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

Online Gaming
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 609 715
Rank change year-on-year -127 +106  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 138 341 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 118 258 241
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29273 33282 35719
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 £29,500 £28,250
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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the UK

Online Games
Top 29 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 June 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 -136 138 £55,000 +4.76% 34
London -112 104 £57,500 +4.54% 23
South East +50 13 £57,500 +98.27%
West Midlands - 8 £32,500 - 2
City of London +12 7 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Yorkshire +12 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Leeds +11 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Yorkshire +1 7 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Brentford - 6 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £32,500 -
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Surrey +31 3 £57,500 +64.28%
South West -10 3 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Bristol -24 3 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Berkshire +32 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £51,250 -6.81%
Milton Keynes -4 2 £51,250 -6.81%
Manchester -46 2 £42,500 +30.76% 2
North West -51 2 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 - 2
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
Windsor - 2 - -
Canterbury - 2 £35,000 -
West End of London +7 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Derby - 1 £24,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £24,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £24,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Games
2 135 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (36.64%) Java
4 86 (32.82%) TDD
5 80 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 80 (30.53%) E-Commerce
6 79 (30.15%) HTML
7 75 (28.63%) Scrum
8 68 (25.95%) HTML5
9 64 (24.43%) CSS
10 63 (24.05%) SQL
10 63 (24.05%) Spring
10 63 (24.05%) AngularJS
11 61 (23.28%) Retail
11 61 (23.28%) NoSQL
12 58 (22.14%) Finance
13 56 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
13 56 (21.37%) Linux
14 55 (20.99%) C#
15 53 (20.23%) Online Betting
16 52 (19.85%) Git (software)
17 51 (19.47%) SQL Server
18 48 (18.32%) Relational Database
19 43 (16.41%) .NET
20 42 (16.03%) Node.js
21 41 (15.65%) Test Automation
21 41 (15.65%) RDBMS
22 40 (15.27%) Web Development
23 39 (14.89%) Puppet
24 38 (14.50%) CSS3

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 31 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 28 (10.69%) CMS
3 27 (10.31%) Tomcat
4 25 (9.54%) Jetty
5 23 (8.78%) CoreMedia CMS
6 13 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.20%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.67%) Apache
8 7 (2.67%) Confluence
9 2 (0.76%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) IPython
10 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) 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 20 (7.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) DNS
2 2 (0.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) RIP
3 1 (0.38%) AMQP
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.28%) NoSQL
2 51 (19.47%) SQL Server
3 48 (18.32%) Relational Database
4 41 (15.65%) RDBMS
5 30 (11.45%) MySQL
6 24 (9.16%) MongoDB
7 22 (8.40%) Redis
8 18 (6.87%) Big Data
9 17 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.67%) Hazelcast
10 7 (2.67%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.91%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.15%) HBase
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Smart View
14 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.45%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.40%) Maven
3 22 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (8.40%) Visual Studio
4 16 (6.11%) Subversion
5 9 (3.44%) JIRA
5 9 (3.44%) JUnit
6 6 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.29%) Grunt
6 6 (2.29%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.53%) Gradle
7 4 (1.53%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.53%) Selenium
8 3 (1.15%) Ant
8 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.15%) Bower
8 3 (1.15%) Mockito
8 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 262 (100.00%) Games
2 61 (23.28%) Retail
3 58 (22.14%) Finance
4 53 (20.23%) Online Betting
5 34 (12.98%) Telecoms
6 30 (11.45%) Marketing
7 20 (7.63%) Electronics
7 20 (7.63%) Manufacturing
8 17 (6.49%) Banking
9 16 (6.11%) Back Office
10 10 (3.82%) Advertising
11 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.76%) Publishing
12 1 (0.38%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 156 (59.54%) Developer
2 62 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 25 (9.54%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.02%) Lead Developer
6 20 (7.63%) C# WCF Developer
6 20 (7.63%) WCF Developer
7 19 (7.25%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.11%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (5.73%) Software Manager
11 14 (5.34%) DBA
11 14 (5.34%) E-Commerce Developer
11 14 (5.34%) Games Developer
11 14 (5.34%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 14 (5.34%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 14 (5.34%) PHP Developer
11 14 (5.34%) PHP Web Developer
12 13 (4.96%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.15%) HTML
2 68 (25.95%) HTML5
3 64 (24.43%) CSS
4 63 (24.05%) AngularJS
4 63 (24.05%) Spring
5 43 (16.41%) .NET
6 42 (16.03%) Node.js
7 38 (14.50%) ActiveMQ
7 38 (14.50%) CSS3
7 38 (14.50%) RESTful
8 36 (13.74%) React
9 31 (11.83%) Java EE
10 27 (10.31%) jQuery
11 25 (9.54%) Apache Camel
11 25 (9.54%) Servlets
12 24 (9.16%) WCF
13 23 (8.78%) Spring Integration
14 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (8.02%) Hibernate
14 21 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.87%) Mobile Games
2 18 (6.87%) User Experience
3 16 (6.11%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.96%) Replication
5 10 (3.82%) iPad
6 7 (2.67%) BBC
7 6 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.29%) Fintech
8 4 (1.53%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) Social Gaming
9 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 2 (0.76%) Blog
10 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.38%) iPhone
11 1 (0.38%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.37%) Linux
2 29 (11.07%) Windows
3 28 (10.69%) Unix
4 25 (9.54%) Mac OS X
5 23 (8.78%) Android
5 23 (8.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.82%) TDD
3 80 (30.53%) E-Commerce
4 75 (28.63%) Scrum
5 56 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (15.65%) Test Automation
7 40 (15.27%) Web Development
8 36 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.21%) Kanban
9 32 (12.21%) Low Latency
10 30 (11.45%) Front End Development
10 30 (11.45%) OO
11 29 (11.07%) Mentoring
12 28 (10.69%) Coaching
13 27 (10.31%) SOA
14 26 (9.92%) Pair Programming
15 25 (9.54%) Multithreading
16 23 (8.78%) Configuration Management
16 23 (8.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.64%) Java
2 80 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 63 (24.05%) SQL
4 55 (20.99%) C#
5 36 (13.74%) Python
6 23 (8.78%) PHP
7 20 (7.63%) XAML
8 10 (3.82%) Ruby
8 10 (3.82%) Scala
9 6 (2.29%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.91%) ES6
11 4 (1.53%) C
11 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.15%) Lua
12 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (13.74%) Degree
2 20 (7.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.96%) MySQL Certification
4 8 (3.05%) 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 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) PhD
6 2 (0.76%) RHCA
6 2 (0.76%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) MBA
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.54%) QA
2 24 (9.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 10 (3.82%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (14.89%) Puppet
2 15 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.96%) Ansible
4 3 (1.15%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.76%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.76%) Salt
6 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (7.63%) SAP
2 8 (3.05%) Facebook
2 8 (3.05%) hybris
2 8 (3.05%) Tableau
3 7 (2.67%) Google
4 5 (1.91%) VMware
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) Apigee
6 3 (1.15%) New Relic
6 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco
7 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.76%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: From £41,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ronald James Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 26 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 26 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago