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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iGaming
Rank 881 904 874
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing iGaming 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.004% 0.006% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £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
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 22 May 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 +34 2 £55,000 +22.22%
London +43 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (54.55%) Games
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Degree
4 17 (30.91%) UNIX
5 14 (25.45%) Java
6 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
6 13 (23.64%) Mobile Games
7 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.00%) HTML
8 11 (20.00%) MySQL
9 10 (18.18%) Ant
9 10 (18.18%) Perl
9 10 (18.18%) Python
9 10 (18.18%) SOAP
9 10 (18.18%) XML
9 10 (18.18%) Linux
9 10 (18.18%) OO
9 10 (18.18%) Firewall
9 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
9 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 10 (18.18%) Subversion
9 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 9 (16.36%) Ajax
10 9 (16.36%) PHP
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.55%) C#
11 8 (14.55%) OLTP
11 8 (14.55%) Time Management
12 7 (12.73%) EJB 3.0

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (12.73%) JBoss
1 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) SSH
3 6 (10.91%) DMZ
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) SAN
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 3 (5.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MySQL
2 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.55%) OLTP
5 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Ant
1 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 10 (18.18%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Maven
2 7 (12.73%) Emacs
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (54.55%) Games
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) MI Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.73%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Head of Security
5 6 (10.91%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.27%) SEO Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Games Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Games Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) SOAP
2 10 (18.18%) XML
3 9 (16.36%) Ajax
4 7 (12.73%) EJB 3.0
4 7 (12.73%) Java SE
4 7 (12.73%) XML-RPC
4 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.73%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) EJB
4 7 (12.73%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.27%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Servlets
7 3 (5.45%) Flash
7 3 (5.45%) WSDL
7 3 (5.45%) Java EE
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
1 13 (23.64%) Mobile Games
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Replication
3 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.91%) Online Games
4 5 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.09%) Social Gaming
5 4 (7.27%) Statistics
6 3 (5.45%) Physics
6 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.82%) Open Source
7 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) UNIX
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Android
4 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (18.18%) OO
3 8 (14.55%) Time Management
4 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) SEO
6 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) ETL
8 3 (5.45%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) Python
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 8 (14.55%) C#
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
8 5 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 4 (7.27%) AWK
9 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.45%) C++
10 3 (5.45%) C
10 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) CISA
2 6 (10.91%) CISM
2 6 (10.91%) CISSP
2 6 (10.91%) MBA
3 3 (5.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
1 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Xen
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
1 3 (5.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) TippingPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Juniper
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat