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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East of England
Rank 173 98 135
Rank change year-on-year -75 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Games 71 204 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 2.79% 2.00%
As % of the General category 3.42% 7.49% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51 119 121
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2075 2725 2534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 34.52% 37.26% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 2112 1986
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -22 43 £40,000 -27.27% 12
Cambridgeshire -11 14 £77,500 +82.35% 10
Essex +12 7 £17,000 -71.66% 2
Norfolk - 5 £59,000 - 4
Bedfordshire -1 2 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 51 (35.17%) JavaScript
1 51 (35.17%) Software Engineering
2 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) Computer Science
3 42 (28.97%) HTML
4 41 (28.28%) C++
4 41 (28.28%) CSS
5 38 (26.21%) C#
6 33 (22.76%) Linux
6 33 (22.76%) Degree
7 29 (20.00%) Python
8 27 (18.62%) Java
8 27 (18.62%) AngularJS
9 26 (17.93%) OOD
10 24 (16.55%) Web Development
10 24 (16.55%) HTML5
11 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
12 21 (14.48%) Telecoms
13 20 (13.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 19 (13.10%) Finance
14 19 (13.10%) OO
15 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
15 18 (12.41%) Multithreading
15 18 (12.41%) TDD
16 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
17 16 (11.03%) MVC
17 16 (11.03%) .NET
17 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
18 15 (10.34%) PHP
18 15 (10.34%) MS Excel

Games
Top Related 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 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) WordPress
3 5 (3.45%) DNN
3 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.76%) Confluence
4 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.76%) InDesign
3 4 (2.76%) InVision
4 3 (2.07%) Maya
5 2 (1.38%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.07%) Big Data
5 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.90%) NUnit
3 9 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.52%) LabVIEW
5 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.14%) JIRA
6 5 (3.45%) Grunt
6 5 (3.45%) gulp
6 5 (3.45%) JMeter
6 5 (3.45%) Selenium
6 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.38%) GoCD
8 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.69%) GitLab
8 1 (0.69%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (14.48%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.10%) Finance
3 12 (8.28%) Banking
3 12 (8.28%) Marketing
3 12 (8.28%) Retail
4 6 (4.14%) Publishing
5 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (41.38%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Analyst
4 16 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.66%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.66%) Web Developer
6 13 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Graduate
7 12 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (7.59%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.59%) C++ Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Configuration Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (6.21%) Senior C++ Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (5.52%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (5.52%) HTML Developer
12 7 (4.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Graduate C# Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.97%) HTML
2 41 (28.28%) CSS
3 27 (18.62%) AngularJS
4 24 (16.55%) HTML5
5 20 (13.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 16 (11.03%) .NET
6 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.34%) CSS3
8 13 (8.97%) Node.js
9 11 (7.59%) RESTful
10 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (6.90%) WCF
11 9 (6.21%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.21%) Entity Framework
11 9 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.52%) jQuery
12 8 (5.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.97%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.28%) User Experience
4 10 (6.90%) CMDB
4 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.52%) Fintech
6 7 (4.83%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.83%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.83%) Virtual Team
6 7 (4.83%) Xbox
7 5 (3.45%) Online Games
8 4 (2.76%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.76%) Social Media
9 3 (2.07%) Animation
9 3 (2.07%) Kinect
10 2 (1.38%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.38%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.38%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.76%) Linux
2 10 (6.90%) Windows
3 9 (6.21%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Software Engineering
2 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.93%) OOD
4 24 (16.55%) Web Development
5 19 (13.10%) OO
6 18 (12.41%) Multithreading
6 18 (12.41%) TDD
7 16 (11.03%) MVC
8 15 (10.34%) BDD
8 15 (10.34%) Computer Vision
9 13 (8.97%) Scrum
10 12 (8.28%) Game Development
10 12 (8.28%) Machine Learning
10 12 (8.28%) Mathematics
11 11 (7.59%) IT Strategy
11 11 (7.59%) Physics
11 11 (7.59%) UML
12 10 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.90%) Front End Development
12 10 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.17%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.28%) C++
3 38 (26.21%) C#
4 29 (20.00%) Python
5 27 (18.62%) Java
6 15 (10.34%) PHP
7 14 (9.66%) Scala
8 12 (8.28%) Ruby
9 10 (6.90%) C
10 8 (5.52%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.45%) F#
11 5 (3.45%) SQL
12 4 (2.76%) Fortran
13 3 (2.07%) Go
13 3 (2.07%) Perl
14 2 (1.38%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.38%) R
14 2 (1.38%) Rust
14 2 (1.38%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 33 (22.76%) Degree
2 14 (9.66%) PhD
3 10 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.69%) GSEC
5 1 (0.69%) HND
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) KVM
3 1 (0.69%) LXC
3 1 (0.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) Kibana
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Grafana
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) Terraform
3 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) BMC
2 10 (6.90%) Computacenter
3 8 (5.52%) Adobe
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) Google
6 4 (2.76%) Hootsuite
6 4 (2.76%) Twitter
7 2 (1.38%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.38%) Samsung
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Juniper
8 1 (0.69%) Monetate
8 1 (0.69%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.69%) Qubit
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Vertica
8 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.69%) Zend
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