Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 213 158
Rank change year-on-year +57 -55 +59
Permanent jobs citing Games 236 146 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 1.17% 1.75%
As % of the General category 5.41% 3.26% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 194 132 200
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,475 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £75,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 4,360 4,475 5,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.33% 35.73% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,371 3,563 4,267
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
Cambridgeshire +22 83 £42,500 -19.05% 27
Hertfordshire +2 79 £40,000 - 25
Bedfordshire +55 31 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Suffolk +7 21 £44,500 +15.58% 2
Essex +39 18 £50,000 - 3
Norfolk +12 4 £35,000 -27.46% 5
Games
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 95 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.36%) C#
3 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.46%) .NET
5 47 (19.92%) HTML
6 46 (19.49%) Java
6 46 (19.49%) OO
7 45 (19.07%) TDD
7 45 (19.07%) Google
8 44 (18.64%) MVC
9 41 (17.37%) Web Services
10 40 (16.95%) Python
10 40 (16.95%) CSS
10 40 (16.95%) Software Engineering
11 38 (16.10%) SQL
11 38 (16.10%) AngularJS
12 37 (15.68%) Android
12 37 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
13 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
14 34 (14.41%) Node.js
15 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (13.14%) Degree
15 31 (13.14%) WCF
15 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
16 30 (12.71%) C++
17 29 (12.29%) Docker
18 28 (11.86%) Web Development
18 28 (11.86%) Linux
19 27 (11.44%) Ruby

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 5 (2.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.69%) Apache
2 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.27%) nginx
3 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.27%) Maya
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.85%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (0.85%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.42%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.42%) NUKE
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.63%) Google Play
3 10 (4.24%) GitHub
3 10 (4.24%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.12%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Route 53
6 3 (1.27%) SaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 2 (0.85%) Serverless
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.39%) HTTP
2 5 (2.12%) Skype
3 4 (1.69%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.27%) SMS
5 2 (0.85%) ATM
5 2 (0.85%) DHCP
5 2 (0.85%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) VoIP
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.66%) Big Data
5 10 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.97%) MySQL
7 5 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.27%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.42%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.24%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (3.81%) Selenium
5 8 (3.39%) NUnit
6 7 (2.97%) JIRA
7 5 (2.12%) JUnit
7 5 (2.12%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.69%) JMeter
8 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.69%) Subversion
8 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.69%) Xcode
9 3 (1.27%) Moq
9 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.27%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (9.32%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
2 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.66%) Marketing
4 8 (3.39%) Advertising
5 5 (2.12%) Automotive
5 5 (2.12%) Publishing
6 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.27%) German Language
7 3 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (51.27%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) .NET Developer
3 30 (12.71%) C# Developer
3 30 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (6.36%) Digital Developer
5 15 (6.36%) Games Developer
5 15 (6.36%) Mobile Engineer
6 14 (5.93%) C++ Developer
6 14 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (5.51%) Administrator
8 12 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.08%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.66%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.24%) Graduate
10 10 (4.24%) Junior
10 10 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.81%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.46%) .NET
2 47 (19.92%) HTML
3 41 (17.37%) Web Services
4 40 (16.95%) CSS
5 38 (16.10%) AngularJS
6 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
7 34 (14.41%) Node.js
8 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (13.14%) WCF
9 25 (10.59%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (10.17%) .NET Framework
11 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 19 (8.05%) HTML5
13 18 (7.63%) React
13 18 (7.63%) RESTful
14 17 (7.20%) OpenGL
15 16 (6.78%) CSS3
15 16 (6.78%) OpenCL
16 15 (6.36%) Ninject
16 15 (6.36%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.47%) iPhone
3 19 (8.05%) Online Games
4 17 (7.20%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.93%) Smartphone
6 13 (5.51%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.51%) Augmented Reality
6 13 (5.51%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (4.24%) Fintech
7 10 (4.24%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (4.24%) Private Cloud
8 8 (3.39%) Xbox
9 6 (2.54%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.12%) Animation
10 5 (2.12%) Smart City
11 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.69%) User Experience
11 4 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.68%) Android
2 28 (11.86%) Linux
3 20 (8.47%) Windows
4 17 (7.20%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.39%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.54%) Unix
7 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.85%) CentOS
8 2 (0.85%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.85%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.42%) HPUX
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.49%) OO
3 45 (19.07%) TDD
4 44 (18.64%) MVC
5 40 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 28 (11.86%) Web Development
7 25 (10.59%) Multithreading
8 22 (9.32%) DevOps
8 22 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.32%) Web Application Development
9 19 (8.05%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (7.63%) Scrum
11 16 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 16 (6.78%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.36%) Coaching
12 15 (6.36%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (6.36%) OOP
13 14 (5.93%) Physics
13 14 (5.93%) Software Architecture
14 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (31.36%) C#
2 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.49%) Java
4 40 (16.95%) Python
5 38 (16.10%) SQL
6 30 (12.71%) C++
7 27 (11.44%) Ruby
8 19 (8.05%) PHP
9 12 (5.08%) C
9 12 (5.08%) Scala
10 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.69%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.69%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.27%) Lua
12 3 (1.27%) Perl
12 3 (1.27%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (13.14%) Degree
2 19 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.81%) PhD
4 2 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CCA
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) MCITP
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.39%) QA
3 6 (2.54%) SLA
4 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (12.29%) Docker
2 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.27%) Ceph
3 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.69%) Ansible
2 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.69%) Puppet
3 3 (1.27%) Terraform
4 2 (0.85%) Marathon
4 2 (0.85%) Mesos
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (19.07%) Google
2 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.51%) Samsung
4 10 (4.24%) WorldPay
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle
6 6 (2.54%) Citrix
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.27%) Sony
7 3 (1.27%) Talend
7 3 (1.27%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) BMC
8 2 (0.85%) NetApp
8 2 (0.85%) Zend
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Intel
9 1 (0.42%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.42%) Sophos