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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.58% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.04% 0.74% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £75,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
289 271 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 56.12% 51.42% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 237 258 153
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 21 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) BBC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) BBC
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin