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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
UK
Rank 743 618 716
Rank change year-on-year -125 +98  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 122 341 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 105 255 208
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 £41,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -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 32242 41852 40831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.43% 40.90% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25912 33433 32267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the UK

Online Games
Top 19 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 22 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 -96 119 £55,000 +4.76% 47
London -117 82 £65,000 +18.18% 36
Birmingham - 20 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands - 20 £32,500 - 5
South East +58 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire +37 7 £45,000 -26.53% 4
Leeds +29 7 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Yorkshire +26 7 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Canterbury - 6 £35,000 -
Kent - 6 £35,000 -
City of London +35 4 £82,500 +83.33% 3
North West -27 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Manchester -28 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Salford - 2 £40,500 -
East of England -17 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £60,000 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 348 (100.00%) Games
2 186 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (39.37%) Java
4 114 (32.76%) E-Commerce
5 111 (31.90%) TDD
6 96 (27.59%) Scrum
6 96 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 93 (26.72%) Retail
8 92 (26.44%) HTML
9 91 (26.15%) NoSQL
10 85 (24.43%) Git (software)
11 82 (23.56%) Online Betting
11 82 (23.56%) Finance
12 78 (22.41%) CSS
13 76 (21.84%) HTML5
14 74 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (21.26%) Linux
15 70 (20.11%) Spring
16 66 (18.97%) AngularJS
17 60 (17.24%) Node.js
18 58 (16.67%) MongoDB
19 56 (16.09%) ActiveMQ
20 53 (15.23%) RESTful
21 50 (14.37%) Software Engineering
22 49 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
23 48 (13.79%) Jenkins
24 47 (13.51%) SQL Server
25 45 (12.93%) Relational Database
26 44 (12.64%) Apache Camel
26 44 (12.64%) C#

Online Games
Top Related 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 33 (9.48%) CMS
2 31 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 25 (7.18%) Jetty
3 25 (7.18%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.61%) CoreMedia CMS
5 11 (3.16%) Apache
6 8 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.44%) JBoss
8 4 (1.15%) nginx
9 3 (0.86%) Confluence
9 3 (0.86%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) IIS
11 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Magento
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.74%) Trello
3 7 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.07%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) Firewall
3 3 (0.86%) DNS
3 3 (0.86%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) RTP
4 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.57%) LDAP
4 2 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.15%) NoSQL
2 58 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 47 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 45 (12.93%) Relational Database
5 42 (12.07%) RDBMS
6 30 (8.62%) MySQL
7 28 (8.05%) Neo4j
8 20 (5.75%) Big Data
8 20 (5.75%) Hazelcast
9 16 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (3.45%) Hadoop
11 11 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.87%) Couchbase
12 10 (2.87%) DB2
13 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.44%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 85 (24.43%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.92%) Maven
4 35 (10.06%) Subversion
5 26 (7.47%) JIRA
6 17 (4.89%) Grunt
7 15 (4.31%) Jasmine
7 15 (4.31%) JUnit
8 13 (3.74%) CocoaPods
8 13 (3.74%) GoCD
8 13 (3.74%) Gradle
8 13 (3.74%) Xcode
9 11 (3.16%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.16%) Mocha
10 10 (2.87%) gulp
11 9 (2.59%) Mockito
11 9 (2.59%) TestNG
12 8 (2.30%) Bower
13 7 (2.01%) Ant
14 6 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 348 (100.00%) Games
2 93 (26.72%) Retail
3 82 (23.56%) Finance
3 82 (23.56%) Online Betting
4 38 (10.92%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.17%) Marketing
6 14 (4.02%) Back Office
6 14 (4.02%) Banking
7 13 (3.74%) Publishing
8 4 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.86%) iGaming
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 192 (55.17%) Developer
2 64 (18.39%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.49%) E-Commerce Developer
4 30 (8.62%) Games Developer
5 29 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 25 (7.18%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 21 (6.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (5.46%) Agile Developer
10 18 (5.17%) Software Manager
11 17 (4.89%) Agile Java Developer
11 17 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.60%) Architect
12 16 (4.60%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.60%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
12 16 (4.60%) Web Developer
13 15 (4.31%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 15 (4.31%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (4.31%) E-Commerce Manager
13 15 (4.31%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.44%) HTML
2 78 (22.41%) CSS
3 76 (21.84%) HTML5
4 70 (20.11%) Spring
5 66 (18.97%) AngularJS
6 60 (17.24%) Node.js
7 56 (16.09%) ActiveMQ
8 53 (15.23%) RESTful
9 44 (12.64%) Apache Camel
10 42 (12.07%) React
11 36 (10.34%) XML
12 34 (9.77%) Java EE
13 33 (9.48%) CSS3
14 32 (9.20%) .NET
15 26 (7.47%) ASP.NET
15 26 (7.47%) Sass
16 25 (7.18%) Servlets
17 24 (6.90%) XSLT
18 23 (6.61%) Spring Integration
19 22 (6.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.32%) User Experience
2 20 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.46%) Mobile Games
4 16 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.74%) Animation
7 8 (2.30%) Fintech
7 8 (2.30%) Online Gambling
7 8 (2.30%) Replication
8 7 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.01%) iPad
9 6 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.15%) Bitcoin
11 4 (1.15%) Social Media
12 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.26%) Linux
2 37 (10.63%) Unix
3 32 (9.20%) Apple iOS
4 27 (7.76%) Mac OS X
5 21 (6.03%) Android
6 15 (4.31%) Windows
7 7 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.15%) AIX
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.57%) CentOS
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (32.76%) E-Commerce
3 111 (31.90%) TDD
4 96 (27.59%) Scrum
5 74 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (14.37%) Software Engineering
7 49 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 43 (12.36%) Web Development
9 41 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (10.34%) DevOps
10 36 (10.34%) OO
11 35 (10.06%) Front End Development
12 33 (9.48%) Configuration Management
12 33 (9.48%) Kanban
13 32 (9.20%) SOA
14 30 (8.62%) Coaching
15 28 (8.05%) Mentoring
16 27 (7.76%) Analytics
16 27 (7.76%) Automated Testing
17 26 (7.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.37%) Java
2 96 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 44 (12.64%) C#
4 43 (12.36%) SQL
5 40 (11.49%) Python
6 22 (6.32%) PHP
7 21 (6.03%) Scala
8 16 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.31%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.01%) C++
11 7 (2.01%) ES6
11 7 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.44%) Ruby
13 4 (1.15%) C
13 4 (1.15%) Korn
13 4 (1.15%) Lua
13 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (7.47%) Degree
2 6 (1.72%) DBS Check
2 6 (1.72%) ISEB
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.72%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.86%) MCSE
4 3 (0.86%) RHCE
4 3 (0.86%) SANS
5 2 (0.57%) CISSP
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.57%) RHCA
5 2 (0.57%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.29%) CCSA
6 1 (0.29%) CEH
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.63%) QA
2 27 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 29 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.57%) 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 37 (10.63%) Puppet
2 15 (4.31%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.45%) Ansible
4 11 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.72%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.86%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.86%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.57%) Grafana
7 2 (0.57%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.57%) Salt
7 2 (0.57%) StatsD
8 1 (0.29%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (5.17%) Oracle
2 13 (3.74%) IBM
3 11 (3.16%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.30%) Facebook
4 8 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.72%) Netezza
6 6 (1.72%) Tableau
7 5 (1.44%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.44%) VMware
8 4 (1.15%) Apigee
8 4 (1.15%) Splunk
9 3 (0.86%) Adobe
9 3 (0.86%) New Relic
9 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.57%) Brocade
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco
10 2 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.57%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.57%) SAP
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus amazing benefits and culture
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits and amazing cult
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 21 days ago