Period
to 16 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1128 1118 1155
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 +93
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 55 75 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.042% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 61 93
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £22,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% -20.19%

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 76,508 77,202 88,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 43.49% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59,093 60,405 72,199
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -8 50 £52,500 -12.50% 12
UK excluding London +13 30 £50,000 +42.86% 6
London -12 25 £60,000 -29.41% 6
South East -18 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East of England - 7 £52,500 - 1
North of England +21 5 £40,000 +66.67% 3
Scotland -25 5 - -
North West 0 3 £32,500 +35.42% 2
Yorkshire +23 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South West -12 1 £21,500 -50.86% 1
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 25 (45.45%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) Games
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Android
6 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.09%) Xbox
7 14 (25.45%) C++
7 14 (25.45%) OO
8 13 (23.64%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) TDD
9 11 (20.00%) PHP
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) HTML5
10 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
11 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
11 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.36%) CSS
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.36%) Retail
11 9 (16.36%) iPhone
11 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
12 8 (14.55%) Financial Institution
12 8 (14.55%) SQL
12 8 (14.55%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (14.55%) Android Development
12 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.55%) Mobile Development
12 8 (14.55%) Creative Thinking
13 7 (12.73%) Decision-Making

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 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) iTunes
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.45%) npm
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.27%) Blockchain
2 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Bower
1 3 (5.45%) Gradle
1 3 (5.45%) Grunt
1 3 (5.45%) gulp
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Capybara
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (36.36%) Games
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Retail
4 8 (14.55%) Financial Institution
5 6 (10.91%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Android Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Applications Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
3 5 (9.09%) 3D Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.27%) Data Scientist
4 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Games Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) HTML
1 10 (18.18%) HTML5
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 7 (12.73%) .NET
3 7 (12.73%) React
3 7 (12.73%) Spring
4 6 (10.91%) CSS3
4 6 (10.91%) Node.js
5 5 (9.09%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) Express
6 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.45%) Kafka
6 3 (5.45%) Laravel
6 3 (5.45%) Redux
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) Sass
6 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.45%) Symfony
6 3 (5.45%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Xbox
2 9 (16.36%) iPhone
2 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.09%) iPad
4 4 (7.27%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Animation
5 2 (3.64%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.64%) State Machine
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.82%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Android
2 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) OO
4 13 (23.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
6 8 (14.55%) Android Development
6 8 (14.55%) Creative Thinking
6 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (14.55%) Mobile Development
7 7 (12.73%) Decision-Making
7 7 (12.73%) Game Development
8 6 (10.91%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 5 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (9.09%) Coaching
9 5 (9.09%) Physics
9 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) C++
4 11 (20.00%) PHP
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) ActionScript
7 5 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (9.09%) GLSL
8 4 (7.27%) C
8 4 (7.27%) Python
8 4 (7.27%) R
9 3 (5.45%) ES6
9 3 (5.45%) Java 8
10 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PhD
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
2 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Dell
4 3 (5.45%) Sony
4 3 (5.45%) Vertica
5 2 (3.64%) Apple
5 2 (3.64%) BT
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) Facebook
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.82%) Zend