The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 441 447
Rank change year-on-year +52 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 7 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.036% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 13
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5179 7737 7701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.54% 39.74% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 6402 6037
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Kent - 6 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 South East region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) DBS Check
4 6 (42.86%) Game Development
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (42.86%) Sass
4 6 (42.86%) LESS
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) React
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Mockito
1 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Web Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (42.86%) LESS
3 6 (42.86%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (7.14%) Grails
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (42.86%) Game Development
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Korn
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
1 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Canterbury, Kent
Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 13 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago