Period
to 16 August 2017

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

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1149 1230
Rank change year-on-year +43 +81 +34
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 77 106 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.054% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 65 76 90
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £36,875 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £38,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year -12.90% -17.55% +4.44%

PlayStation 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 75584 82519 89404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.78% 41.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57618 67459 71200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 10 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 16 August 2017. 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 +28 74 £50,000 - 12
London +3 39 £85,000 +54.55% 6
UK excluding London +58 38 £33,750 -12.90% 10
South East +86 20 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North of England -2 9 £24,000 -20.00% 2
North West -31 8 £24,000 -1.03%
Scotland - 3 £32,500 - 3
East of England - 3 £37,500 - 3
South West - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £30,000 -27.71% 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing PlayStation 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 PlayStation.

1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.75%) Xbox
3 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 33 (42.86%) Java
5 26 (33.77%) Android
6 24 (31.17%) Windows
6 24 (31.17%) Games
6 24 (31.17%) Apple iOS
7 23 (29.87%) Python
8 22 (28.57%) SaaS
9 21 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (27.27%) UML
10 19 (24.68%) Streaming Video
10 19 (24.68%) Objective-C
10 19 (24.68%) SOA
10 19 (24.68%) IaaS
10 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
10 19 (24.68%) Windows Phone
10 19 (24.68%) PaaS
10 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (24.68%) Waterfall
10 19 (24.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (19.48%) HTML
12 14 (18.18%) CSS
13 12 (15.58%) Degree
13 12 (15.58%) HTML5
14 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (14.29%) C#
15 10 (12.99%) C++
15 10 (12.99%) TDD

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 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) SaaS
2 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (24.68%) IaaS
2 19 (24.68%) PaaS
2 19 (24.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Bower
3 4 (5.19%) Grunt
3 4 (5.19%) gulp
4 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.60%) MSTest
5 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.30%) GCC
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 24 (31.17%) Games
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Finance
5 4 (5.19%) Advertising
5 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Architect
2 19 (24.68%) Senior Architect
2 19 (24.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 19 (24.68%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Programmer
4 7 (9.09%) Games Programmer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.49%) Software Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Telesales Executive
6 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Audio Programmer
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Social Media Manager
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) HTML
2 14 (18.18%) CSS
3 12 (15.58%) HTML5
4 8 (10.39%) CSS3
5 6 (7.79%) RESTful
5 6 (7.79%) Spring
6 5 (6.49%) .NET
6 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.19%) Sass
8 3 (3.90%) jQuery
8 3 (3.90%) Node.js
8 3 (3.90%) SOAP
8 3 (3.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (3.90%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.60%) LESS
9 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Xbox
2 21 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
3 19 (24.68%) Streaming Video
4 9 (11.69%) User Experience
5 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.79%) Social Media
7 2 (2.60%) HoloLens
7 2 (2.60%) NHS
7 2 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (2.60%) STB
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Android
2 24 (31.17%) Apple iOS
2 24 (31.17%) Windows
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.60%) Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) UML
3 19 (24.68%) SOA
3 19 (24.68%) Waterfall
4 10 (12.99%) TDD
5 8 (10.39%) MVC
5 8 (10.39%) Web Development
6 7 (9.09%) SDLC
7 6 (7.79%) Game Development
7 6 (7.79%) Market Research
7 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.79%) Time Management
8 5 (6.49%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Telesales
9 4 (5.19%) B2B Sales
9 4 (5.19%) BDD
9 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.19%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 33 (42.86%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 19 (24.68%) Objective-C
5 11 (14.29%) C#
6 10 (12.99%) C++
7 7 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) C
8 4 (5.19%) ES6
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.90%) SQL
10 2 (2.60%) Dart
10 2 (2.60%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) Clojure
11 1 (1.30%) F#
11 1 (1.30%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Facebook
2 6 (7.79%) Twitter
3 3 (3.90%) Sony
4 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) Roku
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.30%) VMware