Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Online Gaming
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 554 626
Rank change year-on-year +13 +72 +23
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 14 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.045% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 28
South East median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,375 £70,000 £41,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11800 13522 16877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.53% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9679 11133 13723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
Thames Valley +25 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £47,500 -9.52%
Surrey +10 3 £57,500 +64.29%
East Sussex -14 3 £42,500 -39.29%
Home Counties - 1 £47,500 -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (21.43%) Ansible
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 3 (21.43%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing

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%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Android Development
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
1 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Microservices
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Capita
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint