The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 681 531 388
Rank change year-on-year
-150 -143
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 222 380 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.92% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 189 320 664
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Online Games
Salary Trend

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

Online Games Salary Trend in the UK

Online Games
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -145 211 £50,000 +7.52% 22
London -119 167 £52,500 +5.00% 18
North West -3 20 £44,000 +62.96% 1
City of London -18 18 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Manchester - 10 £48,000 -
Scotland -11 9 £25,000 -39.02%
East of England -30 9 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Liverpool +18 8 £35,000 -26.31%
Merseyside +14 8 £35,000 -26.31%
Edinburgh -5 7 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
Cambridge -6 5 - -
Hertfordshire -6 4 £55,000 +69.23%
South East -21 4 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -36 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £35,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £35,750 - 1
Dundee +11 2 £16,500 -
Watford -6 2 £55,000 +69.23%
Birmingham -13 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Cheshire -14 2 £35,000 +29.62%
West Midlands -27 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 -
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £30,000 -
Slough +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire -3 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 559 (100.00%) Games
2 240 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (33.99%) Java
4 140 (25.04%) Linux
5 108 (19.32%) JavaScript
6 107 (19.14%) HTML
6 107 (19.14%) SQL
7 103 (18.43%) Scrum
8 97 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (15.56%) CSS
9 87 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 80 (14.31%) OO
11 76 (13.60%) HTML5
12 75 (13.42%) Marketing
13 73 (13.06%) Oracle
14 72 (12.88%) QA
15 67 (11.99%) XML
16 65 (11.63%) SQL Server
17 64 (11.45%) MySQL
18 63 (11.27%) Apache
19 62 (11.09%) .NET
20 61 (10.91%) Degree
21 60 (10.73%) jQuery
21 60 (10.73%) Telecoms
22 59 (10.55%) MVC
23 58 (10.38%) Relational Database
24 57 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
24 57 (10.20%) TDD
25 56 (10.02%) C#
26 54 (9.66%) UNIX

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (11.27%) Apache
2 51 (9.12%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.40%) CMS
4 13 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (1.97%) nginx
5 11 (1.97%) Node.js
6 9 (1.61%) Drupal
6 9 (1.61%) SAS
7 6 (1.07%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.07%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.89%) IIS
8 5 (0.89%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.54%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.36%) DNN
11 2 (0.36%) WordPress
11 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (6.26%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.50%) MS Project
3 14 (2.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.07%) MS Office
5 5 (0.89%) SPSS
6 4 (0.72%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.72%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.40%) GitHub
2 16 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.33%) Google App Engine
4 11 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.54%) PaaS
7 3 (0.54%) Trello
8 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.87%) Internet
2 39 (6.98%) HTTP
3 37 (6.62%) DNS
4 25 (4.47%) DHCP
5 20 (3.58%) Firewall
5 20 (3.58%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.22%) Wireshark
7 12 (2.15%) LDAP
8 10 (1.79%) Network Security
9 9 (1.61%) SMTP
10 7 (1.25%) VPN
10 7 (1.25%) SSL
10 7 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.89%) IPv4
12 5 (0.89%) SAN
12 5 (0.89%) WAN
13 4 (0.72%) LAN
14 3 (0.54%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.45%) MySQL
3 58 (10.38%) Relational Database
4 57 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (8.59%) RDBMS
6 39 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 37 (6.62%) NoSQL
8 36 (6.44%) OLTP
9 31 (5.55%) Hadoop
9 31 (5.55%) Neo4j
10 30 (5.37%) DB2
11 29 (5.19%) DataStage
11 29 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
12 26 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
12 26 (4.65%) OLAP
13 24 (4.29%) Apache Hive
14 21 (3.76%) Big Data
15 18 (3.22%) Cognos Impromptu
15 18 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 35 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 25 (4.47%) JUnit
3 25 (4.47%) Selenium
4 24 (4.29%) Subversion
5 23 (4.11%) JIRA
6 18 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.68%) Maven
7 15 (2.68%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 12 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.15%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.79%) Xcode
12 9 (1.61%) Grunt
13 7 (1.25%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.07%) Hudson
15 5 (0.89%) Axure RP
16 4 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 559 (100.00%) Games
2 75 (13.42%) Marketing
3 60 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 51 (9.12%) Finance
5 38 (6.80%) Online Betting
6 28 (5.01%) Retail
7 10 (1.79%) Publishing
8 9 (1.61%) Advertising
9 7 (1.25%) Banking
9 7 (1.25%) iGaming
10 3 (0.54%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.36%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 253 (45.26%) Developer
2 56 (10.02%) Analyst
3 46 (8.23%) Java Developer
4 45 (8.05%) Web Developer
5 29 (5.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 28 (5.01%) Administrator
6 28 (5.01%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (4.65%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 26 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
8 25 (4.47%) Software Engineer
9 22 (3.94%) Software Developer
9 22 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (3.76%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.58%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.40%) Database Developer
12 19 (3.40%) Architect
13 18 (3.22%) Junior
13 18 (3.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (19.14%) HTML
2 87 (15.56%) CSS
3 76 (13.60%) HTML5
4 67 (11.99%) XML
5 62 (11.09%) .NET
6 60 (10.73%) jQuery
7 51 (9.12%) ASP.NET
8 50 (8.94%) CSS3
9 45 (8.05%) Flash
10 43 (7.69%) JSP
11 40 (7.16%) SOAP
11 40 (7.16%) JSON
12 39 (6.98%) Spring
13 34 (6.08%) Ajax
14 30 (5.37%) Java EE
15 29 (5.19%) Web Services
16 27 (4.83%) XSLT
17 20 (3.58%) J2EE
18 17 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.94%) iPad
3 46 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.62%) Mathematics
4 37 (6.62%) Social Media
5 27 (4.83%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.47%) Social Gaming
7 24 (4.29%) iPhone
8 22 (3.94%) User Experience
9 16 (2.86%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.86%) Open Source
9 16 (2.86%) Physics
10 15 (2.68%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.33%) Blog
11 13 (2.33%) W3C
12 11 (1.97%) Mobile Games
12 11 (1.97%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.97%) Data Integration
13 10 (1.79%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 140 (25.04%) Linux
2 54 (9.66%) UNIX
2 54 (9.66%) Windows
3 48 (8.59%) Android
4 37 (6.62%) CentOS
5 25 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (18.43%) Scrum
3 87 (15.56%) E-Commerce
4 80 (14.31%) OO
5 59 (10.55%) MVC
6 57 (10.20%) TDD
7 53 (9.48%) Software Engineering
8 48 (8.59%) Web Development
9 45 (8.05%) ETL
10 44 (7.87%) Unit Testing
10 44 (7.87%) Analytics
11 41 (7.33%) Game Development
11 41 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.33%) Project Management
12 37 (6.62%) DevOps
13 35 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.55%) Dimensional Modelling
15 29 (5.19%) OOP
16 26 (4.65%) Multithreading
16 26 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 190 (33.99%) Java
2 108 (19.32%) JavaScript
3 107 (19.14%) SQL
4 56 (10.02%) C#
5 37 (6.62%) Python
6 35 (6.26%) PHP
6 35 (6.26%) Scala
7 26 (4.65%) Ruby
7 26 (4.65%) Perl
8 21 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 15 (2.68%) ActionScript
12 14 (2.50%) C++
12 14 (2.50%) F#
13 10 (1.79%) XPath
13 10 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
14 9 (1.61%) R
14 9 (1.61%) Lua
15 8 (1.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (10.91%) Degree
2 18 (3.22%) PhD
3 11 (1.97%) ISEB
4 10 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.07%) MBA
6 5 (0.89%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (12.88%) QA
2 23 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.25%) KVM
4 5 (0.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.54%) Nmap
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.94%) Puppet
2 15 (2.68%) Nagios
3 12 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.97%) Opsview
5 9 (1.61%) Munin
5 9 (1.61%) Cobbler
6 6 (1.07%) Cacti
7 3 (0.54%) Nessus
7 3 (0.54%) Ansible
8 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.36%) collectd
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (13.06%) Oracle
2 40 (7.16%) Red Hat
3 33 (5.90%) IBM
3 33 (5.90%) VMware
4 32 (5.72%) Microsoft
5 29 (5.19%) Sybase
5 29 (5.19%) Informatica
6 27 (4.83%) Google
7 26 (4.65%) Talend
8 21 (3.76%) Facebook
9 20 (3.58%) Cisco
10 19 (3.40%) Twitter
11 14 (2.50%) F5
11 14 (2.50%) Splunk
12 10 (1.79%) Symbian
13 8 (1.43%) Adobe
14 7 (1.25%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.25%) Tableau
14 7 (1.25%) Netezza
14 7 (1.25%) Juniper
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