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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 602 698
Rank change year-on-year -135 +96  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 122 349 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.86% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 106 266 217
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30937 40356 39375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.53% 41.15% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25094 32674 31452
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
London -124 82 £65,000 +18.18% 36
West Midlands - 23 £32,500 - 6
Yorkshire +35 8 £45,000 -26.53% 2
South East +61 7 £35,000 +16.66% 4
North West -20 2 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 319 (100.00%) Games
2 179 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (42.32%) Java
4 110 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 109 (34.17%) TDD
6 91 (28.53%) Retail
6 91 (28.53%) Scrum
7 88 (27.59%) NoSQL
8 85 (26.65%) Git (software)
9 80 (25.08%) Online Betting
10 78 (24.45%) JavaScript
10 78 (24.45%) HTML
11 76 (23.82%) Linux
11 76 (23.82%) Finance
12 73 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (21.63%) Spring
14 67 (21.00%) CSS
14 67 (21.00%) HTML5
15 56 (17.55%) ActiveMQ
16 52 (16.30%) MongoDB
16 52 (16.30%) AngularJS
17 51 (15.99%) RESTful
17 51 (15.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 50 (15.67%) Software Engineering
19 49 (15.36%) Node.js
20 48 (15.05%) Jenkins
21 46 (14.42%) Relational Database
22 43 (13.48%) Apache Camel
22 43 (13.48%) RDBMS
23 42 (13.17%) Internet

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 34 (10.66%) CMS
2 31 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 27 (8.46%) WebSphere
4 26 (8.15%) Jetty
5 24 (7.52%) CoreMedia CMS
6 11 (3.45%) Apache
7 9 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.51%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.57%) JBoss
10 4 (1.25%) nginx
11 3 (0.94%) Confluence
12 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) IIS
13 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.08%) Trello
3 6 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.17%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) HTTP
2 3 (0.94%) RTP
3 2 (0.63%) DNS
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
3 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.63%) LDAP
3 2 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 52 (16.30%) MongoDB
3 46 (14.42%) Relational Database
4 43 (13.48%) RDBMS
5 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
6 28 (8.78%) MySQL
7 26 (8.15%) Neo4j
8 19 (5.96%) Big Data
8 19 (5.96%) Hazelcast
9 14 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.45%) Hadoop
12 10 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (3.13%) Couchbase
13 9 (2.82%) DB2
14 6 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.57%) Blockchain
15 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (1.25%) Redis
16 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (26.65%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.05%) Jenkins
3 37 (11.60%) Maven
4 35 (10.97%) Subversion
5 26 (8.15%) JIRA
6 13 (4.08%) CocoaPods
6 13 (4.08%) GoCD
6 13 (4.08%) Grunt
6 13 (4.08%) Xcode
7 12 (3.76%) Gradle
7 12 (3.76%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.76%) JUnit
8 9 (2.82%) gulp
9 8 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.51%) Mocha
10 7 (2.19%) Ant
10 7 (2.19%) Bower
11 6 (1.88%) Mockito
11 6 (1.88%) TestNG
12 5 (1.57%) TeamCity
General
1 319 (100.00%) Games
2 91 (28.53%) Retail
3 80 (25.08%) Online Betting
4 76 (23.82%) Finance
5 40 (12.54%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.33%) Banking
7 14 (4.39%) Marketing
8 13 (4.08%) Back Office
8 13 (4.08%) Publishing
9 3 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 177 (55.49%) Developer
2 65 (20.38%) Java Developer
3 39 (12.23%) E-Commerce Developer
4 29 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.15%) Games Developer
5 26 (8.15%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 25 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 19 (5.96%) Software Manager
8 18 (5.64%) Agile Developer
9 17 (5.33%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 16 (5.02%) Agile Java Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (5.02%) E-Commerce Manager
10 16 (5.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.70%) Architect
11 15 (4.70%) iOS Developer
12 14 (4.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (24.45%) HTML
2 69 (21.63%) Spring
3 67 (21.00%) CSS
3 67 (21.00%) HTML5
4 56 (17.55%) ActiveMQ
5 52 (16.30%) AngularJS
6 51 (15.99%) RESTful
7 49 (15.36%) Node.js
8 43 (13.48%) Apache Camel
9 35 (10.97%) Java EE
10 34 (10.66%) CSS3
10 34 (10.66%) React
10 34 (10.66%) XML
11 28 (8.78%) .NET
12 26 (8.15%) Servlets
13 24 (7.52%) Spring Integration
14 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.90%) XSLT
15 21 (6.58%) REST
16 20 (6.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.90%) User Experience
2 20 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.70%) Mobile Games
5 13 (4.08%) Animation
6 9 (2.82%) Replication
7 8 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.51%) Fintech
7 8 (2.51%) Online Gambling
8 7 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.19%) iPad
9 6 (1.88%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Bitcoin
12 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.94%) Social Media
13 2 (0.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.82%) Linux
2 38 (11.91%) Unix
3 34 (10.66%) Apple iOS
4 28 (8.78%) Mac OS X
5 23 (7.21%) Android
6 17 (5.33%) Windows
7 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.25%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 109 (34.17%) TDD
4 91 (28.53%) Scrum
5 73 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (15.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 50 (15.67%) Software Engineering
8 39 (12.23%) DevOps
8 39 (12.23%) Web Development
9 34 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (10.66%) Configuration Management
10 33 (10.34%) Kanban
11 32 (10.03%) SOA
12 29 (9.09%) OO
13 28 (8.78%) Automated Testing
14 27 (8.46%) Coaching
14 27 (8.46%) Front End Development
15 26 (8.15%) Pair Programming
16 25 (7.84%) Mentoring
17 22 (6.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 135 (42.32%) Java
2 78 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 42 (13.17%) C#
3 42 (13.17%) Python
4 36 (11.29%) SQL
5 21 (6.58%) PHP
5 21 (6.58%) Scala
6 16 (5.02%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.70%) Apple Swift
8 8 (2.51%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.88%) C++
9 6 (1.88%) ES6
9 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.88%) Ruby
10 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.25%) C
11 4 (1.25%) Korn
11 4 (1.25%) Lua
11 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (8.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.19%) MySQL Certification
3 6 (1.88%) DBS Check
4 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.94%) MCSE
5 3 (0.94%) RHCE
5 3 (0.94%) SANS
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.63%) RHCA
6 2 (0.63%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.66%) QA
2 28 (8.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (9.40%) Docker
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.31%) HDFS
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (12.23%) Puppet
2 15 (4.70%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.08%) Ansible
4 12 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.88%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.63%) Grafana
7 2 (0.63%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.63%) Salt
7 2 (0.63%) StatsD
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
8 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (5.33%) Oracle
2 12 (3.76%) IBM
3 10 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.19%) Facebook
6 6 (1.88%) Netezza
6 6 (1.88%) Tableau
7 5 (1.57%) Splunk
7 5 (1.57%) VMware
8 4 (1.25%) Apigee
8 4 (1.25%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.94%) Adobe
9 3 (0.94%) New Relic
9 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco
10 2 (0.63%) F5
10 2 (0.63%) hybris
10 2 (0.63%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.63%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.63%) SAP
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Zenimax
Salary: £28K to £33K
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Tombola
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago