Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 117 160
Rank change year-on-year +4 +43 -31
Permanent jobs citing Games 62 106 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.18% 2.35% 0.80%
As % of the General category 6.07% 7.16% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 17
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,340 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.87% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £18,000 £38,350
90th Percentile £69,000 £82,500 £82,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,021 1,480 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.89% 32.85% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1,006 753
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Cambridgeshire

Games
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Cambridgeshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Cambridgeshire

Games
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 55 £57,500 +4.55% 21
Peterborough - 3 £51,250 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 27 (43.55%) Python
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (35.48%) User Experience
5 21 (33.87%) Java
6 19 (30.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (29.03%) Machine Learning
8 17 (27.42%) Smart City
8 17 (27.42%) C++
9 15 (24.19%) PhD
10 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
11 13 (20.97%) C#
11 13 (20.97%) Reinforcement Learning
11 13 (20.97%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (20.97%) Deep Learning
11 13 (20.97%) TensorFlow
12 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
12 12 (19.35%) HTML
12 12 (19.35%) CSS
12 12 (19.35%) Linux
12 12 (19.35%) Finance
13 11 (17.74%) C
13 11 (17.74%) Robotics
13 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
14 10 (16.13%) Ruby
14 10 (16.13%) Decision-Making
15 9 (14.52%) Computational Linguistics
15 9 (14.52%) Computational Biology
15 9 (14.52%) Probabilistic Modelling

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (11.29%) Drupal
2 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) DAB
2 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Axure RP
2 8 (12.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Redmine
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Publishing
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Electronics
5 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Software Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Designer
5 8 (12.90%) Digital Designer
5 8 (12.90%) Digital UX Designer
5 8 (12.90%) UI Designer
5 8 (12.90%) UI/UX Designer
5 8 (12.90%) UX Designer
6 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Software Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Junior
8 5 (8.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Research Scientist
9 4 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Natural Language Processing
1 13 (20.97%) TensorFlow
2 12 (19.35%) CSS
2 12 (19.35%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) Laravel
3 7 (11.29%) Symfony
4 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (9.68%) RESTful
4 6 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.84%) HTML5
5 3 (4.84%) OpenCL
5 3 (4.84%) Sass
6 2 (3.23%) LESS
6 2 (3.23%) Node.js
6 2 (3.23%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (3.23%) React
6 2 (3.23%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.23%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) User Experience
2 17 (27.42%) Smart City
3 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
4 11 (17.74%) Robotics
5 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
5 8 (12.90%) Smartphone
6 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
7 4 (6.45%) NHS
8 3 (4.84%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (4.84%) Music Streaming
9 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (3.23%) TMS320
10 1 (1.61%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
3 19 (30.65%) Artificial Intelligence
4 18 (29.03%) Machine Learning
5 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
6 13 (20.97%) Deep Learning
6 13 (20.97%) Reinforcement Learning
7 10 (16.13%) Decision-Making
8 9 (14.52%) Bayesian Methods
8 9 (14.52%) Biology
8 9 (14.52%) Computational Biology
8 9 (14.52%) Computational Linguistics
8 9 (14.52%) Distributed Algorithms
8 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
8 9 (14.52%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 8 (12.90%) Analytics
9 8 (12.90%) Logistics
9 8 (12.90%) OO
9 8 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) Python
2 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.87%) Java
4 17 (27.42%) C++
5 13 (20.97%) C#
6 11 (17.74%) C
7 10 (16.13%) Ruby
8 8 (12.90%) SQL
9 7 (11.29%) PHP
10 4 (6.45%) MATLAB
10 4 (6.45%) Scala
11 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
12 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
12 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) PhD
2 9 (14.52%) MPhil
3 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CISM
4 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Terraform
2 6 (9.68%) Ansible
2 6 (9.68%) Packer
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) WorldPay
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter