Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 146 228
Rank change year-on-year -17 +82 -55
Permanent jobs citing Games 176 260 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 2.15% 1.16%
As % of the General category 5.34% 5.93% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 157 206 142
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £72,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%

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 3,297 4,381 4,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.58% 36.18% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,286 3,354 3,742
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +3.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +64 92 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Hertfordshire -45 48 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Suffolk -12 18 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Essex +2 11 £40,000 -23.81% 14
Bedfordshire -21 7 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 90 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.36%) C#
4 54 (30.68%) Java
5 53 (30.11%) Software Engineering
6 48 (27.27%) HTML
7 43 (24.43%) Python
8 41 (23.30%) OO
9 38 (21.59%) SQL
10 37 (21.02%) .NET
11 36 (20.45%) C++
12 35 (19.89%) CSS
13 32 (18.18%) MVC
13 32 (18.18%) User Experience
14 30 (17.05%) TypeScript
14 30 (17.05%) ASP.NET
14 30 (17.05%) Windows
14 30 (17.05%) Computer Science
15 29 (16.48%) PhD
15 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
15 29 (16.48%) Machine Learning
16 28 (15.91%) Degree
17 27 (15.34%) TDD
18 26 (14.77%) Artificial Intelligence
19 25 (14.20%) Scrum
20 24 (13.64%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.64%) Mathematics
20 24 (13.64%) Mentoring
20 24 (13.64%) DevOps
21 23 (13.07%) Multithreading

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 12 (6.82%) Confluence
2 11 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.68%) Drupal
4 6 (3.41%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (3.98%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.84%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.57%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.82%) Serverless
4 7 (3.98%) GitHub
5 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.14%) npm
7 2 (1.14%) Slack
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.57%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.52%) HTTP
2 5 (2.84%) DAB
3 3 (1.70%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.70%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) Broadband
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.52%) MySQL
4 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.27%) Big Data
7 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.66%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.95%) JIRA
4 12 (6.82%) Axure RP
5 11 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 11 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 11 (6.25%) Log4Net
5 11 (6.25%) NUnit
6 9 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.98%) Subversion
8 6 (3.41%) LabVIEW
9 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.14%) gulp
10 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.14%) Redmine
10 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.57%) Codeship
11 1 (0.57%) JUnit
11 1 (0.57%) TestRail
General
1 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.09%) Publishing
3 13 (7.39%) Marketing
4 6 (3.41%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.41%) Finance
4 6 (3.41%) Retail
5 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.70%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (56.25%) Developer
2 45 (25.57%) Software Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Software Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.82%) Designer
8 12 (6.82%) PHP Developer
8 12 (6.82%) UX Designer
9 11 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 11 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
9 11 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.27%) HTML
2 37 (21.02%) .NET
3 35 (19.89%) CSS
4 30 (17.05%) ASP.NET
5 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
6 21 (11.93%) HTML5
6 21 (11.93%) Natural Language Processing
6 21 (11.93%) TensorFlow
6 21 (11.93%) Web Services
7 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (7.95%) JSON
9 13 (7.39%) .NET Core
9 13 (7.39%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (7.39%) REST
9 13 (7.39%) Spring
10 11 (6.25%) Aurelia
10 11 (6.25%) Kafka
10 11 (6.25%) Laravel
10 11 (6.25%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.18%) User Experience
2 21 (11.93%) Algorithms
3 18 (10.23%) Mobile App
3 18 (10.23%) Robotics
4 17 (9.66%) Smart City
5 13 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.41%) Graphic Design
8 6 (3.41%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.41%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (2.84%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.27%) iPhone
10 4 (2.27%) Music Streaming
10 4 (2.27%) NHS
11 3 (1.70%) Fintech
12 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.14%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.05%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.41%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.27%) Android
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.11%) Software Engineering
3 41 (23.30%) OO
4 32 (18.18%) MVC
5 30 (17.05%) Computer Science
6 29 (16.48%) Machine Learning
7 27 (15.34%) TDD
8 26 (14.77%) Artificial Intelligence
9 25 (14.20%) Scrum
10 24 (13.64%) DevOps
10 24 (13.64%) Mathematics
10 24 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 23 (13.07%) Multithreading
12 21 (11.93%) Deep Learning
12 21 (11.93%) Reinforcement Learning
13 20 (11.36%) User Stories
14 19 (10.80%) Decision-Making
14 19 (10.80%) Microservices
14 19 (10.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 64 (36.36%) C#
3 54 (30.68%) Java
4 43 (24.43%) Python
5 38 (21.59%) SQL
6 36 (20.45%) C++
7 30 (17.05%) TypeScript
8 22 (12.50%) C
9 18 (10.23%) T-SQL
10 16 (9.09%) PHP
11 12 (6.82%) Ruby
12 11 (6.25%) Scala
13 10 (5.68%) Java 8
14 7 (3.98%) Haskell
15 4 (2.27%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.14%) Assembly Language
18 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) PhD
2 28 (15.91%) Degree
3 17 (9.66%) MPhil
4 16 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) CISM
6 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.55%) Ansible
3 6 (3.41%) Packer
3 6 (3.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.57%) Grafana
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) New Relic
3 11 (6.25%) Citrix
4 7 (3.98%) Adobe
5 5 (2.84%) WorldPay
6 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.70%) Cisco
7 3 (1.70%) SAP
8 2 (1.14%) Apple
8 2 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.57%) BT
9 1 (0.57%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle
9 1 (0.57%) Sony
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) Zend