 45493 47071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.54% 43.77% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36968 35315 39003
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 £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

iGaming Salary Histogram in the UK

iGaming
Top 9 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 23 January 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
(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 +45 49 £60,000 +71.42% 8
London +12 36 £67,500 +92.85% 7
City of London +15 18 £90,000 +56.52% 1
East of England - 12 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Isle of Man - 3 £40,000 -
Douglas - 1 £40,000 -

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (56.67%) Games
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) Degree
4 20 (33.33%) UNIX
5 16 (26.67%) Firewall
5 16 (26.67%) Python
5 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 15 (25.00%) MySQL
6 15 (25.00%) Subversion
7 14 (23.33%) Ajax
7 14 (23.33%) CISA
7 14 (23.33%) CISM
7 14 (23.33%) MBA
7 14 (23.33%) Mobile Games
7 14 (23.33%) Perl
7 14 (23.33%) PHP
7 14 (23.33%) CISSP
8 13 (21.67%) OO
8 13 (21.67%) Time Management
9 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 12 (20.00%) Emacs
9 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 12 (20.00%) HTML
9 12 (20.00%) Ant
9 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (20.00%) DMZ
9 12 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 12 (20.00%) Maven

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (15.00%) JBoss
2 5 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.33%) SPSS
3 2 (3.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) SSH
2 12 (20.00%) DMZ
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) MySQL
2 12 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.33%) OLTP
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Subversion
2 12 (20.00%) Maven
2 12 (20.00%) Ant
2 12 (20.00%) Emacs
3 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (56.67%) Games
2 10 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Head of Security
3 9 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) SEO Manager
7 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.33%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Sales Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) Ajax
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) XML
4 9 (15.00%) J2EE
4 9 (15.00%) EJB
4 9 (15.00%) XML-RPC
4 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (15.00%) Java SE
4 9 (15.00%) SOAP
4 9 (15.00%) EJB 3.0
5 8 (13.33%) CSS
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
6 7 (11.67%) HTML5
6 7 (11.67%) CSS3
7 3 (5.00%) Flash
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.33%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.33%) XHTML
8 2 (3.33%) DOM
8 2 (3.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Mobile Games
3 6 (10.00%) Replication
3 6 (10.00%) Statistics
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Economics
6 2 (3.33%) Online Games
7 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) UNIX
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) OO
1 13 (21.67%) Time Management
2 10 (16.67%) Information Security
2 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (10.00%) SEO
4 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) TDD
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.00%) Analytics
6 3 (5.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.33%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (3.33%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Market Research
7 2 (3.33%) Game Development
7 2 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Python
3 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 14 (23.33%) PHP
4 12 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.33%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) C#
7 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) AWK
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) Golang
10 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) CISA
2 14 (23.33%) CISM
2 14 (23.33%) MBA
2 14 (23.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Xen
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
1 1 (1.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe
4 3 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) TippingPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.33%) Juniper
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Omniture
6 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
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