The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 62 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.54% 0.64% 2.04%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.33% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £60,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
310 225 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 55.76% 47.67% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 252 200 217
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Project
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
1 1 (14.29%) API Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Microservices
1 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
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