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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 642 624 517
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -107
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 259 287 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.65% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 218 236 372
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 22 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 27 March 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 -11 250 £50,000 - 29
London -25 166 £52,500 - 21
East of England +56 64 £39,000 -24.63% 1
Suffolk +44 54 £39,000 +0.64%
Ipswich +33 52 £39,000 +4.00%
City of London -2 29 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South East -7 12 £48,750 +18.18% 3
Hertfordshire +1 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 10 £55,000 - 1
Isle of Man -6 8 - -
Oxford +16 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +11 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Middlesex +9 6 £52,500 +23.52%
North West +12 5 £34,500 -10.96%
Manchester +11 4 £34,000 -12.25%
West Midlands -26 3 £31,250 -51.92% 2
Staffordshire -4 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £25,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 - 2

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 426 (100.00%) Games
2 203 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (44.13%) Java
4 134 (31.46%) HTML
5 130 (30.52%) JavaScript
6 128 (30.05%) E-Commerce
7 113 (26.53%) CSS
7 113 (26.53%) Scrum
8 99 (23.24%) SQL
9 95 (22.30%) OO
10 90 (21.13%) Linux
11 87 (20.42%) QA
12 83 (19.48%) Telecoms
13 82 (19.25%) TDD
14 81 (19.01%) Spring
15 76 (17.84%) C#
16 73 (17.14%) HTML5
17 68 (15.96%) Git (software)
18 64 (15.02%) Online Betting
19 62 (14.55%) Software Engineering
20 54 (12.68%) Oracle
21 48 (11.27%) XML
21 48 (11.27%) BDD
22 45 (10.56%) CSS3
23 44 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
23 44 (10.33%) Finance
24 41 (9.62%) Subversion
25 40 (9.39%) Open Source
26 39 (9.15%) .NET
27 38 (8.92%) JDBC

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (4.69%) Tomcat
1 20 (4.69%) CMS
2 19 (4.46%) Apache
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.17%) IIS
5 5 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.47%) WordPress
6 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (4.93%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.88%) MS Office
4 6 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.17%) MS Excel
6 4 (0.94%) MS Project
7 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.28%) HTTP
2 21 (4.93%) Internet
3 17 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.05%) DNS
4 13 (3.05%) SAN
5 12 (2.82%) LAN
6 10 (2.35%) DHCP
7 6 (1.41%) Firewall
8 4 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.70%) MPLS
9 3 (0.70%) OSPF
9 3 (0.70%) BGP
9 3 (0.70%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.47%) SSH
10 2 (0.47%) SSL
11 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.75%) NoSQL
2 32 (7.51%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.87%) MySQL
4 23 (5.40%) SQL Server
5 22 (5.16%) Neo4j
6 21 (4.93%) Hazelcast
7 17 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.35%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.41%) OLTP
12 6 (1.41%) Big Data
13 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (0.47%) DataStage
15 2 (0.47%) DB2
15 2 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.62%) Subversion
3 26 (6.10%) JIRA
3 26 (6.10%) Selenium
4 24 (5.63%) JUnit
5 21 (4.93%) Maven
6 16 (3.76%) WebDriver
7 15 (3.52%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.05%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.35%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.35%) JMeter
10 10 (2.35%) Bugzilla
11 9 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.88%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.41%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.41%) NUnit
14 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (1.17%) Mercurial
General
1 426 (100.00%) Games
2 83 (19.48%) Telecoms
3 64 (15.02%) Online Betting
4 44 (10.33%) Finance
5 29 (6.81%) Banking
6 27 (6.34%) Marketing
7 8 (1.88%) Retail
8 6 (1.41%) iGaming
9 5 (1.17%) Advertising
10 4 (0.94%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 223 (52.35%) Developer
2 83 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 48 (11.27%) Web Developer
4 38 (8.92%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (7.51%) Front-End Developer
7 30 (7.04%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 24 (5.63%) Analyst
9 21 (4.93%) Administrator
10 20 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (4.46%) Architect
12 18 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (3.99%) iOS Developer
13 17 (3.99%) Development Manager
14 15 (3.52%) Agile Project Manager
15 14 (3.29%) Graduate
16 12 (2.82%) Designer
17 11 (2.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (31.46%) HTML
2 113 (26.53%) CSS
3 81 (19.01%) Spring
4 73 (17.14%) HTML5
5 48 (11.27%) XML
6 45 (10.56%) CSS3
7 39 (9.15%) .NET
8 38 (8.92%) JDBC
8 38 (8.92%) REST
9 37 (8.69%) jQuery
9 37 (8.69%) JSP
10 32 (7.51%) Flash
11 31 (7.28%) Hibernate
12 27 (6.34%) Java EE
13 26 (6.10%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (5.87%) SOAP
14 25 (5.87%) Apache Camel
15 21 (4.93%) XSL
15 21 (4.93%) XSLT
16 20 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.39%) Open Source
2 36 (8.45%) iPad
2 36 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.87%) User Experience
5 24 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.99%) iPhone
6 17 (3.99%) N-Tier
7 13 (3.05%) Social Media
8 12 (2.82%) Augmented Reality
9 11 (2.58%) Social Gaming
9 11 (2.58%) Mobile Games
10 10 (2.35%) Replication
10 10 (2.35%) Clustering
11 9 (2.11%) IPTV
11 9 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 9 (2.11%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.88%) Online Gambling
12 8 (1.88%) Over-the-Top Content
13 7 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.13%) Linux
2 38 (8.92%) Apple iOS
3 37 (8.69%) UNIX
4 35 (8.22%) Android
5 20 (4.69%) Windows
6 16 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.11%) CentOS
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (30.05%) E-Commerce
3 113 (26.53%) Scrum
4 95 (22.30%) OO
5 82 (19.25%) TDD
6 62 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 48 (11.27%) BDD
8 44 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (7.51%) Mentoring
9 32 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.04%) Kanban
10 30 (7.04%) Pair Programming
11 26 (6.10%) Test Automation
12 25 (5.87%) MVC
13 22 (5.16%) Analytics
14 20 (4.69%) iOS Development
15 19 (4.46%) Game Development
16 18 (4.23%) Web Development
17 15 (3.52%) Automated Testing
17 15 (3.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 188 (44.13%) Java
2 130 (30.52%) JavaScript
3 99 (23.24%) SQL
4 76 (17.84%) C#
5 32 (7.51%) Python
6 31 (7.28%) Bash Shell
7 23 (5.40%) Perl
8 22 (5.16%) PHP
9 17 (3.99%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.05%) C++
10 13 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.58%) ActionScript
12 11 (2.58%) ActionScript 3.0
13 10 (2.35%) Lua
14 8 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) Ruby
16 4 (0.94%) Scala
17 3 (0.70%) F#
17 3 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (8.69%) Degree
2 23 (5.40%) ISEB
3 9 (2.11%) RHCE
3 9 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.94%) MCSE
5 4 (0.94%) CCIE
5 4 (0.94%) LPIC
5 4 (0.94%) PCI QSA
6 2 (0.47%) HND
6 2 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (20.42%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) Xen
3 3 (0.70%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.64%) Cacti
1 7 (1.64%) Nagios
2 6 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.41%) Puppet
2 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.94%) logstash
3 4 (0.94%) Kibana
3 4 (0.94%) Graphite
4 1 (0.23%) Nessus
4 1 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 54 (12.68%) Oracle
2 25 (5.87%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.52%) Twitter
5 14 (3.29%) Google
6 13 (3.05%) Facebook
7 12 (2.82%) Perforce
8 9 (2.11%) Adobe
8 9 (2.11%) Cisco
9 8 (1.88%) VMware
10 6 (1.41%) ATG
11 5 (1.17%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.17%) ExactTarget
12 4 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.94%) Netezza
13 3 (0.70%) TippingPoint
13 3 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.70%) Apple
13 3 (0.70%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.70%) Juniper
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