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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 662 534 420
Rank change year-on-year
-128 -114
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 244 363 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.02% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 207 288 574
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 £32,250 £26,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
36390 35427 38997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.06% 33.04% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28582 28591 32932
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -118 233 £52,500 +14.75% 43
London -85 184 £52,500 +10.52% 34
City of London -50 26 £50,000 +7.52% 4
East of England -24 16 £53,000 +63.07% 2
North West -10 13 £35,000 +29.62% 3
Liverpool - 9 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside - 9 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -3 8 £53,000 +63.07%
Scotland -11 8 £42,000 +2.43%
Cambridgeshire +1 7 - - 2
Cambridge -7 7 - - 2
Yorkshire -62 7 - - 1
Edinburgh -5 6 £42,000 -
South East -25 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £30,000 -
Surrey - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford - 4 £35,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £30,000 -
North East - 4 £30,000 -
Watford -6 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Manchester - 3 £48,000 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £48,000 -
Dundee +2 2 £16,500 -
West Midlands -9 2 £24,000 -27.27% 1
Birmingham - 2 £24,000 - 1
Slough +3 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Berkshire -2 1 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Harrow -13 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Cheshire -18 1 £30,000 +11.11%
Essex - 1 £27,500 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 579 (100.00%) Games
2 208 (35.92%) Java
3 136 (23.49%) Linux
4 131 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (20.38%) JavaScript
6 116 (20.03%) HTML
7 115 (19.86%) SQL
8 105 (18.13%) Scrum
9 96 (16.58%) CSS
10 91 (15.72%) OO
11 87 (15.03%) E-Commerce
12 84 (14.51%) Marketing
13 79 (13.64%) HTML5
14 76 (13.13%) MVC
15 72 (12.44%) XML
16 70 (12.09%) TDD
17 69 (11.92%) QA
18 68 (11.74%) .NET
19 64 (11.05%) MySQL
20 63 (10.88%) C#
20 63 (10.88%) Oracle
20 63 (10.88%) SQL Server
20 63 (10.88%) jQuery
21 61 (10.54%) Windows
21 61 (10.54%) Degree
22 60 (10.36%) Telecoms
23 59 (10.19%) Apache
24 57 (9.84%) ASP.NET
24 57 (9.84%) CSS3
25 55 (9.50%) Tomcat

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 59 (10.19%) Apache
2 55 (9.50%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.45%) CMS
4 15 (2.59%) Node.js
4 15 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (2.07%) nginx
6 10 (1.73%) Drupal
6 10 (1.73%) SAS
7 6 (1.04%) IIS
7 6 (1.04%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.04%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.35%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.35%) DNN
10 2 (0.35%) WordPress
10 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (6.22%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (2.59%) MS Project
5 7 (1.21%) MS Office
6 5 (0.86%) SPSS
6 5 (0.86%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.86%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.11%) GitHub
2 16 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.25%) Google App Engine
4 11 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.73%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
8 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.46%) Internet
2 47 (8.12%) HTTP
3 40 (6.91%) DNS
4 23 (3.97%) DHCP
4 23 (3.97%) Firewall
5 18 (3.11%) Wireshark
5 18 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.90%) LDAP
7 10 (1.73%) SMTP
7 10 (1.73%) SAN
8 9 (1.55%) VPN
9 8 (1.38%) SSL
10 7 (1.21%) WAN
10 7 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.21%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (1.21%) Network Security
11 6 (1.04%) LAN
12 5 (0.86%) IPv4
12 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.52%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.05%) MySQL
2 63 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 50 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (8.46%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.91%) MongoDB
6 39 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 39 (6.74%) RDBMS
7 33 (5.70%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.66%) Neo4j
8 27 (4.66%) OLTP
9 26 (4.49%) DB2
9 26 (4.49%) Big Data
10 25 (4.32%) Apache Hive
10 25 (4.32%) DataStage
10 25 (4.32%) Oracle ODI
11 24 (4.15%) OLAP
11 24 (4.15%) Oracle OLAP
12 21 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (3.11%) Cognos Impromptu
14 16 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.01%) Subversion
3 28 (4.84%) Selenium
4 26 (4.49%) JIRA
5 23 (3.97%) Talend Open Studio
6 21 (3.63%) JUnit
7 19 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.42%) Xcode
10 13 (2.25%) Maven
10 13 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.25%) Grunt
11 12 (2.07%) Mercurial
11 12 (2.07%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.07%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.38%) Hudson
13 7 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.04%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.86%) Axure RP
16 4 (0.69%) PostSharp
General
1 579 (100.00%) Games
2 84 (14.51%) Marketing
3 60 (10.36%) Telecoms
4 53 (9.15%) Finance
5 46 (7.94%) Online Betting
6 25 (4.32%) Retail
7 11 (1.90%) Publishing
8 7 (1.21%) Banking
8 7 (1.21%) Advertising
8 7 (1.21%) iGaming
9 3 (0.52%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.35%) Danish Language
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 264 (45.60%) Developer
2 57 (9.84%) Analyst
3 52 (8.98%) Web Developer
4 48 (8.29%) Java Developer
5 31 (5.35%) Senior Developer
6 29 (5.01%) Administrator
7 27 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (4.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 24 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 24 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
9 24 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
10 23 (3.97%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 23 (3.97%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.80%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.63%) Tester
12 21 (3.63%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 21 (3.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 21 (3.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.28%) Software Engineer
13 19 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.03%) HTML
2 96 (16.58%) CSS
3 79 (13.64%) HTML5
4 72 (12.44%) XML
5 68 (11.74%) .NET
6 63 (10.88%) jQuery
7 57 (9.84%) CSS3
7 57 (9.84%) ASP.NET
8 44 (7.60%) SOAP
9 43 (7.43%) JSON
10 42 (7.25%) Ajax
11 40 (6.91%) Spring
12 37 (6.39%) Flash
13 36 (6.22%) Web Services
14 35 (6.04%) JSP
15 27 (4.66%) XSLT
16 23 (3.97%) Java EE
17 21 (3.63%) RESTful
18 19 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (3.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.29%) Computer Science
1 48 (8.29%) iPad
2 42 (7.25%) Social Media
3 34 (5.87%) Mathematics
4 33 (5.70%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.18%) iPhone
6 25 (4.32%) Social Gaming
7 16 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.59%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.42%) Mobile Games
9 14 (2.42%) Open Source
10 13 (2.25%) Physics
10 13 (2.25%) Blog
11 12 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (2.07%) Web 2.0
11 12 (2.07%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.90%) W3C
12 11 (1.90%) New Media
13 8 (1.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.49%) Linux
2 61 (10.54%) Windows
3 48 (8.29%) UNIX
4 42 (7.25%) Android
4 42 (7.25%) CentOS
5 24 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.55%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (18.13%) Scrum
3 91 (15.72%) OO
4 87 (15.03%) E-Commerce
5 76 (13.13%) MVC
6 70 (12.09%) TDD
7 50 (8.64%) Web Development
8 49 (8.46%) Unit Testing
9 45 (7.77%) Analytics
10 43 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (7.43%) Software Engineering
10 43 (7.43%) Project Management
11 41 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (6.91%) DevOps
13 39 (6.74%) ETL
14 35 (6.04%) OOP
14 35 (6.04%) Game Development
15 31 (5.35%) Multithreading
16 27 (4.66%) Dimensional Modelling
17 25 (4.32%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 208 (35.92%) Java
2 118 (20.38%) JavaScript
3 115 (19.86%) SQL
4 63 (10.88%) C#
5 40 (6.91%) Python
6 39 (6.74%) Scala
7 35 (6.04%) PHP
8 31 (5.35%) Perl
9 28 (4.84%) Ruby
10 27 (4.66%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 20 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.42%) C++
12 14 (2.42%) F#
13 12 (2.07%) ActionScript
13 12 (2.07%) XPath
14 10 (1.73%) R
15 8 (1.38%) Clojure
15 8 (1.38%) ActionScript 3.0
15 8 (1.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 61 (10.54%) Degree
2 19 (3.28%) PhD
3 10 (1.73%) ISEB
3 10 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.04%) MBA
5 4 (0.69%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.17%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.92%) QA
2 22 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.07%) VMware ESX
3 11 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.38%) vSphere
4 8 (1.38%) KVM
5 3 (0.52%) Nmap
6 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) Docker
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.97%) Puppet
2 13 (2.25%) Nagios
3 12 (2.07%) Opsview
4 11 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.73%) Cobbler
5 10 (1.73%) Munin
6 3 (0.52%) Nessus
6 3 (0.52%) Cacti
7 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.35%) collectd
7 2 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (10.88%) Oracle
2 42 (7.25%) Red Hat
3 40 (6.91%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.04%) VMware
5 29 (5.01%) IBM
6 26 (4.49%) Google
7 25 (4.32%) Informatica
7 25 (4.32%) Sybase
8 23 (3.97%) Talend
9 22 (3.80%) Facebook
10 21 (3.63%) Cisco
11 19 (3.28%) Twitter
12 15 (2.59%) F5
12 15 (2.59%) Splunk
13 12 (2.07%) Symbian
14 7 (1.21%) Juniper
14 7 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.21%) JBoss
14 7 (1.21%) Adobe
14 7 (1.21%) HP
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £25 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £5k Car Allow + Bonus to 30%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago