The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 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 General category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 61 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.41% 6.97% 6.54%
As % of the General category 2.54% 11.11% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 13
Average salary £57,500 £46,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 207 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 55.56% 62.73% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 237 159 91
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Hertfordshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Games
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Watford region.

Games Salary Trend in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing 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 Games.

1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Graphic Design
2 4 (36.36%) Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 4 (36.36%) Facebook
2 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) XHTML
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (27.27%) Sybase IQ
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase IQ
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) XHTML
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Graphic Design
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 3 (27.27%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Design
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Facebook
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) EPiServer
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Crossbeam
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Games Room
Posted: 22 days ago