Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 1.48% 3.24% 6.38%
As % of the General category 5.75% 14.29% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 19
St Albans median annual salary £22,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £23,750 £56,750 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 St Albans with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
St Albans
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 91 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 25.82% 22.69% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 91
St Albans median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in St Albans

Games
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in St Albans.

Salary trend for Games in St Albans

For the 6 months to 20 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter