Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 922 882 667
Rank change year-on-year -40 -215 +40
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 192 291 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.39% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 165 265 518
England median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,425
90th Percentile £78,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.95% - -

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 66,490 74,935 76,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.43% 44.64% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52,030 56,884 63,114
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -8 157 £53,000 -5.78% 71
South East +43 23 £45,000 -7.69% 1
North of England +11 7 £51,250 +20.59% 4
North East - 4 £53,750 - 2
East of England +33 3 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Midlands +10 2 £33,000 +1.54% 1
North West +2 2 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire +26 1 £37,500 -31.82%
West Midlands +21 1 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 - 1
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Games
2 79 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (39.06%) Java
4 49 (25.52%) SQL
5 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
6 39 (20.31%) TDD
7 38 (19.79%) Test Automation
8 37 (19.27%) Linux
9 34 (17.71%) Finance
10 33 (17.19%) Python
11 32 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 32 (16.67%) Docker
12 29 (15.10%) Java 8
13 27 (14.06%) Web Services
13 27 (14.06%) DevOps
13 27 (14.06%) REST
14 26 (13.54%) Spring
15 25 (13.02%) Microservices
16 24 (12.50%) RESTful
16 24 (12.50%) C++
17 23 (11.98%) C#
17 23 (11.98%) .NET
17 23 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (11.98%) Node.js
18 22 (11.46%) BDD
19 20 (10.42%) HTML
20 19 (9.90%) CSS
20 19 (9.90%) E-Commerce
20 19 (9.90%) Degree
20 19 (9.90%) Cloud Computing

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 9 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.13%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.04%) nginx
3 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) InVision
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.65%) Google Play
3 7 (3.65%) Office 365
4 4 (2.08%) GitHub
4 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.04%) Apigee
5 2 (1.04%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) AdWords
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.52%) Datadog
6 1 (0.52%) npm
6 1 (0.52%) NuGet
6 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.77%) Blockchain
3 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.69%) MySQL
4 9 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.17%) Hazelcast
5 8 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.13%) BigQuery
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.08%) Big Data
8 4 (2.08%) OLAP
8 4 (2.08%) OLTP
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (2.08%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.73%) JIRA
2 9 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.65%) TestRail
4 6 (3.13%) Maven
5 5 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.60%) TestNG
6 4 (2.08%) Gatling
6 4 (2.08%) Selenium
7 3 (1.56%) GoCD
7 3 (1.56%) gulp
7 3 (1.56%) JUnit
7 3 (1.56%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.04%) Gradle
8 2 (1.04%) Grunt
8 2 (1.04%) JMeter
8 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 2 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 192 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (17.71%) Finance
3 13 (6.77%) Marketing
4 9 (4.69%) Advertising
5 8 (4.17%) Online Betting
6 6 (3.13%) Retail
7 4 (2.08%) Publishing
7 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (39.06%) Developer
2 33 (17.19%) Analyst
3 31 (16.15%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.85%) Server Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.33%) Games Developer
6 16 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (5.21%) Junior
9 10 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Administrator
10 8 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.17%) Senior Games Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.06%) REST
1 27 (14.06%) Web Services
2 26 (13.54%) Spring
3 24 (12.50%) RESTful
4 23 (11.98%) .NET
4 23 (11.98%) Node.js
5 20 (10.42%) HTML
6 19 (9.90%) .NET Core
6 19 (9.90%) CSS
7 18 (9.38%) React
7 18 (9.38%) XML
8 13 (6.77%) Kafka
9 11 (5.73%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (4.69%) Spring Boot
11 7 (3.65%) JSON
11 7 (3.65%) Material Design
11 7 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (3.13%) web3js
13 5 (2.60%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.65%) User Experience
5 6 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.08%) Online Gambling
7 3 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.52%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.27%) Linux
2 11 (5.73%) Android
2 11 (5.73%) Windows
3 10 (5.21%) Unix
4 7 (3.65%) AIX
4 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.31%) TDD
3 38 (19.79%) Test Automation
4 32 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 27 (14.06%) DevOps
6 25 (13.02%) Microservices
7 22 (11.46%) BDD
8 19 (9.90%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.33%) Scrum
10 15 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.77%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.77%) ITIL
12 12 (6.25%) Coaching
13 11 (5.73%) Web Development
14 10 (5.21%) Analytics
14 10 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.21%) Kanban
14 10 (5.21%) Release Management
15 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.06%) Java
2 49 (25.52%) SQL
3 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.19%) Python
5 29 (15.10%) Java 8
6 24 (12.50%) C++
7 23 (11.98%) C#
8 18 (9.38%) PHP
9 11 (5.73%) Ruby
10 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.65%) Go
11 7 (3.65%) Korn
11 7 (3.65%) Kotlin
11 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.13%) Solidity
13 5 (2.60%) Scala
14 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.56%) C
16 2 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (16.67%) Docker
2 9 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.21%) Ansible
2 9 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.60%) SCCM
4 4 (2.08%) Terraform
5 3 (1.56%) Consul
6 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) Kibana
7 1 (0.52%) logstash
7 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.81%) Oracle
2 14 (7.29%) Google
3 9 (4.69%) IBM
3 9 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.08%) Cognos
5 4 (2.08%) EXASOL
6 3 (1.56%) Tableau
6 3 (1.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Juniper
7 2 (1.04%) Okta
7 2 (1.04%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.04%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.04%) Sophos
7 2 (1.04%) Splunk
7 2 (1.04%) Veeam
7 2 (1.04%) WorldPay