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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Game Theory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Theory over the 6 months to 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Game Theory
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1203 998 -
Rank change year-on-year -205 - -
Permanent jobs citing Game Theory 34 28 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.024% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
10th Percentile - £56,050 -
25th Percentile £112,500 £58,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £125,000 £62,500 -
Median % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
75th Percentile £137,500 £79,375 -
90th Percentile - £88,750 -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £59,500 -

Game Theory is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 159,883 108,556 57,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.81% 94.18% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 83,186 73,307 47,022
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Game Theory
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Game Theory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Game Theory in the UK

Game Theory
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Game Theory.

Salary trend for Game Theory in the UK

Game Theory
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Theory within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -209 23 - -
England -205 13 £125,000 +100.00%
London -173 7 £125,000 +38.89%
UK excluding London -119 6 - -
South West -25 4 - -
East of England -54 2 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT jobs citing Game Theory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Game Theory.

1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (73.53%) Degree
2 25 (73.53%) Decision-Making
3 23 (67.65%) Blockchain
4 22 (64.71%) Computer Science
5 19 (55.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (52.94%) Rust
6 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 18 (52.94%) Agile
6 18 (52.94%) C++
6 18 (52.94%) Workflow
7 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
8 13 (38.24%) Python
9 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (35.29%) Ethereum
9 12 (35.29%) Smart Contracts
10 11 (32.35%) TensorFlow
10 11 (32.35%) PyTorch
11 10 (29.41%) C
11 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
12 9 (26.47%) Haskell
12 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
12 9 (26.47%) Scala
12 9 (26.47%) TDD
12 9 (26.47%) Cryptography
12 9 (26.47%) OOP
12 9 (26.47%) OO
12 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (26.47%) Legacy Code
12 9 (26.47%) Clean Code

Game Theory
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (35.29%) Ethereum
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (8.82%) MetaMask
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Simulink
1 6 (17.65%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon ECS
1 4 (11.76%) AWS Fargate
2 1 (2.94%) AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure
2 1 (2.94%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Public Speaking
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Architect
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Technical Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Data Scientist
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
3 3 (8.82%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Smart Contracts
2 11 (32.35%) PyTorch
2 11 (32.35%) TensorFlow
3 4 (11.76%) NumPy
3 4 (11.76%) Pandas
3 4 (11.76%) scikit-learn
4 3 (8.82%) DAO
4 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 3 (8.82%) React
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
5 2 (5.88%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) Blockchain
2 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
3 9 (26.47%) Cardano
3 9 (26.47%) Legacy Code
4 6 (17.65%) Robotics
5 4 (11.76%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (5.88%) NFT
6 2 (5.88%) Web3
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Decision-Making
2 22 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 18 (52.94%) Agile
3 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) Workflow
4 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 9 (26.47%) Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (26.47%) Asynchronous Programming
5 9 (26.47%) Clean Code
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) Cryptography
5 9 (26.47%) OO
5 9 (26.47%) OOP
5 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (20.59%) Bayesian Methods
6 7 (20.59%) Data Science
6 7 (20.59%) Multi-Agent System
6 7 (20.59%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C++
1 18 (52.94%) Rust
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) C
5 9 (26.47%) Haskell
5 9 (26.47%) Scala
6 6 (17.65%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) Solidity
8 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
9 2 (5.88%) R
10 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (20.59%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) OpenAI