Period
to 21 September 2019

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

Gaming
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 123 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 +81
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 81 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.87% 1.96% 3.45%
As % of the General category 2.48% 5.14% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 76 92
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £65,625 £67,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 888 1,577 1,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.92% 38.18% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 580 1,179 1,352
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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
Hatfield +15 14 £60,000 +118.18% 2
Welwyn Garden City +27 3 £65,000 +23.81%
Watford +15 3 £42,500 +7.59% 4
Stevenage +13 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 12 (54.55%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Azure
4 9 (40.91%) Microservices
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
5 8 (36.36%) AWS
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) TypeScript
6 6 (27.27%) Xamarin
6 6 (27.27%) Product Management
6 6 (27.27%) SOLID
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Military
7 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
8 4 (18.18%) Go
8 4 (18.18%) GCP
8 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (18.18%) Google
8 4 (18.18%) Retail

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 3 (13.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Azure
2 8 (36.36%) AWS
3 4 (18.18%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) BrowserStack
4 1 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GitLab
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
1 5 (22.73%) Military
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) LESS
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) Vue.js
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Robotics
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Online Games
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Microservices
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) Product Management
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) SOLID
5 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Logistics
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.09%) Physics
7 2 (9.09%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Go
6 3 (13.64%) Clojure
6 3 (13.64%) Erlang
6 3 (13.64%) F#
6 3 (13.64%) Haskell
6 3 (13.64%) Kotlin
6 3 (13.64%) OCaml
6 3 (13.64%) Rust
6 3 (13.64%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSD
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Xamarin
2 4 (18.18%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Meraki
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) VMware