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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 56 70 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.62% 0.65% 3.47%
As % of the General category 3.88% 1.29% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £45,500 £57,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.86% +29.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £57,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £57,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
206 309 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.78% 50.49% 60.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 124
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Xbox
4 2 (22.22%) Roku
4 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Chromecast
4 2 (22.22%) Apple TV
4 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
4 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) STB
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Grails
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Flash
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) VRRP
2 1 (11.11%) RIP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Grails
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Xbox
1 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Chromecast
1 2 (22.22%) Apple TV
1 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
1 2 (22.22%) STB
1 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
1 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) iDTV
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
4 1 (11.11%) Jython
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Roku
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
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