Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 153 151
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 55 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the General category 3.95% 2.95% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 38
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,750 £38,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% -23.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,625 £30,400 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £56,250 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1391 1084 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.02% 31.03% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 875 889
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -16 47 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Huntingdon - 6 £37,500 - 1
Peterborough -5 3 £21,750 -62.17%
Wisbech - 2 £21,750 -
Chatteris - 2 £21,750 -
Ely - 2 £21,750 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (47.27%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) Google
4 18 (32.73%) Web Services
4 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.91%) OO
6 16 (29.09%) MVC
6 16 (29.09%) Smartphone
6 16 (29.09%) Apache Flex
6 16 (29.09%) Mobile Payment
6 16 (29.09%) Samsung
7 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.45%) Scrum
8 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
9 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
9 13 (23.64%) HTML
9 13 (23.64%) CSS
9 13 (23.64%) Multithreaded Programming
10 12 (21.82%) Vulkan
10 12 (21.82%) OpenCL
10 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
10 12 (21.82%) React
10 12 (21.82%) Front End Development
10 12 (21.82%) OpenGL
10 12 (21.82%) Web Development
11 11 (20.00%) .NET
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.18%) C++
12 10 (18.18%) Direct3D

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 1 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Google Play
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Buildbot
1 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) JMeter
1 2 (3.64%) JUnit
1 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.64%) NUnit
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.27%) Advertising
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Angular Developer
3 12 (21.82%) C# Web Developer
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Mobile Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Web Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Games Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Graduate
7 4 (7.27%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Web Services
2 16 (29.09%) Apache Flex
3 13 (23.64%) CSS
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
4 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
4 12 (21.82%) OpenCL
4 12 (21.82%) OpenGL
4 12 (21.82%) React
4 12 (21.82%) Vulkan
5 11 (20.00%) .NET
6 10 (18.18%) Direct3D
7 8 (14.55%) WCF
8 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.27%) Ninject
9 4 (7.27%) Node.js
9 4 (7.27%) Velocity
9 4 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Mobile Payment
1 16 (29.09%) Smartphone
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (7.27%) Animation
4 4 (7.27%) iPhone
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.64%) EPoS
7 1 (1.82%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.82%) Kinect
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.82%) Online Games
7 1 (1.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) OO
3 16 (29.09%) MVC
4 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
5 13 (23.64%) Multithreaded Programming
5 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
6 12 (21.82%) Front End Development
6 12 (21.82%) Web Development
7 10 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning
9 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.27%) Physics
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
9 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) C++
4 9 (16.36%) Python
5 8 (14.55%) SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Java
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Lua
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) GSEC
3 1 (1.82%) PhD
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Google
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.09%) Samsung
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Intel