Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 913 672
Rank change year-on-year +35 -241 +139
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 281 261 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.36% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 225 231 518
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.27% +0.48% +5.00%

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 71,686 72,977 84,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.65% 43.66% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55,710 57,383 69,224
England median annual salary £52,050 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.10% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +60 218 £55,000 -8.33% 38
North of England +14 24 £42,500 -22.73% 7
East of England - 23 £45,000 -
North West +24 17 £42,500 - 6
West Midlands -1 10 £32,500 - 2
Midlands -3 10 £32,500 - 2
South East -15 5 £47,500 - 1
North East - 5 £41,250 - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £43,750 -20.45%
South West 0 1 - -
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Games
2 154 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (44.84%) Java
4 108 (38.43%) JavaScript
5 102 (36.30%) SQL
6 97 (34.52%) TDD
7 85 (30.25%) Software Engineering
8 82 (29.18%) E-Commerce
9 78 (27.76%) DevOps
10 77 (27.40%) Finance
11 74 (26.33%) Microservices
12 73 (25.98%) Spring
13 62 (22.06%) Docker
14 60 (21.35%) RESTful
15 54 (19.22%) Linux
16 51 (18.15%) Python
16 51 (18.15%) Web Services
17 49 (17.44%) Ruby
17 49 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
18 47 (16.73%) Scala
19 46 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery
20 45 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (16.01%) AngularJS
21 44 (15.66%) BDD
21 44 (15.66%) React
22 41 (14.59%) .NET
23 40 (14.23%) Java 8
24 39 (13.88%) HTML
24 39 (13.88%) Android
25 38 (13.52%) REST

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 11 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.07%) nginx
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.36%) InVision
4 1 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (7.12%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.96%) GitHub
2 28 (9.96%) OpenShift
3 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.14%) Google Play
6 5 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) AdWords
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Datadog
8 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.36%) NuGet
8 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.81%) NoSQL
2 33 (11.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.98%) Big Data
5 11 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.91%) MySQL
5 11 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.56%) QlikView
6 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.49%) Blockchain
9 6 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.42%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.42%) Redis
11 3 (1.07%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.71%) OLAP
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (11.39%) Cucumber
1 32 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 28 (9.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (4.27%) Maven
4 10 (3.56%) Fiddler
4 10 (3.56%) Gradle
5 8 (2.85%) Ant
5 8 (2.85%) Grunt
5 8 (2.85%) gulp
5 8 (2.85%) webpack
6 7 (2.49%) Jasmine
6 7 (2.49%) Selenium
7 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.78%) GoCD
8 5 (1.78%) JUnit
9 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.07%) GitLab
10 3 (1.07%) JIRA
11 2 (0.71%) git-flow
General
1 281 (100.00%) Games
2 77 (27.40%) Finance
3 32 (11.39%) Online Betting
4 30 (10.68%) Marketing
5 12 (4.27%) Retail
6 10 (3.56%) Legal
7 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.78%) Advertising
9 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.07%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.07%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 145 (51.60%) Developer
2 78 (27.76%) Java Developer
3 56 (19.93%) Senior Developer
4 44 (15.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (11.39%) Analyst
6 30 (10.68%) Java Scala Developer
6 30 (10.68%) Scala Developer
6 30 (10.68%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 30 (10.68%) Senior Scala Developer
7 26 (9.25%) Java Engineer
7 26 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (8.54%) Games Developer
9 18 (6.41%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.05%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 13 (4.63%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.27%) Games Engineer
12 12 (4.27%) Java Games Developer
13 11 (3.91%) Backend Developer
14 10 (3.56%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.98%) Spring
2 60 (21.35%) RESTful
3 51 (18.15%) Web Services
4 45 (16.01%) AngularJS
5 44 (15.66%) React
6 41 (14.59%) .NET
7 39 (13.88%) HTML
8 38 (13.52%) REST
9 36 (12.81%) CSS
9 36 (12.81%) Kafka
10 32 (11.39%) .NET Framework
10 32 (11.39%) Akka
11 28 (9.96%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (8.54%) Node.js
13 14 (4.98%) HTML5
13 14 (4.98%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (3.91%) Spring Boot
15 10 (3.56%) Angular 2
15 10 (3.56%) WPF
15 10 (3.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.03%) Private Cloud
2 30 (10.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 27 (9.61%) Fintech
4 23 (8.19%) User Experience
5 19 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 18 (6.41%) Over-the-Top Content
7 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (5.69%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.91%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.42%) iSeries
11 4 (1.42%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.42%) Mobile Games
11 4 (1.42%) Music Streaming
11 4 (1.42%) Online Gambling
11 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.07%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.22%) Linux
2 39 (13.88%) Android
3 36 (12.81%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.63%) Windows
5 6 (2.14%) Unix
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.52%) TDD
3 85 (30.25%) Software Engineering
4 82 (29.18%) E-Commerce
5 78 (27.76%) DevOps
6 74 (26.33%) Microservices
7 46 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (15.66%) BDD
10 36 (12.81%) Multithreading
11 35 (12.46%) Software Architecture
12 33 (11.74%) Integration Testing
13 32 (11.39%) Cryptography
13 32 (11.39%) Wireframes
14 30 (10.68%) DDoS Mitigation
14 30 (10.68%) ERD
14 30 (10.68%) Low Latency
15 29 (10.32%) SDLC
16 28 (9.96%) Test Automation
17 27 (9.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 126 (44.84%) Java
2 108 (38.43%) JavaScript
3 102 (36.30%) SQL
4 51 (18.15%) Python
5 49 (17.44%) Ruby
6 47 (16.73%) Scala
7 40 (14.23%) Java 8
8 27 (9.61%) C#
9 16 (5.69%) C++
10 14 (4.98%) PHP
11 13 (4.63%) Perl
12 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.14%) Kotlin
12 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.07%) C
13 3 (1.07%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (7.83%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) CISA
2 4 (1.42%) CISM
2 4 (1.42%) CISSP
2 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.42%) ISEB
2 4 (1.42%) PCI QSA
3 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.10%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.98%) QA
3 5 (1.78%) GDPR
4 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.07%) GCP
6 2 (0.71%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (22.06%) Docker
2 5 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (6.76%) Ansible
2 14 (4.98%) Puppet
3 8 (2.85%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.85%) Terraform
4 6 (2.14%) Consul
5 4 (1.42%) Grafana
5 4 (1.42%) Kibana
5 4 (1.42%) logstash
5 4 (1.42%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.07%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.07%) Graylog
6 3 (1.07%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.07%) Icinga
6 3 (1.07%) Juju
7 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) Packer
8 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (10.68%) WorldPay
2 25 (8.90%) Oracle
3 14 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.27%) Capita
5 11 (3.91%) Google
6 7 (2.49%) Tableau
7 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.42%) Informatica
8 4 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.07%) Adobe
9 3 (1.07%) Cognos
9 3 (1.07%) VMware
10 2 (0.71%) Apigee
10 2 (0.71%) Apple
10 2 (0.71%) EXASOL
10 2 (0.71%) HP
10 2 (0.71%) IBM
10 2 (0.71%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.36%) Optimizely