Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 215 119
Rank change year-on-year +67 -96 +32
Permanent jobs citing Games 265 143 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.14% 1.18% 2.47%
As % of the General category 5.92% 3.36% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 201 107 278
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £49,552 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.32% - -

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 4,476 4,250 5,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.20% 35.00% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,305 3,313 4,307
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +74 125 £52,500 -12.50% 24
Hertfordshire -3 92 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Bedfordshire +26 18 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Essex +28 17 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Suffolk +23 13 £45,000 +24.14% 8
Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 101 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (37.74%) Java
3 75 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 75 (28.30%) C#
4 72 (27.17%) Software Engineering
5 71 (26.79%) Python
6 67 (25.28%) .NET
7 62 (23.40%) TDD
8 55 (20.75%) SQL
8 55 (20.75%) AngularJS
9 51 (19.25%) Docker
10 50 (18.87%) Web Services
11 49 (18.49%) Finance
12 45 (16.98%) DevOps
12 45 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
14 43 (16.23%) Spring
14 43 (16.23%) Android
15 42 (15.85%) .NET Framework
15 42 (15.85%) C++
16 41 (15.47%) OO
16 41 (15.47%) Scala
17 40 (15.09%) NoSQL
17 40 (15.09%) Akka
17 40 (15.09%) Wireframes
18 38 (14.34%) WorldPay
18 38 (14.34%) HTML
18 38 (14.34%) C
19 37 (13.96%) Microsoft
20 35 (13.21%) 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 (1.89%) Apache Spark
1 5 (1.89%) Confluence
2 4 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.13%) Apache
3 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.75%) CoreMedia CMS
4 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.53%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.51%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.75%) Maya
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.38%) NUKE
6 1 (0.38%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 26 (9.81%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.75%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.81%) GitHub
2 26 (9.81%) OpenShift
3 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.26%) Google Play
4 6 (2.26%) Serverless
5 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.91%) HTTP
2 12 (4.53%) DAB
3 5 (1.89%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.13%) Internet
4 3 (1.13%) Skype
5 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.64%) Big Data
6 5 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (1.51%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.13%) MySQL
8 3 (1.13%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.75%) Endeca
9 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 28 (10.57%) Cucumber
2 27 (10.19%) Jenkins
3 26 (9.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (5.28%) Axure RP
5 12 (4.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 12 (4.53%) JIRA
6 11 (4.15%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.64%) NUnit
8 6 (2.26%) Selenium
9 5 (1.89%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.89%) Log4Net
9 5 (1.89%) Xcode
10 4 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.13%) GitLab
12 2 (0.75%) JMeter
12 2 (0.75%) JUnit
12 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.75%) Subversion
13 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 49 (18.49%) Finance
2 20 (7.55%) Retail
3 5 (1.89%) Banking
3 5 (1.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.13%) Publishing
4 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (45.66%) Developer
2 51 (19.25%) Senior Developer
3 44 (16.60%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (10.19%) .NET Developer
5 27 (10.19%) Support Engineer
6 24 (9.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 24 (9.06%) Desktop Support
6 24 (9.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 23 (8.68%) Java Scala Developer
7 23 (8.68%) Scala Developer
8 22 (8.30%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 22 (8.30%) Senior Scala Developer
9 21 (7.92%) C# Developer
10 18 (6.79%) Designer
10 18 (6.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 16 (6.04%) Software Engineer
12 15 (5.66%) UX Designer
13 14 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.28%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.28%) .NET
2 55 (20.75%) AngularJS
3 50 (18.87%) Web Services
4 43 (16.23%) Spring
5 42 (15.85%) .NET Framework
6 40 (15.09%) Akka
7 38 (14.34%) HTML
8 35 (13.21%) RESTful
9 25 (9.43%) ASP.NET
10 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (8.30%) CSS
11 18 (6.79%) Natural Language Processing
11 18 (6.79%) Node.js
11 18 (6.79%) TensorFlow
12 16 (6.04%) HTML5
12 16 (6.04%) WCF
13 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (4.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 11 (4.15%) X-Windows
15 10 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Online Games
2 28 (10.57%) Algorithms
3 27 (10.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (9.81%) Private Cloud
5 25 (9.43%) Fintech
6 23 (8.68%) Mobile App
7 22 (8.30%) Smart City
8 19 (7.17%) User Experience
9 17 (6.42%) Smartphone
10 12 (4.53%) iPhone
11 11 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (3.40%) Computer Science
14 6 (2.26%) Robotics
14 6 (2.26%) Xbox
15 5 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.89%) NHS
16 4 (1.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.23%) Android
2 31 (11.70%) Apple iOS
3 26 (9.81%) Windows
4 24 (9.06%) Mac OS X
4 24 (9.06%) Windows 7
4 24 (9.06%) Windows 8
5 16 (6.04%) Linux
6 6 (2.26%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.13%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (1.13%) Unix
8 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 62 (23.40%) TDD
4 45 (16.98%) DevOps
4 45 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (15.47%) OO
6 40 (15.09%) Wireframes
7 33 (12.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 29 (10.94%) Machine Learning
8 29 (10.94%) Microservices
9 28 (10.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 28 (10.57%) Multithreading
10 26 (9.81%) Cryptography
10 26 (9.81%) DDoS Mitigation
10 26 (9.81%) ERD
10 26 (9.81%) Integration Testing
10 26 (9.81%) Software Architecture
11 24 (9.06%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.74%) Java
2 75 (28.30%) C#
2 75 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 71 (26.79%) Python
4 55 (20.75%) SQL
5 42 (15.85%) C++
6 41 (15.47%) Scala
7 38 (14.34%) C
8 35 (13.21%) Ruby
9 16 (6.04%) Java 8
10 14 (5.28%) Haskell
11 11 (4.15%) PHP
12 9 (3.40%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.26%) R
14 5 (1.89%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.89%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.89%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.89%) Perl
14 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (12.08%) PhD
2 23 (8.68%) Degree
3 7 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CCA
5 1 (0.38%) CISSP
5 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.38%) GCFA
5 1 (0.38%) GCFE
5 1 (0.38%) GREM
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) PCI DSS
2 24 (9.06%) SLA
3 11 (4.15%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (19.25%) Docker
2 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) Ceph
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) EnCase
3 1 (0.38%) FTK
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (14.34%) WorldPay
2 37 (13.96%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.43%) Citrix
4 21 (7.92%) Google
5 5 (1.89%) Adobe
5 5 (1.89%) New Relic
6 4 (1.51%) BMC
6 4 (1.51%) Samsung
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle
8 2 (0.75%) Blue Martini
8 2 (0.75%) Demandware
8 2 (0.75%) Elastic Path
8 2 (0.75%) Facebook
8 2 (0.75%) hybris
8 2 (0.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.75%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Computacenter