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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 50 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.48% 1.99% 0.51%
As % of the General category 3.14% 4.49% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -26.08%
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
223 245 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.25% 44.30% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 189 197 148
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) MS Project
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Puppet
6 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (11.11%) Ansible
6 1 (11.11%) Docker
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Microservices
1 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Rackspace