Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 913 886 916
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 -252
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 147 256 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 132 211 246
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,625 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -

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 51,573 62,016 67,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.42% 39.31% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38,871 47,752 50,885
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,200 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.54% +2.40% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -15 96 £50,000 -16.67% 39
South East +62 39 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East of England +65 7 £42,500 -10.53% 4
North of England +8 4 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North West +18 2 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -5 2 £35,000 -20.00% 4
Midlands +39 1 £32,500 -3.70% 3
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Games
2 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.17%) Java
4 34 (23.13%) Test Automation
5 30 (20.41%) C#
5 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
6 29 (19.73%) Finance
7 28 (19.05%) PHP
8 26 (17.69%) .NET
9 20 (13.61%) Marketing
10 18 (12.24%) C++
11 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
12 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.88%) SQL
13 15 (10.20%) Unix
13 15 (10.20%) AIX
13 15 (10.20%) Linux
13 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
13 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
13 15 (10.20%) TDD
13 15 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (10.20%) Bash Shell
13 15 (10.20%) JIRA
13 15 (10.20%) Asset Management
13 15 (10.20%) Korn
13 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
14 14 (9.52%) Scrum
15 13 (8.84%) Python
15 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
15 13 (8.84%) JUnit

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 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.36%) Confluence
2 2 (1.36%) Jetty
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) InVision
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.72%) Sketch
2 3 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.04%) Moqups
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.80%) Azure
3 7 (4.76%) BrowserStack
3 7 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
4 5 (3.40%) Office 365
5 4 (2.72%) AdWords
6 3 (2.04%) AWS
6 3 (2.04%) GCP
7 2 (1.36%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.36%) PaaS
7 2 (1.36%) SaaS
7 2 (1.36%) Serverless
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) SSH
2 2 (1.36%) Skype
2 2 (1.36%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) OLTP
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) JIRA
3 13 (8.84%) JUnit
3 13 (8.84%) Selenium
4 12 (8.16%) TestNG
5 7 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.04%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.04%) Balsamiq
7 3 (2.04%) Maven
8 2 (1.36%) GoCD
8 2 (1.36%) Grunt
8 2 (1.36%) gulp
8 2 (1.36%) Mockito
8 2 (1.36%) TestRail
9 1 (0.68%) Gatling
9 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 147 (100.00%) Games
2 29 (19.73%) Finance
3 20 (13.61%) Marketing
4 6 (4.08%) Advertising
4 6 (4.08%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) Developer
2 18 (12.24%) PHP Developer
3 15 (10.20%) Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Unix Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (10.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 14 (9.52%) Games Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.80%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.12%) Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.44%) AIX Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) .NET Core
3 9 (6.12%) HTML
3 9 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (5.44%) CSS
4 8 (5.44%) HTML5
5 7 (4.76%) CSS3
5 7 (4.76%) Spring
6 5 (3.40%) RESTful
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
7 3 (2.04%) Node.js
7 3 (2.04%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.36%) JPA
8 2 (1.36%) JSON
8 2 (1.36%) Kafka
8 2 (1.36%) REST
8 2 (1.36%) Spring Security
8 2 (1.36%) Spring WebFlux
8 2 (1.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) User Experience
3 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.72%) Online Gambling
6 3 (2.04%) Animation
7 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.36%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.20%) AIX
1 15 (10.20%) Linux
1 15 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (10.20%) Unix
2 7 (4.76%) CentOS
3 5 (3.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.13%) Test Automation
3 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
4 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.20%) Asset Management
5 15 (10.20%) TDD
6 14 (9.52%) Scrum
7 13 (8.84%) BDD
7 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.48%) ETL
8 11 (7.48%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.80%) Analytics
9 10 (6.80%) DevOps
10 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.12%) Performance Testing
10 9 (6.12%) Product Management
10 9 (6.12%) Typography
11 8 (5.44%) Fintech
11 8 (5.44%) Game Development
11 8 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) Java
2 30 (20.41%) C#
3 28 (19.05%) PHP
4 18 (12.24%) C++
5 16 (10.88%) SQL
6 15 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.20%) Korn
6 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.84%) Python
8 7 (4.76%) Java 8
9 2 (1.36%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.36%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.36%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.36%) Lua
9 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.36%) Scala
9 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Ansible
2 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (3.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
2 12 (8.16%) IBM
3 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.40%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) hybris
5 4 (2.72%) Adobe
5 4 (2.72%) ATG
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle
7 2 (1.36%) Apple
7 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.36%) Polycom
8 1 (0.68%) Cypress Semiconductor