Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 169 172
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Games 239 219 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 1.87% 1.59%
As % of the General category 6.42% 5.17% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 201 174 222
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,950 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,722 4,235 4,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.96% 36.13% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,622 3,271 3,862
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 16 October 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 16 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
Cambridgeshire +85 118 £47,500 +46.15% 16
Hertfordshire -32 71 £45,000 - 15
Suffolk +8 27 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Essex +26 19 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Bedfordshire -3 4 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Games
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 128 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.24%) C#
3 85 (35.56%) Software Engineering
4 82 (34.31%) Java
5 79 (33.05%) JavaScript
6 58 (24.27%) HTML
7 57 (23.85%) .NET
7 57 (23.85%) TDD
8 53 (22.18%) OO
9 49 (20.50%) Python
10 48 (20.08%) AngularJS
11 46 (19.25%) SQL
12 44 (18.41%) C++
13 40 (16.74%) MVC
13 40 (16.74%) DevOps
14 39 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (16.32%) CSS
15 38 (15.90%) ASP.NET
16 37 (15.48%) Degree
16 37 (15.48%) TypeScript
17 36 (15.06%) PhD
18 35 (14.64%) Artificial Intelligence
19 34 (14.23%) C
19 34 (14.23%) Scrum
19 34 (14.23%) Machine Learning
20 33 (13.81%) User Experience
21 32 (13.39%) Multithreading
22 31 (12.97%) Spring
22 31 (12.97%) Docker
23 30 (12.55%) SQL Server

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 17 (7.11%) Confluence
2 16 (6.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.67%) Drupal
4 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (5.02%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.09%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.42%) Maya
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.53%) Serverless
4 6 (2.51%) GitHub
5 5 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.09%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.84%) npm
7 2 (0.84%) Slack
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) Google Play
8 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.21%) HTTP
2 5 (2.09%) DAB
3 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.26%) SSL
4 2 (0.84%) Broadband
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) SMS
4 2 (0.84%) WAN
5 1 (0.42%) LAN
5 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.46%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.02%) MySQL
5 6 (2.51%) Big Data
6 5 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.84%) Informix
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.84%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 22 (9.21%) JIRA
1 22 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.69%) Axure RP
2 16 (6.69%) Jasmine
2 16 (6.69%) Log4Net
2 16 (6.69%) NUnit
3 14 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 13 (5.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.51%) LabVIEW
7 5 (2.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.09%) Subversion
8 2 (0.84%) gulp
8 2 (0.84%) JUnit
8 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.42%) Redmine
General
1 18 (7.53%) Marketing
2 15 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.86%) Finance
4 12 (5.02%) Publishing
5 8 (3.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.51%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (53.97%) Developer
2 52 (21.76%) Software Developer
3 38 (15.90%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.39%) .NET Developer
5 31 (12.97%) Java Developer
6 28 (11.72%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Designer
8 16 (6.69%) UX Designer
9 13 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.60%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.27%) HTML
2 57 (23.85%) .NET
3 48 (20.08%) AngularJS
4 39 (16.32%) CSS
5 38 (15.90%) ASP.NET
6 31 (12.97%) Spring
7 29 (12.13%) Web Services
8 28 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (11.30%) HTML5
10 26 (10.88%) Natural Language Processing
10 26 (10.88%) TensorFlow
11 25 (10.46%) .NET Framework
12 23 (9.62%) Akka
12 23 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (8.79%) JSON
14 20 (8.37%) REST
15 18 (7.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 17 (7.11%) .NET Core
16 17 (7.11%) Kafka
17 16 (6.69%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.81%) User Experience
2 29 (12.13%) Algorithms
3 28 (11.72%) Computer Science
4 26 (10.88%) Smart City
5 23 (9.62%) Mobile App
5 23 (9.62%) Robotics
6 19 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (3.35%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (3.35%) Graphic Design
9 8 (3.35%) Online Games
10 7 (2.93%) Smartphone
11 6 (2.51%) Fintech
11 6 (2.51%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (2.09%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.67%) iPhone
14 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.72%) Windows
2 14 (5.86%) Mac OS X
3 13 (5.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.44%) Windows 8
4 11 (4.60%) Android
5 10 (4.18%) Linux
6 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.09%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (35.56%) Software Engineering
3 57 (23.85%) TDD
4 53 (22.18%) OO
5 40 (16.74%) DevOps
5 40 (16.74%) MVC
6 39 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (14.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 34 (14.23%) Machine Learning
8 34 (14.23%) Scrum
9 32 (13.39%) Multithreading
10 28 (11.72%) Decision-Making
10 28 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (10.88%) Bayesian Methods
11 26 (10.88%) Computational Biology
11 26 (10.88%) Computational Linguistics
11 26 (10.88%) Deep Learning
11 26 (10.88%) Distributed Algorithms
11 26 (10.88%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 26 (10.88%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.24%) C#
2 82 (34.31%) Java
3 79 (33.05%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.50%) Python
5 46 (19.25%) SQL
6 44 (18.41%) C++
7 37 (15.48%) TypeScript
8 34 (14.23%) C
9 23 (9.62%) Scala
10 22 (9.21%) Java 8
11 19 (7.95%) T-SQL
12 18 (7.53%) Haskell
13 11 (4.60%) PHP
14 9 (3.77%) Ruby
15 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.26%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.26%) Perl
16 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (15.48%) Degree
2 36 (15.06%) PhD
3 26 (10.88%) MPhil
4 16 (6.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (2.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (12.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.26%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Grafana
4 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.11%) New Relic
3 13 (5.44%) Adobe
3 13 (5.44%) Citrix
4 10 (4.18%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.51%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco
8 2 (0.84%) BT
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle
8 2 (0.84%) Samsung
9 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Sony
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter