Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 156 157
Rank change year-on-year +67 +1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 97 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.14% 1.38% 0.76%
As % of the General category 8.12% 4.15% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 16
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £26,700 £21,625 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,194 1,421 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.70% 33.21% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1,028 850
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +61 71 £50,340 +25.85% 9
Peterborough -13 22 £35,000 +60.92% 6
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 56 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
3 38 (39.18%) C#
4 35 (36.08%) Java
5 34 (35.05%) Python
6 33 (34.02%) Software Engineering
7 31 (31.96%) HTML
7 31 (31.96%) CSS
8 30 (30.93%) PhD
8 30 (30.93%) User Experience
9 27 (27.84%) C++
10 25 (25.77%) Machine Learning
11 24 (24.74%) Mathematics
12 23 (23.71%) Scrum
13 22 (22.68%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (22.68%) Natural Language Processing
13 22 (22.68%) TensorFlow
13 22 (22.68%) Deep Learning
13 22 (22.68%) Reinforcement Learning
14 20 (20.62%) Algorithms
14 20 (20.62%) Degree
14 20 (20.62%) C
15 19 (19.59%) Decision-Making
16 18 (18.56%) MPhil
16 18 (18.56%) Smart City
16 18 (18.56%) Computational Linguistics
16 18 (18.56%) Computational Biology
16 18 (18.56%) Probabilistic Modelling
16 18 (18.56%) Distributed Algorithms
16 18 (18.56%) Bayesian Methods

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 10 (10.31%) Drupal
2 6 (6.19%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (9.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.12%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.19%) GitHub
2 2 (2.06%) npm
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) DAB
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.19%) MySQL
4 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Axure RP
2 12 (12.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.12%) Subversion
5 2 (2.06%) gulp
5 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.06%) Redmine
General
1 16 (16.49%) Publishing
2 15 (15.46%) Marketing
3 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 26 (26.80%) Software Developer
2 26 (26.80%) Software Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Designer
4 13 (13.40%) UX Designer
5 10 (10.31%) PHP Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Mobile Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Mathematical Developer
7 8 (8.25%) UI Designer
7 8 (8.25%) UI/UX Designer
8 7 (7.22%) Junior
8 7 (7.22%) Junior Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Mathematical Modelling Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Mathematical Modelling Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) CSS
1 31 (31.96%) HTML
2 22 (22.68%) Natural Language Processing
2 22 (22.68%) TensorFlow
3 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.37%) .NET
4 12 (12.37%) EDI
5 10 (10.31%) Laravel
5 10 (10.31%) OpenCL
5 10 (10.31%) Symfony
5 10 (10.31%) Vulkan
6 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.28%) HTML5
7 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (8.25%) OpenGL ES
7 8 (8.25%) RESTful
7 8 (8.25%) Web Services
8 6 (6.19%) LESS
8 6 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (6.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) User Experience
2 20 (20.62%) Algorithms
3 18 (18.56%) Robotics
3 18 (18.56%) Smart City
4 16 (16.49%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (8.25%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (8.25%) Graphic Design
6 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
6 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.12%) Music Streaming
7 4 (4.12%) NHS
7 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.06%) Fintech
8 2 (2.06%) TMS320
9 1 (1.03%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.02%) Software Engineering
3 25 (25.77%) Machine Learning
4 24 (24.74%) Mathematics
5 23 (23.71%) Scrum
6 22 (22.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 22 (22.68%) Deep Learning
6 22 (22.68%) Reinforcement Learning
7 19 (19.59%) Decision-Making
8 18 (18.56%) Bayesian Methods
8 18 (18.56%) Biology
8 18 (18.56%) Computational Biology
8 18 (18.56%) Computational Linguistics
8 18 (18.56%) Distributed Algorithms
8 18 (18.56%) Multithreading
8 18 (18.56%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 16 (16.49%) Coaching
9 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
10 14 (14.43%) Prototyping
11 13 (13.40%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
2 38 (39.18%) C#
3 35 (36.08%) Java
4 34 (35.05%) Python
5 27 (27.84%) C++
6 20 (20.62%) C
7 14 (14.43%) TypeScript
8 11 (11.34%) SQL
9 10 (10.31%) PHP
9 10 (10.31%) Ruby
10 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.12%) Scala
11 2 (2.06%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) PhD
2 20 (20.62%) Degree
3 18 (18.56%) MPhil
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.12%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.03%) CISM
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.03%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Ansible
1 6 (6.19%) Packer
1 6 (6.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Apple
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter