Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 891 656
Rank change year-on-year -13 -235 +121
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 231 271 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 193 242 546
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% -4.76% +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 68,694 74,522 78,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.98% 44.74% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 53,412 56,411 65,307
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +45 186 £60,000 +4.35% 36
South East +10 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North of England +33 13 £45,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +22 11 £47,500 - 2
North East - 6 £45,000 - 1
North West +6 5 £46,250 +8.82%
Midlands +1 4 £32,500 - 5
West Midlands +5 3 £32,500 - 4
Yorkshire +14 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £31,000 +26.53% 1
Online Games
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Games
2 102 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (41.13%) Java
4 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
5 70 (30.30%) SQL
6 57 (24.68%) DevOps
7 55 (23.81%) TDD
8 53 (22.94%) Linux
9 52 (22.51%) Finance
10 48 (20.78%) E-Commerce
11 47 (20.35%) Software Engineering
12 45 (19.48%) Docker
13 41 (17.75%) Python
14 38 (16.45%) Web Services
14 38 (16.45%) Spring
14 38 (16.45%) Microservices
15 37 (16.02%) RESTful
16 36 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
17 35 (15.15%) Test Automation
18 34 (14.72%) REST
19 33 (14.29%) BDD
19 33 (14.29%) React
19 33 (14.29%) Ruby
20 32 (13.85%) .NET
20 32 (13.85%) C#
21 30 (12.99%) Java 8
22 27 (11.69%) HTML
22 27 (11.69%) Marketing
22 27 (11.69%) Scala
23 26 (11.26%) CSS

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 14 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.46%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.73%) Confluence
4 3 (1.30%) nginx
5 2 (0.87%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.43%) InVision
4 1 (0.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (5.19%) GitHub
4 11 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.03%) Google Play
8 4 (1.73%) Office 365
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) AdWords
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.43%) Datadog
10 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.43%) NuGet
10 1 (0.43%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) SAN
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.36%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.63%) Big Data
4 13 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.33%) Blockchain
6 10 (4.33%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.90%) MySQL
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.73%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.73%) OLAP
9 4 (1.73%) OLTP
9 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.73%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.73%) Redis
10 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Cucumber
1 16 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (4.33%) Fiddler
4 7 (3.03%) JIRA
5 6 (2.60%) GoCD
5 6 (2.60%) Maven
6 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.16%) JUnit
7 4 (1.73%) Gradle
7 4 (1.73%) Selenium
7 4 (1.73%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.30%) Ant
8 3 (1.30%) GitLab
8 3 (1.30%) TestRail
8 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.87%) JMeter
9 2 (0.87%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 231 (100.00%) Games
2 52 (22.51%) Finance
3 27 (11.69%) Marketing
4 12 (5.19%) Online Betting
5 10 (4.33%) Retail
6 9 (3.90%) Advertising
6 9 (3.90%) Legal
7 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 105 (45.45%) Developer
2 49 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.58%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.12%) Analyst
5 25 (10.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (7.79%) Software Developer
7 17 (7.36%) Games Developer
8 16 (6.93%) Java Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Scala Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Senior Scala Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (5.19%) Server Engineer
11 12 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Senior Games Developer
13 9 (3.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.45%) Spring
1 38 (16.45%) Web Services
2 37 (16.02%) RESTful
3 34 (14.72%) REST
4 33 (14.29%) React
5 32 (13.85%) .NET
6 27 (11.69%) HTML
7 26 (11.26%) CSS
8 22 (9.52%) Kafka
9 21 (9.09%) Node.js
10 20 (8.66%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (6.06%) .NET Framework
12 14 (6.06%) Akka
12 14 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (5.63%) XML
14 12 (5.19%) .NET Core
15 11 (4.76%) Spring Boot
16 10 (4.33%) WPF
17 7 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 13 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.76%) User Experience
5 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.33%) Fintech
6 7 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.16%) Online Gambling
7 5 (2.16%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.73%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.73%) Music Streaming
8 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.94%) Linux
2 21 (9.09%) Android
3 17 (7.36%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.33%) Windows
5 9 (3.90%) Unix
6 8 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.03%) AIX
8 6 (2.60%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.68%) DevOps
3 55 (23.81%) TDD
4 48 (20.78%) E-Commerce
5 47 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 38 (16.45%) Microservices
7 35 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 33 (14.29%) BDD
9 25 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (9.09%) Web Development
11 20 (8.66%) Multithreading
12 19 (8.23%) Scrum
13 18 (7.79%) OO
14 16 (6.93%) ETL
14 16 (6.93%) Integration Testing
14 16 (6.93%) Wireframes
15 15 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.49%) Low Latency
16 14 (6.06%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.13%) Java
2 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
3 70 (30.30%) SQL
4 41 (17.75%) Python
5 33 (14.29%) Ruby
6 32 (13.85%) C#
7 30 (12.99%) Java 8
8 27 (11.69%) Scala
9 18 (7.79%) C++
10 15 (6.49%) PHP
11 11 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.03%) Korn
13 7 (3.03%) Kotlin
13 7 (3.03%) Perl
13 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.30%) C
16 2 (0.87%) R
16 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.73%) CISA
3 4 (1.73%) CISM
3 4 (1.73%) CISSP
3 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.73%) PCI QSA
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.63%) QA
3 5 (2.16%) GCP
4 4 (1.73%) GDPR
4 4 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (19.48%) Docker
2 7 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Ansible
2 8 (3.46%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.46%) Terraform
3 7 (3.03%) Puppet
4 6 (2.60%) Consul
5 4 (1.73%) Grafana
5 4 (1.73%) Kibana
5 4 (1.73%) logstash
5 4 (1.73%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.30%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.30%) Graylog
6 3 (1.30%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.30%) Icinga
6 3 (1.30%) Juju
7 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (6.49%) Google
2 14 (6.06%) Oracle
3 13 (5.63%) WorldPay
4 11 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.16%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.16%) VMware
8 4 (1.73%) EXASOL
8 4 (1.73%) Informatica
9 3 (1.30%) Adobe
10 2 (0.87%) Apigee
10 2 (0.87%) Capita
10 2 (0.87%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) Juniper
10 2 (0.87%) Okta
10 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.87%) Sophos
10 2 (0.87%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.87%) Veeam