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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 636 629 536
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -93
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 269 323 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 238 280 343
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.11%

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
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 25 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 April 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 -13 261 £50,000 - 30
London -57 162 £52,500 - 22
East of England +89 86 £39,000 -26.41% 3
Suffolk +54 74 £39,000 +0.64%
Ipswich +40 72 £39,000 +4.00%
City of London -8 17 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Hertfordshire -7 12 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 11 £55,000 - 1
Isle of Man -5 8 - -
South East +9 7 £52,500 +19.31% 2
Middlesex +10 4 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Manchester +6 3 - -
North West +3 3 - -
Yorkshire +8 2 £38,250 +6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +8 2 £45,000 -
Oxford +8 2 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +22 1 £31,500 -
West Midlands -26 1 £42,500 -34.61% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 - 2
Watford - 1 £46,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £31,500 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 458 (100.00%) Games
2 214 (46.72%) Java
3 210 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (30.35%) HTML
5 136 (29.69%) E-Commerce
6 135 (29.48%) JavaScript
7 129 (28.17%) OO
8 127 (27.73%) SQL
9 121 (26.42%) Scrum
10 119 (25.98%) CSS
11 100 (21.83%) C#
12 96 (20.96%) Telecoms
13 94 (20.52%) QA
14 90 (19.65%) Linux
15 85 (18.56%) TDD
16 80 (17.47%) Spring
17 77 (16.81%) Online Betting
18 72 (15.72%) Git (software)
19 66 (14.41%) HTML5
20 64 (13.97%) Software Engineering
20 64 (13.97%) Subversion
21 57 (12.45%) Finance
22 55 (12.01%) Oracle
22 55 (12.01%) BDD
23 46 (10.04%) XML
24 45 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
25 42 (9.17%) Computer Science
26 41 (8.95%) Degree
26 41 (8.95%) CSS3
26 41 (8.95%) Open Source

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (5.46%) Tomcat
2 23 (5.02%) CMS
2 23 (5.02%) Apache
3 13 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.66%) Node.js
5 3 (0.66%) IIS
6 2 (0.44%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) Mule
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.15%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.75%) MS Office
4 6 (1.31%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.87%) MS Project
6 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.22%) InDesign
8 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.64%) HTTP
2 18 (3.93%) DNS
3 16 (3.49%) Internet
4 15 (3.28%) DHCP
5 12 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.18%) Firewall
7 9 (1.97%) LAN
8 8 (1.75%) SAN
9 7 (1.53%) OSPF
9 7 (1.53%) BGP
9 7 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.09%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.09%) MPLS
11 4 (0.87%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.87%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.44%) SSL
13 2 (0.44%) SSH
14 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.42%) MongoDB
1 34 (7.42%) NoSQL
2 25 (5.46%) MySQL
3 23 (5.02%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.02%) Neo4j
3 23 (5.02%) Hazelcast
4 18 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.40%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.31%) Big Data
10 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.87%) OLTP
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.44%) Informix
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 64 (13.97%) Subversion
3 30 (6.55%) JIRA
4 29 (6.33%) Selenium
5 23 (5.02%) Maven
6 22 (4.80%) JUnit
7 17 (3.71%) WebDriver
8 16 (3.49%) Jenkins
9 14 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.84%) SoapUI
10 13 (2.84%) JMeter
11 10 (2.18%) Bugzilla
11 10 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.18%) LoadRunner
12 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.75%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.53%) FitNesse
15 6 (1.31%) NUnit
16 5 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
17 3 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 458 (100.00%) Games
2 96 (20.96%) Telecoms
3 77 (16.81%) Online Betting
4 57 (12.45%) Finance
5 39 (8.52%) Banking
6 29 (6.33%) Marketing
7 6 (1.31%) iGaming
7 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 5 (1.09%) Law
8 5 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 238 (51.97%) Developer
2 84 (18.34%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.01%) Web Developer
4 42 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 40 (8.73%) Senior Developer
6 35 (7.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
8 28 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 25 (5.46%) Analyst
10 22 (4.80%) Development Manager
11 21 (4.59%) Administrator
12 19 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.15%) Graduate
13 18 (3.93%) Agile Project Manager
13 18 (3.93%) iOS Developer
14 17 (3.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.71%) Linux Administrator
15 16 (3.49%) Architect
16 14 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
17 13 (2.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.35%) HTML
2 119 (25.98%) CSS
3 80 (17.47%) Spring
4 66 (14.41%) HTML5
5 46 (10.04%) XML
6 41 (8.95%) CSS3
7 39 (8.52%) JDBC
8 38 (8.30%) REST
9 33 (7.21%) Hibernate
9 33 (7.21%) jQuery
10 32 (6.99%) JSP
10 32 (6.99%) .NET
11 27 (5.90%) Flash
12 26 (5.68%) ActiveMQ
13 25 (5.46%) SOAP
13 25 (5.46%) Apache Camel
14 24 (5.24%) Java EE
15 22 (4.80%) Web Services
15 22 (4.80%) XSL
15 22 (4.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.95%) Open Source
3 33 (7.21%) iPad
4 31 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.80%) User Experience
7 19 (4.15%) iPhone
8 16 (3.49%) N-Tier
9 15 (3.28%) Social Media
10 14 (3.06%) Social Gaming
10 14 (3.06%) Mobile Games
10 14 (3.06%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (2.40%) Replication
11 11 (2.40%) Clustering
12 10 (2.18%) IPTV
12 10 (2.18%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.75%) Online Gambling
14 8 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
15 6 (1.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.65%) Linux
2 35 (7.64%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.11%) UNIX
4 25 (5.46%) Android
5 23 (5.02%) Windows
6 13 (2.84%) CentOS
7 12 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (29.69%) E-Commerce
3 129 (28.17%) OO
4 121 (26.42%) Scrum
5 85 (18.56%) TDD
6 64 (13.97%) Software Engineering
7 55 (12.01%) BDD
8 45 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (7.64%) Kanban
10 33 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.77%) Software Delivery
11 31 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.55%) Pair Programming
13 27 (5.90%) Test Automation
14 26 (5.68%) MVC
15 24 (5.24%) Analytics
16 20 (4.37%) Web Development
17 19 (4.15%) OOP
17 19 (4.15%) Project Management
17 19 (4.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (46.72%) Java
2 135 (29.48%) JavaScript
3 127 (27.73%) SQL
4 100 (21.83%) C#
5 31 (6.77%) Python
6 27 (5.90%) Bash Shell
7 20 (4.37%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.37%) PHP
8 18 (3.93%) Perl
9 17 (3.71%) C++
9 17 (3.71%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.62%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.18%) ActionScript
11 10 (2.18%) Ruby
12 9 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.97%) ActionScript 3.0
13 8 (1.75%) Lua
14 5 (1.09%) Scala
15 4 (0.87%) F#
15 4 (0.87%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (8.95%) Degree
2 23 (5.02%) ISEB
3 11 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.09%) CCIE
5 5 (1.09%) CCNP
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.87%) RHCE
6 4 (0.87%) LPIC
6 4 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.44%) HND
7 2 (0.44%) CCIP
8 1 (0.22%) CCNA
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (20.52%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.87%) Xen
3 3 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) Cacti
1 7 (1.53%) Puppet
1 7 (1.53%) Nagios
2 6 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.87%) logstash
3 4 (0.87%) Kibana
3 4 (0.87%) Graphite
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (12.01%) Oracle
2 25 (5.46%) Red Hat
3 19 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.93%) Twitter
5 17 (3.71%) Google
6 16 (3.49%) Perforce
6 16 (3.49%) Facebook
7 15 (3.28%) Cisco
8 10 (2.18%) Adobe
9 9 (1.97%) VMware
10 5 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.09%) ExactTarget
10 5 (1.09%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.87%) Netezza
12 3 (0.66%) Juniper
12 3 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.66%) Apple
12 3 (0.66%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.66%) TippingPoint
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