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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 647 510 430
Rank change year-on-year
-137 -80
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 272 414 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.17% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 232 319 541
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 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36828 35498 38799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.49% 32.69% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29168 28706 32836
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 31 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 31 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 -139 261 £52,500 +12.90% 38
London -116 207 £52,500 +7.14% 30
City of London -57 39 £47,500 +2.15% 4
East of England -16 22 £53,000 +63.07% 4
Hertfordshire -2 12 £53,000 +63.07% 1
Yorkshire -38 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 - - 2
Cambridge +2 7 - - 2
North West -1 7 £35,000 +29.62% 1
South East -18 7 £40,750 +1.87% 2
Merseyside - 6 £35,000 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 5 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 £42,000 - 1
North East - 5 £30,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £42,000 -
Middlesex - 4 £55,000 -
Guildford +7 3 £35,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £35,000 - 1
Watford -15 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Colchester - 3 £27,500 -
Essex - 3 £27,500 - 1
Harrow -3 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -22 1 £30,000 +11.11%
Leeds -46 1 £40,000 -15.78%
West Yorkshire -51 1 £40,000 -15.78%

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 604 (100.00%) Games
2 232 (38.41%) Java
3 141 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (23.18%) Linux
5 120 (19.87%) JavaScript
5 120 (19.87%) SQL
6 119 (19.70%) Scrum
7 114 (18.87%) HTML
8 98 (16.23%) OO
8 98 (16.23%) CSS
9 95 (15.73%) E-Commerce
10 91 (15.07%) Marketing
11 83 (13.74%) TDD
12 82 (13.58%) MVC
13 75 (12.42%) HTML5
14 73 (12.09%) XML
15 70 (11.59%) Telecoms
16 68 (11.26%) QA
17 67 (11.09%) .NET
17 67 (11.09%) MySQL
18 64 (10.60%) Oracle
18 64 (10.60%) Windows
18 64 (10.60%) Finance
19 62 (10.26%) Apache
20 61 (10.10%) SQL Server
20 61 (10.10%) C#
21 60 (9.93%) Tomcat
21 60 (9.93%) Degree
21 60 (9.93%) jQuery
22 59 (9.77%) Internet

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 62 (10.26%) Apache
2 60 (9.93%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.81%) CMS
4 18 (2.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (2.81%) Node.js
6 12 (1.99%) nginx
6 12 (1.99%) SAS
7 10 (1.66%) Drupal
8 6 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.66%) IIS
10 4 (0.66%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.33%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.33%) WordPress
12 2 (0.33%) DNN
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (5.96%) Photoshop
2 19 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (2.15%) MS Project
5 7 (1.16%) MS Office
6 5 (0.83%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.83%) SPSS
6 5 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.98%) GitHub
2 17 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.15%) Google App Engine
5 11 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.66%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
8 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.77%) Internet
2 52 (8.61%) HTTP
3 40 (6.62%) DNS
4 24 (3.97%) DHCP
5 23 (3.81%) Firewall
6 18 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.98%) Wireshark
7 13 (2.15%) SAN
8 10 (1.66%) LDAP
9 9 (1.49%) VPN
9 9 (1.49%) SSL
10 8 (1.32%) SMTP
11 7 (1.16%) WAN
12 6 (0.99%) LAN
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (0.83%) Network Security
13 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.50%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.09%) MySQL
2 61 (10.10%) SQL Server
3 46 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 45 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.95%) MongoDB
7 34 (5.63%) Hadoop
8 32 (5.30%) RDBMS
9 30 (4.97%) Big Data
10 27 (4.47%) DB2
10 27 (4.47%) Neo4j
11 26 (4.30%) Oracle ODI
11 26 (4.30%) Apache Hive
11 26 (4.30%) OLAP
11 26 (4.30%) Oracle OLAP
12 25 (4.14%) OLTP
12 25 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (3.97%) DataStage
14 18 (2.98%) Cognos Impromptu
15 17 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.30%) Subversion
3 28 (4.64%) Selenium
4 26 (4.30%) JIRA
5 23 (3.81%) Talend Open Studio
6 21 (3.48%) JUnit
7 20 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 19 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.65%) Xcode
10 15 (2.48%) Maven
11 13 (2.15%) Grunt
11 13 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.82%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.49%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.32%) Hudson
14 8 (1.32%) Bugzilla
15 7 (1.16%) Ant
16 5 (0.83%) Moq
16 5 (0.83%) Axure RP
General
1 604 (100.00%) Games
2 91 (15.07%) Marketing
3 70 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 64 (10.60%) Finance
5 55 (9.11%) Online Betting
6 28 (4.64%) Retail
7 13 (2.15%) Banking
8 11 (1.82%) Publishing
9 7 (1.16%) Advertising
9 7 (1.16%) iGaming
10 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.50%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 271 (44.87%) Developer
2 57 (9.44%) Analyst
3 56 (9.27%) Java Developer
4 53 (8.77%) Web Developer
5 33 (5.46%) Administrator
6 30 (4.97%) Senior Developer
6 30 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 24 (3.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 24 (3.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 24 (3.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 24 (3.97%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 24 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
9 23 (3.81%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 23 (3.81%) Software Developer
10 20 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.31%) .NET Developer
10 20 (3.31%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.15%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (18.87%) HTML
2 98 (16.23%) CSS
3 75 (12.42%) HTML5
4 73 (12.09%) XML
5 67 (11.09%) .NET
6 60 (9.93%) jQuery
7 58 (9.60%) CSS3
8 53 (8.77%) ASP.NET
9 47 (7.78%) Ajax
10 45 (7.45%) Spring
10 45 (7.45%) SOAP
11 43 (7.12%) JSON
11 43 (7.12%) Web Services
12 37 (6.13%) Flash
13 32 (5.30%) JSP
14 29 (4.80%) XSLT
15 23 (3.81%) RESTful
16 21 (3.48%) J2EE
17 20 (3.31%) Java EE
18 19 (3.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.77%) iPad
2 51 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 47 (7.78%) Social Media
4 43 (7.12%) Mobile App
5 34 (5.63%) iPhone
6 31 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.48%) Social Gaming
8 17 (2.81%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.65%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.48%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (2.48%) Open Source
11 14 (2.32%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.32%) Blackberry
11 14 (2.32%) Web 2.0
12 13 (2.15%) Mobile Games
13 12 (1.99%) Blog
14 11 (1.82%) New Media
15 10 (1.66%) Video on Demand
15 10 (1.66%) W3C
15 10 (1.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 140 (23.18%) Linux
2 64 (10.60%) Windows
3 48 (7.95%) UNIX
4 46 (7.62%) CentOS
5 44 (7.28%) Android
6 24 (3.97%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.32%) Windows Mobile
9 12 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.66%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (19.70%) Scrum
3 98 (16.23%) OO
4 95 (15.73%) E-Commerce
5 83 (13.74%) TDD
6 82 (13.58%) MVC
7 53 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 50 (8.28%) Web Development
8 50 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (7.28%) Analytics
10 43 (7.12%) Software Engineering
11 42 (6.95%) DevOps
12 41 (6.79%) Project Management
13 38 (6.29%) OOP
13 38 (6.29%) Multithreading
14 35 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (5.79%) ETL
15 30 (4.97%) Game Development
16 27 (4.47%) Digital Marketing
16 27 (4.47%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 232 (38.41%) Java
2 120 (19.87%) JavaScript
2 120 (19.87%) SQL
3 61 (10.10%) C#
4 44 (7.28%) Python
5 43 (7.12%) Scala
6 35 (5.79%) Perl
7 33 (5.46%) Ruby
7 33 (5.46%) PHP
8 29 (4.80%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.97%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.32%) F#
11 14 (2.32%) ActionScript
11 14 (2.32%) XPath
12 12 (1.99%) C++
13 10 (1.66%) ActionScript 3.0
13 10 (1.66%) R
13 10 (1.66%) Lua
14 8 (1.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (9.93%) Degree
2 19 (3.15%) PhD
3 12 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.32%) ISEB
5 6 (0.99%) PCI QSA
6 4 (0.66%) MBA
7 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CEH
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) SSCP
9 1 (0.17%) CISM
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.26%) QA
2 25 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.99%) VMware ESX
3 9 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.32%) vSphere
4 8 (1.32%) KVM
5 3 (0.50%) Nmap
5 3 (0.50%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) Docker
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (4.30%) Puppet
2 15 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.99%) Opsview
3 12 (1.99%) Nagios
4 10 (1.66%) Munin
4 10 (1.66%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.50%) Nessus
6 2 (0.33%) YUM
6 2 (0.33%) Cacti
6 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.33%) collectd
6 2 (0.33%) Ansible
6 2 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (10.60%) Oracle
2 44 (7.28%) Red Hat
3 41 (6.79%) Microsoft
4 35 (5.79%) VMware
5 30 (4.97%) Google
6 29 (4.80%) IBM
7 24 (3.97%) Informatica
7 24 (3.97%) Sybase
8 23 (3.81%) Facebook
8 23 (3.81%) Talend
8 23 (3.81%) Cisco
9 19 (3.15%) Twitter
10 17 (2.81%) F5
11 15 (2.48%) Splunk
12 14 (2.32%) Symbian
13 11 (1.82%) JBoss
14 9 (1.49%) HP
15 7 (1.16%) Adobe
15 7 (1.16%) Cloudera
16 6 (0.99%) Lotus
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