Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 943 1033 1091
Rank change year-on-year +90 +58 +15
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 80 82 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 73
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,700 £26,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £33,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +39.10% -16.88% +14.29%

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 48,398 59,817 66,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.52% 39.60% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37,194 45,391 51,664
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 8 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 28 January 2020. 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 +100 78 £47,500 +5.56% 9
London +58 60 £53,750 +13.16% 4
UK excluding London +97 20 £46,250 +39.10% 6
North of England +61 10 £31,250 -3.85% 3
North West +54 10 £31,250 -3.85%
South East +53 6 £46,250 +29.37% 2
Scotland +29 2 £46,250 -11.90%
East of England - 2 £49,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 54 (67.50%) Docker
2 51 (63.75%) Puppet
3 49 (61.25%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (61.25%) AWS
4 47 (58.75%) DevOps
5 40 (50.00%) CloudBees
5 40 (50.00%) Open Source
5 40 (50.00%) Rancher
6 39 (48.75%) Java
7 38 (47.50%) Windows
8 35 (43.75%) Linux
8 35 (43.75%) Python
9 32 (40.00%) Azure
9 32 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 30 (37.50%) TeamCity
10 30 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 29 (36.25%) Ansible
12 28 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (35.00%) BDD
12 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
13 27 (33.75%) Bash Shell
14 26 (32.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (32.50%) Kubernetes
14 26 (32.50%) Terraform
14 26 (32.50%) Configuration Management
15 25 (31.25%) OO
15 25 (31.25%) TDD
15 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (30.00%) Go

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 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
1 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (61.25%) AWS
2 40 (50.00%) CloudBees
3 32 (40.00%) Azure
4 26 (32.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (30.00%) GCP
6 16 (20.00%) Serverless
7 6 (7.50%) Office 365
8 2 (2.50%) iTunes
8 2 (2.50%) Logz.io
8 2 (2.50%) TestFlight
9 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 30 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 24 (30.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 24 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (30.00%) Travis CI
4 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.50%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.50%) JUnit
5 6 (7.50%) NUnit
5 6 (7.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.75%) Cypress.io
7 2 (2.50%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) Xcode
8 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.25%) git-flow
General
1 7 (8.75%) Games
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Consultant
2 30 (37.50%) Developer
3 28 (35.00%) Software Consultant
4 27 (33.75%) Software Developer
5 18 (22.50%) DevOps Consultant
6 13 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Development Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Development Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Graduate Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (27.50%) REST
3 18 (22.50%) React
4 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
5 14 (17.50%) .NET
6 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (7.50%) Gherkin
7 6 (7.50%) JSON
7 6 (7.50%) Web Services
7 6 (7.50%) XML
8 5 (6.25%) Node.js
9 3 (3.75%) React Native
10 2 (2.50%) HTML
10 2 (2.50%) jQuery
10 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.50%) Redux
10 2 (2.50%) WebGL
11 1 (1.25%) CSS
11 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Xbox
2 7 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.75%) Apple TV
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Linux
3 24 (30.00%) Mesosphere
4 5 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.75%) Android TV
7 2 (2.50%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (58.75%) DevOps
3 40 (50.00%) Open Source
4 28 (35.00%) BDD
4 28 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 26 (32.50%) Configuration Management
6 25 (31.25%) OO
6 25 (31.25%) TDD
7 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 16 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 16 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 16 (20.00%) Microservices
8 16 (20.00%) OOP
8 16 (20.00%) SOA
8 16 (20.00%) SOLID
9 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) Python
3 30 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 27 (33.75%) Bash Shell
5 24 (30.00%) Go
6 13 (16.25%) C#
7 8 (10.00%) SQL
8 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) MCSA
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.50%) VCP6
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (67.50%) Docker
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (2.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 51 (63.75%) Puppet
2 40 (50.00%) Rancher
3 29 (36.25%) Ansible
4 26 (32.50%) Kubernetes
4 26 (32.50%) Terraform
5 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (30.00%) Automic
6 24 (30.00%) Consul
6 24 (30.00%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.50%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Splunk
2 8 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) NetApp
4 5 (6.25%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.00%) Apple
5 4 (5.00%) Samsung
6 3 (3.75%) Roku
7 2 (2.50%) Sony
8 1 (1.25%) Facebook
8 1 (1.25%) Genesys
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft