Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1063 1151 1203
Rank change year-on-year +88 +52 +56
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 117 81 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 80 67 67
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £21,925 £28,900 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% -14.11% +18.12%

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 76774 76195 90027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 40.91% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58253 62592 72452
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 +33 102 £46,250 -7.50% 4
UK excluding London +77 65 £37,500 +7.14% 2
London -12 52 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South East +59 26 £40,000 -9.60%
Scotland - 15 £36,250 -
North of England +16 9 £24,000 -31.43%
East of England +9 9 £41,250 -17.50% 2
South West 0 4 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -6 4 £31,750 -9.29%
North East - 4 £22,500 -
Midlands +13 2 £45,000 +104.55%
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 56 (47.86%) Games
2 45 (38.46%) Xbox
3 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
4 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (26.50%) C++
6 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 28 (23.93%) Java
8 27 (23.08%) HTML
9 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
9 23 (19.66%) CSS
9 23 (19.66%) Unreal Engine
10 21 (17.95%) Visual Effects
10 21 (17.95%) HTML5
11 19 (16.24%) CSS3
12 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
12 17 (14.53%) TDD
13 15 (12.82%) Spring
13 15 (12.82%) BDD
14 12 (10.26%) Sass
14 12 (10.26%) npm
14 12 (10.26%) Front End Development
14 12 (10.26%) Bower
14 12 (10.26%) Grunt
14 12 (10.26%) People Management
14 12 (10.26%) gulp
14 12 (10.26%) C#
15 11 (9.40%) Ruby
16 10 (8.55%) Erlang
16 10 (8.55%) Legal
16 10 (8.55%) Functional Programming

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 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) npm
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) iTunes
2 4 (3.42%) Office 365
3 3 (2.56%) IaaS
3 3 (2.56%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Slack
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) LAN
2 3 (2.56%) Broadband
2 3 (2.56%) CTI
2 3 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.26%) Bower
2 12 (10.26%) Grunt
2 12 (10.26%) gulp
3 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.56%) CircleCI
4 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
5 2 (1.71%) MSTest
5 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Gradle
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (47.86%) Games
2 10 (8.55%) Legal
3 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 4 (3.42%) Automotive
5 4 (3.42%) Finance
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Programmer
3 21 (17.95%) Senior Programmer
4 17 (14.53%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Scala Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Games Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.42%) IT Support
10 4 (3.42%) Telesales Executive
11 3 (2.56%) Designer
11 3 (2.56%) IT Technician
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.56%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) HTML
2 23 (19.66%) CSS
2 23 (19.66%) Unreal Engine
3 21 (17.95%) HTML5
4 19 (16.24%) CSS3
5 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.82%) Spring
7 12 (10.26%) Sass
8 8 (6.84%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (5.98%) .NET
10 4 (3.42%) React
10 4 (3.42%) SOAP
11 3 (2.56%) Flash
11 3 (2.56%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.56%) RESTful
11 3 (2.56%) WebGL
12 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.71%) jQuery
12 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.46%) Xbox
2 10 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) iPhone
5 4 (3.42%) Social Media
6 3 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) NHS
7 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.98%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
2 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.95%) Visual Effects
4 17 (14.53%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) BDD
6 12 (10.26%) Front End Development
6 12 (10.26%) People Management
7 10 (8.55%) Functional Programming
8 9 (7.69%) Game Development
9 7 (5.98%) Market Research
9 7 (5.98%) MVC
9 7 (5.98%) OO
9 7 (5.98%) Scrum
9 7 (5.98%) Web Development
10 5 (4.27%) UML
11 4 (3.42%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (3.42%) B2B
11 4 (3.42%) CRM
11 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
11 4 (3.42%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) C++
2 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.93%) Java
4 12 (10.26%) C#
5 11 (9.40%) Ruby
6 10 (8.55%) Clojure
6 10 (8.55%) Erlang
6 10 (8.55%) Scala
7 7 (5.98%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.13%) PHP
8 6 (5.13%) Python
9 4 (3.42%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.42%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (3.42%) Elixir
10 2 (1.71%) SQL
11 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Sony
3 4 (3.42%) Facebook
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) Twitter
4 3 (2.56%) BT
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Apple
5 2 (1.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Dell
6 1 (0.85%) Vertica
6 1 (0.85%) Zend