The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 234 212
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 27 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.40% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.95% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 77
Median salary - £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2622 2835 3439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 42.84% 42.12% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2069 2371 2753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the East of England

Online Games
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games in the East of England.

Salary trend for Online Games in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Vertica
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Online 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Vertica