The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 633 722
Rank change year-on-year -101 +89  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 124 338 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 108 256 218
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32712 42657 42069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.03% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26358 34062 33244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,340 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Online Games
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Online Games in the UK

Online Games
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Online Games in the UK

Online Games
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK 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
England -101 122 £55,000 +4.76% 44
London -104 82 £65,000 +18.18% 28
West Midlands - 23 £32,500 - 7
Birmingham - 23 £32,500 - 3
Yorkshire +36 8 £45,000 -26.53% 2
West Yorkshire +32 8 £45,000 -26.53% 2
Leeds +28 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South East +52 7 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Kent - 6 £35,000 - 1
Canterbury - 6 £35,000 - 1
City of London +26 3 £82,500 +100.00% 4
North West -16 2 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Manchester -26 2 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Salford - 2 £40,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

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 with a requirement for Online Games.

1 341 (100.00%) Games
2 183 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (40.18%) Java
4 113 (33.14%) E-Commerce
5 110 (32.26%) TDD
6 96 (28.15%) Scrum
7 91 (26.69%) Retail
8 88 (25.81%) NoSQL
9 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
10 86 (25.22%) HTML
11 84 (24.63%) Git (software)
12 81 (23.75%) Online Betting
13 78 (22.87%) Finance
14 76 (22.29%) Linux
15 74 (21.70%) CSS
15 74 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (20.82%) HTML5
17 70 (20.53%) Spring
18 59 (17.30%) AngularJS
19 56 (16.42%) ActiveMQ
20 53 (15.54%) MongoDB
21 52 (15.25%) Node.js
21 52 (15.25%) RESTful
22 51 (14.96%) Continuous Delivery
23 50 (14.66%) Software Engineering
24 48 (14.08%) Jenkins
25 45 (13.20%) Relational Database
26 43 (12.61%) Apache Camel
26 43 (12.61%) Web Development
26 43 (12.61%) C#

Online Games
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 34 (9.97%) CMS
2 32 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 27 (7.92%) WebSphere
4 26 (7.62%) Jetty
5 24 (7.04%) CoreMedia CMS
6 11 (3.23%) Apache
7 8 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.47%) JBoss
9 4 (1.17%) nginx
10 3 (0.88%) Confluence
11 2 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Magento
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.81%) Trello
3 6 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.76%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.32%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
2 3 (0.88%) HTTP
2 3 (0.88%) RTP
3 2 (0.59%) DNS
3 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.59%) LDAP
3 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 53 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 45 (13.20%) Relational Database
4 42 (12.32%) RDBMS
4 42 (12.32%) SQL Server
5 28 (8.21%) MySQL
6 26 (7.62%) Neo4j
7 19 (5.57%) Big Data
7 19 (5.57%) Hazelcast
8 15 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.23%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (2.93%) Couchbase
12 9 (2.64%) DB2
13 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.47%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 48 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 37 (10.85%) Maven
4 34 (9.97%) Subversion
5 26 (7.62%) JIRA
6 14 (4.11%) Grunt
7 13 (3.81%) CocoaPods
7 13 (3.81%) GoCD
7 13 (3.81%) Jasmine
7 13 (3.81%) JUnit
7 13 (3.81%) Xcode
8 12 (3.52%) Gradle
9 9 (2.64%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.64%) gulp
9 9 (2.64%) Mocha
10 7 (2.05%) Ant
10 7 (2.05%) Bower
10 7 (2.05%) Mockito
10 7 (2.05%) TestNG
11 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 341 (100.00%) Games
2 91 (26.69%) Retail
3 81 (23.75%) Online Betting
4 78 (22.87%) Finance
5 39 (11.44%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.28%) Marketing
7 16 (4.69%) Banking
8 13 (3.81%) Back Office
8 13 (3.81%) Publishing
9 4 (1.17%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) iGaming
11 2 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.59%) French Language
11 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 187 (54.84%) Developer
2 66 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.73%) E-Commerce Developer
4 29 (8.50%) Senior Developer
5 27 (7.92%) Games Developer
6 26 (7.62%) C# Developer
6 26 (7.62%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 19 (5.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (5.57%) Software Manager
8 18 (5.28%) Agile Developer
9 17 (4.99%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 17 (4.99%) Web Developer
10 16 (4.69%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 16 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
10 16 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (4.69%) E-Commerce Manager
10 16 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (4.69%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.40%) Architect
11 15 (4.40%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.22%) HTML
2 74 (21.70%) CSS
3 71 (20.82%) HTML5
4 70 (20.53%) Spring
5 59 (17.30%) AngularJS
6 56 (16.42%) ActiveMQ
7 52 (15.25%) Node.js
7 52 (15.25%) RESTful
8 43 (12.61%) Apache Camel
9 37 (10.85%) React
10 35 (10.26%) Java EE
11 34 (9.97%) CSS3
11 34 (9.97%) XML
12 29 (8.50%) .NET
13 26 (7.62%) Servlets
14 24 (7.04%) Sass
14 24 (7.04%) Spring Integration
15 23 (6.74%) ASP.NET
16 22 (6.45%) XSLT
17 21 (6.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.45%) User Experience
2 20 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.28%) Mobile Games
4 15 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.81%) Animation
6 8 (2.35%) Fintech
6 8 (2.35%) Online Gambling
6 8 (2.35%) Replication
7 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.05%) iPad
8 6 (1.76%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.47%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.17%) Bitcoin
11 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) Social Media
12 2 (0.59%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.29%) Linux
2 38 (11.14%) Unix
3 34 (9.97%) Apple iOS
4 28 (8.21%) Mac OS X
5 23 (6.74%) Android
6 17 (4.99%) Windows
7 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.17%) AIX
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) CentOS
10 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.14%) E-Commerce
3 110 (32.26%) TDD
4 96 (28.15%) Scrum
5 74 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (14.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 50 (14.66%) Software Engineering
8 43 (12.61%) Web Development
9 42 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (11.44%) DevOps
11 34 (9.97%) Configuration Management
11 34 (9.97%) Front End Development
12 33 (9.68%) Kanban
12 33 (9.68%) SOA
13 31 (9.09%) OO
14 28 (8.21%) Automated Testing
14 28 (8.21%) Coaching
15 27 (7.92%) Analytics
16 26 (7.62%) Mentoring
16 26 (7.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 137 (40.18%) Java
2 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 43 (12.61%) C#
3 43 (12.61%) SQL
4 42 (12.32%) Python
5 21 (6.16%) PHP
5 21 (6.16%) Scala
6 16 (4.69%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.40%) Apple Swift
8 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.76%) C++
9 6 (1.76%) ES6
9 6 (1.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.76%) Ruby
9 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.17%) C
10 4 (1.17%) Korn
10 4 (1.17%) Lua
10 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (7.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) DBS Check
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.76%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (1.47%) ISEB
4 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.88%) MCSE
5 3 (0.88%) RHCE
5 3 (0.88%) SANS
6 2 (0.59%) CISSP
6 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.59%) RHCA
6 2 (0.59%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.29%) CCSA
7 1 (0.29%) CEH
7 1 (0.29%) CISM
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.85%) QA
2 28 (8.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.88%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (8.80%) Docker
2 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.29%) HDFS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (11.14%) Puppet
2 15 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.52%) Ansible
4 11 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.76%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.88%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.59%) Grafana
7 2 (0.59%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.59%) Salt
7 2 (0.59%) StatsD
8 1 (0.29%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (4.99%) Oracle
2 12 (3.52%) IBM
3 10 (2.93%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.05%) Facebook
5 7 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.76%) Netezza
6 6 (1.76%) Tableau
7 5 (1.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.47%) Splunk
7 5 (1.47%) VMware
8 4 (1.17%) Apigee
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) New Relic
9 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.59%) Brocade
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco
10 2 (0.59%) Google
10 2 (0.59%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.59%) SAP
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Tombola
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Anonymous
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 14 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits and amazing cult
Posted: 6 days ago