Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 663 708
Rank change year-on-year -204 +45 +196
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 287 601 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 262 514 584
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,325 £30,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 72992 72560 86762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.32% 41.10% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55353 60147 70231
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -169 214 £57,500 +4.55% 29
North of England -34 22 £42,500 +3.03% 1
North West -1 18 £42,500 +36.00%
Midlands +20 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Midlands +17 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
South West -16 17 £42,500 -3.41%
South East +21 14 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Yorkshire -23 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England -17 3 £47,500 +23.38% 2
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 287 (100.00%) Games
2 167 (58.19%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (35.89%) Java
3 103 (35.89%) TDD
4 85 (29.62%) JavaScript
5 81 (28.22%) E-Commerce
6 69 (24.04%) AngularJS
7 67 (23.34%) Scrum
8 65 (22.65%) Online Betting
9 64 (22.30%) Finance
9 64 (22.30%) HTML
10 61 (21.25%) SQL Server
11 59 (20.56%) CSS
12 58 (20.21%) SQL
13 57 (19.86%) Retail
13 57 (19.86%) Spring
14 55 (19.16%) Node.js
15 54 (18.82%) C#
16 53 (18.47%) HTML5
17 52 (18.12%) .NET
18 51 (17.77%) QA
19 48 (16.72%) Microservices
20 46 (16.03%) User Experience
21 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
21 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
22 44 (15.33%) Web Development
23 42 (14.63%) Linux
24 41 (14.29%) BDD
25 39 (13.59%) Low Latency
26 37 (12.89%) NoSQL

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 23 (8.01%) Confluence
2 16 (5.57%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.18%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.83%) CMS
5 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.09%) CoreMedia CMS
6 6 (2.09%) Jetty
7 4 (1.39%) nginx
7 4 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.70%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.70%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.35%) IPython
9 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.05%) InVision
5 2 (0.70%) InDesign
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.83%) npm
4 8 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.39%) SaaS
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.70%) Google Play
9 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Office 365
9 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.48%) Internet
2 7 (2.44%) DNS
3 6 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.39%) DHCP
4 4 (1.39%) HTTP
4 4 (1.39%) Network Security
5 3 (1.05%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.05%) VoIP
5 3 (1.05%) VPN
6 2 (0.70%) Firewall
6 2 (0.70%) RIP
6 2 (0.70%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) PBX
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.89%) NoSQL
3 30 (10.45%) MySQL
4 29 (10.10%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.01%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.88%) Redis
7 10 (3.48%) Big Data
8 9 (3.14%) Blockchain
9 7 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.39%) HBase
13 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.76%) JIRA
3 24 (8.36%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.27%) Maven
5 15 (5.23%) Grunt
6 12 (4.18%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.18%) webpack
7 10 (3.48%) gulp
7 10 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.48%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.79%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.44%) Subversion
10 5 (1.74%) Bower
10 5 (1.74%) JUnit
10 5 (1.74%) Liquibase
10 5 (1.74%) Selenium
11 4 (1.39%) Mocha
12 3 (1.05%) Ant
12 3 (1.05%) Gradle
12 3 (1.05%) IntelliJ
General
1 287 (100.00%) Games
2 65 (22.65%) Online Betting
3 64 (22.30%) Finance
4 57 (19.86%) Retail
5 27 (9.41%) Telecoms
6 25 (8.71%) Back Office
7 21 (7.32%) Marketing
8 8 (2.79%) Advertising
8 8 (2.79%) Electronics
8 8 (2.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 150 (52.26%) Developer
2 59 (20.56%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.10%) .NET Developer
3 29 (10.10%) Senior Developer
4 19 (6.62%) Games Developer
5 18 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (5.92%) PHP Developer
6 17 (5.92%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.23%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.23%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.23%) Software Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.23%) Software Manager
8 14 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (4.53%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (3.83%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Agile Coach
11 10 (3.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.04%) AngularJS
2 64 (22.30%) HTML
3 59 (20.56%) CSS
4 57 (19.86%) Spring
5 55 (19.16%) Node.js
6 53 (18.47%) HTML5
7 52 (18.12%) .NET
8 35 (12.20%) REST
9 31 (10.80%) ASP.NET
10 30 (10.45%) React
11 27 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (8.71%) CSS3
13 24 (8.36%) Spring Boot
14 23 (8.01%) Hibernate
15 21 (7.32%) RESTful
16 20 (6.97%) Java EE
16 20 (6.97%) Kafka
16 20 (6.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (6.62%) jQuery
18 18 (6.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.03%) User Experience
2 24 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.57%) Over-the-Top Content
4 14 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.88%) BBC
5 10 (3.48%) Mobile Games
6 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.44%) Social Gaming
7 6 (2.09%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.74%) Fintech
8 5 (1.74%) iPhone
9 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.05%) iPad
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.05%) Xbox
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.63%) Linux
2 24 (8.36%) Android
3 19 (6.62%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.27%) Windows
5 9 (3.14%) Unix
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.09%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.70%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (58.19%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (35.89%) TDD
3 81 (28.22%) E-Commerce
4 67 (23.34%) Scrum
5 48 (16.72%) Microservices
6 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
6 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
7 44 (15.33%) Web Development
8 41 (14.29%) BDD
9 39 (13.59%) Low Latency
10 36 (12.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (12.20%) DevOps
12 32 (11.15%) OO
13 31 (10.80%) Kanban
13 31 (10.80%) Test Automation
14 29 (10.10%) Multithreading
15 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (9.06%) MVC
16 25 (8.71%) Coaching
17 23 (8.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.89%) Java
2 85 (29.62%) JavaScript
3 58 (20.21%) SQL
4 54 (18.82%) C#
5 28 (9.76%) Python
6 23 (8.01%) PHP
6 23 (8.01%) Scala
7 15 (5.23%) C++
8 11 (3.83%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.83%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.79%) Ruby
9 8 (2.79%) XAML
10 6 (2.09%) Perl
10 6 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.74%) C
11 5 (1.74%) ES6
12 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.05%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.70%) R
14 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.85%) Degree
2 8 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.74%) PhD
4 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) CCNA
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
6 1 (0.35%) MCITP
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.77%) QA
2 8 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (9.41%) Docker
2 9 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.70%) HDFS
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Snort
5 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (6.27%) Ansible
2 17 (5.92%) Puppet
3 15 (5.23%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.48%) Nagios
5 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.09%) Kibana
6 6 (2.09%) logstash
7 1 (0.35%) Nessus
7 1 (0.35%) Nmap
7 1 (0.35%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (7.67%) Oracle
2 19 (6.62%) Facebook
2 19 (6.62%) Google
3 13 (4.53%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.48%) Capita
4 10 (3.48%) hybris
5 9 (3.14%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.14%) VMware
6 8 (2.79%) Adobe
6 8 (2.79%) Apple
6 8 (2.79%) SAP
7 7 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.74%) Cisco
9 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.39%) Tableau
10 3 (1.05%) F5
11 2 (0.70%) New Relic
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.35%) Juniper