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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 64 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% 2.97% 5.60%
As % of the General category 2.89% 5.31% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 22
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
277 207 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.59% 55.95% 64.89%
Number of salaries quoted 209 152 142
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 21 October 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 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 8 (72.73%) Retail
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Change Control
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Time Management
4 6 (54.55%) Magento
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Online Games

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) RIP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Log4j
General
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) XMLBeans
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Online Games
2 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (54.55%) Change Control
3 6 (54.55%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Crossbeam
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) Interwoven
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
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