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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 640 649 515
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -134
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 261 290 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.63% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 247 254 316
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,815
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%

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
44231 46344 43835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.29% 39.37% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35117 36549 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2015 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 28 July 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 +20 255 £47,500 -5.00% 41
London -33 161 £56,250 +7.14% 29
East of England +56 67 £39,000 -26.41% 1
Suffolk - 58 £38,250 -
Ipswich - 58 £38,250 -
Hertfordshire -3 9 £55,000 +3.77%
St Albans - 9 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -3 7 £40,000 - 8
West Midlands -15 7 £40,000 -33.33% 2
South East +27 6 £31,250 -30.55% 1
West Yorkshire +14 5 £32,250 -19.37% 5
North West -6 5 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London -18 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Leeds +3 4 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Birmingham - 4 £36,250 -
Canterbury - 4 £30,000 -
Kent - 4 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £120,000 -
Middlesex +6 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire -4 2 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Stafford - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 - 2
Sheffield - 2 £56,250 - 2
Liverpool +12 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Merseyside +2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £27,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 530 (100.00%) Games
2 299 (56.42%) Java
3 222 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (32.45%) JavaScript
5 163 (30.75%) C#
6 158 (29.81%) CSS
7 157 (29.62%) OO
8 154 (29.06%) HTML
9 137 (25.85%) SQL
10 131 (24.72%) E-Commerce
11 129 (24.34%) Scrum
12 104 (19.62%) Linux
13 98 (18.49%) Subversion
14 97 (18.30%) Telecoms
15 91 (17.17%) TDD
16 75 (14.15%) Online Betting
17 70 (13.21%) Software Engineering
18 68 (12.83%) Spring
19 67 (12.64%) Finance
20 66 (12.45%) QA
20 66 (12.45%) Git (software)
21 61 (11.51%) Web Development
22 60 (11.32%) HTML5
23 59 (11.13%) XML
24 49 (9.25%) Degree
25 48 (9.06%) Python
25 48 (9.06%) Oracle
26 47 (8.87%) JSP
27 45 (8.49%) MongoDB
27 45 (8.49%) NoSQL

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (7.92%) CMS
2 29 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.28%) Apache
4 18 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (2.08%) Node.js
6 10 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.13%) IIS
8 5 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (3.40%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.51%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.13%) MS Project
4 5 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.75%) MS Office
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.57%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.85%) HTTP
2 27 (5.09%) Firewall
3 25 (4.72%) Internet
4 23 (4.34%) DNS
5 21 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (3.58%) DHCP
6 19 (3.58%) OSPF
6 19 (3.58%) BGP
7 13 (2.45%) LAN
8 12 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.70%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.51%) EIGRP
10 8 (1.51%) MPLS
11 4 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.75%) SSL
11 4 (0.75%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.75%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.57%) SAN
12 3 (0.57%) SSH
13 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.49%) MongoDB
1 45 (8.49%) NoSQL
2 33 (6.23%) Neo4j
3 32 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.85%) MySQL
5 29 (5.47%) Hazelcast
6 28 (5.28%) SQL Server
7 19 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.26%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.89%) OLTP
10 9 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.94%) Redis
11 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.57%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 98 (18.49%) Subversion
2 66 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.60%) Maven
4 32 (6.04%) JIRA
5 27 (5.09%) JUnit
6 25 (4.72%) Selenium
7 24 (4.53%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.45%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.26%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.51%) Grunt
11 7 (1.32%) Ant
11 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.32%) FitNesse
12 6 (1.13%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.13%) Calabash
13 5 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.57%) JMeter
14 3 (0.57%) Axure RP
15 2 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 530 (100.00%) Games
2 97 (18.30%) Telecoms
3 75 (14.15%) Online Betting
4 67 (12.64%) Finance
5 43 (8.11%) Banking
6 36 (6.79%) Marketing
7 8 (1.51%) Retail
8 6 (1.13%) Advertising
9 5 (0.94%) iGaming
9 5 (0.94%) Law
10 4 (0.75%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.38%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 270 (50.94%) Developer
2 73 (13.77%) Java Developer
3 69 (13.02%) Web Developer
4 60 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 33 (6.23%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.47%) Graduate
6 29 (5.47%) Senior Developer
7 28 (5.28%) Architect
8 23 (4.34%) Graduate Developer
8 23 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (4.15%) Administrator
9 22 (4.15%) Development Manager
9 22 (4.15%) Analyst
10 21 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
10 21 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (3.96%) Network Engineer
10 21 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (3.77%) Senior Manager
11 20 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (29.81%) CSS
2 154 (29.06%) HTML
3 68 (12.83%) Spring
4 60 (11.32%) HTML5
5 59 (11.13%) XML
6 47 (8.87%) JSP
7 45 (8.49%) CSS3
8 40 (7.55%) JDBC
9 38 (7.17%) jQuery
10 34 (6.42%) ActiveMQ
11 33 (6.23%) Apache Camel
12 32 (6.04%) .NET
13 29 (5.47%) J2EE
13 29 (5.47%) XSL
13 29 (5.47%) XSLT
14 28 (5.28%) Web Services
15 24 (4.53%) Java EE
16 21 (3.96%) Hibernate
17 18 (3.40%) Flash
18 15 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.47%) IPTV
4 22 (4.15%) iPad
5 20 (3.77%) Social Gaming
6 18 (3.40%) Over-the-Top Content
7 15 (2.83%) iPhone
8 13 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.45%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.45%) Social Media
9 12 (2.26%) Mobile Games
10 11 (2.08%) User Experience
10 11 (2.08%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.89%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.89%) Clustering
11 10 (1.89%) Replication
12 9 (1.70%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.70%) Animation
13 8 (1.51%) Online Gambling
13 8 (1.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.62%) Linux
2 44 (8.30%) Windows
3 43 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 39 (7.36%) Android
5 21 (3.96%) CentOS
6 19 (3.58%) UNIX
7 7 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Fedora
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (29.62%) OO
3 131 (24.72%) E-Commerce
4 129 (24.34%) Scrum
5 91 (17.17%) TDD
6 70 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 61 (11.51%) Web Development
8 42 (7.92%) BDD
9 37 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (6.79%) Kanban
11 35 (6.60%) Mentoring
12 34 (6.42%) Open Source
13 32 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.47%) Project Management
14 29 (5.47%) MVC
15 26 (4.91%) SOA
16 25 (4.72%) Software Delivery
17 21 (3.96%) Automation Testing
18 20 (3.77%) SDLC
19 19 (3.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 299 (56.42%) Java
2 172 (32.45%) JavaScript
3 163 (30.75%) C#
4 137 (25.85%) SQL
5 48 (9.06%) Python
6 35 (6.60%) Ruby
7 33 (6.23%) PHP
8 32 (6.04%) C++
9 23 (4.34%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.83%) Perl
10 15 (2.83%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.89%) Go
13 9 (1.70%) Scala
14 7 (1.32%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.94%) F#
16 5 (0.94%) Clojure
16 5 (0.94%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 49 (9.25%) Degree
2 23 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.21%) CCNP
4 12 (2.26%) ISEB
5 11 (2.08%) CCIP
6 5 (0.94%) CCIE
6 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.75%) LPIC
7 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.75%) MCSE
8 3 (0.57%) CISSP
8 3 (0.57%) MBA
9 2 (0.38%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.45%) QA
2 11 (2.08%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.75%) Xen
4 3 (0.57%) KVM
5 2 (0.38%) NFS
5 2 (0.38%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) iptables
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.32%) Puppet
3 6 (1.13%) Cacti
3 6 (1.13%) Nagios
4 4 (0.75%) Graphite
4 4 (0.75%) Kibana
4 4 (0.75%) logstash
5 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.38%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) StatsD
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 48 (9.06%) Oracle
2 31 (5.85%) Cisco
3 26 (4.91%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.58%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.21%) Perforce
6 16 (3.02%) Facebook
7 13 (2.45%) Google
8 12 (2.26%) VMware
9 11 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.08%) F5
10 10 (1.89%) Twitter
11 9 (1.70%) Adobe
12 5 (0.94%) ExactTarget
13 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
15 2 (0.38%) Zend
15 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.38%) TippingPoint
15 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.38%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50K-£60K + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45K-£55K + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The F10 Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 11 days ago