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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 577 709 666
Rank change year-on-year
+132 -43
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 361 242 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 277 224 320
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -12.22%

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
41293 43310 49176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33517 34294 39422
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +131 359 £52,500 +5.00% 65
London +140 291 £60,000 +14.28% 46
East of England -16 35 £35,000 -10.25%
Suffolk -9 32 £35,000 -10.25%
Ipswich -4 29 £35,000 -10.25%
City of London +66 25 £55,000 -4.34% 2
North West +36 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Manchester +22 17 £35,000 - 4
South East +29 9 £23,000 -56.19% 1
Yorkshire +15 7 £40,000 -11.11% 14
West Yorkshire +5 6 £40,000 +35.59% 13
Leeds +12 4 £60,000 +103.38% 12
Berkshire +10 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £21,500 -
Farnborough - 3 £21,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £55,000 -
Colchester - 2 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
Essex - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £22,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £22,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Online Games.

1 678 (100.00%) Games
2 300 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (33.48%) Java
4 175 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 152 (22.42%) HTML
6 151 (22.27%) CSS
7 129 (19.03%) TDD
8 124 (18.29%) SQL
8 124 (18.29%) Linux
9 111 (16.37%) Scrum
10 105 (15.49%) E-Commerce
11 98 (14.45%) DevOps
12 89 (13.13%) Marketing
12 89 (13.13%) Degree
13 87 (12.83%) QA
13 87 (12.83%) Spring
13 87 (12.83%) Telecoms
14 85 (12.54%) HTML5
15 82 (12.09%) Web Services
15 82 (12.09%) Software Engineering
16 80 (11.80%) NoSQL
17 77 (11.36%) CSS3
17 77 (11.36%) Relational Database
18 75 (11.06%) MongoDB
19 73 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
20 70 (10.32%) DNA
21 69 (10.18%) BDD
22 66 (9.73%) Front End Development
23 65 (9.59%) Web Development
24 63 (9.29%) C#

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (3.83%) Node.js
2 11 (1.62%) SAS
3 10 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.47%) IIS
4 8 (1.18%) Apache
4 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.03%) CMS
5 7 (1.03%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.59%) Confluence
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (4.87%) Photoshop
2 28 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.92%) Fireworks
5 11 (1.62%) Adobe After Effects
6 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.74%) 3ds Max
7 5 (0.74%) Maya
8 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.29%) MS Project
9 2 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.06%) Google App Engine
2 14 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (1.92%) PaaS
4 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.18%) Route 53
6 6 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) GitHub
8 2 (0.29%) Google Play
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.54%) Internet
2 20 (2.95%) Firewall
3 10 (1.47%) HTTP
3 10 (1.47%) Intranet
4 7 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (1.03%) DNS
5 6 (0.88%) BGP
5 6 (0.88%) BIG-IP
5 6 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 6 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (0.88%) FWSM
5 6 (0.88%) NX-OS
5 6 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (0.74%) iSCSI
6 5 (0.74%) SAN
6 5 (0.74%) WAN
7 4 (0.59%) ATM
7 4 (0.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.80%) NoSQL
2 77 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 75 (11.06%) MongoDB
4 59 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (7.23%) SQL Server
6 39 (5.75%) MySQL
6 39 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 30 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (4.28%) Neo4j
9 28 (4.13%) OLAP
10 24 (3.54%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
11 19 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
12 18 (2.65%) Oracle ODI
13 16 (2.36%) Hazelcast
14 15 (2.21%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.92%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.47%) OLTP
16 10 (1.47%) Redis
17 9 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (8.85%) Maven
2 38 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.60%) JIRA
3 33 (4.87%) Subversion
4 30 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.42%) Selenium
5 24 (3.54%) Grunt
6 22 (3.24%) Ant
6 22 (3.24%) Gradle
7 20 (2.95%) JUnit
8 17 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
9 14 (2.06%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.62%) Calabash
10 11 (1.62%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.47%) Axure RP
11 10 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.33%) HP UFT
12 9 (1.33%) Rational Functional Tester
13 7 (1.03%) AccuRev
General
1 678 (100.00%) Games
2 89 (13.13%) Marketing
3 87 (12.83%) Telecoms
4 57 (8.41%) Retail
5 56 (8.26%) Finance
6 54 (7.96%) Online Betting
7 26 (3.83%) Banking
8 10 (1.47%) Legal
9 9 (1.33%) iGaming
9 9 (1.33%) Polish Language
10 7 (1.03%) Back Office
10 7 (1.03%) Electronics
10 7 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.74%) Law
11 5 (0.74%) Publishing
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 320 (47.20%) Developer
2 97 (14.31%) Games Developer
2 97 (14.31%) Java Developer
3 66 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 61 (9.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (6.19%) Web Developer
6 41 (6.05%) E-Commerce Manager
6 41 (6.05%) HTML Developer
7 39 (5.75%) Analyst
7 39 (5.75%) Java Games Developer
8 36 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 27 (3.98%) HTML CSS Developer
10 26 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
10 26 (3.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.69%) QA Engineer
12 24 (3.54%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 24 (3.54%) Agile Developer
13 23 (3.39%) DBA
13 23 (3.39%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (22.42%) HTML
2 151 (22.27%) CSS
3 87 (12.83%) Spring
4 85 (12.54%) HTML5
5 82 (12.09%) Web Services
6 77 (11.36%) CSS3
7 58 (8.55%) XML
8 54 (7.96%) Java EE
9 52 (7.67%) .NET
10 45 (6.64%) AngularJS
11 39 (5.75%) jQuery
12 35 (5.16%) ActiveMQ
12 35 (5.16%) Kendo UI
13 33 (4.87%) Apache Camel
14 32 (4.72%) JDBC
15 29 (4.28%) REST
16 25 (3.69%) RESTful
17 23 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 20 (2.95%) JSP
19 18 (2.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.05%) User Experience
3 37 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.69%) Social Media
5 23 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.24%) Statistics
6 22 (3.24%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.80%) Replication
8 16 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.36%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.36%) Online Gambling
9 15 (2.21%) Animation
10 10 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
11 9 (1.33%) Economics
11 9 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.18%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.18%) Blog
13 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.29%) Linux
2 48 (7.08%) Unix
3 37 (5.46%) Windows
4 32 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.42%) Android
6 15 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.03%) CentOS
11 6 (0.88%) Fedora
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (19.03%) TDD
3 111 (16.37%) Scrum
4 105 (15.49%) E-Commerce
5 98 (14.45%) DevOps
6 82 (12.09%) Software Engineering
7 73 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 70 (10.32%) DNA
9 69 (10.18%) BDD
10 66 (9.73%) Front End Development
11 65 (9.59%) Web Development
12 55 (8.11%) Line Management
13 53 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
14 46 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (6.19%) High Availability
16 40 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (5.90%) Project Management
16 40 (5.90%) Refactoring
17 38 (5.60%) Software Delivery
18 37 (5.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 227 (33.48%) Java
2 175 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 124 (18.29%) SQL
4 63 (9.29%) C#
5 54 (7.96%) Scala
6 51 (7.52%) Python
6 51 (7.52%) Ruby
7 50 (7.37%) PHP
8 45 (6.64%) Perl
9 40 (5.90%) TypeScript
10 36 (5.31%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.98%) Shell Script
12 25 (3.69%) C++
13 15 (2.21%) Apple Swift
13 15 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.06%) C
14 14 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.92%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.33%) ActionScript
16 9 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (13.13%) Degree
2 16 (2.36%) ISEB
3 11 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.18%) MCSA
5 8 (1.18%) MCSE
6 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.88%) CCNP
7 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.59%) CCIE
9 3 (0.44%) CCSA
9 3 (0.44%) CEH
9 3 (0.44%) CISSP
10 2 (0.29%) CCNA
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (12.83%) QA
2 15 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.18%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.18%) Postfix
4 6 (0.88%) Docker
4 6 (0.88%) KVM
4 6 (0.88%) QEMU
4 6 (0.88%) RHEV
5 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.80%) Ansible
3 18 (2.65%) Puppet
4 15 (2.21%) Nagios
5 10 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 10 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.18%) Icinga
7 6 (0.88%) Packer
7 6 (0.88%) Riemann
7 6 (0.88%) yum
7 6 (0.88%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.74%) Cacti
8 5 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.74%) OpenNMS
8 5 (0.74%) SCOM
9 4 (0.59%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.59%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.59%) Kibana
9 4 (0.59%) SCCM
10 3 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (6.05%) Oracle
2 32 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.42%) Google
4 21 (3.10%) Adobe
5 17 (2.51%) Facebook
6 13 (1.92%) PayPal
7 12 (1.77%) Tableau
8 10 (1.47%) Cisco
8 10 (1.47%) Maxymiser
8 10 (1.47%) VMware
9 9 (1.33%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.33%) Splunk
10 7 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.03%) NetApp
10 7 (1.03%) SAP
11 6 (0.88%) F5
12 5 (0.74%) Dell
13 4 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.44%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary, plus an attractive benefits package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary, plus an attracti
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Betzoola
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum negotiable based on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary + bonus and benef
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 8 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Zenimax
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 8 days ago