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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 590 636 770
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +134
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 313 339 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.74% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 280 292 178
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
38441 46086 45767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 42.37% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31407 37104 35771
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 29 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 1 October 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 +35 309 £52,500 -4.54% 61
London -3 197 £55,000 -4.34% 34
South West - 31 £44,000 - 1
Bristol - 31 £44,000 - 1
Yorkshire +53 25 £45,000 -32.07% 15
South East +76 24 £57,500 +64.28% 5
West Yorkshire +36 24 £45,000 -43.75% 9
Leeds +40 19 £45,000 -43.75% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 - -
Tyne and Wear - 16 - -
North East - 16 - -
City of London +49 15 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Brighton +17 10 £70,000 +225.58% 2
East Sussex +15 10 £70,000 +229.41% 2
East of England -3 7 £38,500 -1.28% 2
West Midlands -22 7 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Ipswich -22 7 £38,500 -1.28% 1
Suffolk -26 7 £38,500 -1.28% 2
Oxford +11 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +6 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham -20 4 £40,000 +10.34%
West Sussex - 4 £58,000 - 1
Crawley - 4 £58,000 - 1
Staffordshire -1 3 - -
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire +34 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -2 2 £27,500 -62.06%
North West -5 2 £27,500 -62.06% 2
Reading - 2 £40,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 645 (100.00%) Games
2 346 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (36.43%) JavaScript
4 198 (30.70%) HTML
4 198 (30.70%) CSS
5 176 (27.29%) Java
6 170 (26.36%) TDD
7 169 (26.20%) E-Commerce
8 146 (22.64%) HTML5
9 136 (21.09%) Finance
10 131 (20.31%) C#
11 114 (17.67%) Retail
12 112 (17.36%) MongoDB
12 112 (17.36%) AngularJS
13 108 (16.74%) Online Betting
14 107 (16.59%) .NET
15 106 (16.43%) Node.js
16 96 (14.88%) SQL Server
17 93 (14.42%) SQL
18 90 (13.95%) Scrum
19 82 (12.71%) Spring
19 82 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 78 (12.09%) Software Engineering
21 76 (11.78%) Marketing
21 76 (11.78%) ASP.NET
21 76 (11.78%) NoSQL
22 73 (11.32%) Linux
23 72 (11.16%) QA
24 63 (9.77%) CSS3
25 62 (9.61%) Mentoring

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 13 (2.02%) Apache
2 11 (1.71%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.24%) SAS
4 7 (1.09%) Confluence
5 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.78%) IIS
7 3 (0.47%) JBoss
7 3 (0.47%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.55%) Adobe After Effects
3 10 (1.55%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.09%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.62%) InVision
5 4 (0.62%) UserZoom
6 3 (0.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.31%) Maya
7 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.86%) PaaS
4 11 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.55%) SaaS
6 8 (1.24%) IaaS
7 7 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.93%) GitHub
9 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.16%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.84%) Internet
2 34 (5.27%) Firewall
3 14 (2.17%) DNS
4 9 (1.40%) Network Security
5 8 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.78%) ATM
6 5 (0.78%) SMS
7 4 (0.62%) HTTP
7 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.47%) BGP
8 3 (0.47%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.47%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.47%) FWSM
8 3 (0.47%) LAN
8 3 (0.47%) NX-OS
8 3 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (17.36%) MongoDB
2 96 (14.88%) SQL Server
3 76 (11.78%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.27%) RDBMS
6 27 (4.19%) MySQL
7 25 (3.88%) Hazelcast
7 25 (3.88%) Neo4j
8 24 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.72%) Redis
9 16 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.40%) Big Data
11 9 (1.40%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.78%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (8.68%) Maven
2 50 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.20%) Grunt
4 28 (4.34%) Gradle
5 26 (4.03%) Ant
6 25 (3.88%) JIRA
7 24 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 23 (3.57%) Selenium
9 17 (2.64%) JUnit
10 15 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (2.33%) Visual Studio
11 13 (2.02%) Subversion
12 12 (1.86%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (1.55%) TestLink
14 8 (1.24%) gulp
15 7 (1.09%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.93%) AccuRev
16 6 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 645 (100.00%) Games
2 136 (21.09%) Finance
3 114 (17.67%) Retail
4 108 (16.74%) Online Betting
5 76 (11.78%) Marketing
6 52 (8.06%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.95%) Banking
8 15 (2.33%) Electronics
8 15 (2.33%) Legal
8 15 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.40%) Back Office
10 7 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Advertising
11 6 (0.93%) iGaming
11 6 (0.93%) Law
12 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.78%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 326 (50.54%) Developer
2 90 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 70 (10.85%) C# Developer
4 68 (10.54%) Games Developer
5 65 (10.08%) .NET Developer
6 57 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 48 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 48 (7.44%) Senior Developer
9 40 (6.20%) Analyst
10 39 (6.05%) E-Commerce Developer
10 39 (6.05%) Principal Developer
10 39 (6.05%) Tester
11 35 (5.43%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
12 32 (4.96%) QA Tester
13 27 (4.19%) Principal .NET Developer
14 23 (3.57%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.26%) Java Games Developer
15 21 (3.26%) Software QA Tester
15 21 (3.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (30.70%) CSS
1 198 (30.70%) HTML
2 146 (22.64%) HTML5
3 112 (17.36%) AngularJS
4 107 (16.59%) .NET
5 106 (16.43%) Node.js
6 82 (12.71%) Spring
6 82 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 76 (11.78%) ASP.NET
8 63 (9.77%) CSS3
9 52 (8.06%) Web Services
10 44 (6.82%) jQuery
11 41 (6.36%) XML
12 37 (5.74%) ActiveMQ
12 37 (5.74%) REST
13 33 (5.12%) React
14 32 (4.96%) RESTful
15 28 (4.34%) Apache Camel
16 26 (4.03%) JDBC
17 25 (3.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 41 (6.36%) User Experience
3 39 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.65%) Mobile Games
5 23 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 19 (2.95%) Animation
7 18 (2.79%) Social Media
8 16 (2.48%) PlayStation
9 15 (2.33%) Statistics
10 12 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (1.71%) Xbox
12 10 (1.55%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.55%) Online Gambling
12 10 (1.55%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.40%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.32%) Linux
2 51 (7.91%) Windows
3 35 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 33 (5.12%) Android
5 25 (3.88%) Unix
6 9 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (26.36%) TDD
3 169 (26.20%) E-Commerce
4 90 (13.95%) Scrum
5 78 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 62 (9.61%) Mentoring
7 59 (9.15%) DevOps
8 52 (8.06%) Coaching
9 51 (7.91%) Front End Development
10 46 (7.13%) Web Development
11 41 (6.36%) Project Management
12 40 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (6.05%) BDD
14 37 (5.74%) Analytics
14 37 (5.74%) OO
15 35 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (4.96%) Line Management
17 31 (4.81%) Manual Testing
17 31 (4.81%) Refactoring
18 30 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (36.43%) JavaScript
2 176 (27.29%) Java
3 131 (20.31%) C#
4 93 (14.42%) SQL
5 39 (6.05%) PHP
6 38 (5.89%) C++
6 38 (5.89%) Ruby
7 36 (5.58%) Python
8 30 (4.65%) Scala
9 24 (3.72%) Perl
10 15 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.17%) R
12 10 (1.55%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.40%) Apple Swift
13 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.24%) XAML
15 6 (0.93%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.93%) ES6
16 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (8.37%) Degree
2 40 (6.20%) ISEB
3 24 (3.72%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.78%) CCNA
7 5 (0.78%) MCITP
7 5 (0.78%) MCSA
8 4 (0.62%) CCSA
8 4 (0.62%) CEH
8 4 (0.62%) CISSP
9 3 (0.47%) CCIE
9 3 (0.47%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.16%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (2.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.62%) XenApp
3 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.62%) XenServer
4 2 (0.31%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.86%) Puppet
2 7 (1.09%) Ansible
3 5 (0.78%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.47%) Cacti
4 3 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.47%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.31%) Kibana
5 2 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (4.03%) Google
2 24 (3.72%) Sun
3 16 (2.48%) Sitecore
4 15 (2.33%) SAP
5 14 (2.17%) Adobe
6 13 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.71%) Facebook
8 10 (1.55%) Maxymiser
8 10 (1.55%) VMware
9 8 (1.24%) Apigee
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle
9 8 (1.24%) PayPal
10 7 (1.09%) Cisco
11 6 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.78%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.78%) F5
12 5 (0.78%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.62%) Citrix
13 4 (0.62%) HP
14 3 (0.47%) Omniture
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £475 - £560 per day + 12 month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
SRGEurope
Posted: 9 days ago