Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 897 868 725
Rank change year-on-year -29 -143 -58
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 173 288 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.44% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 153 248 412
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,900 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59,311 66,037 65,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 40.66% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45,864 51,503 53,843
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in England

Online Games
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Online Games in England

Online Games
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Online Games in England

Online Games
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
London -31 143 £52,500 -4.55% 63
South East +57 18 £45,000 -
North of England +33 8 £46,250 +12.80% 2
North West +21 6 £45,000 +9.76% 1
Midlands +30 3 £42,500 +30.77% 6
West Midlands +27 2 £42,500 +30.77% 5
North East - 2 £53,750 -
East of England +18 1 £22,500 -52.63% 1
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 - 1
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Online 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 England region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 173 (100.00%) Games
2 72 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (34.68%) Java
4 42 (24.28%) SQL
5 40 (23.12%) Test Automation
6 38 (21.97%) Python
7 32 (18.50%) C#
7 32 (18.50%) C++
8 30 (17.34%) .NET
9 29 (16.76%) Finance
10 26 (15.03%) PHP
10 26 (15.03%) .NET Core
11 25 (14.45%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
12 24 (13.87%) Degree
13 22 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (12.14%) Docker
14 21 (12.14%) Computer Science
14 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
15 20 (11.56%) Linux
15 20 (11.56%) Web Services
15 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (11.56%) TDD
15 20 (11.56%) Java 8
16 19 (10.98%) QA
17 18 (10.40%) Spring
17 18 (10.40%) DevOps
17 18 (10.40%) Node.js
18 17 (9.83%) Microservices
18 17 (9.83%) JavaScript

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (4.05%) Confluence
2 6 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.73%) nginx
4 2 (1.16%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.45%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.78%) Office 365
5 7 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.31%) GitHub
7 3 (1.73%) npm
8 2 (1.16%) Silverpop
8 2 (1.16%) Yarn
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) DHCP
1 2 (1.16%) DNS
1 2 (1.16%) Firewall
1 2 (1.16%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.16%) MPLS
1 2 (1.16%) NAS
1 2 (1.16%) SAN
1 2 (1.16%) SNMP
1 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.16%) VLAN
1 2 (1.16%) WLAN
2 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) Blockchain
1 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.47%) Hazelcast
4 6 (3.47%) MySQL
5 5 (2.89%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.73%) Power BI
6 3 (1.73%) Redis
6 3 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (1.73%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.16%) OLAP
7 2 (1.16%) OLTP
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.16%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.94%) JIRA
2 12 (6.94%) TestRail
3 11 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.47%) Gatling
4 6 (3.47%) TestNG
5 4 (2.31%) gulp
5 4 (2.31%) Maven
6 3 (1.73%) webpack
7 2 (1.16%) Grunt
7 2 (1.16%) JUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (0.58%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.58%) JMeter
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 173 (100.00%) Games
2 29 (16.76%) Finance
3 10 (5.78%) Marketing
4 9 (5.20%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.47%) Advertising
5 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.31%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (26.01%) Developer
2 33 (19.08%) Analyst
3 22 (12.72%) Server Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Business Analyst
4 17 (9.83%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.94%) QA Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Applications Support
6 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Junior
8 9 (5.20%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Backend Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Blockchain Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) IT Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.34%) .NET
2 26 (15.03%) .NET Core
3 20 (11.56%) Web Services
4 18 (10.40%) Node.js
4 18 (10.40%) Spring
5 14 (8.09%) RESTful
6 11 (6.36%) REST
7 9 (5.20%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.20%) Kafka
7 9 (5.20%) XML
8 7 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (4.05%) Smart Contracts
8 7 (4.05%) Swagger
9 6 (3.47%) CSS
9 6 (3.47%) HTML
9 6 (3.47%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.47%) web3js
10 4 (2.31%) CSS3
10 4 (2.31%) LDAP
10 4 (2.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.20%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.05%) User Experience
5 6 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.73%) iPhone
7 3 (1.73%) Media Streaming
7 3 (1.73%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.56%) Linux
2 11 (6.36%) Windows
3 6 (3.47%) Android
4 5 (2.89%) Unix
5 4 (2.31%) AIX
5 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.12%) Test Automation
3 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
4 22 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (12.14%) Computer Science
5 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
6 20 (11.56%) TDD
7 18 (10.40%) DevOps
8 17 (9.83%) Microservices
8 17 (9.83%) Scrum
9 16 (9.25%) ITIL
10 14 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.51%) Kanban
12 12 (6.94%) Mathematics
13 11 (6.36%) Analytics
13 11 (6.36%) ITSM
13 11 (6.36%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.36%) Release Management
14 10 (5.78%) Coaching
14 10 (5.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.68%) Java
2 42 (24.28%) SQL
3 38 (21.97%) Python
4 32 (18.50%) C#
4 32 (18.50%) C++
5 26 (15.03%) PHP
6 20 (11.56%) Java 8
7 17 (9.83%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.20%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.62%) Go
10 7 (4.05%) Solidity
11 4 (2.31%) Korn
11 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.16%) C
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.16%) R
13 1 (0.58%) Elixir
13 1 (0.58%) ES6
13 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.87%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.16%) MCITP
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 21 (12.14%) Docker
2 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Ansible
2 8 (4.62%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.47%) SCCM
4 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (6.36%) Oracle
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.47%) IBM
4 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.31%) Cognos
4 4 (2.31%) Google
4 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.73%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.73%) Tableau
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe
6 2 (1.16%) Avaya
6 2 (1.16%) EXASOL
6 2 (1.16%) Juniper
6 2 (1.16%) Okta
6 2 (1.16%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.16%) Sophos
6 2 (1.16%) Veeam
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) Informatica