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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 621 676 544
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -132
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 295 234 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 274 196 291
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +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
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 24 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +63 286 £52,500 +5.00% 61
London +26 209 £57,500 +9.52% 46
East of England +37 52 £39,000 -26.41% 1
Ipswich - 48 £39,000 -
Suffolk - 48 £39,000 -
City of London +25 11 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East +14 8 £35,000 - 4
Manchester +3 7 £72,500 +51.04% 1
North West -17 7 £72,500 +107.14% 1
West Midlands 0 6 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Middlesex - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +9 4 £50,000 - 7
Birmingham +3 4 £36,250 +51.04% 1
Hertfordshire -6 4 £55,000 -0.45%
Leeds - 4 £50,000 - 5
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 5
Hammersmith - 4 £120,000 -
St Albans - 4 £55,000 -
Canterbury - 2 £31,250 -
Kent - 2 £31,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Stafford - 2 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £60,000 - 1

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 538 (100.00%) Games
2 309 (57.43%) Java
3 263 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (34.76%) JavaScript
5 173 (32.16%) CSS
6 168 (31.23%) HTML
7 152 (28.25%) C#
8 144 (26.77%) Scrum
9 140 (26.02%) E-Commerce
10 135 (25.09%) OO
11 119 (22.12%) SQL
12 99 (18.40%) Linux
13 93 (17.29%) TDD
14 91 (16.91%) Telecoms
14 91 (16.91%) XML
15 90 (16.73%) Subversion
16 75 (13.94%) JSP
17 71 (13.20%) Git (software)
18 68 (12.64%) HTML5
19 66 (12.27%) Software Engineering
19 66 (12.27%) Finance
20 65 (12.08%) Spring
20 65 (12.08%) Online Betting
21 64 (11.90%) Python
22 63 (11.71%) Web Development
23 60 (11.15%) QA
24 59 (10.97%) CMS
25 55 (10.22%) Ruby
25 55 (10.22%) CSS3
26 49 (9.11%) J2EE

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (10.97%) CMS
2 23 (4.28%) Apache
3 19 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.35%) Node.js
5 14 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.30%) IIS
8 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.37%) SAS
10 2 (0.37%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Lync
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (4.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (0.74%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.74%) Office 365
3 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.83%) Firewall
2 23 (4.28%) Internet
3 20 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (3.53%) HTTP
5 18 (3.35%) OSPF
5 18 (3.35%) BGP
6 17 (3.16%) DNS
7 15 (2.79%) DHCP
8 12 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (2.04%) LAN
10 7 (1.30%) MPLS
10 7 (1.30%) EIGRP
11 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.74%) SSH
13 3 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.56%) VoIP
13 3 (0.56%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.11%) NoSQL
2 48 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 39 (7.25%) Neo4j
4 37 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.32%) Hazelcast
6 29 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (4.83%) SQL Server
8 23 (4.28%) MySQL
9 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.30%) OLTP
12 6 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.12%) Redis
12 6 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.93%) OLAP
14 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (16.73%) Subversion
2 71 (13.20%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.55%) Maven
4 39 (7.25%) JIRA
5 31 (5.76%) JUnit
5 31 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 28 (5.20%) Selenium
7 17 (3.16%) Grunt
8 12 (2.23%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.86%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.86%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.67%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.49%) Calabash
12 6 (1.12%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.93%) Appium
14 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.74%) Ant
14 4 (0.74%) JMeter
15 3 (0.56%) Mercurial
16 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 538 (100.00%) Games
2 91 (16.91%) Telecoms
3 66 (12.27%) Finance
4 65 (12.08%) Online Betting
5 45 (8.36%) Banking
6 35 (6.51%) Marketing
7 12 (2.23%) Retail
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
9 4 (0.74%) Publishing
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.56%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 263 (48.88%) Developer
2 66 (12.27%) Java Developer
3 54 (10.04%) Web Developer
4 48 (8.92%) Software Developer
5 45 (8.36%) Architect
6 39 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 34 (6.32%) Technical Architect
8 27 (5.02%) Senior Manager
9 24 (4.46%) Senior Project Manager
10 23 (4.28%) Front-End Developer
11 22 (4.09%) Administrator
12 21 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (3.90%) Analyst
13 19 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (3.35%) Graduate
14 18 (3.35%) Network Engineer
14 18 (3.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (32.16%) CSS
2 168 (31.23%) HTML
3 91 (16.91%) XML
4 75 (13.94%) JSP
5 68 (12.64%) HTML5
6 65 (12.08%) Spring
7 55 (10.22%) CSS3
8 49 (9.11%) J2EE
9 48 (8.92%) .NET
10 44 (8.18%) jQuery
11 41 (7.62%) JDBC
12 36 (6.69%) Servlets
12 36 (6.69%) EJB
13 35 (6.51%) JavaBeans
13 35 (6.51%) Taglibs
14 34 (6.32%) XSL
14 34 (6.32%) XSLT
15 32 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
16 30 (5.58%) Web Services
16 30 (5.58%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.39%) IPTV
3 27 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.09%) Social Gaming
4 22 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.35%) Mobile Games
5 18 (3.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 17 (3.16%) N-Tier
7 13 (2.42%) iPad
7 13 (2.42%) Online Gambling
8 12 (2.23%) iPhone
8 12 (2.23%) Animation
9 11 (2.04%) Online Banking
9 11 (2.04%) Social Media
10 7 (1.30%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.12%) Social Network
11 6 (1.12%) User Experience
12 5 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.40%) Linux
2 48 (8.92%) Apple iOS
3 47 (8.74%) Android
4 45 (8.36%) Windows
5 22 (4.09%) CentOS
6 11 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.30%) UNIX
8 6 (1.12%) Fedora
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (26.77%) Scrum
3 140 (26.02%) E-Commerce
4 135 (25.09%) OO
5 93 (17.29%) TDD
6 66 (12.27%) Software Engineering
7 63 (11.71%) Web Development
8 46 (8.55%) Kanban
9 43 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (7.25%) BDD
11 37 (6.88%) Content Management
12 35 (6.51%) Website Architecture
12 35 (6.51%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (5.95%) Project Management
15 31 (5.76%) SOA
16 28 (5.20%) MVC
17 26 (4.83%) Test Automation
17 26 (4.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 309 (57.43%) Java
2 187 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 152 (28.25%) C#
4 119 (22.12%) SQL
5 64 (11.90%) Python
6 55 (10.22%) Ruby
7 30 (5.58%) PHP
8 29 (5.39%) C++
9 21 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.16%) ActionScript
11 14 (2.60%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.23%) Go
12 12 (2.23%) Perl
13 9 (1.67%) Scala
13 9 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
14 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.30%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 35 (6.51%) Degree
2 20 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.16%) CCNP
4 16 (2.97%) ISEB
5 11 (2.04%) CCIP
6 9 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.74%) MBA
8 3 (0.56%) LPIC
8 3 (0.56%) MCSE
8 3 (0.56%) CISSP
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) PhD
9 2 (0.37%) CCIE
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.15%) QA
2 11 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.49%) KVM
2 8 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) RHEV
3 4 (0.74%) iptables
3 4 (0.74%) QEMU
4 3 (0.56%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) Snort
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.67%) Nagios
3 7 (1.30%) Puppet
4 5 (0.93%) Graphite
5 4 (0.74%) Ansible
5 4 (0.74%) SCCM
5 4 (0.74%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.74%) yum
6 3 (0.56%) logstash
6 3 (0.56%) Kibana
6 3 (0.56%) Cacti
7 2 (0.37%) Bcfg2
7 2 (0.37%) StatsD
7 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.37%) Nessus
7 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (5.76%) Oracle
2 27 (5.02%) Cisco
3 22 (4.09%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.53%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.97%) Perforce
6 14 (2.60%) Facebook
7 11 (2.04%) F5
7 11 (2.04%) VMware
7 11 (2.04%) Google
8 10 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.12%) Adobe
9 6 (1.12%) Twitter
10 4 (0.74%) NetApp
11 3 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
12 2 (0.37%) Zend
13 1 (0.19%) ION Trading
13 1 (0.19%) Symantec
13 1 (0.19%) Remedy
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable full benefits 20%
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago