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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 590 702
Rank change year-on-year -130 +112  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 137 333 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 116 249 241
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 34953 38490 42789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.27% 41.62% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27451 31966 34479
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 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -118 102 £57,500 - 21
South East +50 13 £57,500 +98.27% 1
West Midlands - 9 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire +4 8 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South West +8 3 £42,500 -3.40% 1
North West -55 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands - 1 £24,500 -
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Games
2 132 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (37.11%) Java
4 83 (32.42%) TDD
5 78 (30.47%) E-Commerce
6 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
6 77 (30.08%) HTML
7 72 (28.13%) Scrum
8 66 (25.78%) HTML5
9 63 (24.61%) Spring
10 62 (24.22%) CSS
11 61 (23.83%) AngularJS
12 60 (23.44%) SQL
13 59 (23.05%) Retail
13 59 (23.05%) NoSQL
14 58 (22.66%) Finance
15 56 (21.88%) Linux
16 54 (21.09%) C#
16 54 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (20.31%) Git (software)
18 50 (19.53%) Online Betting
19 48 (18.75%) SQL Server
20 47 (18.36%) Relational Database
21 42 (16.41%) .NET
22 41 (16.02%) Test Automation
23 40 (15.63%) Node.js
23 40 (15.63%) RDBMS
24 39 (15.23%) Web Development
25 38 (14.84%) ActiveMQ
25 38 (14.84%) Puppet

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 29 (11.33%) WebSphere
2 27 (10.55%) CMS
3 26 (10.16%) Tomcat
4 24 (9.38%) Jetty
5 22 (8.59%) CoreMedia CMS
6 13 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.30%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.73%) Apache
8 7 (2.73%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) JBoss
9 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) IPython
10 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) InVision
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.11%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) RIP
3 1 (0.39%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.05%) NoSQL
2 48 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 47 (18.36%) Relational Database
4 40 (15.63%) RDBMS
5 29 (11.33%) MySQL
6 24 (9.38%) MongoDB
7 22 (8.59%) Redis
8 19 (7.42%) Big Data
9 17 (6.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.13%) Hazelcast
10 8 (3.13%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.95%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.78%) HBase
15 2 (0.78%) Oracle Smart View
16 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 52 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.98%) Maven
4 22 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (8.59%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.25%) Subversion
6 9 (3.52%) JIRA
6 9 (3.52%) JUnit
7 6 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.34%) Grunt
7 6 (2.34%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.56%) Gradle
8 4 (1.56%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.56%) Selenium
9 3 (1.17%) Ant
9 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.17%) Bower
9 3 (1.17%) Mockito
9 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 256 (100.00%) Games
2 59 (23.05%) Retail
3 58 (22.66%) Finance
4 50 (19.53%) Online Betting
5 33 (12.89%) Telecoms
6 31 (12.11%) Marketing
7 20 (7.81%) Electronics
7 20 (7.81%) Manufacturing
8 17 (6.64%) Banking
9 15 (5.86%) Back Office
10 10 (3.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.78%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 151 (58.98%) Developer
2 61 (23.83%) Java Developer
3 41 (16.02%) C# Developer
4 25 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.81%) C# WCF Developer
5 20 (7.81%) Lead Developer
5 20 (7.81%) WCF Developer
6 18 (7.03%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (5.86%) .NET Developer
10 14 (5.47%) DBA
10 14 (5.47%) E-Commerce Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Software Manager
11 13 (5.08%) Games Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 13 (5.08%) MySQL DBA
11 13 (5.08%) PHP Developer
11 13 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.08%) HTML
2 66 (25.78%) HTML5
3 63 (24.61%) Spring
4 62 (24.22%) CSS
5 61 (23.83%) AngularJS
6 42 (16.41%) .NET
7 40 (15.63%) Node.js
8 38 (14.84%) ActiveMQ
8 38 (14.84%) RESTful
9 37 (14.45%) CSS3
10 35 (13.67%) React
11 30 (11.72%) Java EE
12 26 (10.16%) jQuery
13 25 (9.77%) Apache Camel
14 24 (9.38%) Servlets
14 24 (9.38%) WCF
15 22 (8.59%) Spring Integration
16 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (8.20%) Hibernate
16 21 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.03%) Mobile Games
2 18 (7.03%) User Experience
3 16 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.08%) Replication
5 10 (3.91%) iPad
6 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.34%) BBC
6 6 (2.34%) Fintech
7 4 (1.56%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.17%) Social Gaming
8 3 (1.17%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Blog
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.88%) Linux
2 29 (11.33%) Windows
3 27 (10.55%) Unix
4 24 (9.38%) Mac OS X
5 23 (8.98%) Android
5 23 (8.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.42%) TDD
3 78 (30.47%) E-Commerce
4 72 (28.13%) Scrum
5 54 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (16.02%) Test Automation
7 39 (15.23%) Web Development
8 34 (13.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.50%) Low Latency
10 30 (11.72%) Front End Development
10 30 (11.72%) Kanban
11 28 (10.94%) OO
12 27 (10.55%) Coaching
12 27 (10.55%) Mentoring
13 26 (10.16%) SOA
14 25 (9.77%) Multithreading
14 25 (9.77%) Pair Programming
15 23 (8.98%) Programme Management
16 22 (8.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.11%) Java
2 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.44%) SQL
4 54 (21.09%) C#
5 36 (14.06%) Python
6 22 (8.59%) PHP
7 20 (7.81%) XAML
8 10 (3.91%) Ruby
8 10 (3.91%) Scala
9 6 (2.34%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.95%) C
10 5 (1.95%) ES6
11 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) Lua
12 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) C++
13 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Degree
2 19 (7.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.08%) MySQL Certification
4 8 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.17%) MCSE
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.17%) RHCE
5 3 (1.17%) SANS
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) PhD
6 2 (0.78%) RHCA
6 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.39%) MBA
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.38%) QA
2 23 (8.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 10 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.39%) HDFS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (14.84%) Puppet
2 15 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.08%) Ansible
4 3 (1.17%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.78%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.78%) Salt
6 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (7.81%) SAP
2 8 (3.13%) Facebook
2 8 (3.13%) Tableau
3 7 (2.73%) hybris
4 6 (2.34%) Google
5 5 (1.95%) VMware
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle
7 3 (1.17%) Adobe
7 3 (1.17%) Apigee
7 3 (1.17%) New Relic
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.78%) Splunk
8 2 (0.78%) Vertica
9 1 (0.39%) Cognos
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £160k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ronald James Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 23 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 23 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago