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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 591 696 750
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +54
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 338 289 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 278 272 207
Median salary £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +11.42%

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
40236 46205 47052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.18% 42.11% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32923 36937 36708
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 335 £52,500 +6.06% 71
London +89 223 £54,000 -6.08% 38
Bristol - 30 £44,000 -
South West - 30 £44,000 -
Yorkshire +45 21 £40,000 -5.88% 25
West Yorkshire +39 20 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 - -
Tyne and Wear - 20 - -
North East - 20 - -
South East +31 18 £57,750 +65.00% 5
City of London +73 15 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Leeds +41 13 £45,000 -10.00% 19
East of England -22 13 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Ipswich -24 13 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Suffolk -34 13 £40,000 +2.56% 1
East Sussex - 8 £70,000 - 2
Brighton - 8 £70,000 - 2
North West +18 6 £36,250 -21.62% 1
Manchester -5 5 £35,000 -24.32%
Staffordshire +2 3 - -
West Midlands -9 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £58,000 - 1
Crawley - 3 £58,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Oxford -6 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -12 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Kent +18 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Online Games.

1 698 (100.00%) Games
2 369 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (33.09%) JavaScript
4 213 (30.52%) Java
5 200 (28.65%) CSS
6 197 (28.22%) HTML
7 175 (25.07%) TDD
8 167 (23.93%) E-Commerce
9 142 (20.34%) HTML5
10 126 (18.05%) C#
11 119 (17.05%) Finance
12 112 (16.05%) SQL
13 111 (15.90%) Retail
14 110 (15.76%) Scrum
15 109 (15.62%) MongoDB
16 104 (14.90%) Linux
16 104 (14.90%) Online Betting
17 103 (14.76%) .NET
18 93 (13.32%) DevOps
19 91 (13.04%) Spring
19 91 (13.04%) Software Engineering
20 84 (12.03%) Marketing
20 84 (12.03%) SQL Server
20 84 (12.03%) NoSQL
20 84 (12.03%) Node.js
20 84 (12.03%) AngularJS
21 82 (11.75%) CSS3
22 79 (11.32%) Telecoms
23 74 (10.60%) QA
24 67 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.15%) Apache
2 11 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.58%) SAS
3 9 (1.29%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.00%) Confluence
4 7 (1.00%) IIS
5 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.43%) JBoss
5 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (3.44%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.43%) Adobe After Effects
5 8 (1.15%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.72%) InVision
6 5 (0.72%) UserZoom
7 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.43%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.43%) Maya
8 3 (0.43%) MS Project
8 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.01%) PaaS
4 10 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.29%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.00%) IaaS
7 7 (1.00%) SaaS
8 6 (0.86%) GitHub
8 6 (0.86%) Route 53
9 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.31%) Internet
2 34 (4.87%) Firewall
3 13 (1.86%) DNS
4 8 (1.15%) Network Security
5 7 (1.00%) ATM
5 7 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.00%) SMS
6 6 (0.86%) HTTP
7 5 (0.72%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.72%) SAN
8 4 (0.57%) BGP
8 4 (0.57%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.57%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.57%) LAN
8 4 (0.57%) NX-OS
8 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (15.62%) MongoDB
2 84 (12.03%) NoSQL
2 84 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 56 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 34 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (4.73%) MySQL
7 25 (3.58%) Hazelcast
7 25 (3.58%) Neo4j
8 23 (3.30%) Redis
9 20 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.72%) Couchbase
11 10 (1.43%) OLAP
11 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.00%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.00%) Big Data
14 6 (0.86%) QlikView
15 5 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 64 (9.17%) Maven
2 50 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.73%) Grunt
4 33 (4.73%) JIRA
5 31 (4.44%) Ant
5 31 (4.44%) Gradle
6 27 (3.87%) Jenkins
7 26 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.72%) Selenium
8 22 (3.15%) Subversion
9 19 (2.72%) JUnit
10 14 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (2.01%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.86%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (1.29%) Calabash
13 8 (1.15%) AccuRev
13 8 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.00%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.00%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.86%) gulp
General
1 698 (100.00%) Games
2 119 (17.05%) Finance
3 111 (15.90%) Retail
4 104 (14.90%) Online Betting
5 84 (12.03%) Marketing
6 79 (11.32%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.87%) Banking
8 15 (2.15%) Legal
9 14 (2.01%) Electronics
9 14 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.00%) Advertising
10 7 (1.00%) Back Office
10 7 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 354 (50.72%) Developer
2 100 (14.33%) Java Developer
3 83 (11.89%) Games Developer
4 58 (8.31%) C# Developer
5 57 (8.17%) .NET Developer
6 56 (8.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 52 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 45 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 44 (6.30%) Analyst
9 44 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (4.44%) E-Commerce Developer
11 30 (4.30%) E-Commerce Manager
11 30 (4.30%) Principal Developer
12 28 (4.01%) Java Games Developer
12 28 (4.01%) Tester
13 27 (3.87%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
14 25 (3.58%) Web Developer
14 25 (3.58%) Web Manager
15 24 (3.44%) QA Engineer
16 23 (3.30%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (28.65%) CSS
2 197 (28.22%) HTML
3 142 (20.34%) HTML5
4 103 (14.76%) .NET
5 91 (13.04%) Spring
6 84 (12.03%) AngularJS
6 84 (12.03%) Node.js
7 82 (11.75%) CSS3
8 67 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 66 (9.46%) Web Services
10 60 (8.60%) ASP.NET
11 49 (7.02%) jQuery
12 45 (6.45%) XML
13 44 (6.30%) Java EE
14 39 (5.59%) ActiveMQ
15 38 (5.44%) REST
16 30 (4.30%) Apache Camel
16 30 (4.30%) JDBC
17 28 (4.01%) RESTful
18 21 (3.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.16%) Mobile App
2 49 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.16%) User Experience
4 37 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.58%) Mathematics
6 24 (3.44%) Animation
6 24 (3.44%) Social Media
7 21 (3.01%) Mobile Games
8 20 (2.87%) Statistics
9 16 (2.29%) PlayStation
10 15 (2.15%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.58%) Online Gambling
13 10 (1.43%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.43%) Xbox
14 9 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.29%) Replication
15 8 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (1.15%) Public Cloud
16 7 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 104 (14.90%) Linux
2 55 (7.88%) Windows
3 44 (6.30%) Android
3 44 (6.30%) Apple iOS
4 40 (5.73%) Unix
5 13 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (25.07%) TDD
3 167 (23.93%) E-Commerce
4 110 (15.76%) Scrum
5 93 (13.32%) DevOps
6 91 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 56 (8.02%) Mentoring
8 55 (7.88%) BDD
9 54 (7.74%) Front End Development
10 51 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 47 (6.73%) Refactoring
13 44 (6.30%) Line Management
13 44 (6.30%) Web Development
14 43 (6.16%) Coaching
15 37 (5.30%) Analytics
15 37 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (5.16%) DNA
16 36 (5.16%) Project Management
16 36 (5.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 231 (33.09%) JavaScript
2 213 (30.52%) Java
3 126 (18.05%) C#
4 112 (16.05%) SQL
5 55 (7.88%) Ruby
6 48 (6.88%) Scala
7 45 (6.45%) Python
8 42 (6.02%) PHP
9 41 (5.87%) Perl
10 38 (5.44%) C++
11 20 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.44%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.44%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.29%) Apple Swift
14 14 (2.01%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.86%) R
16 10 (1.43%) ActionScript
16 10 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (9.31%) Degree
2 28 (4.01%) ISEB
3 24 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.15%) MCSA
6 7 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.72%) CCNA
8 5 (0.72%) MCITP
9 4 (0.57%) CCIE
9 4 (0.57%) CCNP
9 4 (0.57%) CCSA
9 4 (0.57%) CEH
9 4 (0.57%) CISSP
10 3 (0.43%) MCSE
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.60%) QA
2 11 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.01%) Docker
2 11 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.43%) Postfix
4 3 (0.43%) XenApp
4 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.43%) XenServer
5 2 (0.29%) iptables
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.44%) Puppet
2 8 (1.15%) Ansible
3 6 (0.86%) Capistrano
4 5 (0.72%) SCOM
5 4 (0.57%) Cacti
5 4 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.57%) Kibana
5 4 (0.57%) OpenNMS
5 4 (0.57%) SCCM
6 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.43%) Nagios
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Icinga
7 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (4.30%) Google
2 24 (3.44%) Sun
3 21 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.58%) Oracle
5 17 (2.44%) Adobe
6 14 (2.01%) Facebook
6 14 (2.01%) SAP
7 13 (1.86%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.72%) VMware
9 11 (1.58%) Maxymiser
9 11 (1.58%) PayPal
10 8 (1.15%) Apigee
10 8 (1.15%) Cisco
11 6 (0.86%) F5
12 5 (0.72%) Dell
12 5 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.72%) Tableau
13 4 (0.57%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.43%) Citrix
14 3 (0.43%) HP
Ipswich, Suffolk
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
My Booking Rewards
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago