Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 162 120
Rank change year-on-year +60 -42 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 127 52 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.88% 1.16% 2.47%
As % of the General category 7.73% 2.91% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 44 172
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,375 £73,375
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1643 1787 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.31% 39.93% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1432 1722
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +60 84 £41,250 -31.25%
Borehamwood -10 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertford - 7 £47,500 -
St Albans -10 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Hatfield -5 3 £40,250 -23.33% 4
Welwyn - 2 £45,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £35,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £23,000 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
3 39 (30.71%) Windows
4 38 (29.92%) TDD
5 36 (28.35%) ASP.NET
5 36 (28.35%) C#
5 36 (28.35%) .NET
6 34 (26.77%) Node.js
7 33 (25.98%) Degree
7 33 (25.98%) MVC
8 32 (25.20%) Retail
9 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
9 29 (22.83%) Linux
9 29 (22.83%) WCF
9 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (22.83%) KnockoutJS
9 29 (22.83%) Web Application Development
9 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (22.05%) OO
11 25 (19.69%) Telecoms
11 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
12 24 (18.90%) Google
13 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
13 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
13 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
13 22 (17.32%) Windows Server
14 21 (16.54%) Android
14 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
15 20 (15.75%) Ninject

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 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.24%) Skype for Business
3 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.94%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.72%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.57%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (1.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.57%) PTC Creo
3 2 (1.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) Google Play
2 16 (12.60%) PaaS
3 14 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.24%) Office 365
5 9 (7.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.36%) Route 53
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.57%) Serverless
8 2 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Skype
2 14 (11.02%) DNS
2 14 (11.02%) Firewall
3 13 (10.24%) DHCP
3 13 (10.24%) ISDN
3 13 (10.24%) LAN
3 13 (10.24%) MPLS
3 13 (10.24%) PBX
3 13 (10.24%) Remote Desktop
3 13 (10.24%) VLAN
3 13 (10.24%) VoIP
3 13 (10.24%) VPN
3 13 (10.24%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) LDAP
5 4 (3.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) ATM
6 1 (0.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2016
2 9 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.60%) LabVIEW
2 16 (12.60%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.51%) NUnit
3 7 (5.51%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Log4j
5 1 (0.79%) Mockito
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 32 (25.20%) Retail
2 25 (19.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (12.60%) Aerospace
3 16 (12.60%) Finance
4 9 (7.09%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (49.61%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.32%) Software Developer
4 20 (15.75%) Digital Developer
5 16 (12.60%) C++ Developer
5 16 (12.60%) C++ Software Developer
6 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 8 (6.30%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.35%) .NET
1 36 (28.35%) ASP.NET
2 34 (26.77%) Node.js
3 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 29 (22.83%) KnockoutJS
3 29 (22.83%) WCF
4 20 (15.75%) Ninject
5 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.09%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.09%) Code First Entity Framework
7 9 (7.09%) Entity Framework
7 9 (7.09%) RESTful
7 9 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (6.30%) JSON
8 8 (6.30%) REST
8 8 (6.30%) XML
9 7 (5.51%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
2 20 (15.75%) iPhone
3 18 (14.17%) Computer Science
4 16 (12.60%) Video\Live Streaming
5 13 (10.24%) Data Centre
6 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.51%) BBC
8 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.57%) 3D Printing
9 2 (1.57%) Online Games
10 1 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Windows
2 29 (22.83%) Linux
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server
4 21 (16.54%) Android
5 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.94%) Unix
7 2 (1.57%) CentOS
7 2 (1.57%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.57%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) HPUX
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
3 38 (29.92%) TDD
4 33 (25.98%) MVC
5 29 (22.83%) Web Application Development
6 28 (22.05%) OO
7 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.75%) Dependency Injection
8 20 (15.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (14.17%) DNA
10 16 (12.60%) BDD
10 16 (12.60%) Data Analysis
10 16 (12.60%) Image Processing
10 16 (12.60%) ITIL
10 16 (12.60%) Multithreading
10 16 (12.60%) OOD
10 16 (12.60%) Open Source
10 16 (12.60%) Physics
10 16 (12.60%) Signal Processing
10 16 (12.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.35%) C#
2 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.60%) C++
4 13 (10.24%) Java
5 12 (9.45%) Ruby
6 9 (7.09%) PHP
6 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.30%) SQL
8 3 (2.36%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Go
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Rust
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Degree
2 19 (14.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) Terminal Services
2 13 (10.24%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Docker
4 2 (1.57%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) WSUS
2 4 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.36%) Ansible
3 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.36%) Puppet
3 3 (2.36%) Terraform
4 2 (1.57%) Marathon
4 2 (1.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Google
2 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.24%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) Oracle
5 7 (5.51%) Virgin Media
6 6 (4.72%) Adobe
7 4 (3.15%) Zend
8 3 (2.36%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) ATG
10 1 (0.79%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.79%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.79%) Facebook
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.79%) Twitter