Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 208 153
Rank change year-on-year +65 -55 +63
Permanent jobs citing Games 261 170 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.15% 1.29% 1.87%
As % of the General category 5.95% 3.60% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 202 172 326
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,575 £30,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4389 4721 5419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.12% 35.85% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3803 4290
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,575
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,010 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.02% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the East of England

Games
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in the East of England.

Salary trend for Games in the East of England

Games
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in the East of England

Games
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire +61 128 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -9 56 £38,750 +1.31% 10
Suffolk -7 30 £42,500 +10.39%
Essex - 20 £52,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +14 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +16 9 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 116 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (36.40%) C#
3 68 (26.05%) JavaScript
4 65 (24.90%) OO
5 60 (22.99%) .NET
6 57 (21.84%) TDD
6 57 (21.84%) MVC
7 52 (19.92%) Windows
8 51 (19.54%) Microsoft
9 50 (19.16%) E-Commerce
10 49 (18.77%) HTML
10 49 (18.77%) ASP.NET
11 47 (18.01%) Degree
12 46 (17.62%) Google
13 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 45 (17.24%) CSS
14 44 (16.86%) SQL Server
15 43 (16.48%) Web Development
15 43 (16.48%) WCF
16 41 (15.71%) Node.js
17 39 (14.94%) Linux
17 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (14.18%) Retail
19 36 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
20 35 (13.41%) C++
21 34 (13.03%) Web Application Development
22 33 (12.64%) SQL Server 2016
22 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 32 (12.26%) Computer Science
23 32 (12.26%) Telecoms

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.98%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.92%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.15%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.30%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (1.15%) InVision
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.77%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.77%) Maya
4 2 (0.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (0.77%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.20%) Google Play
2 23 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.13%) Office 365
3 16 (6.13%) PaaS
4 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.15%) Route 53
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.77%) Serverless
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) DNS
1 16 (6.13%) Firewall
2 15 (5.75%) DHCP
2 15 (5.75%) Skype
2 15 (5.75%) VoIP
3 13 (4.98%) ISDN
3 13 (4.98%) LAN
3 13 (4.98%) MPLS
3 13 (4.98%) PBX
3 13 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
3 13 (4.98%) VLAN
3 13 (4.98%) VPN
3 13 (4.98%) WAN
4 9 (3.45%) LDAP
5 8 (3.07%) HTTP
6 7 (2.68%) Internet
7 3 (1.15%) ATM
7 3 (1.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (3.83%) MySQL
4 9 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.07%) Big Data
5 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.15%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) DB2
9 1 (0.38%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.51%) LabVIEW
4 13 (4.98%) NUnit
5 7 (2.68%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.68%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.68%) Subversion
6 6 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.30%) Selenium
7 3 (1.15%) JUnit
7 3 (1.15%) Moq
7 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.15%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.77%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.77%) JIRA
8 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (14.18%) Retail
2 32 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.43%) Marketing
4 21 (8.05%) Finance
5 16 (6.13%) Aerospace
6 10 (3.83%) Automotive
6 10 (3.83%) Banking
7 9 (3.45%) Advertising
8 7 (2.68%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.53%) Legal
10 3 (1.15%) German Language
10 3 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (50.57%) Developer
2 45 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 41 (15.71%) C# Developer
4 28 (10.73%) Software Developer
5 24 (9.20%) Digital Developer
5 24 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 23 (8.81%) C++ Developer
7 19 (7.28%) Graduate
8 18 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
9 17 (6.51%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Support Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
13 12 (4.60%) Analyst
13 12 (4.60%) C# Web Developer
13 12 (4.60%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.99%) .NET
2 49 (18.77%) ASP.NET
2 49 (18.77%) HTML
3 45 (17.24%) CSS
4 43 (16.48%) WCF
5 41 (15.71%) Node.js
6 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
8 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 29 (11.11%) Web Services
10 27 (10.34%) AngularJS
11 24 (9.20%) Ninject
12 21 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (7.66%) HTML5
14 19 (7.28%) CSS3
15 16 (6.13%) Apache Flex
16 15 (5.75%) OpenGL
16 15 (5.75%) React
17 14 (5.36%) .NET Framework
18 13 (4.98%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.58%) Mobile App
3 24 (9.20%) iPhone
4 16 (6.13%) Mobile Payment
4 16 (6.13%) Smartphone
4 16 (6.13%) Video\Live Streaming
5 14 (5.36%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.60%) Xbox
7 11 (4.21%) Animation
8 10 (3.83%) Augmented Reality
8 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.07%) User Experience
10 7 (2.68%) BBC
11 6 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.53%) Online Games
14 3 (1.15%) 3D Printing
14 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.92%) Windows
2 39 (14.94%) Linux
3 28 (10.73%) Android
4 24 (9.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) Unix
7 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.77%) CentOS
9 2 (0.77%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.77%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (24.90%) OO
3 57 (21.84%) MVC
3 57 (21.84%) TDD
4 50 (19.16%) E-Commerce
5 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 43 (16.48%) Web Development
7 34 (13.03%) Web Application Development
8 30 (11.49%) Multithreading
8 30 (11.49%) Scrum
9 28 (10.73%) Domain-Driven Design
10 24 (9.20%) Dependency Injection
10 24 (9.20%) Physics
11 23 (8.81%) DNA
12 22 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 22 (8.43%) Test Automation
13 21 (8.05%) BDD
14 19 (7.28%) Data Analysis
14 19 (7.28%) OOP
15 18 (6.90%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.40%) C#
2 68 (26.05%) JavaScript
3 35 (13.41%) C++
4 31 (11.88%) SQL
5 29 (11.11%) Java
6 24 (9.20%) Python
7 21 (8.05%) PHP
8 15 (5.75%) Ruby
9 10 (3.83%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.68%) MAXScript
10 7 (2.68%) Tcl
11 6 (2.30%) Perl
12 4 (1.53%) C
13 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.15%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.77%) HLSL
14 2 (0.77%) Lua
14 2 (0.77%) Scala
14 2 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Degree
2 29 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.77%) PhD
4 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.38%) CCNP
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.38%) GSEC
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) MCITP
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 24 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.98%) Terminal Services
3 13 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.07%) Docker
5 2 (0.77%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 13 (4.98%) WSUS
2 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.15%) Ansible
3 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.15%) Puppet
3 3 (1.15%) Terraform
4 2 (0.77%) Marathon
4 2 (0.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 51 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.62%) Google
3 16 (6.13%) Samsung
3 16 (6.13%) VMware
4 14 (5.36%) Oracle
5 7 (2.68%) Virgin Media
6 6 (2.30%) Adobe
7 4 (1.53%) Zend
8 3 (1.15%) Sony
8 3 (1.15%) Talend
8 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) NetApp
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) ATG
10 1 (0.38%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.38%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
10 1 (0.38%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.38%) Twitter