Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 674 953 1099
Rank change year-on-year +279 +146 +7
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 24 125 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.089% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 71 67
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year - -12.82% +34.48%

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 19,060 54,768 65,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 38.87% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,097 41,105 50,259
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

PlayStation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PlayStation.

Salary trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PlayStation over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 12 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 September 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 +302 24 £42,500 -8.11% 8
UK excluding London +288 18 £42,500 - 9
Work from Home +59 11 £42,500 -32.00% 2
North of England +182 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North West +144 9 £45,000 - 4
London +220 6 £42,500 -20.93%
Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
South West +132 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
South East +187 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +137 1 £42,500 +6.25% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 17 (70.83%) C#
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) Azure
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) Games
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Docker
5 11 (45.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (45.83%) DevOps
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Analytics
5 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
5 11 (45.83%) VB
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (45.83%) WinForms
6 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (37.50%) IIS
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) Office 365
6 9 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (37.50%) Power Platform
6 9 (37.50%) Power Automate
7 6 (25.00%) HTML

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 9 (37.50%) IIS
1 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 9 (37.50%) Power Automate
2 9 (37.50%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.17%) AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Logz.io
3 1 (4.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) OSPF
1 1 (4.17%) RIP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Cypress.io
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 12 (50.00%) Games
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Recruitment Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) WinForms
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) React Native
6 1 (4.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Xbox
4 1 (4.17%) Apple TV
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.17%) Media Streaming
4 1 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Android TV
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) API Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
5 1 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (4.17%) SDET
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) Telematics
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) VB
4 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) BrightScript
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Samsung
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Meraki
3 1 (4.17%) Roku