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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 650 626 530
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -96
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 246 335 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 228 313 316
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.32%

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
42871 47644 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.67% 40.30% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33877 38087 34627
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 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 -25 238 £50,000 - 33
London -65 146 £52,500 - 28
East of England +69 74 £39,000 -26.41% 3
Suffolk +52 63 £39,000 +30.00%
Ipswich +35 63 £39,000 +30.00%
Hertfordshire +4 11 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 10 £55,000 - 1
Isle of Man -4 8 - -
City of London +4 6 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West +6 5 £37,500 +4.16%
Yorkshire +2 5 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +3 4 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Sheffield - 3 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Middlesex +5 2 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands -16 2 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Dudley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +13 1 £29,500 -22.36%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £29,500 -22.36%
Manchester 0 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £31,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Watford - 1 £46,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 476 (100.00%) Games
2 238 (50.00%) Java
3 199 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 147 (30.88%) OO
5 145 (30.46%) HTML
6 135 (28.36%) CSS
6 135 (28.36%) E-Commerce
7 124 (26.05%) SQL
8 118 (24.79%) Scrum
9 114 (23.95%) C#
10 100 (21.01%) Telecoms
11 98 (20.59%) Linux
12 84 (17.65%) TDD
13 79 (16.60%) Online Betting
14 78 (16.39%) Spring
15 77 (16.18%) Subversion
15 77 (16.18%) QA
16 68 (14.29%) HTML5
17 66 (13.87%) Git (software)
17 66 (13.87%) Software Engineering
18 60 (12.61%) Finance
19 54 (11.34%) Oracle
20 47 (9.87%) BDD
21 46 (9.66%) CSS3
22 43 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
22 43 (9.03%) XML
23 41 (8.61%) JDBC
23 41 (8.61%) Banking
24 39 (8.19%) NoSQL

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (6.09%) Tomcat
2 28 (5.88%) CMS
3 27 (5.67%) Apache
4 17 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (1.26%) Node.js
6 5 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.63%) IIS
8 2 (0.42%) Drupal
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) Mule
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.68%) MS Office
2 8 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.26%) MS Project
4 5 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.98%) HTTP
2 21 (4.41%) DNS
3 18 (3.78%) DHCP
3 18 (3.78%) Internet
4 16 (3.36%) Firewall
5 11 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (2.31%) OSPF
5 11 (2.31%) BGP
6 10 (2.10%) LAN
7 8 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.05%) SAN
9 5 (1.05%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.05%) MPLS
10 4 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.84%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.42%) SSL
11 2 (0.42%) SSH
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.19%) NoSQL
2 37 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.30%) MySQL
4 26 (5.46%) Neo4j
5 25 (5.25%) Hazelcast
5 25 (5.25%) SQL Server
6 24 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.52%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.63%) OLTP
12 2 (0.42%) Informix
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.42%) Big Data
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 77 (16.18%) Subversion
2 66 (13.87%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.46%) Maven
4 24 (5.04%) Selenium
5 22 (4.62%) JIRA
5 22 (4.62%) JUnit
6 16 (3.36%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.47%) FitNesse
9 7 (1.47%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.84%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.63%) Ant
12 3 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.63%) JMeter
12 3 (0.63%) Grunt
13 2 (0.42%) Jasmine
General
1 476 (100.00%) Games
2 100 (21.01%) Telecoms
3 79 (16.60%) Online Betting
4 60 (12.61%) Finance
5 41 (8.61%) Banking
6 29 (6.09%) Marketing
7 8 (1.68%) Retail
8 6 (1.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.26%) Law
8 6 (1.26%) iGaming
9 2 (0.42%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 254 (53.36%) Developer
2 83 (17.44%) Java Developer
3 61 (12.82%) Web Developer
4 48 (10.08%) Software Developer
5 38 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 30 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 28 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
9 24 (5.04%) Graduate
10 23 (4.83%) Development Manager
11 22 (4.62%) Administrator
12 21 (4.41%) Analyst
13 20 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.99%) iOS Developer
15 18 (3.78%) Architect
15 18 (3.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.78%) Graduate Developer
15 18 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
16 17 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 17 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (30.46%) HTML
2 135 (28.36%) CSS
3 78 (16.39%) Spring
4 68 (14.29%) HTML5
5 46 (9.66%) CSS3
6 43 (9.03%) XML
7 41 (8.61%) JDBC
8 35 (7.35%) jQuery
9 33 (6.93%) JSP
10 30 (6.30%) Hibernate
10 30 (6.30%) ActiveMQ
11 29 (6.09%) Apache Camel
12 26 (5.46%) Java EE
13 25 (5.25%) XSL
13 25 (5.25%) XSLT
14 24 (5.04%) .NET
15 22 (4.62%) Flash
15 22 (4.62%) REST
16 17 (3.57%) JSON
16 17 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.98%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.72%) iPad
2 32 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.83%) User Experience
4 21 (4.41%) iPhone
5 17 (3.57%) IPTV
6 16 (3.36%) Social Media
7 15 (3.15%) Social Gaming
7 15 (3.15%) Augmented Reality
7 15 (3.15%) Mobile Games
8 14 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.52%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.31%) Replication
10 11 (2.31%) Clustering
10 11 (2.31%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (1.47%) Online Gambling
11 7 (1.47%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.26%) Social Network
12 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.59%) Linux
2 39 (8.19%) Apple iOS
3 29 (6.09%) Windows
4 28 (5.88%) Android
5 23 (4.83%) UNIX
6 17 (3.57%) CentOS
7 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (30.88%) OO
3 135 (28.36%) E-Commerce
4 118 (24.79%) Scrum
5 84 (17.65%) TDD
6 66 (13.87%) Software Engineering
7 47 (9.87%) BDD
8 43 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (6.72%) Open Source
9 32 (6.72%) Software Delivery
10 30 (6.30%) Web Development
11 29 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (6.09%) Kanban
11 29 (6.09%) MVC
12 27 (5.67%) Pair Programming
13 25 (5.25%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.83%) Project Management
15 22 (4.62%) Analytics
16 21 (4.41%) OOP
17 20 (4.20%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (50.00%) Java
2 147 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 124 (26.05%) SQL
4 114 (23.95%) C#
5 27 (5.67%) Python
6 24 (5.04%) C++
7 23 (4.83%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.41%) PHP
9 20 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.78%) Objective-C
11 15 (3.15%) Perl
12 13 (2.73%) Ruby
13 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.47%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.26%) ActionScript 3.0
16 5 (1.05%) Lua
17 4 (0.84%) Scala
18 3 (0.63%) AWK
18 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (8.19%) Degree
2 15 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.31%) ISEB
4 9 (1.89%) CCNP
5 6 (1.26%) CCIP
6 5 (1.05%) CCIE
6 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.84%) LPIC
7 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.42%) HND
8 2 (0.42%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) RHCE
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (16.18%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.84%) Xen
3 3 (0.63%) NFS
4 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.47%) Nagios
1 7 (1.47%) Cacti
1 7 (1.47%) Puppet
1 7 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.84%) logstash
3 4 (0.84%) Kibana
3 4 (0.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 54 (11.34%) Oracle
2 26 (5.46%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.41%) Cisco
4 19 (3.99%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.99%) Twitter
5 17 (3.57%) Facebook
5 17 (3.57%) Perforce
5 17 (3.57%) Google
6 9 (1.89%) VMware
6 9 (1.89%) Adobe
7 7 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.26%) F5
9 5 (1.05%) ExactTarget
9 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.63%) Zend
11 3 (0.63%) Juniper
11 3 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.63%) Apple
11 3 (0.63%) Business Objects
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