Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 173 143
Rank change year-on-year +90 -30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 114 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.31% 0.93% 1.24%
As % of the General category 8.51% 2.90% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 80 25 36
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,125 £69,750 £64,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,339 1,206 1,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.83% 31.90% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 845 911 897
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £75,000
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +82 78 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Peterborough -11 31 £35,000 +60.92% 4
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.86%) Software Engineering
2 50 (43.86%) C#
3 42 (36.84%) Java
4 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 37 (32.46%) Python
6 36 (31.58%) PhD
7 32 (28.07%) C++
7 32 (28.07%) Artificial Intelligence
7 32 (28.07%) Machine Learning
8 30 (26.32%) C
9 27 (23.68%) HTML
9 27 (23.68%) CSS
9 27 (23.68%) Algorithms
10 26 (22.81%) Distributed Algorithms
10 26 (22.81%) Deep Learning
10 26 (22.81%) Bayesian Methods
10 26 (22.81%) TensorFlow
10 26 (22.81%) Computational Linguistics
10 26 (22.81%) Computational Biology
10 26 (22.81%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 26 (22.81%) Reinforcement Learning
10 26 (22.81%) Smart City
10 26 (22.81%) Natural Language Processing
10 26 (22.81%) Biology
10 26 (22.81%) Multithreading
10 26 (22.81%) Decision-Making
10 26 (22.81%) MPhil
11 25 (21.93%) Scrum
11 25 (21.93%) User Experience

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 4 (3.51%) Drupal
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (9.65%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.39%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.39%) GitHub
2 5 (4.39%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) DAB
2 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) Informix
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Axure RP
2 13 (11.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.75%) gulp
7 2 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) JIRA
8 1 (0.88%) Redmine
General
1 16 (14.04%) Marketing
2 12 (10.53%) Publishing
3 10 (8.77%) Finance
4 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.91%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Designer
5 16 (14.04%) UX Designer
6 12 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Mobile Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Python Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) UI Designer
7 11 (9.65%) UI/UX Designer
8 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Mathematical Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) CSS
1 27 (23.68%) HTML
2 26 (22.81%) Natural Language Processing
2 26 (22.81%) TensorFlow
3 24 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 22 (19.30%) .NET
5 13 (11.40%) Vulkan
6 12 (10.53%) EDI
6 12 (10.53%) OpenCL
7 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.89%) Web Services
10 8 (7.02%) HTML5
10 8 (7.02%) RESTful
11 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.14%) OpenGL ES
12 6 (5.26%) CSS3
12 6 (5.26%) OpenGL
13 5 (4.39%) Sass
13 5 (4.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Algorithms
2 26 (22.81%) Smart City
3 25 (21.93%) User Experience
4 22 (19.30%) Robotics
5 16 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (7.02%) Graphic Design
8 8 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (6.14%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (6.14%) Smartphone
10 5 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (4.39%) Fintech
10 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
10 5 (4.39%) Online Games
10 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.63%) Social Media
12 2 (1.75%) 3D Printing
12 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.39%) Android
1 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.39%) Robot Operating System
2 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.86%) Software Engineering
3 32 (28.07%) Artificial Intelligence
3 32 (28.07%) Machine Learning
4 26 (22.81%) Bayesian Methods
4 26 (22.81%) Biology
4 26 (22.81%) Computational Biology
4 26 (22.81%) Computational Linguistics
4 26 (22.81%) Decision-Making
4 26 (22.81%) Deep Learning
4 26 (22.81%) Distributed Algorithms
4 26 (22.81%) Multithreading
4 26 (22.81%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 26 (22.81%) Reinforcement Learning
5 25 (21.93%) Scrum
6 21 (18.42%) Wireframes
7 20 (17.54%) Mathematics
8 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (13.16%) Time Management
9 12 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) C#
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
4 37 (32.46%) Python
5 32 (28.07%) C++
6 30 (26.32%) C
7 16 (14.04%) TypeScript
8 13 (11.40%) SQL
9 7 (6.14%) Ruby
10 5 (4.39%) PHP
10 5 (4.39%) Scala
11 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (31.58%) PhD
2 26 (22.81%) MPhil
3 22 (19.30%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Adobe
2 10 (8.77%) WorldPay
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Samsung
6 1 (0.88%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter