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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 85 116
Rank change year-on-year -46 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 2.29% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.29% 7.75% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 38 16
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £20,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 542 555 566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.29% 29.54% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 750 658 703
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 £25,250 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -44 6 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Games
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 15 (68.18%) Java
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) C++
3 13 (59.09%) Machine Learning
4 10 (45.45%) Scala
5 9 (40.91%) Deep Learning
5 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (40.91%) Computer Vision
5 9 (40.91%) PhD
6 8 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Reinforcement Learning
7 7 (31.82%) Theano
8 6 (27.27%) DNN
8 6 (27.27%) Neural Network
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) OpenCV
9 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
10 4 (18.18%) Bayesian Methods
10 4 (18.18%) Game Theory
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (18.18%) Fortran
11 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (27.27%) DNN
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Buildbot
2 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithm Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3D Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (31.82%) Theano
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) OpenCV
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (9.09%) React
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) Direct3D
7 1 (4.55%) Kafka
7 1 (4.55%) OpenCL
7 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
7 1 (4.55%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
4 2 (9.09%) Robotics
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Machine Learning
3 9 (40.91%) Computer Vision
3 9 (40.91%) Deep Learning
4 8 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) Reinforcement Learning
5 6 (27.27%) Neural Network
6 4 (18.18%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (18.18%) Game Theory
7 3 (13.64%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 1 (4.55%) Microservices
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (4.55%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) C++
4 10 (45.45%) Scala
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Fortran
7 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (4.55%) Lua
9 1 (4.55%) Perl
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) RPG
9 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) PhD
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) 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