Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 140 223
Rank change year-on-year -22 +83 -102
Permanent jobs citing Games 128 267 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 2.14% 1.16%
As % of the General category 4.99% 5.89% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 105 201 103
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £76,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.05% -

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 2,564 4,533 4,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.12% 36.32% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,828 3,327 3,295
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +9 57 £55,000 +57.14% 14
Cambridgeshire -30 43 £52,500 +7.69% 9
Bedfordshire +5 19 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Essex +23 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Suffolk +18 3 £70,000 +55.56% 3
Norfolk - 2 £25,000 -
Games
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 36 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.78%) Retail
3 28 (21.88%) Java
4 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
5 25 (19.53%) E-Commerce
6 24 (18.75%) User Experience
7 22 (17.19%) Python
7 22 (17.19%) Product Management
8 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 19 (14.84%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (14.84%) Mobile Development
10 17 (13.28%) Collaborative Working
10 17 (13.28%) Finance
11 15 (11.72%) Machine Learning
11 15 (11.72%) Kotlin
12 14 (10.94%) Mentoring
12 14 (10.94%) Mobile App
12 14 (10.94%) Degree
13 13 (10.16%) Android
13 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (9.38%) Balsamiq
14 12 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (9.38%) Axure RP
14 12 (9.38%) Analytics
14 12 (9.38%) Android Development
14 12 (9.38%) Smartphone
14 12 (9.38%) Logistics
14 12 (9.38%) C#
14 12 (9.38%) C++
14 12 (9.38%) SQL

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 6 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) nginx
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.34%) GitHub
5 2 (1.56%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.78%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) DAB
2 6 (4.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) VLAN
3 2 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (2.34%) Big Data
2 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.56%) Power BI
3 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Axure RP
1 12 (9.38%) Balsamiq
2 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Redmine
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 33 (25.78%) Retail
2 17 (13.28%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Electronics
3 8 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Marketing
5 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.13%) Military
7 3 (2.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.81%) Developer
2 19 (14.84%) Product Manager
3 16 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Android Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Designer
4 12 (9.38%) Digital Designer
4 12 (9.38%) Digital UX Designer
4 12 (9.38%) UI Designer
4 12 (9.38%) UI/UX Designer
4 12 (9.38%) UX Designer
5 11 (8.59%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior Android Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Desktop Support
7 9 (7.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Desktop Support
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) X-Windows
2 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 7 (5.47%) HTML
3 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.91%) CSS
3 5 (3.91%) Web Services
4 4 (3.13%) RESTful
5 3 (2.34%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.34%) Node.js
5 3 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.34%) React
6 2 (1.56%) HTML5
6 2 (1.56%) LAMP
6 2 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.56%) Spring
6 2 (1.56%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.56%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.56%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.56%) XHTML
6 2 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) User Experience
2 14 (10.94%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.38%) Smartphone
4 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.81%) Smart City
5 9 (7.03%) Robotics
5 9 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (5.47%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.34%) Blog
8 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.34%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.78%) BBC
10 1 (0.78%) CUDA
10 1 (0.78%) Music Streaming
10 1 (0.78%) NHS
10 1 (0.78%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Android
2 12 (9.38%) Windows
3 11 (8.59%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.81%) Linux
5 9 (7.03%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.56%) Unix
9 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 25 (19.53%) E-Commerce
4 22 (17.19%) Product Management
5 19 (14.84%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (14.84%) Mobile Development
6 17 (13.28%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (11.72%) Machine Learning
8 14 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (9.38%) Analytics
10 12 (9.38%) Android Development
10 12 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (9.38%) Logistics
10 12 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (9.38%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.03%) DevOps
11 9 (7.03%) SDLC
12 8 (6.25%) Decision-Making
12 8 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) Java
2 22 (17.19%) Python
3 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.72%) Kotlin
5 12 (9.38%) C#
5 12 (9.38%) C++
5 12 (9.38%) SQL
6 7 (5.47%) Apple Swift
6 7 (5.47%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.91%) Ruby
7 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.91%) VBA
8 4 (3.13%) Scala
9 3 (2.34%) Clojure
9 3 (2.34%) Erlang
9 3 (2.34%) F#
9 3 (2.34%) Go
9 3 (2.34%) Haskell
9 3 (2.34%) Rust
9 3 (2.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.56%) MCSD
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.56%) PhD
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) CISM
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Docker
2 5 (3.91%) Firmware
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.13%) Terraform
3 3 (2.34%) Ansible
3 3 (2.34%) Packer
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) WorldPay
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.03%) Citrix
4 2 (1.56%) Brocade
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco
4 2 (1.56%) Juniper
4 2 (1.56%) Meraki
4 2 (1.56%) SAP
4 2 (1.56%) VMware
4 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.56%) Zend
5 1 (0.78%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter