The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 613 518 367
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -151
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 327 398 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.10% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 283 352 748
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -19.27%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -96 319 £50,000 +11.11% 62
London -69 263 £52,500 +10.52% 43
City of London -43 51 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East of England -28 17 £53,000 +63.07% 4
South East -37 15 £43,250 +29.10% 2
Hertfordshire +15 11 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Yorkshire -43 10 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Surrey -17 8 £43,250 +29.10% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £43,250 -
West Midlands +7 7 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Leeds -25 7 £36,000 -28.00% 3
West Yorkshire -39 7 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Staffordshire 0 6 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -5 6 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Manchester +5 4 £37,250 -0.66% 2
North West -2 4 £37,250 +19.20% 3
Suffolk -28 4 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
Oxford -4 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Oxfordshire -18 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Ipswich -19 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £42,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland - 3 £42,000 -
Hammersmith +20 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £39,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 - 3
North East - 2 £30,000 - 3
Essex - 2 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £30,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 636 (100.00%) Games
2 289 (45.44%) Java
3 180 (28.30%) Scrum
4 162 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (25.31%) Linux
6 149 (23.43%) TDD
7 141 (22.17%) E-Commerce
8 138 (21.70%) SQL
9 121 (19.03%) XML
10 116 (18.24%) JavaScript
11 115 (18.08%) HTML
12 113 (17.77%) Telecoms
13 105 (16.51%) OO
14 104 (16.35%) Finance
15 101 (15.88%) Internet
16 100 (15.72%) Online Betting
17 92 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
17 92 (14.47%) CSS
18 91 (14.31%) Oracle
19 83 (13.05%) Marketing
20 79 (12.42%) MySQL
21 77 (12.11%) Degree
22 75 (11.79%) Multithreading
23 74 (11.64%) Windows
24 72 (11.32%) UNIX
25 69 (10.85%) Web Services
25 69 (10.85%) MVC
25 69 (10.85%) Spring
26 66 (10.38%) Scala
27 65 (10.22%) Computer Science

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 64 (10.06%) Tomcat
2 60 (9.43%) Apache
3 18 (2.83%) CMS
4 15 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (2.04%) Node.js
6 11 (1.73%) Jetty
7 7 (1.10%) Mule
8 6 (0.94%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.94%) SAS
9 5 (0.79%) Zope
9 5 (0.79%) Plone
9 5 (0.79%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.79%) nginx
10 4 (0.63%) IIS
11 3 (0.47%) Drupal
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (4.87%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.26%) MS Project
4 7 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.63%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.47%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.31%) MS Office
8 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.57%) GitHub
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.88%) Internet
2 56 (8.81%) HTTP
3 39 (6.13%) DNS
4 26 (4.09%) SAN
5 20 (3.14%) DHCP
5 20 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.99%) Firewall
7 11 (1.73%) LDAP
8 8 (1.26%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.94%) SSL
10 5 (0.79%) SMTP
10 5 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.79%) NAS
11 3 (0.47%) Network Security
11 3 (0.47%) SSH
12 2 (0.31%) VPN
12 2 (0.31%) WAN
12 2 (0.31%) LAN
13 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.42%) MySQL
2 59 (9.28%) MongoDB
3 51 (8.02%) SQL Server
4 49 (7.70%) Big Data
5 48 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 47 (7.39%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (4.25%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.46%) OLTP
10 21 (3.30%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (3.14%) OLAP
12 18 (2.83%) Hazelcast
13 17 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
13 17 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (2.67%) Oracle Database
14 15 (2.36%) DB2
14 15 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (6.92%) Subversion
2 39 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.82%) Maven
4 21 (3.30%) Xcode
4 21 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.83%) Selenium
6 17 (2.67%) JIRA
7 13 (2.04%) Ant
7 13 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.89%) JUnit
9 11 (1.73%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.73%) FitNesse
10 10 (1.57%) Grunt
11 9 (1.42%) NetBeans
11 9 (1.42%) Toad
11 9 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.26%) Hudson
12 8 (1.26%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 636 (100.00%) Games
2 113 (17.77%) Telecoms
3 104 (16.35%) Finance
4 100 (15.72%) Online Betting
5 83 (13.05%) Marketing
6 46 (7.23%) Banking
7 44 (6.92%) Retail
8 14 (2.20%) Spanish Language
9 13 (2.04%) iGaming
10 10 (1.57%) Back Office
11 5 (0.79%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (44.03%) Developer
2 102 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 43 (6.76%) Administrator
4 39 (6.13%) Web Developer
5 38 (5.97%) Analyst
6 35 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
7 32 (5.03%) Programmer
8 29 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 28 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.09%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
12 24 (3.77%) iOS Developer
12 24 (3.77%) Java Programmer
13 20 (3.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 19 (2.99%) Architect
14 19 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
14 19 (2.99%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (19.03%) XML
2 115 (18.08%) HTML
3 92 (14.47%) CSS
4 69 (10.85%) Web Services
4 69 (10.85%) Spring
5 65 (10.22%) .NET
6 63 (9.91%) HTML5
7 61 (9.59%) JSON
8 59 (9.28%) SOAP
9 51 (8.02%) Ajax
10 49 (7.70%) CSS3
11 42 (6.60%) jQuery
12 38 (5.97%) XSLT
13 34 (5.35%) J2EE
13 34 (5.35%) RESTful
14 32 (5.03%) Hibernate
15 30 (4.72%) ASP.NET
16 28 (4.40%) Flash
17 26 (4.09%) Java EE
18 24 (3.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.81%) iPad
3 55 (8.65%) Social Media
4 53 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 46 (7.23%) iPhone
6 36 (5.66%) Open Source
7 31 (4.87%) Mathematics
8 25 (3.93%) Client/Server
9 21 (3.30%) Statistics
10 20 (3.14%) Video on Demand
10 20 (3.14%) Web 2.0
10 20 (3.14%) Blackberry
11 17 (2.67%) Mobile Games
12 16 (2.52%) Replication
13 15 (2.36%) Physics
14 13 (2.04%) Management Information System
14 13 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
15 11 (1.73%) Social Network
15 11 (1.73%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 161 (25.31%) Linux
2 74 (11.64%) Windows
3 72 (11.32%) UNIX
4 53 (8.33%) Android
5 50 (7.86%) CentOS
6 34 (5.35%) Apple iOS
7 33 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
9 14 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.73%) Scientific Linux
12 6 (0.94%) AIX
13 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.16%) Solaris
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (28.30%) Scrum
2 162 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (23.43%) TDD
4 141 (22.17%) E-Commerce
5 105 (16.51%) OO
6 92 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (11.79%) Multithreading
8 69 (10.85%) MVC
9 54 (8.49%) Project Management
9 54 (8.49%) Unit Testing
10 52 (8.18%) Software Engineering
11 48 (7.55%) BDD
12 47 (7.39%) Web Development
13 41 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (6.29%) Online Marketing
15 36 (5.66%) OOP
16 34 (5.35%) OOD
17 33 (5.19%) Pair Programming
18 31 (4.87%) iOS Development
19 30 (4.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 289 (45.44%) Java
2 138 (21.70%) SQL
3 116 (18.24%) JavaScript
4 66 (10.38%) Scala
5 60 (9.43%) Ruby
6 48 (7.55%) C#
7 42 (6.60%) Perl
8 41 (6.45%) Python
9 30 (4.72%) PHP
9 30 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 29 (4.56%) Shell Script
10 29 (4.56%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.09%) Groovy
12 21 (3.30%) C++
12 21 (3.30%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.99%) XPath
14 17 (2.67%) ActionScript
14 17 (2.67%) Clojure
15 16 (2.52%) F#
15 16 (2.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 77 (12.11%) Degree
2 13 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 11 (1.73%) PhD
4 8 (1.26%) RHCE
5 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.94%) CISSP
7 5 (0.79%) MBA
7 5 (0.79%) PCI QSA
8 4 (0.63%) RHCT
8 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.63%) ISEB
9 3 (0.47%) SSCP
9 3 (0.47%) CISM
9 3 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
9 3 (0.47%) CEH
10 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.18%) QA
2 23 (3.62%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.57%) SLA
5 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.42%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.26%) NFS
5 5 (0.79%) vSphere
5 5 (0.79%) KVM
6 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.47%) Snort
8 2 (0.31%) vCloud
8 2 (0.31%) XenServer
8 2 (0.31%) Nmap
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (7.08%) Puppet
2 24 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.26%) Nagios
4 6 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.79%) Munin
6 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.31%) YUM
7 2 (0.31%) Nessus
7 2 (0.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 91 (14.31%) Oracle
2 53 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 35 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.35%) VMware
5 25 (3.93%) JBoss
6 20 (3.14%) IBM
7 17 (2.67%) Symbian
8 16 (2.52%) Cisco
9 15 (2.36%) Google
10 12 (1.89%) HP
11 11 (1.73%) Facebook
12 9 (1.42%) Informatica
12 9 (1.42%) Sybase
12 9 (1.42%) Splunk
12 9 (1.42%) F5
12 9 (1.42%) Talend
13 8 (1.26%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.94%) Cloudera
15 4 (0.63%) Twitter
15 4 (0.63%) Adobe
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Unspecified depending on experience, please state your requirement
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum £70,000 + regular bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago