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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 687 529 388
Rank change year-on-year
-158 -141
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 220 374 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.90% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 188 315 678
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 £70,000 £61,250 £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
42993 41429 45795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.91% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33604 33705 38462
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 23 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 23 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 -151 209 £50,000 +5.26% 33
London -103 165 £52,500 +5.00% 25
North West -3 19 £48,000 +77.77% 4
City of London -5 18 £52,500 +12.90% 1
East of England -17 10 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Manchester - 10 £48,000 -
Scotland -14 9 £25,000 -39.02%
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Liverpool +18 7 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Merseyside +13 7 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Edinburgh -3 7 £42,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 5 - - 1
Cambridge -1 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -13 4 £55,000 +69.23% 1
South East -16 4 £35,000 -20.00% 3
Surrey - 4 £35,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £35,750 - 1
West Midlands -30 3 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Yorkshire -45 3 - -
Dundee +9 2 £16,500 -
Watford -8 2 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Birmingham -12 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Cheshire -24 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 -
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £30,000 -
Slough +2 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £19,000 -52.50% 1
Suffolk 0 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Ipswich -2 1 £30,000 -7.69%

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Games
2 242 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (33.69%) Java
4 142 (25.31%) Linux
5 108 (19.25%) SQL
6 107 (19.07%) JavaScript
7 106 (18.89%) HTML
8 104 (18.54%) Scrum
9 97 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
10 88 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 86 (15.33%) CSS
12 79 (14.08%) OO
13 75 (13.37%) Marketing
13 75 (13.37%) HTML5
14 74 (13.19%) Oracle
15 73 (13.01%) QA
16 69 (12.30%) XML
17 65 (11.59%) SQL Server
18 64 (11.41%) MySQL
19 63 (11.23%) Apache
20 62 (11.05%) .NET
20 62 (11.05%) Degree
21 61 (10.87%) Telecoms
22 60 (10.70%) jQuery
23 59 (10.52%) MVC
24 58 (10.34%) TDD
24 58 (10.34%) Relational Database
25 56 (9.98%) C#
25 56 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
26 55 (9.80%) Software Engineering

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (11.23%) Apache
2 51 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.39%) CMS
4 13 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (1.96%) nginx
5 11 (1.96%) Node.js
6 9 (1.60%) Drupal
6 9 (1.60%) 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 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.53%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.53%) 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 (6.24%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.50%) MS Project
3 14 (2.50%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.25%) MS Office
5 5 (0.89%) SPSS
6 4 (0.71%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.71%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.21%) GitHub
2 16 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.32%) Google App Engine
4 11 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.78%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.53%) PaaS
7 3 (0.53%) Trello
8 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.02%) Internet
2 39 (6.95%) HTTP
3 37 (6.60%) DNS
4 25 (4.46%) DHCP
5 20 (3.57%) Firewall
5 20 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.21%) Wireshark
7 12 (2.14%) LDAP
8 10 (1.78%) Network Security
9 9 (1.60%) 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 (0.71%) LAN
14 3 (0.53%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.41%) MySQL
3 58 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 56 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (8.56%) RDBMS
6 41 (7.31%) MongoDB
7 39 (6.95%) NoSQL
8 36 (6.42%) OLTP
9 33 (5.88%) Neo4j
10 31 (5.53%) Hadoop
11 30 (5.35%) DB2
12 29 (5.17%) DataStage
12 29 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
13 26 (4.63%) Oracle OLAP
13 26 (4.63%) OLAP
14 24 (4.28%) Apache Hive
15 21 (3.74%) Big Data
16 18 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (3.03%) Cognos Impromptu
17 17 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (4.63%) Selenium
3 25 (4.46%) JUnit
4 24 (4.28%) Subversion
5 23 (4.10%) JIRA
6 17 (3.03%) Maven
6 17 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 12 (2.14%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.78%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.78%) Xcode
11 9 (1.60%) Grunt
12 7 (1.25%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.07%) Hudson
14 5 (0.89%) Axure RP
15 4 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 561 (100.00%) Games
2 75 (13.37%) Marketing
3 61 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 52 (9.27%) Finance
5 38 (6.77%) Online Betting
6 28 (4.99%) Retail
7 10 (1.78%) Publishing
8 9 (1.60%) Advertising
9 7 (1.25%) Banking
9 7 (1.25%) iGaming
10 3 (0.53%) 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 (45.10%) Developer
2 59 (10.52%) Analyst
3 48 (8.56%) Java Developer
4 45 (8.02%) Web Developer
5 29 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 28 (4.99%) Administrator
7 27 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (4.63%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 25 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
10 24 (4.28%) Software Engineer
11 22 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.74%) .NET Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Architect
13 20 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (3.39%) Junior
14 19 (3.39%) Database Developer
15 18 (3.21%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (18.89%) HTML
2 86 (15.33%) CSS
3 75 (13.37%) HTML5
4 69 (12.30%) XML
5 62 (11.05%) .NET
6 60 (10.70%) jQuery
7 51 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 49 (8.73%) CSS3
9 45 (8.02%) JSP
9 45 (8.02%) Flash
10 40 (7.13%) Spring
10 40 (7.13%) SOAP
10 40 (7.13%) JSON
11 34 (6.06%) Ajax
12 31 (5.53%) Java EE
13 29 (5.17%) XSLT
13 29 (5.17%) Web Services
14 20 (3.57%) J2EE
15 17 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (2.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.09%) iPad
3 45 (8.02%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.60%) Social Media
5 36 (6.42%) Mathematics
6 27 (4.81%) Mobile App
7 25 (4.46%) Social Gaming
8 24 (4.28%) iPhone
9 22 (3.92%) User Experience
10 16 (2.85%) Visualisation
10 16 (2.85%) Open Source
10 16 (2.85%) Physics
11 15 (2.67%) Hedge funds
12 13 (2.32%) Blog
12 13 (2.32%) W3C
13 11 (1.96%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.96%) Data Integration
14 10 (1.78%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.78%) Mobile Games
14 10 (1.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 142 (25.31%) Linux
2 54 (9.63%) UNIX
2 54 (9.63%) Windows
3 48 (8.56%) Android
4 37 (6.60%) CentOS
5 25 (4.46%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.60%) 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
1 242 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.54%) Scrum
3 88 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 79 (14.08%) OO
5 59 (10.52%) MVC
6 58 (10.34%) TDD
7 55 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 48 (8.56%) Web Development
9 45 (8.02%) ETL
10 44 (7.84%) Unit Testing
10 44 (7.84%) Analytics
11 41 (7.31%) Game Development
11 41 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.31%) Project Management
12 37 (6.60%) DevOps
13 36 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.53%) Dimensional Modelling
15 29 (5.17%) OOP
16 26 (4.63%) Multithreading
16 26 (4.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 189 (33.69%) Java
2 108 (19.25%) SQL
3 107 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 56 (9.98%) C#
5 37 (6.60%) Python
6 35 (6.24%) PHP
7 34 (6.06%) Scala
8 26 (4.63%) Ruby
8 26 (4.63%) Perl
9 21 (3.74%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.85%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.67%) ActionScript
13 14 (2.50%) C++
13 14 (2.50%) F#
14 10 (1.78%) XPath
14 10 (1.78%) ActionScript 3.0
15 9 (1.60%) R
15 9 (1.60%) Lua
16 8 (1.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 62 (11.05%) Degree
2 17 (3.03%) PhD
3 13 (2.32%) ISEB
4 10 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.07%) MBA
6 5 (0.89%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.01%) QA
2 24 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.25%) KVM
4 5 (0.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.53%) Nmap
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.92%) Puppet
2 15 (2.67%) Nagios
3 12 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.96%) Opsview
5 9 (1.60%) Munin
5 9 (1.60%) Cobbler
6 6 (1.07%) Cacti
7 3 (0.53%) Nessus
7 3 (0.53%) 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 74 (13.19%) Oracle
2 40 (7.13%) Red Hat
3 33 (5.88%) IBM
3 33 (5.88%) VMware
4 32 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 29 (5.17%) Sybase
5 29 (5.17%) Informatica
6 27 (4.81%) Google
7 26 (4.63%) Talend
8 21 (3.74%) Facebook
9 20 (3.57%) Cisco
10 19 (3.39%) Twitter
11 14 (2.50%) F5
11 14 (2.50%) Splunk
12 10 (1.78%) 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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