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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 1.01% 0.39%
As % of the General category 2.26% 1.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £71,250 - £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
265 330 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.53% 55.74% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 228 300 174
Median salary £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 24 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Magento

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 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Monetate
1 1 (12.50%) Optimizely
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Qubit
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau
1 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
1 1 (12.50%) Zend