Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PlayStation in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PlayStation over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1103 1210
Rank change year-on-year +29 +107 +46
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 98 69 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.039% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 64 71
UK median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.92% +14.29% +31.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £84,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +46.34%

PlayStation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,949 71,426 89,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.66% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,556 58,343 71,806
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

PlayStation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PlayStation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PlayStation over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PlayStation within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +22 85 £46,250 -22.92% 11
London -1 51 £50,000 -16.67% 5
UK excluding London +23 47 £45,000 +16.13% 6
Scotland - 13 - -
South East +16 12 £40,000 -33.33%
East of England +7 9 £53,750 +7.50% 2
North of England +7 9 £32,500 -10.34% 2
North East - 4 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +13 2 £45,000 +109.30% 1
North West +6 2 £33,750 -6.90% 1
South West -3 2 £54,500 +28.24% 1
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing PlayStation 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 PlayStation.

1 48 (48.98%) Games
2 43 (43.88%) Software Engineering
3 42 (42.86%) Xbox
4 28 (28.57%) C++
5 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.49%) HTML
7 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.45%) TDD
8 22 (22.45%) Visual Effects
9 21 (21.43%) Java
10 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
11 19 (19.39%) CSS
11 19 (19.39%) Unreal Engine
11 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
11 19 (19.39%) HTML5
12 17 (17.35%) BDD
13 16 (16.33%) CSS3
14 15 (15.31%) Erlang
14 15 (15.31%) Clojure
14 15 (15.31%) Scala
14 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (15.31%) Functional Programming
15 13 (13.27%) gulp
15 13 (13.27%) Front End Development
15 13 (13.27%) Grunt
15 13 (13.27%) npm
15 13 (13.27%) Sass
15 13 (13.27%) Bower
15 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.24%) People Management

PlayStation
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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) npm
2 8 (8.16%) Office 365
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.08%) iTunes
5 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) LAN
2 3 (3.06%) Broadband
2 3 (3.06%) CTI
2 3 (3.06%) Firewall
2 3 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (3.06%) VoIP
2 3 (3.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.06%) Blockchain
3 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.06%) Power BI
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.27%) Bower
2 13 (13.27%) Grunt
2 13 (13.27%) gulp
3 3 (3.06%) CircleCI
3 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Gradle
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (48.98%) Games
2 10 (10.20%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Automotive
5 3 (3.06%) Finance
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Programmer
3 19 (19.39%) Senior Programmer
4 16 (16.33%) Software Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Scala Software Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.06%) IT Support
9 3 (3.06%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (3.06%) IT Technician
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.06%) Test Technician
9 3 (3.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) HTML
2 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
2 19 (19.39%) CSS
2 19 (19.39%) HTML5
2 19 (19.39%) Unreal Engine
3 16 (16.33%) CSS3
4 13 (13.27%) Sass
5 10 (10.20%) Spring
6 7 (7.14%) React
7 6 (6.12%) .NET
7 6 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.06%) OpenGL
8 3 (3.06%) Web Services
9 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.04%) Flash
9 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.04%) J2EE
9 2 (2.04%) Laravel
9 2 (2.04%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.86%) Xbox
2 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.16%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.14%) iPad
4 7 (7.14%) iPhone
5 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (1.02%) Social Media
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Android
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 3 (3.06%) CentOS
4 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Software Engineering
2 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) TDD
3 22 (22.45%) Visual Effects
4 17 (17.35%) BDD
5 15 (15.31%) Functional Programming
6 13 (13.27%) Front End Development
7 12 (12.24%) People Management
8 7 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 7 (7.14%) OO
8 7 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.08%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (4.08%) Game Development
10 4 (4.08%) Microservices
10 4 (4.08%) Physics
11 3 (3.06%) DevOps
11 3 (3.06%) Software Licensing
11 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) C++
2 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.43%) Java
4 15 (15.31%) Clojure
4 15 (15.31%) Erlang
4 15 (15.31%) Scala
5 10 (10.20%) C#
6 8 (8.16%) Ruby
7 6 (6.12%) SQL
8 5 (5.10%) Python
9 4 (4.08%) ActionScript
9 4 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.06%) C
10 3 (3.06%) Elixir
10 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) R
11 2 (2.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
1 3 (3.06%) MCP
1 3 (3.06%) MCSA
1 3 (3.06%) MCSE
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.06%) PhD
2 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
1 3 (3.06%) XenApp
1 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) WSUS
2 2 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) Apple
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) Citrix
4 3 (3.06%) BT
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) Dell
5 2 (2.04%) Sony
5 2 (2.04%) Vertica
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Zend