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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 652 606 507
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -99
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 234 298 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.71% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 199 243 357
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.67% +32.14%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
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 February 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(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 -45 232 £50,000 - 30
London -63 157 £50,000 -4.76% 23
East of England +29 47 £39,000 -24.63% 2
Suffolk +31 37 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Ipswich +26 35 £39,000 +0.64% 1
City of London -9 30 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -9 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +12 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Oxford +10 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire -6 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 9 £55,000 - 1
Middlesex +10 5 £52,500 -25.00%
North West -7 5 £34,000 -12.25% 1
Manchester +1 4 £34,000 -12.25%
West Midlands -14 4 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £25,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland -1 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 406 (100.00%) Games
2 205 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (40.15%) Java
4 123 (30.30%) HTML
4 123 (30.30%) E-Commerce
5 117 (28.82%) JavaScript
6 113 (27.83%) Scrum
7 98 (24.14%) CSS
7 98 (24.14%) Linux
8 85 (20.94%) SQL
9 81 (19.95%) Spring
9 81 (19.95%) QA
10 77 (18.97%) TDD
11 74 (18.23%) OO
11 74 (18.23%) HTML5
12 73 (17.98%) Telecoms
13 69 (17.00%) Git (software)
14 61 (15.02%) Software Engineering
15 60 (14.78%) Oracle
16 57 (14.04%) C#
17 55 (13.55%) XML
18 47 (11.58%) Online Betting
19 46 (11.33%) JSP
20 43 (10.59%) UNIX
20 43 (10.59%) iPad
21 42 (10.34%) CSS3
22 41 (10.10%) BDD
23 39 (9.61%) Android
23 39 (9.61%) Degree
24 38 (9.36%) Flash

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (5.42%) Apache
2 16 (3.94%) Tomcat
2 16 (3.94%) CMS
3 8 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.23%) IIS
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.49%) WordPress
7 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (4.19%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.22%) MS Office
4 5 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project
7 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.25%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Trello
3 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.16%) Internet
2 24 (5.91%) HTTP
3 16 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.45%) DNS
4 14 (3.45%) SAN
5 13 (3.20%) LAN
6 12 (2.96%) DHCP
7 6 (1.48%) Firewall
8 3 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.49%) SSH
9 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.49%) Network Security
9 2 (0.49%) MPLS
9 2 (0.49%) OSPF
9 2 (0.49%) BGP
9 2 (0.49%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.49%) LDAP
9 2 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 34 (8.37%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.14%) MySQL
4 26 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 25 (6.16%) Neo4j
6 24 (5.91%) Hazelcast
7 22 (5.42%) SQL Server
8 21 (5.17%) RDBMS
9 20 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.20%) OLTP
11 9 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.72%) Big Data
13 6 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.48%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.48%) DataStage
13 6 (1.48%) DB2
14 5 (1.23%) OLAP
14 5 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.14%) JUnit
3 28 (6.90%) Subversion
4 25 (6.16%) Maven
4 25 (6.16%) Selenium
5 21 (5.17%) JIRA
6 14 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.20%) WebDriver
8 12 (2.96%) SoapUI
9 11 (2.71%) Bugzilla
10 10 (2.46%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.46%) JMeter
10 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.97%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.72%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.48%) NUnit
14 5 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 406 (100.00%) Games
2 73 (17.98%) Telecoms
3 47 (11.58%) Online Betting
4 38 (9.36%) Finance
5 24 (5.91%) Banking
6 22 (5.42%) Marketing
7 12 (2.96%) Retail
8 5 (1.23%) iGaming
9 3 (0.74%) Back Office
9 3 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 214 (52.71%) Developer
2 83 (20.44%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.11%) Web Developer
4 34 (8.37%) Senior Developer
4 34 (8.37%) Front-End Developer
5 32 (7.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (6.16%) Analyst
6 25 (6.16%) Project Manager
7 24 (5.91%) Administrator
8 23 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (5.42%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Architect
11 18 (4.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.43%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (3.94%) Agile Project Manager
12 16 (3.94%) iOS Developer
13 14 (3.45%) Development Manager
14 13 (3.20%) Games Developer
14 13 (3.20%) J2EE Developer
14 13 (3.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (30.30%) HTML
2 98 (24.14%) CSS
3 81 (19.95%) Spring
4 74 (18.23%) HTML5
5 55 (13.55%) XML
6 46 (11.33%) JSP
7 42 (10.34%) CSS3
8 38 (9.36%) Flash
8 38 (9.36%) JDBC
8 38 (9.36%) .NET
9 37 (9.11%) jQuery
10 36 (8.87%) REST
11 29 (7.14%) Java EE
11 29 (7.14%) SOAP
11 29 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
12 27 (6.65%) Hibernate
12 27 (6.65%) Apache Camel
13 24 (5.91%) XSL
13 24 (5.91%) XSLT
14 23 (5.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.59%) iPad
2 34 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.13%) Open Source
4 25 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 25 (6.16%) User Experience
4 25 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.43%) N-Tier
6 14 (3.45%) iPhone
7 11 (2.71%) Social Media
8 10 (2.46%) Augmented Reality
8 10 (2.46%) Mobile Games
9 9 (2.22%) Social Gaming
9 9 (2.22%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.97%) Online Gambling
10 8 (1.97%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.97%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.72%) Physics
11 7 (1.72%) W3C
12 6 (1.48%) Replication
12 6 (1.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.14%) Linux
2 43 (10.59%) UNIX
3 39 (9.61%) Android
4 35 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.96%) Windows
7 8 (1.97%) CentOS
8 2 (0.49%) Solaris
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.30%) E-Commerce
3 113 (27.83%) Scrum
4 77 (18.97%) TDD
5 74 (18.23%) OO
6 61 (15.02%) Software Engineering
7 41 (10.10%) BDD
8 37 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (7.14%) Kanban
10 29 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 29 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 28 (6.90%) Game Development
12 24 (5.91%) MVC
13 21 (5.17%) Analytics
14 19 (4.68%) Test Automation
14 19 (4.68%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.43%) iOS Development
16 16 (3.94%) Automation Testing
17 15 (3.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (40.15%) Java
2 117 (28.82%) JavaScript
3 85 (20.94%) SQL
4 57 (14.04%) C#
5 32 (7.88%) Python
6 26 (6.40%) Bash Shell
7 22 (5.42%) Perl
7 22 (5.42%) PHP
8 15 (3.69%) ActionScript
8 15 (3.69%) Objective-C
9 14 (3.45%) ActionScript 3.0
10 13 (3.20%) Lua
10 13 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.96%) C++
12 8 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.99%) Scala
14 3 (0.74%) F#
14 3 (0.74%) Haskell
14 3 (0.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 39 (9.61%) Degree
2 21 (5.17%) ISEB
3 10 (2.46%) RHCE
3 10 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.23%) VCP4
4 5 (1.23%) PCI QSA
5 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) CCIE
7 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) MBA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (19.95%) QA
2 11 (2.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.99%) Xen
3 3 (0.74%) NFS
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Nmap
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.23%) Nagios
2 5 (1.23%) Cacti
2 5 (1.23%) Puppet
2 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (14.78%) Oracle
2 24 (5.91%) Red Hat
3 18 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.20%) Google
4 13 (3.20%) Twitter
5 11 (2.71%) Facebook
6 10 (2.46%) ATG
6 10 (2.46%) Perforce
7 8 (1.97%) VMware
7 8 (1.97%) Adobe
8 7 (1.72%) Cisco
9 6 (1.48%) IBM
9 6 (1.48%) Sybase
9 6 (1.48%) Netezza
9 6 (1.48%) Informatica
10 5 (1.23%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.23%) Talend
11 3 (0.74%) ExactTarget
11 3 (0.74%) TippingPoint
11 3 (0.74%) Juniper
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Isle of Man
Derivco International Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Derivco International Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonuses and benefits scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gamesys
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrison Clarke
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago