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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 629 743 637
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -106
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 313 208 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 233 182 262
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.68%

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
43083 42816 42062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34581 34631 32783
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Top 21 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 8 February 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
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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 +97 311 £47,500 -5.00% 84
London +88 250 £52,500 +5.00% 57
East of England +16 40 £35,000 -10.25%
Suffolk +14 39 £35,000 -10.25%
Ipswich +8 39 £35,000 -10.25%
West Yorkshire +22 10 £43,750 +34.61% 23
Yorkshire +17 10 £43,750 +34.61% 23
Leeds - 8 £45,000 - 23
North West +21 5 £20,000 -41.17%
City of London +37 4 £52,500 +2.43% 3
Manchester +26 4 £20,000 -41.17%
South East +7 3 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Guildford - 3 £30,000 - 2
Surrey - 3 £30,000 - 2
Brentford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 686 (100.00%) Games
2 337 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (41.69%) Java
4 269 (39.21%) JavaScript
5 232 (33.82%) HTML
6 207 (30.17%) CSS
7 150 (21.87%) Linux
8 146 (21.28%) TDD
9 138 (20.12%) Scrum
10 134 (19.53%) XML
11 131 (19.10%) E-Commerce
12 125 (18.22%) HTML5
13 113 (16.47%) SQL
14 109 (15.89%) Spring
15 100 (14.58%) Front End Development
16 97 (14.14%) Maven
17 94 (13.70%) MongoDB
18 92 (13.41%) JSP
19 91 (13.27%) NoSQL
20 89 (12.97%) CSS3
21 84 (12.24%) .NET
22 82 (11.95%) Software Engineering
23 80 (11.66%) QA
24 79 (11.52%) Python
24 79 (11.52%) Relational Database
25 76 (11.08%) PHP
25 76 (11.08%) Web Development
26 75 (10.93%) Git (software)
27 74 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
28 71 (10.35%) ActiveMQ

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 68 (9.91%) Node.js
2 62 (9.04%) CMS
3 19 (2.77%) OpenStack
4 17 (2.48%) IIS
5 9 (1.31%) Confluence
5 9 (1.31%) SAS
6 8 (1.17%) Apache
6 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.02%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.29%) Drupal
11 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (4.96%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.58%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.58%) MS Office
4 4 (0.58%) SPSS
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (1.60%) Google App Engine
4 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (0.87%) PaaS
7 5 (0.73%) Office 365
8 4 (0.58%) GitHub
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.35%) Internet
2 20 (2.92%) Firewall
3 18 (2.62%) Software-Defined Networking
4 13 (1.90%) DNS
5 12 (1.75%) HTTP
6 8 (1.17%) BGP
6 8 (1.17%) EIGRP
6 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.02%) Intranet
7 7 (1.02%) Network Security
7 7 (1.02%) WAN
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.87%) LAN
9 5 (0.73%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.73%) FWSM
9 5 (0.73%) NX-OS
9 5 (0.73%) OSPF
9 5 (0.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.70%) MongoDB
2 91 (13.27%) NoSQL
3 79 (11.52%) Relational Database
4 56 (8.16%) Hazelcast
5 54 (7.87%) Neo4j
6 44 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.96%) MySQL
8 32 (4.66%) SQL Server
9 22 (3.21%) OLAP
10 19 (2.77%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.62%) OpenTSDB
12 14 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
13 12 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
13 12 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
13 12 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.60%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (14.14%) Maven
2 75 (10.93%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.43%) Grunt
4 46 (6.71%) JIRA
5 43 (6.27%) Subversion
6 39 (5.69%) JUnit
7 28 (4.08%) Selenium
8 24 (3.50%) Ant
8 24 (3.50%) Gradle
8 24 (3.50%) Jenkins
9 22 (3.21%) Jasmine
10 17 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 14 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.60%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.31%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.31%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
14 6 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 686 (100.00%) Games
2 62 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 58 (8.45%) Finance
4 53 (7.73%) Marketing
5 45 (6.56%) Banking
6 42 (6.12%) Online Betting
7 36 (5.25%) Retail
8 13 (1.90%) iGaming
9 9 (1.31%) Publishing
10 6 (0.87%) Legal
10 6 (0.87%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 336 (48.98%) Developer
2 129 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 122 (17.78%) Games Developer
4 85 (12.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 80 (11.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 79 (11.52%) HTML Developer
7 64 (9.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 48 (7.00%) Java Games Developer
9 47 (6.85%) Architect
10 46 (6.71%) Web Developer
11 44 (6.41%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.96%) Analyst
13 33 (4.81%) Technical Architect
14 32 (4.66%) Agile Developer
15 30 (4.37%) Agile Java Developer
16 27 (3.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 26 (3.79%) Senior Developer
18 22 (3.21%) .NET Developer
18 22 (3.21%) Product Manager
19 21 (3.06%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (33.82%) HTML
2 207 (30.17%) CSS
3 134 (19.53%) XML
4 125 (18.22%) HTML5
5 109 (15.89%) Spring
6 92 (13.41%) JSP
7 89 (12.97%) CSS3
8 84 (12.24%) .NET
9 71 (10.35%) ActiveMQ
10 60 (8.75%) J2EE
10 60 (8.75%) jQuery
11 59 (8.60%) JDBC
12 58 (8.45%) Web Services
13 49 (7.14%) Servlets
14 45 (6.56%) EJB
14 45 (6.56%) XSL
14 45 (6.56%) XSLT
15 44 (6.41%) AngularJS
16 43 (6.27%) JavaBeans
16 43 (6.27%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.98%) User Experience
4 28 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 28 (4.08%) Online Gambling
5 25 (3.64%) Social Media
6 22 (3.21%) Mobile Games
7 20 (2.92%) Statistics
8 19 (2.77%) Private Cloud
9 18 (2.62%) Visualisation
10 17 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.04%) Blog
12 13 (1.90%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (1.75%) iPad
13 12 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.75%) Replication
13 12 (1.75%) Social Gaming
14 10 (1.46%) Social Network
15 9 (1.31%) IPTV
16 8 (1.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 150 (21.87%) Linux
2 59 (8.60%) Android
3 57 (8.31%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.94%) CentOS
4 27 (3.94%) Unix
4 27 (3.94%) Windows
5 23 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.62%) Fedora
7 7 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (21.28%) TDD
3 138 (20.12%) Scrum
4 131 (19.10%) E-Commerce
5 100 (14.58%) Front End Development
6 82 (11.95%) Software Engineering
7 76 (11.08%) Web Development
8 74 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
9 59 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 57 (8.31%) BDD
11 56 (8.16%) DevOps
12 55 (8.02%) OO
13 54 (7.87%) Project Management
14 53 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (7.14%) Content Management
15 49 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 46 (6.71%) Line Management
17 45 (6.56%) Website Architecture
18 43 (6.27%) Analytics
19 42 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 286 (41.69%) Java
2 269 (39.21%) JavaScript
3 113 (16.47%) SQL
4 79 (11.52%) Python
5 76 (11.08%) PHP
6 68 (9.91%) Ruby
7 58 (8.45%) C#
8 36 (5.25%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.35%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.35%) Scala
10 22 (3.21%) Lua
11 19 (2.77%) Perl
12 18 (2.62%) C++
13 17 (2.48%) C
14 16 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.19%) ActionScript
16 14 (2.04%) Bash Shell
16 14 (2.04%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.75%) R
18 10 (1.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (9.48%) Degree
2 17 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (2.33%) ISEB
4 10 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.58%) MBA
6 4 (0.58%) MCSA
6 4 (0.58%) MCSE
6 4 (0.58%) PhD
6 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.44%) CCNP
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.29%) CCNA
8 2 (0.29%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) CCIE
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.66%) QA
2 12 (1.75%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (3.06%) KVM
2 18 (2.62%) QEMU
2 18 (2.62%) RHEV
3 12 (1.75%) Docker
4 11 (1.60%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.73%) iptables
7 4 (0.58%) Postfix
7 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) Snort
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (5.10%) Ansible
2 34 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.52%) Nagios
4 22 (3.21%) Capistrano
5 21 (3.06%) Puppet
6 18 (2.62%) Packer
6 18 (2.62%) Riemann
6 18 (2.62%) yum
6 18 (2.62%) Zenoss
7 11 (1.60%) Icinga
8 6 (0.87%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.73%) Graphite
10 3 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.44%) logstash
10 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.29%) Cacti
11 2 (0.29%) Nessus
11 2 (0.29%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (8.89%) Google
2 48 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.54%) Sun
4 36 (5.25%) Oracle
5 35 (5.10%) Facebook
6 21 (3.06%) NetApp
7 15 (2.19%) Cisco
8 12 (1.75%) Splunk
8 12 (1.75%) VMware
9 11 (1.60%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.31%) Tableau
11 8 (1.17%) Apigee
11 8 (1.17%) Juniper
11 8 (1.17%) Rally
11 8 (1.17%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.87%) PayPal
13 5 (0.73%) Adobe
13 5 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.73%) F5
13 5 (0.73%) Perforce
Leeds
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Betzoola
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Discretionary bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £27,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago