Period
to 5 June 2020

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 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 110 134
Rank change year-on-year +30 +24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 38 56 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.76% 1.88% 1.95%
As % of the General category 7.01% 5.70% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 83
Median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +64.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £112,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.91% +22.22% +12.50%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 542 982 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 39.42% 32.94% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 401 707 1,462
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
Watford +39 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Borehamwood - 12 £42,500 -
Radlett - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans - 5 £45,000 - 2
Stevenage +8 1 £45,000 - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) CSS
3 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 14 (36.84%) HTML5
3 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 14 (36.84%) Front End Development
4 13 (34.21%) Sass
4 13 (34.21%) LESS
4 13 (34.21%) CSS3
4 13 (34.21%) Grunt
4 13 (34.21%) webpack
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (31.58%) Retail
6 10 (26.32%) XHTML
6 10 (26.32%) Web Development
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) QA
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.68%) Data Privacy
8 8 (21.05%) User Experience
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
8 8 (21.05%) PHP
8 8 (21.05%) C++
8 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (21.05%) InVision
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree

Games
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) InVision
1 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
1 8 (21.05%) Sketch
1 8 (21.05%) Zeplin
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) MQTT
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Grunt
2 13 (34.21%) webpack
3 5 (13.16%) gulp
3 5 (13.16%) Mocha
3 5 (13.16%) PHPUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) LabVIEW
4 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Publishing
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C++ Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Head of IT
9 2 (5.26%) Magento Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.63%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Engagement Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Hybris Developer
10 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 14 (36.84%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) CSS3
3 13 (34.21%) LESS
3 13 (34.21%) Sass
4 10 (26.32%) XHTML
5 8 (21.05%) Enzyme
5 8 (21.05%) Jest
6 7 (18.42%) LAMP
7 6 (15.79%) Node.js
8 5 (13.16%) Haml
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) Laravel
8 5 (13.16%) Nunjucks
8 5 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (13.16%) React
8 5 (13.16%) SVG
8 5 (13.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (7.89%) Blog
3 3 (7.89%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
1 14 (36.84%) Front End Development
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Web Development
4 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.68%) Data Privacy
5 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (21.05%) Sprint Planning
5 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.42%) OO
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) SDLC
9 4 (10.53%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
9 4 (10.53%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
9 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.53%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) C++
2 8 (21.05%) PHP
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) ES6
4 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) CIPD
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) PTC
2 2 (5.26%) hybris
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle