The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 95 73 116
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 87 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.07% 3.38% 1.92%
As % of the General category 5.27% 7.64% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 45
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 854 1139 898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 39.37% 44.28% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 718 897 690
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Borehamwood +7 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Hatfield -11 10 - - 2
Watford 0 7 £67,500 - 3
St Albans -8 7 £32,500 +18.18%
Hemel Hempstead +3 5 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.47%) C#
2 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) OOD
3 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Web Development
5 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.12%) Node.js
6 12 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
7 11 (16.18%) C++
7 11 (16.18%) HTML
7 11 (16.18%) CSS
7 11 (16.18%) Ruby
7 11 (16.18%) Degree
8 10 (14.71%) CMDB
8 10 (14.71%) SCCM
8 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (14.71%) Computacenter
8 10 (14.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.71%) MVC
8 10 (14.71%) PHP
8 10 (14.71%) .NET
8 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
8 10 (14.71%) ITIL
8 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.71%) UML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) Maya
4 2 (2.94%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Force.com
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.47%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) QlikView
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) NUnit
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.76%) LabVIEW
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) GoCD
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Configuration Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
5 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Junior
7 5 (7.35%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
2 13 (19.12%) Node.js
3 12 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 11 (16.18%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) HTML
5 10 (14.71%) .NET
5 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
6 9 (13.24%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (13.24%) RESTful
6 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (13.24%) WCF
7 5 (7.35%) MSMQ
7 5 (7.35%) WPF
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (5.88%) REST
8 4 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) CMDB
2 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.76%) Fintech
4 3 (4.41%) Animation
4 3 (4.41%) Kinect
5 2 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.94%) HoloLens
5 2 (2.94%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.47%) BBC
6 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) OOD
2 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.59%) Web Development
4 10 (14.71%) BDD
4 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.71%) Game Development
4 10 (14.71%) IT Strategy
4 10 (14.71%) ITIL
4 10 (14.71%) MVC
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
4 10 (14.71%) UML
5 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
5 9 (13.24%) Web Application Development
6 8 (11.76%) Image Processing
7 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Kanban
9 4 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) C#
2 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) C++
3 11 (16.18%) Ruby
4 10 (14.71%) PHP
5 8 (11.76%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 7 (10.29%) C
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 5 (7.35%) F#
9 3 (4.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.94%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) Go
10 2 (2.94%) Rust
10 2 (2.94%) SOQL
11 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) Kibana
3 2 (2.94%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) Grafana
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Terraform
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) BMC
2 10 (14.71%) Computacenter
3 6 (8.82%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Jitterbit
5 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.94%) Samsung
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Monetate
6 1 (1.47%) Optimizely
6 1 (1.47%) Qubit
6 1 (1.47%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.47%) Zend
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