The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 70 97
Rank change year-on-year -44 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.44% 3.46% 1.26%
As % of the General category 1.52% 10.35% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 15
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £20,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,375 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 395 396 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 29.02% 33.45% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 482 457 504
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Cambridge

Games
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Games in Cambridge

Games
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Python
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (50.00%) Scala
4 9 (45.00%) Deep Learning
4 9 (45.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Vision
4 9 (45.00%) PhD
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
6 7 (35.00%) Theano
7 6 (30.00%) Neural Network
7 6 (30.00%) DNN
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (25.00%) OpenCV
9 4 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
9 4 (20.00%) Game Theory
9 4 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (20.00%) Fortran
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) CSS

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (30.00%) DNN
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Buildbot
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithm Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3D Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Games Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Research Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (35.00%) Theano
3 5 (25.00%) OpenCV
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) Direct3D
6 1 (5.00%) Kafka
6 1 (5.00%) OpenCL
6 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (10.00%) Robotics
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (45.00%) Computer Vision
3 9 (45.00%) Deep Learning
4 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
5 6 (30.00%) Neural Network
6 4 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (20.00%) Game Theory
7 3 (15.00%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (5.00%) Data Acquisition
9 1 (5.00%) Microservices
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (5.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Fortran
6 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) Lua
8 1 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (5.00%) RPG
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) PhD
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago