Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 171 110
Rank change year-on-year +89 -61 +50
Permanent jobs citing Games 141 23 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.31% 0.64% 2.14%
As % of the General category 9.31% 2.14% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84 19 67
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +41.18% -
10th Percentile £20,100 £32,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

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 1,514 1,075 1,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.56% 29.70% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 926 798 960
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £30,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +70 106 £70,000 +12.00% 14
Peterborough -4 22 £36,250 +20.83% 5
Huntingdon - 3 £37,500 -
St Neots - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 68 (48.23%) Java
2 66 (46.81%) Python
3 64 (45.39%) Software Engineering
4 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (39.72%) C#
6 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
6 49 (34.75%) .NET
7 41 (29.08%) Wireframes
8 39 (27.66%) C
8 39 (27.66%) Finance
9 37 (26.24%) PhD
9 37 (26.24%) AngularJS
10 36 (25.53%) SQL
10 36 (25.53%) Web Services
11 35 (24.82%) WorldPay
12 34 (24.11%) Machine Learning
12 34 (24.11%) C++
13 33 (23.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 33 (23.40%) DevOps
14 31 (21.99%) TDD
15 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (21.28%) Android
15 30 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (20.57%) Algorithms
16 29 (20.57%) Decision-Making
17 28 (19.86%) Multithreading
17 28 (19.86%) .NET Framework
17 28 (19.86%) Ruby
18 27 (19.15%) Distributed Algorithms
18 27 (19.15%) RESTful

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 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (4.96%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.71%) Maya
5 1 (0.71%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.31%) GitHub
2 23 (16.31%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.13%) Google Play
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) DAB
2 8 (5.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) DHCP
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) NoSQL
2 23 (16.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.55%) Big Data
6 4 (2.84%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.71%) Informix
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Cucumber
1 23 (16.31%) Jenkins
1 23 (16.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 18 (12.77%) Axure RP
3 16 (11.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.71%) GitLab
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Retail
3 9 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (37.59%) Developer
2 24 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 23 (16.31%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.31%) Senior Java Developer
4 22 (15.60%) Java Scala Developer
4 22 (15.60%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 22 (15.60%) Scala Developer
4 22 (15.60%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 22 (15.60%) Senior Scala Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Designer
5 18 (12.77%) UX Designer
6 16 (11.35%) UI Designer
6 16 (11.35%) UI/UX Designer
7 15 (10.64%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.64%) Python Engineer
8 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
9 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
10 12 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Digital Designer
10 12 (8.51%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 37 (26.24%) AngularJS
3 36 (25.53%) Web Services
4 28 (19.86%) .NET Framework
5 27 (19.15%) RESTful
6 24 (17.02%) Natural Language Processing
6 24 (17.02%) TensorFlow
7 23 (16.31%) Akka
7 23 (16.31%) Spring
8 21 (14.89%) HTML
9 17 (12.06%) CSS
10 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.38%) Vulkan
12 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.67%) HTML5
12 8 (5.67%) OpenGL
12 8 (5.67%) WCF
13 7 (4.96%) OpenCL
14 6 (4.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) Algorithms
2 27 (19.15%) Smart City
3 23 (16.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (16.31%) Online Games
3 23 (16.31%) Private Cloud
4 21 (14.89%) Fintech
4 21 (14.89%) User Experience
5 18 (12.77%) Smartphone
6 15 (10.64%) Mobile App
7 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (7.09%) Robotics
8 10 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
9 8 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (4.96%) iPhone
11 5 (3.55%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (3.55%) Xbox
12 4 (2.84%) Graphic Design
12 4 (2.84%) iPad
12 4 (2.84%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Android
2 23 (16.31%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.55%) Robot Operating System
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.39%) Software Engineering
2 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.08%) Wireframes
4 34 (24.11%) Machine Learning
5 33 (23.40%) Artificial Intelligence
5 33 (23.40%) DevOps
6 31 (21.99%) TDD
7 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.57%) Decision-Making
9 28 (19.86%) Multithreading
10 27 (19.15%) Distributed Algorithms
10 27 (19.15%) Reinforcement Learning
11 25 (17.73%) Deep Learning
11 25 (17.73%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 24 (17.02%) Bayesian Methods
12 24 (17.02%) Biology
12 24 (17.02%) Computational Biology
12 24 (17.02%) Computational Linguistics
13 23 (16.31%) ERD
13 23 (16.31%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.23%) Java
2 66 (46.81%) Python
3 56 (39.72%) C#
4 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
5 39 (27.66%) C
6 36 (25.53%) SQL
7 34 (24.11%) C++
8 28 (19.86%) Ruby
9 23 (16.31%) Scala
10 10 (7.09%) TypeScript
11 7 (4.96%) PHP
12 6 (4.26%) R
13 1 (0.71%) Lua
13 1 (0.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) PhD
2 19 (13.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.71%) CCA
4 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 23 (16.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) XenApp
2 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 35 (24.82%) WorldPay
2 9 (6.38%) Google
3 6 (4.26%) Adobe
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.55%) Samsung
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) VMware