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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 121 112
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Games 64 23 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.09% 1.01% 2.15%
As % of the General category 7.38% 2.42% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 62
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 867 951 1117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 41.90% 41.62% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 691 742 865
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Watford +30 48 £57,500 -4.16% 5
Borehamwood -13 11 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Hertford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Hatfield - 2 - -
St Albans -2 1 £25,000 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 39 (35.78%) E-Commerce
2 32 (29.36%) Software Engineering
3 31 (28.44%) Degree
4 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
5 26 (23.85%) Computer Science
6 24 (22.02%) ITIL
6 24 (22.02%) Retail
7 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.10%) Active Directory
7 23 (21.10%) Data Centre
8 22 (20.18%) C#
8 22 (20.18%) OOD
9 21 (19.27%) Web Development
9 21 (19.27%) AngularJS
10 20 (18.35%) Node.js
11 19 (17.43%) Windows
12 18 (16.51%) .NET
12 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET
13 17 (15.60%) TDD
13 17 (15.60%) MVC
13 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
13 17 (15.60%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (13.76%) BDD
15 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (12.84%) WCF
15 14 (12.84%) Web Application Development
15 14 (12.84%) CSS

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 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (9.17%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.75%) Maya
6 2 (1.83%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Office 365
1 11 (10.09%) PaaS
2 10 (9.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.75%) Google Play
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) DNS
2 11 (10.09%) DHCP
2 11 (10.09%) Firewall
2 11 (10.09%) ISDN
2 11 (10.09%) LAN
2 11 (10.09%) MPLS
2 11 (10.09%) PBX
2 11 (10.09%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (10.09%) Skype
2 11 (10.09%) VLAN
2 11 (10.09%) VoIP
2 11 (10.09%) VPN
2 11 (10.09%) WAN
3 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) ATM
5 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.75%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) LabVIEW
1 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.26%) NUnit
4 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 24 (22.02%) Retail
2 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 7 (6.42%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Developer
2 13 (11.93%) Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Configuration Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Active Directory Support
4 11 (10.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Office 365 Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Head of Project Management
5 10 (9.17%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) AngularJS
2 20 (18.35%) Node.js
3 18 (16.51%) .NET
3 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (12.84%) CSS
5 14 (12.84%) HTML
5 14 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (12.84%) WCF
6 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
6 11 (10.09%) Entity Framework
6 11 (10.09%) RESTful
6 11 (10.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (6.42%) Code First Entity Framework
8 7 (6.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (5.50%) REST
10 5 (4.59%) Web Services
11 4 (3.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.10%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.01%) CMDB
4 10 (9.17%) Fintech
5 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.67%) BBC
6 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.75%) iPhone
7 3 (2.75%) Kinect
8 2 (1.83%) Animation
8 2 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.83%) HoloLens
8 2 (1.83%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.92%) EPoS
9 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 14 (12.84%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.67%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) E-Commerce
2 32 (29.36%) Software Engineering
3 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.02%) ITIL
5 22 (20.18%) OOD
6 21 (19.27%) Web Development
7 17 (15.60%) MVC
7 17 (15.60%) TDD
8 15 (13.76%) BDD
9 14 (12.84%) OO
9 14 (12.84%) Web Application Development
10 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
10 12 (11.01%) Game Development
10 12 (11.01%) Image Processing
10 12 (11.01%) IT Strategy
10 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.09%) Coaching
11 11 (10.09%) Multithreading
11 11 (10.09%) Project Management
12 10 (9.17%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.18%) C#
3 14 (12.84%) PHP
4 12 (11.01%) C++
5 11 (10.09%) Ruby
6 5 (4.59%) Java
6 5 (4.59%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.67%) C
7 4 (3.67%) F#
7 4 (3.67%) SQL
8 2 (1.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) Terminal Services
2 11 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) SCCM
2 11 (10.09%) WSUS
3 4 (3.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) BMC
2 12 (11.01%) Computacenter
3 11 (10.09%) Adobe
3 11 (10.09%) VMware
4 8 (7.34%) Google
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle
6 4 (3.67%) Virgin Media
7 3 (2.75%) Zend
8 2 (1.83%) Samsung
8 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.92%) Juniper
9 1 (0.92%) Monetate
9 1 (0.92%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.92%) Qubit
9 1 (0.92%) Tableau
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