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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 879 918
Rank change year-on-year +47 +39  
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 42 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.057% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 43
Median salary £85,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.82% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £28,000 £50,625
% change year-on-year +33.92% -44.69%  

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 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29273 33282 35719
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PlayStation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PlayStation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 15 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 42 £85,000 +47.82% 6
London +7 21 £85,000 +47.82%
South East +58 14 £40,000 -23.80% 4
City of London +34 13 £85,000 -
Westminster 0 13 £85,000 -
Surrey - 9 £40,000 - 4
Guildford - 8 £40,000 - 4
Manchester -29 6 £24,000 +31.50%
North West -33 6 £24,000 +31.50%
Berkshire - 5 £29,000 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £29,000 -
Poole - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
2 39 (55.71%) Xbox
3 29 (41.43%) Java
4 28 (40.00%) Android
5 27 (38.57%) Games
6 26 (37.14%) Windows
6 26 (37.14%) Apple iOS
7 25 (35.71%) Python
8 23 (32.86%) SaaS
9 21 (30.00%) SOA
10 20 (28.57%) UML
10 20 (28.57%) Streaming Video
10 20 (28.57%) Objective-C
10 20 (28.57%) PaaS
10 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
10 20 (28.57%) Windows Phone
10 20 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (28.57%) IaaS
10 20 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (27.14%) HTML
12 17 (24.29%) TDD
13 16 (22.86%) CSS
14 12 (17.14%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) C++
14 12 (17.14%) HTML5
15 11 (15.71%) Degree
16 10 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 (1.43%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.86%) SaaS
2 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.57%) IaaS
2 20 (28.57%) PaaS
2 20 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) WebEx
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) DVB
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Bower
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Grunt
2 6 (8.57%) gulp
3 5 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) GCC
5 2 (2.86%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 27 (38.57%) Games
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Architect
1 20 (28.57%) Developer
1 20 (28.57%) Senior Architect
1 20 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 20 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Programmer
3 7 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (10.00%) Games Programmer
4 5 (7.14%) Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 5 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Angular Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Audio Programmer
5 4 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Scala Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) HTML
2 16 (22.86%) CSS
3 12 (17.14%) HTML5
4 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.00%) CSS3
5 7 (10.00%) Sass
6 6 (8.57%) .NET
7 5 (7.14%) jQuery
8 4 (5.71%) Ajax
8 4 (5.71%) JSON
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.29%) LESS
9 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
9 3 (4.29%) Node.js
9 3 (4.29%) REST
9 3 (4.29%) RESTful
9 3 (4.29%) Spring
9 3 (4.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Xbox
2 20 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 20 (28.57%) Streaming Video
3 10 (14.29%) User Experience
4 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Social Media
7 3 (4.29%) STB
8 2 (2.86%) HoloLens
8 2 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.43%) BBC
9 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Android
2 26 (37.14%) Apple iOS
2 26 (37.14%) Windows
3 20 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 6 (8.57%) Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) SOA
3 20 (28.57%) UML
3 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 17 (24.29%) TDD
5 8 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 7 (10.00%) BDD
6 7 (10.00%) Game Development
6 7 (10.00%) MVC
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) SDLC
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Web Development
9 4 (5.71%) Market Research
9 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
2 29 (41.43%) Java
3 25 (35.71%) Python
4 20 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 12 (17.14%) C#
5 12 (17.14%) C++
6 6 (8.57%) ES6
6 6 (8.57%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.14%) C
7 5 (7.14%) SQL
8 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 4 (5.71%) Scala
9 3 (4.29%) Ruby
10 2 (2.86%) Dart
10 2 (2.86%) F#
11 1 (1.43%) Clojure
11 1 (1.43%) Haskell
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.14%) ISEB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Apple
2 4 (5.71%) Facebook
2 4 (5.71%) Twitter
3 3 (4.29%) Sony
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) Roku
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
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