The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 620 499 429
Rank change year-on-year
-121 -70
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 291 422 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.19% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 255 319 537
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 £25,926 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -0.76%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36789 35569 38814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.64% 32.67% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29201 28889 32878
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 July 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 -130 279 £50,000 +7.52% 40
London -98 221 £52,500 +8.80% 31
City of London -60 39 £47,500 +2.15% 7
East of England -28 22 £53,000 +63.07% 2
Hertfordshire -6 12 £53,000 +63.07%
Yorkshire -44 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South East -19 8 £45,000 +24.13% 3
West Midlands +5 7 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 7 - -
Staffordshire -2 7 £60,000 -
Cambridge -2 7 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £60,000 -
North West +8 6 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Merseyside - 6 £35,000 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -5 5 £42,000 - 1
Scotland -7 5 £42,000 - 1
North East - 5 £30,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 - 1
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 -
Guildford +6 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +2 3 £35,000 - 1
Watford -13 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Leeds -40 3 £40,000 -15.78%
West Yorkshire -41 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Essex - 3 £27,500 - 2
Colchester - 3 £27,500 - 1
Harrow -5 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Isle of Man - 2 £38,750 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 620 (100.00%) Games
2 245 (39.52%) Java
3 146 (23.55%) Linux
3 146 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 126 (20.32%) Scrum
5 119 (19.19%) HTML
5 119 (19.19%) SQL
6 103 (16.61%) CSS
7 100 (16.13%) OO
7 100 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 92 (14.84%) Marketing
9 90 (14.52%) TDD
10 84 (13.55%) MVC
11 79 (12.74%) XML
12 77 (12.42%) Telecoms
12 77 (12.42%) HTML5
13 70 (11.29%) Finance
13 70 (11.29%) .NET
14 68 (10.97%) MySQL
15 67 (10.81%) Windows
16 66 (10.65%) Internet
16 66 (10.65%) QA
17 65 (10.48%) Oracle
18 63 (10.16%) C#
18 63 (10.16%) Tomcat
19 62 (10.00%) Apache
19 62 (10.00%) jQuery
20 61 (9.84%) Degree
20 61 (9.84%) SQL Server

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.16%) Tomcat
2 62 (10.00%) Apache
3 24 (3.87%) CMS
4 19 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (2.90%) Node.js
6 12 (1.94%) SAS
6 12 (1.94%) nginx
7 10 (1.61%) Drupal
8 6 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.65%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.65%) IIS
11 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.32%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.32%) WordPress
12 2 (0.32%) DNN
12 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 38 (6.13%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.61%) MS Project
5 7 (1.13%) MS Office
6 5 (0.81%) SPSS
6 5 (0.81%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.90%) GitHub
2 17 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.10%) Google App Engine
5 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
8 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.65%) Internet
2 54 (8.71%) HTTP
3 41 (6.61%) DNS
4 25 (4.03%) Firewall
5 24 (3.87%) DHCP
6 18 (2.90%) Wireshark
7 17 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.42%) SAN
9 11 (1.77%) LDAP
10 9 (1.45%) VPN
11 8 (1.29%) SSL
12 7 (1.13%) WAN
12 7 (1.13%) SMTP
13 6 (0.97%) LAN
14 5 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (0.81%) Network Security
14 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.65%) NAS
15 4 (0.65%) Kerberos
16 3 (0.48%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.97%) MySQL
2 61 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 47 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 44 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 43 (6.94%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (5.48%) Big Data
8 33 (5.32%) Hadoop
9 30 (4.84%) RDBMS
10 27 (4.35%) Neo4j
11 26 (4.19%) Apache Hive
11 26 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (4.03%) DB2
13 24 (3.87%) OLAP
13 24 (3.87%) Oracle OLAP
13 24 (3.87%) Oracle ODI
14 23 (3.71%) OLTP
15 22 (3.55%) DataStage
16 18 (2.90%) Cognos Impromptu
17 16 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.65%) Subversion
3 29 (4.68%) Selenium
4 25 (4.03%) JIRA
5 21 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (3.23%) JUnit
7 19 (3.06%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.90%) Maven
9 17 (2.74%) Xcode
10 13 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.10%) Grunt
11 11 (1.77%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.45%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.29%) Hudson
13 8 (1.29%) Bugzilla
14 7 (1.13%) Ant
15 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 620 (100.00%) Games
2 92 (14.84%) Marketing
3 77 (12.42%) Telecoms
4 70 (11.29%) Finance
5 59 (9.52%) Online Betting
6 31 (5.00%) Retail
7 17 (2.74%) Banking
8 11 (1.77%) Publishing
9 8 (1.29%) Advertising
10 7 (1.13%) iGaming
11 6 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 281 (45.32%) Developer
2 62 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 56 (9.03%) Analyst
4 54 (8.71%) Web Developer
5 36 (5.81%) Administrator
6 32 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (5.16%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 30 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
8 26 (4.19%) Front-End Developer
9 24 (3.87%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 24 (3.87%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 24 (3.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 23 (3.71%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 21 (3.39%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 21 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.23%) Tester
13 20 (3.23%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (19.19%) HTML
2 103 (16.61%) CSS
3 79 (12.74%) XML
4 77 (12.42%) HTML5
5 70 (11.29%) .NET
6 62 (10.00%) jQuery
7 60 (9.68%) CSS3
8 54 (8.71%) ASP.NET
9 49 (7.90%) Ajax
10 48 (7.74%) Spring
11 47 (7.58%) SOAP
12 45 (7.26%) Web Services
12 45 (7.26%) JSON
13 39 (6.29%) Flash
14 34 (5.48%) JSP
15 33 (5.32%) XSLT
16 24 (3.87%) J2EE
16 24 (3.87%) RESTful
17 23 (3.71%) Java EE
18 20 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.71%) iPad
2 52 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 48 (7.74%) Social Media
4 47 (7.58%) Mobile App
5 36 (5.81%) iPhone
6 32 (5.16%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.39%) Social Gaming
8 19 (3.06%) Client/Server
9 18 (2.90%) Open Source
10 16 (2.58%) Hedge funds
11 15 (2.42%) Web 2.0
11 15 (2.42%) Blackberry
11 15 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (2.26%) Visualisation
13 13 (2.10%) Mobile Games
14 11 (1.77%) Video on Demand
14 11 (1.77%) Physics
15 10 (1.61%) Blog
15 10 (1.61%) Social Network
15 10 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 146 (23.55%) Linux
2 67 (10.81%) Windows
3 51 (8.23%) UNIX
4 46 (7.42%) CentOS
5 44 (7.10%) Android
6 25 (4.03%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
9 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.45%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (20.32%) Scrum
3 100 (16.13%) OO
3 100 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 90 (14.52%) TDD
5 84 (13.55%) MVC
6 57 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (8.39%) Unit Testing
8 51 (8.23%) Web Development
9 50 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 45 (7.26%) Multithreading
11 43 (6.94%) Analytics
12 42 (6.77%) DevOps
13 40 (6.45%) Project Management
13 40 (6.45%) OOP
14 33 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.16%) ETL
16 31 (5.00%) Game Development
17 28 (4.52%) Digital Marketing
18 27 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 245 (39.52%) Java
2 126 (20.32%) JavaScript
3 119 (19.19%) SQL
4 63 (10.16%) C#
5 48 (7.74%) Scala
6 43 (6.94%) Python
7 38 (6.13%) Ruby
8 35 (5.65%) Perl
9 34 (5.48%) PHP
10 29 (4.68%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.19%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.06%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.74%) ActionScript
13 17 (2.74%) F#
14 15 (2.42%) XPath
15 14 (2.26%) C++
16 12 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.94%) ActionScript 3.0
17 11 (1.77%) Clojure
17 11 (1.77%) Lua
Qualifications
1 61 (9.84%) Degree
2 19 (3.06%) PhD
3 12 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.13%) ISEB
5 6 (0.97%) PCI QSA
6 4 (0.65%) MBA
7 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) SSCP
8 2 (0.32%) CISM
8 2 (0.32%) CEH
8 2 (0.32%) CISSP
8 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.16%) HND
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.65%) QA
2 26 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.94%) VMware ESX
3 9 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.29%) vSphere
5 7 (1.13%) KVM
6 5 (0.81%) NFS
7 3 (0.48%) Nmap
8 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.19%) Puppet
2 14 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.94%) Opsview
3 12 (1.94%) Nagios
4 10 (1.61%) Cobbler
4 10 (1.61%) Munin
5 3 (0.48%) Nessus
6 2 (0.32%) Cacti
6 2 (0.32%) YUM
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.32%) collectd
6 2 (0.32%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 65 (10.48%) Oracle
2 45 (7.26%) Red Hat
3 40 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.48%) VMware
5 31 (5.00%) Google
6 27 (4.35%) IBM
7 25 (4.03%) Cisco
8 23 (3.71%) Facebook
9 22 (3.55%) Sybase
9 22 (3.55%) Informatica
10 21 (3.39%) Talend
11 17 (2.74%) F5
11 17 (2.74%) Twitter
12 15 (2.42%) Splunk
12 15 (2.42%) Symbian
13 11 (1.77%) JBoss
14 9 (1.45%) HP
15 8 (1.29%) Adobe
16 7 (1.13%) Cloudera
17 6 (0.97%) Lotus
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrison Clarke
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £27000 - £57000 per annum + Stock options / Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
OPM Response Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Sports Interactive
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago