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

Online Gaming
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 571 731
Rank change year-on-year -147 +160  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 140 365 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.87% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 118 283 226
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 35288 41896 44191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.51% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28128 34157 35030
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the UK

Online Games
Top 25 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 May 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 -138 140 £52,500 - 36
London -131 91 £57,500 -4.16% 29
West Midlands - 19 £32,500 - 2
Birmingham - 17 £32,500 - 1
South East +75 16 £41,250 +79.34% 2
Leeds +28 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Yorkshire +23 9 £55,000 +37.50%
West Yorkshire +13 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Canterbury - 7 £35,000 -
Kent - 7 £35,000 -
City of London +11 5 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Manchester -38 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West -51 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Salford - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +34 2 - -
Windsor - 2 - -
Derby - 1 £24,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £24,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £24,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1
Halesowen - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Games
2 137 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (38.85%) Java
4 80 (30.77%) TDD
5 79 (30.38%) HTML
6 78 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 77 (29.62%) E-Commerce
8 74 (28.46%) Scrum
9 69 (26.54%) NoSQL
10 67 (25.77%) HTML5
11 64 (24.62%) CSS
12 61 (23.46%) Retail
13 60 (23.08%) Finance
13 60 (23.08%) AngularJS
14 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
14 58 (22.31%) Spring
15 55 (21.15%) SQL
15 55 (21.15%) Linux
16 54 (20.77%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (19.62%) Online Betting
18 46 (17.69%) C#
19 43 (16.54%) SQL Server
19 43 (16.54%) Test Automation
19 43 (16.54%) Relational Database
20 42 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (15.77%) RDBMS
22 40 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
23 39 (15.00%) Web Development
23 39 (15.00%) RESTful
23 39 (15.00%) Node.js

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 29 (11.15%) CMS
2 26 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 25 (9.62%) WebSphere
4 24 (9.23%) Jetty
5 22 (8.46%) CoreMedia CMS
6 13 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.85%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.69%) Apache
9 6 (2.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.77%) JBoss
10 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) InVision
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 17 (6.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Trello
5 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.08%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) RIP
3 1 (0.38%) AMQP
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.54%) NoSQL
2 43 (16.54%) Relational Database
2 43 (16.54%) SQL Server
3 41 (15.77%) RDBMS
4 27 (10.38%) MySQL
5 26 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 19 (7.31%) Redis
7 18 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (6.15%) Big Data
9 13 (5.00%) Neo4j
10 12 (4.62%) Hazelcast
11 8 (3.08%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.31%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.92%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 2 (0.77%) HBase
17 2 (0.77%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.00%) Maven
4 21 (8.08%) Subversion
5 19 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.31%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.00%) JIRA
7 7 (2.69%) Grunt
7 7 (2.69%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.69%) JUnit
8 5 (1.92%) Gradle
9 4 (1.54%) Ant
9 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.54%) Selenium
10 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.15%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.15%) GoCD
10 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 260 (100.00%) Games
2 61 (23.46%) Retail
3 60 (23.08%) Finance
4 51 (19.62%) Online Betting
5 34 (13.08%) Telecoms
6 26 (10.00%) Marketing
7 18 (6.92%) Banking
8 17 (6.54%) Electronics
8 17 (6.54%) Manufacturing
9 13 (5.00%) Back Office
10 9 (3.46%) Advertising
11 4 (1.54%) Publishing
12 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (59.23%) Developer
2 58 (22.31%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.23%) C# Developer
4 25 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.08%) E-Commerce Developer
5 21 (8.08%) Lead Developer
6 20 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 18 (6.92%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 18 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (6.54%) C# WCF Developer
8 17 (6.54%) WCF Developer
9 15 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (5.77%) Software Manager
10 14 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (5.00%) DBA
11 13 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
12 12 (4.62%) Agile Developer
12 12 (4.62%) PHP Developer
12 12 (4.62%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (4.62%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.38%) HTML
2 67 (25.77%) HTML5
3 64 (24.62%) CSS
4 60 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 58 (22.31%) Spring
6 40 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
7 39 (15.00%) CSS3
7 39 (15.00%) Node.js
7 39 (15.00%) RESTful
8 35 (13.46%) .NET
9 34 (13.08%) React
10 29 (11.15%) Java EE
11 27 (10.38%) Apache Camel
12 24 (9.23%) jQuery
12 24 (9.23%) Servlets
13 22 (8.46%) Spring Integration
14 20 (7.69%) WCF
15 18 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (6.54%) Entity Framework
16 17 (6.54%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.15%) Mobile Games
3 13 (5.00%) Replication
3 13 (5.00%) User Experience
4 10 (3.85%) iPad
5 8 (3.08%) Fintech
6 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.92%) BBC
8 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.54%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.15%) Animation
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) Bitcoin
10 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) iPhone
11 1 (0.38%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.15%) Linux
2 27 (10.38%) Unix
3 26 (10.00%) Windows
4 24 (9.23%) Mac OS X
5 22 (8.46%) Apple iOS
6 19 (7.31%) Android
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.77%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.77%) TDD
3 77 (29.62%) E-Commerce
4 74 (28.46%) Scrum
5 54 (20.77%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (16.54%) Test Automation
7 42 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (15.00%) Web Development
9 35 (13.46%) Front End Development
10 32 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (11.15%) OO
12 28 (10.77%) Software Engineering
13 27 (10.38%) SOA
14 26 (10.00%) DevOps
15 25 (9.62%) Kanban
16 24 (9.23%) Coaching
16 24 (9.23%) Configuration Management
16 24 (9.23%) Low Latency
16 24 (9.23%) Pair Programming
17 21 (8.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (38.85%) Java
2 78 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.15%) SQL
4 46 (17.69%) C#
5 36 (13.85%) Python
6 21 (8.08%) PHP
7 17 (6.54%) XAML
8 12 (4.62%) Scala
9 8 (3.08%) Ruby
10 5 (1.92%) ES6
11 4 (1.54%) C
11 4 (1.54%) Lua
11 4 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.15%) C++
12 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (13.85%) Degree
2 20 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.00%) MySQL Certification
4 8 (3.08%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.15%) MCSE
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.15%) RHCE
5 3 (1.15%) SANS
6 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.77%) RHCA
6 2 (0.77%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.23%) QA
2 23 (8.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 17 (6.54%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (14.62%) Puppet
2 15 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.00%) Ansible
4 8 (3.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.54%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.77%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.77%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (6.54%) SAP
2 7 (2.69%) Tableau
3 5 (1.92%) Facebook
3 5 (1.92%) VMware
4 4 (1.54%) Apigee
4 4 (1.54%) Google
4 4 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe
5 3 (1.15%) hybris
5 3 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.15%) New Relic
5 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.77%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.77%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.77%) Splunk
6 2 (0.77%) Vertica
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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