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

Online Gaming
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 433 473
Rank change year-on-year +50 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 13 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
South East median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.28% +16.66%  
10th Percentile £35,000 £20,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,000 £33,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  

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 5445 7181 8245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.32% 39.18% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6267 8321 9435
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 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
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Surrey +40 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Berkshire +26 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) PHP
4 8 (40.00%) CSS3
4 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (40.00%) Sass
4 8 (40.00%) LESS
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) Game Development
4 8 (40.00%) DBS Check
4 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) OOP
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL

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 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) AMQP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
General
1 20 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE Team Leader
6 3 (15.00%) Java Development Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) CSS3
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (40.00%) LESS
3 8 (40.00%) Sass
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 8 (40.00%) Game Development
2 7 (35.00%) Coaching
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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