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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 59 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.42% 2.08% 0.92%
As % of the General category 0.85% 4.33% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
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
236 254 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 50.00% 48.11% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 195 221 170
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,250 £75,000
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations

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 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Microservices
1 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace