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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 59 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.92% 1.21%
As % of the General category 0.31% 2.16% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Median salary - £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
326 232 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.69% 42.88% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 264 175 247
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase IQ
2 4 (66.67%) FMCG

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase IQ
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase