Period
to 22 January 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 850 905 875
Rank change year-on-year +55 -30 -145
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 141 173 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 153 248
England median annual salary £63,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,900 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £63,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +26.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 45,168 56,099 63,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.75% 39.74% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34,847 43,006 49,257
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2020.

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 2020. 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 +40 98 £65,000 +23.81% 30
South East +32 13 £62,500 +38.89% 2
North of England +73 12 £57,500 +24.32% 4
East of England +72 11 £57,500 +155.56% 2
North West +44 7 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Midlands +42 5 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands +26 5 £55,000 +77.42%
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
South West - 2 £60,000 -
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Games
2 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (29.79%) Java
4 35 (24.82%) Finance
5 30 (21.28%) TDD
5 30 (21.28%) Degree
6 27 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (16.31%) C#
7 23 (16.31%) .NET
8 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
8 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
9 20 (14.18%) Retail
9 20 (14.18%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (14.18%) DevOps
10 19 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 19 (13.48%) Docker
10 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (13.48%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (12.77%) QA
11 18 (12.77%) Scrum
11 18 (12.77%) E-Commerce
11 18 (12.77%) Microservices
12 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.06%) C++
12 17 (12.06%) Azure
13 16 (11.35%) BDD
13 16 (11.35%) Coaching
13 16 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (11.35%) Technical Leadership
14 15 (10.64%) Spring

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 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.42%) Confluence
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.71%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Azure
2 9 (6.38%) AWS
3 5 (3.55%) GitHub
4 4 (2.84%) GCP
4 4 (2.84%) IaaS
4 4 (2.84%) Office 365
4 4 (2.84%) PaaS
5 3 (2.13%) Google Play
5 3 (2.13%) npm
6 2 (1.42%) Firebase
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.71%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.71%) G Suite
7 1 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) DHCP
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) PBX
2 2 (1.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.71%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) VoIP
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.96%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.26%) Big Data
4 5 (3.55%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) Presto
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) JIRA
2 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.84%) Selenium
3 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.13%) webpack
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.42%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) GoCD
5 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.71%) TestNG
General
1 141 (100.00%) Games
2 35 (24.82%) Finance
3 20 (14.18%) Retail
4 11 (7.80%) Legal
4 11 (7.80%) Online Betting
5 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 8 (5.67%) Law
6 8 (5.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (46.10%) Developer
2 32 (22.70%) Games Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Software Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.06%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Java Games Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Games Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Data Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Compliance Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Governance Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Risk Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Senior Risk Manager
12 7 (4.96%) Senior Programmer
12 7 (4.96%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.31%) .NET
2 19 (13.48%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (10.64%) Spring
4 13 (9.22%) HTML
5 12 (8.51%) CSS
6 11 (7.80%) Node.js
6 11 (7.80%) React
6 11 (7.80%) RESTful
7 8 (5.67%) HTML5
7 8 (5.67%) JMS
7 8 (5.67%) Sass
7 8 (5.67%) Spring Boot
8 7 (4.96%) CryEngine
8 7 (4.96%) EJB
8 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.96%) JPA
8 7 (4.96%) JSP
8 7 (4.96%) Web Services
9 5 (3.55%) Apache Flex
10 4 (2.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.67%) Learning Management System
4 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.26%) User Experience
7 4 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.84%) Online Gambling
7 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.71%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.96%) Windows
2 6 (4.26%) Linux
3 3 (2.13%) Android
3 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.28%) TDD
3 27 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
4 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.18%) DevOps
6 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.48%) Mentoring
7 18 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 18 (12.77%) Microservices
7 18 (12.77%) Scrum
8 16 (11.35%) BDD
8 16 (11.35%) Coaching
8 16 (11.35%) Technical Leadership
9 14 (9.93%) Project Management
10 13 (9.22%) Line Management
10 13 (9.22%) Mathematics
10 13 (9.22%) Software Delivery
10 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) Java
2 23 (16.31%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) C++
4 15 (10.64%) Python
5 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.80%) Lua
6 10 (7.09%) Java 8
7 9 (6.38%) SQL
8 8 (5.67%) Kotlin
8 8 (5.67%) PHP
8 8 (5.67%) Scala
9 5 (3.55%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.84%) ES6
11 3 (2.13%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.13%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.13%) R
12 2 (1.42%) C
13 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.67%) CISA
3 8 (5.67%) CISM
3 8 (5.67%) CISSP
4 3 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) QA
2 10 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.67%) GDPR
3 8 (5.67%) NIST
3 8 (5.67%) PMO
4 2 (1.42%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.55%) Ansible
3 4 (2.84%) Terraform
4 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (5.67%) Google
2 7 (4.96%) hybris
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle
3 5 (3.55%) VMware
4 4 (2.84%) Adobe
4 4 (2.84%) Veeam
5 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (1.42%) Polycom
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) Avaya
7 1 (0.71%) Dell
7 1 (0.71%) Dell KACE
7 1 (0.71%) Snow
7 1 (0.71%) Sophos