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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 676 584 477
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -107
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 190 308 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.75% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 169 262 413
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +32.50%

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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 28 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 29 January 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
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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 -77 187 £50,000 -4.76% 43
London -101 146 £50,000 -4.76% 37
City of London -6 21 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +1 18 £54,000 +1.88% 1
Suffolk - 14 £39,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £39,000 -
South East -19 13 £35,000 -27.83% 2
Oxfordshire +8 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Oxford +3 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West -1 4 £34,000 -9.33%
West Midlands -5 4 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Hertfordshire -21 4 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Middlesex +11 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Manchester -2 3 £34,000 -9.33%
St Albans - 3 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +1 2 £27,500 -63.33%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Tamworth - 2 £25,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Edinburgh +1 1 £27,500 -34.52%
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £37,500 - 2
Dundee - 1 - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 378 (100.00%) Games
2 196 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (33.07%) Java
4 112 (29.63%) E-Commerce
5 109 (28.84%) HTML
6 107 (28.31%) Scrum
7 99 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 95 (25.13%) Linux
9 83 (21.96%) CSS
10 80 (21.16%) HTML5
11 76 (20.11%) QA
12 74 (19.58%) SQL
13 66 (17.46%) Oracle
14 64 (16.93%) Spring
15 63 (16.67%) Telecoms
16 59 (15.61%) TDD
17 56 (14.81%) Git (software)
18 55 (14.55%) Software Engineering
19 53 (14.02%) OO
20 49 (12.96%) XML
21 46 (12.17%) UNIX
21 46 (12.17%) CSS3
22 42 (11.11%) JSP
22 42 (11.11%) C#
23 39 (10.32%) Android
23 39 (10.32%) iPad
24 38 (10.05%) jQuery
24 38 (10.05%) .NET
24 38 (10.05%) Flash
25 37 (9.79%) Degree

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (7.41%) Apache
2 11 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.65%) CMS
4 7 (1.85%) IIS
5 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.79%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.53%) WordPress
8 2 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.59%) MS Office
4 4 (1.06%) MS Project
5 3 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.53%) Trello
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.56%) Internet
2 19 (5.03%) HTTP
3 18 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.23%) DNS
5 13 (3.44%) DHCP
6 12 (3.17%) SAN
7 11 (2.91%) LAN
8 7 (1.85%) Network Security
9 6 (1.59%) LDAP
10 5 (1.32%) Firewall
11 4 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.79%) SMTP
13 2 (0.53%) NetScreen
13 2 (0.53%) IPv4
13 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.26%) SSH
14 1 (0.26%) SSL
14 1 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 34 (8.99%) MySQL
2 34 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (8.73%) RDBMS
4 30 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 27 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 25 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.56%) OLTP
8 18 (4.76%) Neo4j
8 18 (4.76%) Hazelcast
9 13 (3.44%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (3.44%) DataStage
9 13 (3.44%) DB2
10 11 (2.91%) Oracle OLAP
10 11 (2.91%) OLAP
11 8 (2.12%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.85%) Big Data
13 6 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.14%) JUnit
3 23 (6.08%) Selenium
4 20 (5.29%) Maven
4 20 (5.29%) JIRA
5 18 (4.76%) Subversion
6 14 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 12 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.91%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (2.91%) Bugzilla
9 10 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.65%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.65%) JMeter
9 10 (2.65%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.38%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.12%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.59%) NUnit
13 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 378 (100.00%) Games
2 63 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 36 (9.52%) Online Betting
4 31 (8.20%) Finance
5 19 (5.03%) Banking
5 19 (5.03%) Marketing
6 16 (4.23%) Retail
7 4 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) iGaming
10 1 (0.26%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (48.94%) Developer
2 65 (17.20%) Java Developer
3 33 (8.73%) Front-End Developer
4 28 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.88%) Analyst
6 25 (6.61%) Administrator
6 25 (6.61%) Web Developer
6 25 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (5.56%) Architect
9 16 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
9 16 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (3.97%) Agile Project Manager
11 14 (3.70%) Games Developer
11 14 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
11 14 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (3.44%) iOS Developer
12 13 (3.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (28.84%) HTML
2 83 (21.96%) CSS
3 80 (21.16%) HTML5
4 64 (16.93%) Spring
5 49 (12.96%) XML
6 46 (12.17%) CSS3
7 42 (11.11%) JSP
8 38 (10.05%) jQuery
8 38 (10.05%) .NET
8 38 (10.05%) Flash
9 33 (8.73%) SOAP
10 32 (8.47%) REST
11 28 (7.41%) Java EE
11 28 (7.41%) JDBC
12 24 (6.35%) JSON
13 19 (5.03%) XSLT
13 19 (5.03%) Hibernate
13 19 (5.03%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (4.76%) Ajax
14 18 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.32%) iPad
2 33 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.41%) Open Source
5 24 (6.35%) Mobile App
6 22 (5.82%) User Experience
7 17 (4.50%) N-Tier
8 14 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 14 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.91%) Social Gaming
10 10 (2.65%) Mobile Games
10 10 (2.65%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.65%) Physics
10 10 (2.65%) Social Media
10 10 (2.65%) iPhone
11 9 (2.38%) Client/Server
12 8 (2.12%) W3C
13 7 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (1.85%) Online Gambling
14 6 (1.59%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.13%) Linux
2 46 (12.17%) UNIX
3 39 (10.32%) Android
4 32 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.70%) Windows
7 7 (1.85%) CentOS
8 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 107 (28.31%) Scrum
4 59 (15.61%) TDD
5 55 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 53 (14.02%) OO
7 35 (9.26%) Game Development
8 29 (7.67%) Kanban
8 29 (7.67%) Mentoring
9 28 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.41%) BDD
9 28 (7.41%) ETL
10 27 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (6.08%) Business Analysis
12 22 (5.82%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.82%) Pair Programming
13 21 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
14 20 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (5.03%) MVC
16 16 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.07%) Java
2 99 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 74 (19.58%) SQL
4 42 (11.11%) C#
5 24 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 24 (6.35%) Python
6 21 (5.56%) PHP
7 17 (4.50%) ActionScript
8 16 (4.23%) Perl
8 16 (4.23%) ActionScript 3.0
9 14 (3.70%) Lua
10 12 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.17%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.65%) C++
12 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) AWK
13 2 (0.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 37 (9.79%) Degree
2 23 (6.08%) ISEB
3 10 (2.65%) RHCE
4 9 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.32%) PCI QSA
6 3 (0.79%) MBA
6 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (20.11%) QA
2 10 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Nmap
3 2 (0.53%) Xen
4 1 (0.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) KVM
4 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.32%) Cacti
1 5 (1.32%) Puppet
1 5 (1.32%) Nagios
2 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.53%) Nessus
4 1 (0.26%) Salt
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (17.46%) Oracle
2 25 (6.61%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.44%) IBM
4 13 (3.44%) Informatica
4 13 (3.44%) Sybase
5 12 (3.17%) ATG
6 11 (2.91%) Talend
6 11 (2.91%) Twitter
7 10 (2.65%) Netezza
8 9 (2.38%) Google
8 9 (2.38%) VMware
9 8 (2.12%) Perforce
10 7 (1.85%) Facebook
11 5 (1.32%) Cisco
12 4 (1.06%) Adobe
13 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.79%) Apple
13 3 (0.79%) Juniper
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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West London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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City of London
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