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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 106 114
Rank change year-on-year -62 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Games 98 160 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.58% 2.34% 2.41%
As % of the General category 4.49% 6.58% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 154 187
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2184 2432 2801
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 35.22% 35.53% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 2011 2212
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,500 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +38 67 £40,000 -6.97% 10
Cambridgeshire -56 9 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Bedfordshire -9 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Norfolk -1 6 £47,500 -
Suffolk -38 5 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Essex +1 4 £105,000 +250.00% 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 48 (28.24%) Software Engineering
2 44 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.29%) JavaScript
4 42 (24.71%) E-Commerce
5 40 (23.53%) C#
6 38 (22.35%) Degree
7 36 (21.18%) HTML
8 34 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 33 (19.41%) Retail
9 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
10 31 (18.24%) CSS
11 30 (17.65%) Web Development
12 28 (16.47%) C++
13 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
14 26 (15.29%) Java
15 25 (14.71%) .NET
15 25 (14.71%) ITIL
15 25 (14.71%) Linux
16 24 (14.12%) Node.js
17 23 (13.53%) Data Centre
17 23 (13.53%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
17 23 (13.53%) OOD
18 22 (12.94%) Windows
18 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET
18 22 (12.94%) Finance
19 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
20 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
20 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.76%) WCF

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 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.47%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.53%) DNN
3 6 (3.53%) WordPress
4 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (3.53%) InVision
6 4 (2.35%) InDesign
7 3 (1.76%) Maya
8 2 (1.18%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Office 365
2 11 (6.47%) PaaS
3 10 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.35%) Google Play
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) DNS
2 11 (6.47%) DHCP
2 11 (6.47%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) ISDN
2 11 (6.47%) LAN
2 11 (6.47%) MPLS
2 11 (6.47%) PBX
2 11 (6.47%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (6.47%) Skype
2 11 (6.47%) VLAN
2 11 (6.47%) VoIP
2 11 (6.47%) VPN
2 11 (6.47%) WAN
3 3 (1.76%) HTTP
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) ATM
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) SMS
5 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.53%) MySQL
4 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.06%) LabVIEW
4 10 (5.88%) NUnit
5 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.76%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.18%) JMeter
7 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.59%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.59%) GitLab
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 33 (19.41%) Retail
2 22 (12.94%) Finance
3 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.06%) Marketing
5 7 (4.12%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.53%) Banking
7 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.35%) Publishing
8 2 (1.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (34.71%) Developer
2 20 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 17 (10.00%) Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Web Developer
5 15 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.06%) Configuration Analyst
7 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (6.47%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Active Directory Support
7 11 (6.47%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (6.47%) Office 365 Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.18%) HTML
2 31 (18.24%) CSS
3 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
4 25 (14.71%) .NET
5 24 (14.12%) Node.js
6 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET
7 20 (11.76%) WCF
8 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.41%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (9.41%) RESTful
9 16 (9.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 14 (8.24%) HTML5
11 12 (7.06%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (7.06%) Entity Framework
11 12 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (5.88%) CSS3
13 8 (4.71%) Code First Entity Framework
14 7 (4.12%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.53%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.06%) CMDB
4 11 (6.47%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.88%) Fintech
6 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.12%) User Experience
8 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.53%) e-Learning
9 4 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.35%) BBC
9 4 (2.35%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.35%) iPhone
9 4 (2.35%) Social Media
10 3 (1.76%) Kinect
11 2 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.18%) HoloLens
11 2 (1.18%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.71%) Linux
2 22 (12.94%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.71%) Android
5 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.24%) Software Engineering
2 44 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.71%) E-Commerce
4 30 (17.65%) Web Development
5 25 (14.71%) ITIL
6 23 (13.53%) OOD
7 19 (11.18%) MVC
7 19 (11.18%) TDD
8 18 (10.59%) OO
9 17 (10.00%) BDD
9 17 (10.00%) Web Design
10 16 (9.41%) Web Application Development
11 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.24%) Machine Learning
13 12 (7.06%) Coaching
13 12 (7.06%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.06%) Game Development
13 12 (7.06%) Image Processing
13 12 (7.06%) IT Strategy
14 11 (6.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.29%) JavaScript
2 40 (23.53%) C#
3 28 (16.47%) C++
4 26 (15.29%) Java
5 19 (11.18%) PHP
6 17 (10.00%) Python
7 14 (8.24%) Ruby
8 10 (5.88%) Scala
9 9 (5.29%) C
9 9 (5.29%) SQL
10 5 (2.94%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.35%) F#
11 4 (2.35%) Fortran
11 4 (2.35%) Perl
12 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.18%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.59%) Lua
14 1 (0.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Degree
2 23 (13.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (7.06%) PhD
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.59%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.59%) GSEC
4 1 (0.59%) HND
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.47%) Terminal Services
3 11 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.59%) KVM
5 1 (0.59%) LXC
5 1 (0.59%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) SCCM
2 11 (6.47%) WSUS
3 4 (2.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) Mesos
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.41%) Adobe
3 12 (7.06%) BMC
3 12 (7.06%) Computacenter
3 12 (7.06%) VMware
4 11 (6.47%) Oracle
5 9 (5.29%) Google
6 4 (2.35%) Hootsuite
6 4 (2.35%) Twitter
6 4 (2.35%) Virgin Media
7 3 (1.76%) Zend
8 2 (1.18%) Samsung
8 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco
9 1 (0.59%) Juniper
9 1 (0.59%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (0.59%) Monetate
9 1 (0.59%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.59%) Qubit
9 1 (0.59%) Tableau
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